Black Fighter became the first Azerbaijani-bred winner in the U.S. when the 3-year-old colt captured a maiden claiming test as the favorite Jan. 19 at Turfway Park.
- Chestnut Colt
- Born 2006
|Trainer||Todd A. Pletcher|
|Jockey||Jesus Lopez Castanon|
|Big Surf View Five-Cross Pedigree||Storm Cat||Storm Bird|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Racing prospect||Royal Pegasus||Eaton Sales, agent for Overbrook Farm||$165,000|
Joseph Rauch and David Zell's Capt. Candyman Can sparkled in his Churchill Downs debut while winning the Iroquois Stakes (gr. III) by three lengths Nov. 1. Four weeks later the son of Candy Ride tries to run them off their feet again, this time facing nine juvenile rivals in the $150,000 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes (gr. II) Nov. 29 in Louisville.