Drawing Away Stables' Saginaw turned in another remarkable effort in the $98,000 Affirmed Success Handicap, overcoming early trouble and a tepid pace before shoving his way out at the head of the stretch.
- Bay Gelding
- Born 2009
|Trainer||Rudy R. Rodriguez|
|Jockey||Jose L. Ortiz|
|Owner||James A. Riccio|
|Breeder||Patricia Staskowski Purdy|
|Willy Beamin View Five-Cross Pedigree||Suave||A.P. Indy|
|Big Tease||Gold Token|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Dr. John Little||Three Chimneys Sales, agent||$3,000|
|Yearling||Brooklyn Boyz Stables||Cave Brook Farm, agent||$16,000|
Drawing Away Stables' hard-knocking Saginaw is back to defend his title in the Affirmed Success Stakes June 1 at Belmont Park.
Versatile grade I winner Willy Beamin will stick to route racing when he faces an expected five other 3-year-olds in the Discovery Handicap (gr. III) on Nov. 17 at Aqueduct.
Politicallycorrect, rallying way wide through the homestretch for Kent Desormeaux, caught favored Willy Beamin in the final few strides to post an upset in the $400,000 Oklahoma Derby Sept. 30 at Remington Park.
Recent grade I winner Willy Beamin is part of a 10-horse field that includes fellow shippers Prospective and and Daddy Nose Best on the biggest day of the season at Remington Park Sept. 30.
Bouncing right back from a restricted stakes romp just three days earlier, Willy Beamin closed with a rush to capture the $500,000 Foxwoods King's Bishop (gr. I) in his graded stakes debut Aug. 25 at Saratoga Race Course.
Trinniberg and Currency Swap, two of the nation's best 3-year-old sprinters, square off once again in the $500,000 Foxwood King's Bishop Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 25 at Saratoga Race Course.