Son of First Samurai faces a tall task Feb. 7 for Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott, coming back to defend his title against Commissioner and Constitution along with European invader Sloane Avenue.
- Bay Colt
- Born 2010
Fresh off the claim, Sr. Quisqueyano upset the $250,000 Florida Sunshine Millions Classic Jan. 17 at Gulfstream Park, holding off East Hall by a half-length in a shocker.
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Catholic Cowboy recovered from two lackluster efforts at Keeneland in the fall to grind out a victory in the $200,000 Claiming Crown Jewel Stakes Dec. 6 at Gulfstream Park, upsetting a group of 14 at odds of 17-1.
A record 314 horses were nominated to the 16th annual Claiming Crown, the $1 million Dec. 6 day of racing for the country's top claiming horses being hosted by Gulfstream Park for the third consecutive year.
|Trainer||Nicholas P. Zito|
|Breeder||Luis de Hechavarria|
|Catholic Cowboy View Five-Cross Pedigree||Heatseeker (IRE)||Giant's Causeway|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Sunny Oak Farm||Summerfield, agent||$12,000|
|Hard Not to Like|