Gaston and Anthony Grant's veteran performer Green Gratto broke through for his first top-level score in his 53rd career start, holding off 4-5 favorite Unified at the wire to pull the upset in the $400,000 Carter Handicap (G1).
- Dark Bay or Brown Gelding
- Born 2010
One year after making his graded stakes debut in the $200,000 Tom Fool Handicap (G3), 7-year-old gelding Spartiatis used the six-furlong test to notch his first graded stakes triumph March 11.
Green Gratto will be making his 52nd lifetime start when he faces seven opponents in the Tom Fool Handicap, in which he will carry high weight of 119 pounds. Chief Lion is a threat to compromise Green Gratto on the front end.
Head of Plains Partners and David Jacobson's Stallwalkin' Dude will look to end his 2016 campaign on a positive note, as he headlines a field of nine in the Fall Highweight Handicap (gr. III) Nov. 24 at Aqueduct Racetrack.
|Trainer||Leon J. Blusiewicz|
|Owner||Constantine Peter Beler|
|Breeder||C. Peter Beler|
|Spartiatis View Five-Cross Pedigree||Scat Daddy||Johannesburg|
|Ne Plus Ultra||French Deputy|
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