Although he'll be facing some stakes winners when he makes the first stakes start of his career April 4 in the Bay Shore (gr. III) at Aqueduct Racetrack, Favorite Tale figures to receive plenty of attention.
- Dark Bay or Brown Colt
- Born 2011
|Trainer||Richard A. Violette, Jr.|
|Jockey||Jose L. Ortiz|
|Owner||Klaravich Stables, Inc. and Lawrence, William H.|
|Breeder||Atlas Farm et al|
|Financial Mogul View Five-Cross Pedigree||Street Boss||Street Cry (IRE)|
|Trav n' Kris||Snow Chief|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Rocco Bloodstock||Bedouin Bloodstock, agent||$185,000|
|Yearling||Woods Edge Farm, agent||($170,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
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