The French-bred Shamdinan, making his United States debut for new trainer Doug O'Neill and owner Triple B Farms, caught a game Red Giant in the final strides to win the $400,000 Secretariat Stakes (gr. IT) for 3-year-olds at Arlington Park Aug. 11.
- Bay Colt
- Born 2004
- KY -Bred
|Trainer||DE KOCK M|
|Jockey||MURTAGH J P|
|Breeder||Quay Bloodstock & The Niarchos Family|
|Admiralofthefleet View Five-Cross Pedigree||Danehill||Danzig|
|Coup de Folie|
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Red Giant burst onto the national stage July 21 with a victory at 37-1 in the Virginia Derby (gr. IIT) and the Todd Pletcher trainee could be the horse to beat in the $400,000 Secretariat Stakes (gr. IT) for 3-year-old turf specialists at Arlington Park Saturday.
The 2007 Vodafone Derby (Eng-I) has 165 horses standing their ground after the first forfeit stage. European champion juvenile Teofilo heads the list of possible runners for the classic race at Epsom Downs June 2.
|Up With the Birds|