Top Fortitude, overlooked by bettors at 30-1 after a poor 2014 debut a month earlier, outfought his challengers in the stretch May 10 to post a huge surprise in the $100,000 Lazaro Barrera Stakes (gr. III) at Santa Anita.
Fool the Experts, one of Arizona's best stallions for a number of years, was euthanized several months ago because of complications from old age.
Society Max, who played a big part in Triple AAA Ranch's success over the years, was euthanized last December at age 21 at the Glendale, Ariz.
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