New York shipper True Quality underlined his quality by withstanding the challenge of odds-on favorite Fabulous Strike in the stretch run of the Feb. 16 General George Handicap (gr. II).
- Dark Bay or Brown Colt
- Born 2005
- MD -Bred
|Jockey||Travis L. Dunkelberger|
|Owner||Hillwood Stable LLC|
|Breeder||Mark F. O'Donnell|
|Malibu Kid View Five-Cross Pedigree||Malibu Moon||A.P. Indy|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, agent||($50,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
The $150,000 General George Handicap (gr. II) has attracted a short, but stellar band of older runners. The seven furlong headliner at Laurel Park Feb. 16 features Fabulous Strike, one of the top sprinters in the country.
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