Wheels Up At Noon

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  • Born 2004
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Strike a Deal Gets Elusive Victory in NY

Strike a Deal Gets Elusive Victory in NY

Jayeff B Stables' Strike a Deal, who had been winless for nearly 18 months, finally tasted victory Nov. 8, as the 4-year-old colt stayed close to the pace, struck the front in upper stretch, and pulled away for a resounding seven-length victory in the $150,000 Red Smith Handicap (gr. IIT) on a rainy afternoon at Aqueduct.

Icy Atlantic Shoots For Red Bank Repeat

Icy Atlantic Shoots For Red Bank Repeat

Hotstufanthensome was claimed for $62,5000 by trainer Terri Pompay for Main Street Stable's in January. Since then the 8-year-old Awesome Again gelding was a well-beaten fifth in the Elkwood, won by a head in a 1 1/16-mile optional claiming July 3 at Monmouth and stalked the pace but came up just short in the Oceanport.

Hawthorne Derby: Summer Doldrums Hopes Experience Provides Edge

Hawthorne Derby: Summer Doldrums Hopes Experience Provides Edge

Success may not follow Summer Doldrums all the time, but the son of Street Cry has been competitive in nearly all his 12 career starts, many of them in graded stakes competition. That back class will make him one of the horses to beat, as a field of 11 3-year-olds will try the $250,000 Hawthorne Derby (gr. IIIT) Oct. 13, a 1 1/8-mile test on the turf.

Connections

Trainer Helen Pitts
Jockey Rajiv Maragh
Owner Eldon Farm, LLC
Breeder Mr. & Mrs. William A.T. Rainbow, William A.T. Rainbow Jr. & Catherine R. Rainbow

Pedigree

Wheels Up At Noon View Five-Cross Pedigree Outflanker Danzig
Lassie's Lady
Noontime Jet Tri Jet
Noontime Splendor

Auction History

Sale / Hip Type Buyer Consignor Price
FTMSEP2005
Hip 604
Yearling Wes Carter White Oaks, agent for The Acorn $10,000
FTMMAY2006
Hip 391
Two-year-old Ann W. Merryman, agent Wes Carter, agent $55,000

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