With the field softened up significantly by the loss of three leading contenders, Salute the Sarge could be in a prime spot to earn his first grade I victory in Oak Tree's $250,000 Norfolk Stakes (gr. I) for 2-year-olds at Santa Anita Sept. 30.
- Dark Bay or Brown Colt
- Born 2005
- KY -Bred
|Jockey||Frank T. Alvarado|
|Owner||Angela Gates & Frank Scardino|
|Drewthegentleman View Five-Cross Pedigree||Yankee Gentleman||Storm Cat|
|Wayward Song||Seattle Song|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Gibraltar Group||Bluewater Sales, agent||$85,000|
|Yearling||Kentucky D Stable||Bluewater Sales, agent||$85,000|
Undefeated Salute the Sarge, winner of the Best Pal Stakes (gr. II) for 2-year-olds over the Polytrack three weeks ago, faces the biggest test of his brief career when he takes on 12 challengers in the $250,000 Del Mar Futurity (gr. I) on the final day of the 2007 season Sept. 5.