Rebounding from a troubled effort in the Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), favored Big Macher outfought a determined Rousing Sermon to score a game neck victory in the $100,000 Cary Grant Stakes Nov. 23 at Del Mar.
- Dark Bay or Brown Gelding
- Born 2011
Improving Awesome Return took control in the stretch and held sway in the final furlong to earn his first stakes win in the $250,000 Snow Chief, the featured event on the California Gold Rush day card at Santa Anita April 26.
|Jockey||Fernando Hernandez Perez|
|Breeder||Dahlberg Farms Llc|
|Patriots Rule View Five-Cross Pedigree||Tribal Rule||Storm Cat|
|Candy Factory||Seattle Bound|
|D. J.'s Chocolate|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Charles A. Garvey||Sam Hendricks, agent||$8,000|
|Far From Over|