Daisy Devine disposed of pacesetter Grandacious leaving the far turn and held sway in the lane to win the $500,000 Fair Grounds Oaks (gr. II) by a half-length March 26 at Fair Grounds.
- Bay Filly
- Born 2008
|Trainer||W. Bret Calhoun|
|Owner||Carl R. Moore Management LLC|
|Breeder||Leonardo Javier Jr.|
|Grandacious View Five-Cross Pedigree||Grand Slam||Gone West|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Michael Rogers||Hunter Valley Farm, agent||$15,000|
|Yearling||Carl Moore Management||Michael Rogers||$40,000|
|Racing or broodmare prospect||Ashview Farm||Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent||$120,000|
|Broodmare||Forging Oaks Farm||Ashview Farm, agent||$265,000|
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