Multiple graded winner Rose to Gold brought $450,000 from WinStar Farm to top the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky winter mixed sale, but the market saw across-the-board declines from last year's returns.
Sheza Smoke Show
- Bay Filly
- Born 2011
Shippers Discreet Marq and La Tia have their eyes on the grade I prize as the likely favorites in the $300,000 Matriarch Stakes, the featured event on closing day of the Del Mar fall meet Nov. 30.
Southern California race fans will get a rare look at a Queen's Plate winner when Lexie Lou takes on a full field of 3-year-old fillies in the $100,000 Autumn Miss Stakes (gr. IIIT) Oct. 25 on the Santa Anita turf.
Dual group III winner Sandiva, last seen finishing fifth in the Coronation Stakes (Eng-I) at Royal Ascot one month ago, makes her first United States start in the $200,000 San Clemente Handicap (gr. IIT) July 19 at Del Mar.
Rested since March, Peter Eurton trainee Sheza Smoke Show came off the bench and struck in her graded debut June 28, claiming the $100,000 Senorita Stakes (gr. IIIT) June 28 at Santa Anita Park.
|Owner||Biegler, G., Border, J., Eberwine, S., Exline, R., Exline, R. and Zubok, G.|
|Sheza Smoke Show View Five-Cross Pedigree||Wilko||Awesome Again|
|Native Roots (IRE)|
|Avery Hall||A. P Jet|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Our Stable||Pope McLean, agent||$25,000|
|Two-year-old||Marette Farrell, agent for Ryan Exline||Secure Investments, agent||$100,000|
|Racing or broodmare prospect||Bloodstock Investment II||Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent||$205,000|
|Broodmare||Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent for Bloodstock Investments II||($250,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.