Consignor John Stuart of Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services has 11 yearlings entered in the Aug. 5-6 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga yearling sale, including a half sister to multiple graded stakes winner Optimizer.
- Gray or Roan Filly
- Born 2008
|Trainer||AL ZAROONI MAHMOOD|
|Breeder||B M KELLEY|
|Blue Bunting View Five-Cross Pedigree||Dynaformer||Roberto|
|Miarixa (FR)||Linamix (FR)|
|Mrs Arkada (FR)|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Anthony Stroud||Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, agent||$200,000|
Blue Bunting, an English champion and classic winner for Godolphin, has been retired from racing.
Masked Marvel drew clear in the final furlong on his way to a decisive three-length victory in the $780,000 Ladbrokes St. Leger Stakes (Eng-I) at Doncaster Racecourse Sept. 10.
Blue Bunting repelled the late challenge of Vita Nova to win the $483,500 Darley Yorkshire Oaks (Eng-I) by three-quarters of a length at York Racecourse Aug. 18.
Blue Bunting got up in the final stride to nip Banimpire at the wire, claiming a hard-earned victory in the $601,588 Darley Irish Oaks (Ire-I) at the Curragh July 17.
Longshot Dancing Rain benefitted from a masterful ride by Johnny Murtagh as she posted a gate to wire victory in the $531,222 Investec Oaks (Eng-I) at Epsom June 3.
Blue Bunting flew down the stands' side rail to post an upset victory in the QIPCO One Thousand Guineas (Eng-I) at Newmarket May 1.
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