The 7-5 odds on Captain Serious in the $125,000 Mike Lee Stakes turned out to be a gift on New York Showcase Day at Belmont Park May 31, when the undefeated son of Successful Appeal trounced his rivals while geared down.
- Bay Colt
- Born 2011
|Owner||Treadway Racing Stable|
|Breeder||Dr. William B. Wilmot & Dr. Joan M. Taylor|
|Deceived View Five-Cross Pedigree||Broken Vow||Unbridled|
|Naughty Natisha||Known Fact|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||John W. Greathouse, agent||Denali Stud, agent for Stepwise Farm||$135,000|
|Yearling||Phase II Thoroughbreds||Four Star Sales, agent for Glencrest Farm||$120,000|
|Two-year-old||Leah Gyarmati, agent for Jeffrey Treadway||Wavertree Stables, agent||$180,000|
Gotham Stakes (gr. III) hopefuls Deceived and Master Lightning took to the Belmont Park training track Feb. 23 in tune-ups for the March 1 race at Aqueduct Racetrack.
In his first two-turn start, undefeated Samraat extinguished any doubts about his ability to handle route racing with a scintillating 16 3/4-length score in Damon Runyon Stakes for New York-bred 2-year-olds Dec. 18.