After going the distance for his first career graded stakes win on the Keeneland Race Course turf, Dark Cove will try to do the same on the Churchill Downs green in the Louisville Handicap (gr. IIIT) May 25.
- Dark Bay or Brown Gelding
- Born 2008
|Breeder||Chiefswood Stables Limited|
|Heathcote View Five-Cross Pedigree||Niigon||Unbridled|
|Prairie Flame||Touch Gold|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency, agent||($7,687)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
Heathcote led at every call of the marathon Valedictory (Can-III) on closing day for 2012 at Woodbine Dec. 16, romping to a 12 1/4-length victory in his stakes debut.
The $150,000 Valedictory Stakes (Can-III), the closing-day feature for 2012 at Woodbine Dec. 16, will produce a first graded win for one of the nine entrants in the 1 3/4-mile marathon.