Dixie Chatter, slowed this season by treatment for a throat ulcer, produced the strongest effort of his career in winning the $250,000 Norfolk Stakes (gr. I) on the Santa Anita Cushion Track for trainer Richard Mandella.
- Bay Colt
- Born 2005
- KY -Bred
|Trainer||William H. Turner, Jr.|
|Owner||Thor-Bred Stable, LLC|
|Beresford View Five-Cross Pedigree||Touch Gold||Deputy Minister|
|Naughty n Haughty||Crafty Prospector|
|Imperial Star (GB)|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Two-year-old||Thor-Bred Stables||Adena Springs||$80,000|
With the field softened up significantly by the loss of three leading contenders, Salute the Sarge could be in a prime spot to earn his first grade I victory in Oak Tree's $250,000 Norfolk Stakes (gr. I) for 2-year-olds at Santa Anita Sept. 30.
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