Sir Whimsey

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  • Born 2004
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Go Between Heads Ben Ali Stakes

Go Between Heads Ben Ali Stakes

Seven runners have entered the $150,000 Ben Ali Stakes (gr. III) at Keeneland, but on paper the race comes down to a battle between three starters. Peter Vegso's Go Between, Turtle Bird Stable's Sir Whimsey, and Knob Hill Stable's Leonnatus Anteas head up the 1 1/8-mile event over the main track April 20.

Pletcher Lassos Gotham With Cowtown Cat

Pletcher Lassos Gotham With Cowtown Cat

If trainer Todd Pletcher doesn't manage to win a spring 3-year-old Classic this year, it won't be for lack of trying. On the day he saddled Circular Quay for a convincing victory in the Louisiana Derby (gr. II), he was also taking the $200,000 Gotham (gr. III) with Cowtown Cat at Aqueduct Saturday.

Pink Viper Strikes in Count Fleet Upset

Pink Viper Strikes in Count Fleet Upset

Paraneck Stable's Pink Viper held off 6-5 favorite Johannesburg Star to win the 32nd running of the $70,865 Count Fleet for 3-year-olds at a mile and 70 yards on the Aqueduct inner dirt track on a record 70-degree day Saturday.

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Trainer Steven M. Asmussen
Jockey Paco Lopez
Owner Turtle Bird Stable
Breeder Chance Farm


Sir Whimsey View Five-Cross Pedigree Jump Start A.P. Indy
Steady Cat
Apogee Star de Naskra
A Thrilling Moment

Auction History

Sale / Hip Type Buyer Consignor Price
Hip 2357
Yearling Norman E. Casse Chance Farm $55,000
Hip 413
Two-year-old Harvey Weinstein Moonshadow Farm, agent for Norman Casse $75,000

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