Sarah's Secret, whose unbeaten streak ended at four when she weakened in the San Clemente Handicap (gr. IIT) this summer, returns to action in the $100,000 Harold Ramser Sr. Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the Santa Anita turf Oct. 16.
- Bay Filly
- Born 2008
|Jockey||Mike E. Smith|
|Owner||Mark DeDomenico LLC and Hollendorfer, Jerry|
|Breeder||Gilbert G. Campbell|
|Cathy's Crunches View Five-Cross Pedigree||West Acre||Forty Niner|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Racing or broodmare prospect||Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency, agent||($35,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Gilbert Campbell's homebred Watch Me Go enters Derby fray & focuses spotlight on sire West Acre, from the immediate family of Tale of the Cat and Pulpit and Johannesburg and Minardi.
Lilacs and Lace, under a vigorous ride by Russell Baze, collared front-running Cathy's Crunches past the 16th pole and drew off to a 1 1/2-length victory in the $92,000 California Oaks at Golden Gate Fields Jan. 1.
The talented Cathy's Crunches, riding a three-race win steak in Northern California stakes for trainer Jerry Hollendorfer, heads the field in the $100,000 California Oaks as the new year starts at Golden Gate.