Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas has won a lot of races. And, he has seen a lot of weather forecasts. On July 31, he won the off the turf Lake George Stakes at Saratoga with Be Fair.
The Best Day Ever
- Bay Filly
- Born 2006
|Trainer||Kenneth G. McPeek|
|Owner||Magdalena Racing, Durham, Randal|
|Breeder||Chip Montgomery & Patrick Davis|
|The Best Day Ever View Five-Cross Pedigree||Brahms||Danzig|
|Added Asset||Lord At War (ARG)|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Baccari Bloodstock||Bluewater Sales, agent||$13,000|
|Yearling||K.S.J. Racing||Baccari Bloodstock, agent||$24,000|
|Broodmare||River Bend Farm||Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent||$260,000|
If this is to be its final renewal, the $700,000 American Oaks (gr. IT) at Hollywood Park is going out in style after drawing 16 entrants for the 1 1/4-mile turf event. The truly intriguing field of 3-year-old fillies includes three international aspirants and four challengers from the East Coast.
Keertana, making her stakes debut, emerged from the leading group with a furlong to run and went on to win the $174,600 Regret Stakes (gr. IIIT), giving jockey Robby Albarado his fifth win on the Stephen Foster program at Churchill Downs June 13.