After five starts on turf last year, Dennis Foster's Got Shades will move to the main track when he makes his 3-year-old season debut Jan. 18 in the $200,000 Lecomte Stakes (gr. III) at Fair Grounds.
- Chestnut Colt
- Born 2011
|Trainer||Anne P. Smith|
|Owner||Windy Hill Farm|
|Breeder||Northwest Farms LLC|
|Smarty's Echo View Five-Cross Pedigree||Smarty Jones||Elusive Quality|
|I'll Get Along|
|Silver Echo||Eastern Echo|
|Silver and Jade|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Gojo Bloodstock||Greenfield Farm, agent||$15,000|
|Yearling||Pete Reiman||Moonestone Sales, agent||$45,000|
Windy Hill Farm's Smarty's Echo worked a half-mile in company Jan. 12 in preparation for the upcoming Lecomte Stakes (gr. III) at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, centerpiece event of the "Road to the Derby Kickoff Day."
Two-time Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix (gr. III) winner Sum of the Parts and Dixiana Breeders' Futurity (gr. I) runner-up Smarty's Echo tuned up for their Breeders' Cup dates with breezes over the Keeneland Polytrack Oct. 26.
Windy Hill Farm's Dixiana Breeders' Futurity (gr. I) runner-up Smarty's Echo was in action Oct. 19 at Keeneland, tuning up for a start in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park.
We Miss Artie caught front-runner Smarty's Echo in the stretch and shook free for a clear win in the Dixiana Breeders' Futurity (gr. I) for 2-year-olds Oct. 5 at Keeneland.
|Up With the Birds|