Having already won the Forego (gr. I) and the Alfred G. Vanderbilt (gr. I) this year, Palace could cement his status as the favorite for the Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) with a victory in the Sept. 27 Vosburgh (gr. I).
Happy My Way
- Bay Gelding
- Born 2010
|Trainer||Joseph F. Orseno|
|Owner||Mel Paikoff Stables and Sagamore Farm|
|Breeder||Mayo West Farm & Liam Benson|
|Happy My Way View Five-Cross Pedigree||Wilko||Awesome Again|
|Native Roots (IRE)|
|Holy Queen||Holy Bull|
|Yes My Queen|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Two-year-old||Hidden Brook Farm, agent||Mayo West Farm||$23,000|
New York-bred Palace, formerly a $20,000 claimer, earned his first grade I victory for owner Antonino Miuccio and trainer Linda Rice in the $350,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt (gr. I) Aug. 2 at Saratoga Race Course.
An evenly-matched field of eight will face off in the Alfred G. Vanderbilt Stakes (gr. I) on the Whitney undercard Aug. 2 at Saratoga, with seven of them already graded stakes winners.
Sagamore Farm and Mel Paikoff's Happy My Way streaked wire to wire in the $150,000 Maryland Sprint Handicap presented by Jagermeister (gr. III) May 17 at Pimlico Race Course, securing his first graded stakes score.
Lemon Drop Dream and Action Andy are co-highweights at 115 pounds for the Maryland Sprint Handicap, with Lemon Drop Dream entering the race off a victory in the Count Fleet Sprint H. (gr. III) at Oaklawn Park.
|Don't Tell Sophia|