For the second consecutive day, big-ticket juveniles were plentiful at the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. March sale of 2-year-olds in training March 18 in Florida.
- Bay Colt
- Born 2008
The first reported foal by grade II winner Adios Charlie is a bay filly born March 2 at Michael O'Farrell's Ocala Stud Farm near Ocala, Fla.
Leading Florida second-crop stallion High Cotton will see his fee rise 50% after leading the state's freshman sire list a year ago, when the 2013 breeding season commences at Ocala Stud.
Adios Charlie, winner of the 2011 Jerome Stakes (gr. II), has been retired from racing and will stand the immediate 2012 breeding season at J. Michael O'Farrell Jr.'s Ocala Stud Farm. His fee is $3,500 stands and nurses.
Triple Crown veteran Mucho Macho Man proved too strong for six fellow Florida-breds in the $400,000 Sunshine Millions Classic at Gulfstream Park.
The $400,000 Florida Sunshine Millions Classic may lack numbers, but it doesn't lack talent and the potential to be an excellent betting race Jan. 28 at Gulfstream Park.
Unbeaten 4-year-old filly Awesome Feather and 2011 Eclipse champion female sprinter Musical Romance are among the most accomplished of 48 Florida breds entered in the $1.3 million Florida Sunshine Millions Jan. 28.
Beaten in the final jump during his stakes debut in his last start, Dominus was not to be caught this time, as he took the field wire-to-wire to win the $150,000 Dwyer (gr. II) July 2 at Belmont Park.
The improving Adios Charlie will be one of the favorites to take the $150,000 Dwyer Stakes (gr. II) at Belmont Park, as he will meet six sophomore rivals in the 1 1/16-mile race.
After a frustrating couple of months, Pin Oak Stable's homebred Alternation redeemed himself with a hard-fought win in the $200,000 Peter Pan Stakes (gr. II) May 14 at Belmont Park.
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Illinois Derby (gr. III) winner Joe Vann and Jerome (gr. II) winner Adios Charlie lead a field of 11 for the $200,000 Peter Pan Stakes (gr. II), which returns to Belmont Park May 14 after a one-year hiatus.
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Adios Charlie, passed in the stretch by Justin Phillip, re-broke along the inside to win the $150,000 Jerome Stakes (gr. II) going away on a sloppy track at rainy Aqueduct April 23.
Trainer Todd Pletcher will send out Cal Nation, another top colt from his deep stable of 3-year-olds, to battle Astrology in the $150,000 Jerome Stakes (gr. II) April 23 at Aqueduct.
|Trainer||Stanley M. Hough|
|Owner||Sahn, Robert, I. and Hough, Stanley, M.|
|Breeder||Brylynn Farm, Inc.|
|Adios Charlie View Five-Cross Pedigree||Indian Charlie||In Excess (IRE)|
|Teak Totem||Northern Afleet|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Eisaman Equine||Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent for BryLynn Farm||$75,000|
|Two-year-old||Stanley Hough, agent for Robert Sahn||Eisaman Equine, agent||$400,000|
|Hard Not to Like|