Craig B. Singer's homebred Salty Strike jumped out to the early lead and never looked back as the 4-year-old filly posted her third consecutive stakes win in the $100,000 Gardenia Stakes (gr. III) at Ellis Park Aug. 11.
- Dark Bay or Brown Filly
- Born 2008
|Owner||Brooley Racing LLC|
|Breeder||Willow Creek Farm, Inc.|
|Formal Plan View Five-Cross Pedigree||Formal Gold||Black Tie Affair (IRE)|
|Choice Plan||Game Plan|
|Money by Choice|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Racing prospect||Jennifer Tooley||Willow Creek Farm||$400|
Plum Pretty, shipping from Southern California for trainer Bob Baffert, humbled five rivals by a Rachel Alexandra-like 25 lengths as the 1-20 favorite in the $200,000 Sunland Park Oaks in New Mexico March 27.
Odds-on Alec's Moon made easy work of the $82,700 Portland Meadows Oaks after steadying early, cruising to a 6 1/2-length victory with leading jockey Joe Crispin aboard for trainer Jerry Hollendorfer Jan. 29 in Oregon.