Since fans at the Hallandale Beach track last saw her, the 4-year-old Ghostzapper filly established herself as a grade I winner and subsequently was purchased for $1 million at auction.
- Dark Bay or Brown Filly
- Born 2009
|Trainer||Valora A. Testerman|
|Owner||R N R Stable|
|Defy Gravity View Five-Cross Pedigree||Bandini||Fusaichi Pegasus|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Karen S. & Gary M. Farrar||Paramount Sales, agent||$2,500|
|Yearling||Roland Reeley||Marshall W. Silverman, agent for Wintickett Farm||$19,000|
|Racing or broodmare prospect||Three Chimneys Sales, agent||($220,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
Morrow Cove has stamped herself as a talented filly on the improve in her past two starts for trainer Graham Motion. Whether she's good enough to get a graded score will be discovered Aug. 11 at Monmouth Park.
Millionreasonswhy, invading from Colonial Downs, wore down pacesetting Say a Novena in the stretch and edged away late to register a handy win in the $150,000 Matron Stakes (gr. II) at Belmont Park July 3.
The Futurity and Matron (both gr. II), previously held during the fall, both make their reappearance July 3 at Belmont Park after a one-year hiatus. The Futurity drew a field of six, while the Matron attracted seven.
Led by undefeated Texas-bred Shocktime, a field of eight 2-year-old fillies was drawn for the $100,000 Debutante (gr. III) June 25 at Churchill Downs. It is the first graded race of the year for juvenile fillies.