In upsetting massive favorite Frac Daddy in the $155,100 Dominion Day Stakes (Can-III) July 1 at Woodbine, Sky Captain extended his perfect 4-year-old season to three races and secured the first stakes win of his career.
- Chestnut Colt
- Born 2010
|Trainer||Mark E. Casse|
|Owner||John C. Oxley|
|Breeder||Three Chimneys Farm, LLC & Serengeti Stable|
|Sky Captain View Five-Cross Pedigree||Sky Mesa||Pulpit|
|Anchors Away||Smarty Jones|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Mark Casse, agent||Three Chimneys Sales, agent||$210,000|
Frac Daddy has found his forte as a synthetic surface specialist and will bid for his fourth win from as many starts on an artificial track in the $150,000 Dominion Day Stakes (Can-III) July 1 at Woodbine.
Hardway Stables' Speak Logistics, third behind subsequent Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I) winner Orb in the Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. II), heads a field of eight for the Calder Derby.
Heavy favorite will have to overcome the far outside post in his 3-year-old debut.
Falling Sky, winner of the Feb. 2 Sam F. Davis Stakes (gr. III) at Tampa Bay Downs, was scratched from the Besilu Stables Fountain of Youth (gr. II) the morning of the race, as was maiden winner Sky Captain.
Undefeated Violence tops a Feb. 23 Fountain of Youth field that includes He's Had Enough, Cerro, Orb, and Falling Sky among 11 starters.
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