Challenged throughout, Cristina's Journey defied all rivals to deliver a front-running victory in the $231,000 Pocahontas Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 6 at Churchill Downs.
Take Charge Brandi
- Chestnut Filly
- Born 2012
|Trainer||D. Wayne Lukas|
|Jockey||Corey J. Lanerie|
|Owner||Willis D. Horton|
|Take Charge Brandi View Five-Cross Pedigree||Giant's Causeway||Storm Cat|
|Charming||Seeking the Gold|
|Take Charge Lady|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Willis Horton||Paramount Sales, agent||$435,000|
Grade III-placed Take Charge Brandi will aim for her breakthrough stakes win Saturday, Sept. 6, when she faces an expected nine other 2-year-old fillies in the $200,000 Pocahontas Stakes (gr. III) at Churchill Downs.
A well-bred group of 2-year-old fillies will face off in the $200,000 Adirondack (gr. II) at Saratoga, with 5-2 morning line favorite Angela Renee taking on Take Charge Brandi and undefeated Vivian Da Bling.
Eaton Sales sold the filly by War Front--Charming, by Seeking the Gold, to Willis Horton. Watch Video
Fashion Alert remained undefeated in two starts and picked up her first graded stakes victory in the process July 18, but had to work hard to do it in the $150,000 Schuylerville Stakes (gr. III) at Saratoga Race Course.
Todd Pletcher-trained juvenile filly looks to have a class edge over her four rivals.