Initial Win Noted for Louisiana Sire Orthodox
by Blood-Horse Staff
Date Posted: 7/13/2014 8:33:49 PM
Last Updated: 7/14/2014 9:19:57 AM
Shedrow Cocktails became the first reported winner for Louisiana stallion Orthodox when the 2-year-old captured a maiden event by four lengths the evening of July 12 at Evangeline Downs.
Colby Hernandez was aboard Merrill Scherer's Shedrow Cocktails, who won gate-to-wire in the $20,000 claiming test while clocking a :59.32 for five furlongs over a muddy, sealed track. Lora Pitre and Jack Baumburg bred the chestnut gelding in Louisiana out of the Eddington mare Edacious Reality.
In 2014, Orthodox stood for $1,000 at Pitre's Peach Lane Farms in Opelousas, LA.
A Kentucky-bred son of Pulpit out of the graded stakes winner Dominique's Joy, by Strawberry Road, Orthodox won the 2009 American Turf Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs.
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