Sassicaia and jockey John Bisono courageously split horses in deep stretch to register a victory in the $150,000 Toboggan Stakes (gr. III) Jan. 30 at Aqueduct Racetrack.
- Chestnut Colt
- Born 2010
Salutos Amigos will try to extend his stakes race win streak to three when the two-time graded winner faces an expected five rivals in the $150,000 Toboggan Stakes (gr. III) Feb. 7 at Aqueduct Racetrack.
After not winning a stakes in his first two seasons of racing, Salutos Amigos nailed down the third of his 4-year-old campaign when he drew off in the stretch to win the $98,000 Gravesend Dec. 26.
Carrying top weight of 133 pounds, favored Salutos Amigos rallied from off the pace to take the Fall Highweight Handicap by 1 3/4 lengths over longshot Mewannarose on the Thanksgiving Day card at Aqueduct Race Track.
|Trainer||Chris J. Englehart|
|Jockey||John R. Velazquez|
|Owner||William B. Fuccillo|
|Breeder||Heiligbrodt Racing Stable|
|Mewannarose View Five-Cross Pedigree||Bwana Charlie||Indian Charlie|
|Darby Rose||Red Bullet|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Jane Cibelli, agent for Marisa Lizza Racing||Summerfield, agent for Heiligbrodt Racing Stable||$10,000|