Silver Max took the lead soon after the start and was never headed as he staved off a couple of late challengers to win the American Turf Stakes (gr. IIT) at Churchill Downs May 4.
- Bay Colt
- Born 2009
|Jockey||Leandro R. Goncalves|
|Owner||TK Stables, LLC|
|Breeder||WinStar Farm, LLC|
|Travel Advisory View Five-Cross Pedigree||Stormy Atlantic||Storm Cat|
|Fire of Freedom||Street Cry (IRE)|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Racing or stallion prospect||Kevin Hulse||WinStar Racing, agent||$90,000|
Silver Max, allowed to clear the field early, left his rivals in the $100,000 Transylvania Stakes (gr. IIIT) behind leaving the turn and romped to his first graded stakes win on opening day of the Keeneland spring meet.
Team Valor International's State of Play, winner of the With Anticipation (gr. IIT) last September at Saratoga, heads the $100,000 Transylvania Stakes (gr. IIIT) on opening day at Keeneland April 6.