Escapefromreality denied Amberjack a sweep of the Big Apple Triple while earning his first stakes victory, leading all the way in the $150,000 Albany Stakes for New York-breds Aug. 21 at Saratoga Race Course.
- Dark Bay or Brown Colt
- Born 2010
|Jockey||Michael J. Luzzi|
|Owner||Bona Venture Stables|
|Breeder||Allen Hallett / Briggs & Cromartie Bloodstock|
|Smooth Bert View Five-Cross Pedigree||Smooth Jazz||Storm Boot|
|Little Bertie||Devil His Due|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||SGV Thoroughbreds||Vinery Sales, agent||$45,000|
|Two-year-old||Bona Venture Stables||SGV Thoroughbreds, agent||$60,000|
Amberjack will attempt to complete a rare sweep of the Big Apple Triple and earn a $250,000 bonus when he competes in the $150,000 Albany Stakes Aug. 21 at Saratoga Race Course.
Mike Lee Stakes winner Amberjack looks to take the next leg of the Big Apple Triple in the $150,000 New York Derby July 20 at Finger Lakes, the $250,000 bonus for the three-race series still within his reach.
Todd Pletcher's impressive maiden winner steps up to stakes company at the Big A.