Western Smoke repeated a feat accomplished by his daddy 13 years ago, winning the $150,000 Sapling (gr. III) at Monmouth Sept. 5 for his third consecutive stakes score. Now, if the 2-year-old colt can go on to do what Smoke Glacken did in his sophomore season, he will really be in business.
- Gray or Roan Colt
- Born 2007
- KY -Bred
|Trainer||Steven M. Asmussen|
|Owner||J. Kirk Robison|
|Breeder||Hopewell Investments LLC|
|Western Smoke View Five-Cross Pedigree||Smoke Glacken||Two Punch|
|Echo Harbor||Boston Harbor|
|Echo Echo Echo|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Hopewell Farm, agent||($50,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
If any 2-year-old has a license to do well in the $150,000 Sapling Stakes (gr. III) Sept. 5 at Monmouth Park, it's Daniel Ljoka's homebred Awesome Son.
Six debut winners at Keeneland, a record-setting filly from Maryland and a West Coast invader highlight a field of nine 2-year-olds entered for the $100,000 Kentucky Juvenile Stakes (gr. III) at Churchill Downs April 30.