Favored Sudan, a group I winner in Italy last year, got his first U.S. win for trainer Bobby Frankel when he outclassed his six rivals with a front-running victory in the $100,000 Golden Gate Fields Turf (gr. IIIT) at the California track.
- Chestnut Gelding
- Born 2003
- KY -Bred
|Jockey||Hector Isaac Berrios|
|Owner||P. F. Quadrato|
|Uffizi View Five-Cross Pedigree||El Prado (IRE)||Sadler's Wells|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Peter Doyle Bloodstock||Ashford Stud, agent||$100,000|
|Yearling||Michael C. Byrne, agent||($95,000)|
|Two-year-old||Solitary Oak, agent||($20,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
A group I winner in Italy and group placed on several occasions in France, Gary Tanaka's Sudan will tackle seven rivals in the $100,000 Golden Gate Fields Turf Stakes (gr. IIIT) May 31. All of the older horses will carry 123 pounds.
Favored El Roblar, making just his second start following a layoff of 10 months for trainer Richard Mandella,held off all challengers to win the $109,500 Inglewood Handicap (gr. IIIT) on the Hollywood Park turf.
Trainer Bobby Frankel takes aim at Hollywood Park's $100,000 Inglewood Handicap (gr. III) on May 3 with three entrants: Heroi Do Bafra, Hello Sunday and Storm Military.
Marylou Whitney Stable's International Cat, already a winner at the meeting, is part of a contentious field of eight 2-year-olds entered for Friday's $125,000 Woodford Reserve Bourbon at 1 1/16 miles on the Keeneland turf.
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