A revamped Strub Stakes (gr. II), moved forward on the Santa Anita Park schedule and shortened in distance to 1 1/16 miles, features two strong entrants apiece from Hall of Fame trainers Bob Baffert and Jerry Hollendorfer.
Heir of Storm
- Bay Colt
- Born 2010
|Owner||Barber, Gary, Brous Stable, Friedman, Len M. and Wachtel Stable|
|Breeder||Philip Matthews & Karen Matthews|
|Heir of Storm View Five-Cross Pedigree||Wildcat Heir||Forest Wildcat|
|Tiz What It Waz||Tiznow|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Vision Racing & Sales||Summerfield, agent||$85,000|
|Two-year-old||Peter O. & Ellen Johnson||Stephens Thoroughbreds, agent for Vision Racing & Sales||$120,000|
Hollywood Park has sadly faded into the Southern California sunset, but Santa Anita Park opens for a new season Dec. 26 with a couple of extra months tagged on at the end of the meet.
Modestly-bred Scherer Magic, a $50,000 claim who captured a graded stakes in just his second start, takes another big step in his progression with the $150,000 Best Pal Stakes (gr. II) for 2-year-olds at Del Mar Aug. 5.