Captain Bodgit's First Winner
Millionaire Captain Bodgit's first winner came out April 4 at Santa Anita when 2-year-old Lazer Hill won a two-furlong maiden race in :22.08. Bred by Keith and Allen Crupper and Captain Bodgit Partnership, Lazer Hill races for Jocelyn Dickey McKathan.Seven-year-old Captain Bodgit (Saint Ballado -- Answering Echo, by Greek Answer) won the Florida Derby (gr. I) and Wood Memorial Stakes (gr. II) his 3-year-old season and ran second in the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and third in the Preakness Stakes (gr. I). He stands for a partnership at Margaux Farm near Midway, Ky. The farm is owned by Steve Johnson, Dr. Ira Mersack, and Rick Trontz.