The first foal for stakes winner The Hunk was born Jan. 19 at Broughton Farm in Midland, Texas, owners Jerry and Misti Broughton reported Jan. 27.
Fancy Pan and daughters have been giving New Jersey-based breeder Bo Smith and Kentucky consignor Joe Dodgen winners and sale stars over several generations.
Daniel J. Lopez's Geeky Gorgeous, a winner of three stakes races last year, has been named New Jersey-bred Horse of the Year for 2013.
With New York-breds making their presence felt in open company, here comes Palace, who looks to be the class of the $250,000 General George Handicap (gr. III) at Laurel Park Feb. 17.
Ahmed Zayat hopes to make an early trip to the winner's circle in the Forego Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 31, just before Paynter continues on his comeback trail in the featured Woodward (gr. I).
A full field of 13, including four graded stakes winners, will clash in the May 18 Red Bank Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Monmouth Park.
Smith Farm and Stable's Javerre, a winner of four races last year, has been named New Jersey-bred Horse of the Year for 2012.
Smith Farm and Stable's New Jersey-bred Javerre won his first graded- stakes race Feb. 18, taking the $250,000 General George Handicap (gr. III) at Laurel Park.
Grace Hall, the Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) runner-up from last year, headlines a field of nine 3-year-old fillies in the $250,000 Davona Dale (gr. II) Feb. 25 at Gulfstream Park.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Arctic Air||Jorge Navarro||
|Chief Carlson||Mario Serey, Jr.||
|Hop Skip and Away||Joseph H. Pierce, Jr.||
|Javerre||Cathal A. Lynch||
|Jersey Storm Cat||Patrick B. McBurney||
|Salad Girl||Edward Plesa, Jr.||
|The Hunk||Jeff C. Runco||
Upcoming Stakes Entries
|Magic City Classic S.||FG|
|Garland of Roses S.||AQU|
|Copa Velocidad S. (gr. I)||CMR|
|Dama del Caribe S. (gr. I)||CMR|
|Copa Confraternidad S. (gr. I)||CMR|