Canadian grade II winner Strut the Stage came through with his first winner when his son Born to Boogiescored Aug. 7 at Woodbine in his initial start. Breaking from the outside 12th post and racing close to the pace, Ontario-bred Born to Boogie got up to win by 1 3/4 lengths for Annecchini and D’Alimonte Holdings and Kingfield Farm. He ran the 6 1/2 furlongs in 1:18.72.
Sam-Son Farm is the breeder of Born to Boogie, who is out of the winning Afleet mare Northern Fleet and is a half-brother to graded stakes winner Catboat and two stakes-placed runners.
Strut the Stage (Theatrical—Ruby Ransom, by Red Ransom) stands at Sam-Son Farm near Milton, Ontario, Canada. His 2010 fee was $2,500 (Canadian funds).