Speedy frontrunners set the $100,000 James Marvin Stakes (gr. III) up perfectly for Michael Dubb and Gary Aisquith's Sage Valley, who closed from off the pace to take the 7-furlong sprint July 19 at Saratoga Race Course.
- Gray or Roan Colt
- Born 2006
|Trainer||Robert E. Reid, Jr.|
|Jockey||Irad Ortiz, Jr.|
|Owner||Kasey K Racing Stable, Sackowitz, Stuart and Gherman, David|
|Breeder||Linda D. Newton|
|Hello Lover View Five-Cross Pedigree||Not For Love||Mr. Prospector|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Kathleen Willier||Dark Hollow, agent||$105,000|
After a fifth-place finish in the June 5 RTN True North Handicap (gr. III) at Belmont Park, Sage Valley looks to get back to winning ways in the $100,000 James Marvin Handicap (gr. III) July 19 at Saratoga.
Jay Em Ess Stable's Redeemed held off a nagging pressure from Not Abroad to win the $200,000 Greenwood Cup (gr. III) in track-record time at Parx Racing July 14.