Trainers comment on the offspring of Speightstown they have raced. Read the full feature in the Jan. 12, 2013, issue of The Blood-Horse. view slideshow
Mona de Momma
- Bay Filly
- Born 2006
Grade I winner Mona de Momma, a 5-year-old mare by Speightstown, fetched $1.55 million from Jon Clay of Alpha Delta Stables during the last hour of the Faisg Tipton November sale. She was consigned by Lane's End, agent.
St Trinians will return off a lengthy layoff to face six fillies and mares in the $150,000 Santa Maria Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 12 at Santa Anita.
A dominant winner of the La Brea Stakes (gr. I) to kick off the Santa Anita season, Switch returns to action Jan. 30 seeking her second grade I triumph in a row in the $250,000 Santa Monica Stakes (gr. I).
The auction will be held Oct. 25-27 in Lexington, with each session beginning at 10 a.m.
Speightstown filly upsets last year's winner and favorite, champion Informed Decision.
Speightstown filly launches a late bid and charges through the slop on the outside to take the Humana Distaff Stakes (gr. II) May 1 at Churchill Downs.
Highlighting the field for the Humana Distaff are the top three finishers of the April 8 Vinery Madison Stakes (gr. I)--Dr. Zic, Dubai Majesty, and Informed Decision.
Mona de Momma made her graded-stakes debut a winning effort April 4 at Santa Anita, capturing the Las Flores Handicap (gr. III) to keep a big weekend rolling for leading trainer John Sadler.
After placing twice in grade I stakes in a three-month span, Free Flying Soul appears well-spotted to earn her first graded win in the $100,000 Las Flores Handicap (gr. III) at Santa Anita on Easter Sunday April 4.
|Trainer||John W. Sadler|
|Breeder||Kim Nardelli, Rodney Nardelli, R.C. Durr & Dr. Michael Spirito|
|Mona de Momma View Five-Cross Pedigree||Speightstown||Gone West|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Eisaman Equine||Nardelli Sales, agent||$100,000|
|Two-year-old||Mayberry Farm||Eisaman Equine, agent||$335,000|
|Broodmare||Reynolds Bell, agent for Alpha Delta Stables||Lane's End, agent||$1,550,000|