Victor's Cry returns to defend his title in the $300,000 Shoemaker Mile (gr. IT) July 2 at Hollywood Park. While he's no lock to go favored, he's going to get more respect than he did in springing last year's 21-1 shock.
- Chestnut Gelding
- Born 2006
- KY -Bred
|Trainer||Ronald W. Ellis|
|Jockey||Edwin A. Maldonado|
|Owner||Mansor, Tom and Tachycardia Stables|
|Breeder||Sandra Dozier Hill & Charles Hill|
|Smokey Lonesome View Five-Cross Pedigree||Teton Forest||Forestry|
|A Status Symbol|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Gray Lyster, agent||Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent||$43,000|
|Yearling||Ashview Farm, agent||($55,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
British-bred Battle of Hastings scorched his competition in Santa Anita's $100,000 La Puente Stakes on April 11 when he rallied for a 1 1/2-length victory over Smokey Lonesome.
Grade II victor Teton Forest found his first winner when his son Smokey Lonesome won June 19 at Hollywood Park in his second start. The 2-year-old gelding rallied to capture the $48,000 maiden event in near track record time over the Cushion Track surface.