Awesome Gem, the pride of the ownership syndicate West Point Thoroughbreds and trainer Craig Dollase, takes his record fourth shot at the $1 million Pacific Classic Presented by TVG (gr. I) as one of the favorites Aug. 28.
Isle of Giant's
- Chestnut Gelding
- Born 2005
|Trainer||Ben D. A. Cecil|
|Jockey||Patrick A. Valenzuela|
|Owner||Davonne Stable, Inc. & Reddam|
|Breeder||Davonne Stables, Inc.|
|Isle of Giant's View Five-Cross Pedigree||Giant's Causeway||Storm Cat|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Demi O'Byrne||Hidden Brook, agent for Davonne Stables||$275,000|
|Yearling||Davonne Stables||Hidden Brook, agent for Davonne Stables||$235,000|
Richard's Kid worked a quick half-mile in :46 4/5 at Del Mar on Aug. 23 as he continued to prep for a defense of his title in the Aug. 28 $1 million Pacific Classic Presented by TVG.
Dakota Phone, last heading into the final turn, took the overland route to a neck victory in the $200,000 San Diego Handicap (gr. II) at Del Mar July 31, snapping a 16-race losing streak.