Dry Summer relished a slow early pace and surged home to gain a definitive 1 1/2-length win in the $120,000 Mine That Bird Derby at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino Feb. 23.
- Chestnut Filly
- Born 2004
- KY -Bred
|Trainer||Anthony J. Granitz|
|Jockey||Rosemary B. Homeister, Jr.|
|Owner||Richard L. Shultz|
|Breeder||Albert Finney and Karen & Mickey Taylor, LLC|
|Greenstreet View Five-Cross Pedigree||Street Cry (IRE)||Machiavellian|
|Helen Street (GB)|
|Very Popular||Deputy Minister|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Southwind Farm||Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency, agent||$35,000|
|Yearling||Elite Equine, agent||($70,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
The July 14 Delaware Oaks (gr. II) is shaping up to be a continental showdown at Delaware Park. The $500,000, 1 1/16-mile race has attracted a field of eight entrants from points across North America. Appearing to head the field are Cotton Blossom, High Heels, and Tough Tiz's Sis.