Multiple graded stakes winner Spring House, who snapped out of his recent slump with a repeat victory in the San Luis Obispo Handicap (gr. IIT) last month, returns in almost identical conditions for the $150,000 San Luis Rey Handicap (gr. IIT) at Santa Anita March 21.
You Got Me Rocking
- Gray or Roan Gelding
- Born 2004
- KY -Bred
|Trainer||Mike R. Mitchell|
|Owner||Jane or Burt Bacharach|
|Breeder||Rosemont Farm LLC|
|You Got Me Rocking View Five-Cross Pedigree||Aljabr||Storm Cat|
|Sierra Madre (FR)|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Burr Travis, agent for Garry Simms||Chesapeake Farm, agent||$39,000|
|Two-year-old||Solitary Oak, agent||($70,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
Multiple grade II winners Out of Control, Red Giant, and Spring House head a field of seven entered for the $250,000 Clement L. Hirsch Turf Championship (gr. IT) at Oak Tree's Santa Anita meet Sept. 27.
Heavy favorite Spring House, given a push-button ride by Corey Nakatani, set a turf course record for 11 furlongs in the $250,000 Del Mar Handicap (gr. IIT) Aug. 23, earning a slot in the Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) in the process.
The $250,000 Del Mar Handicap (gr. IIT) Aug. 23, the first of five Breeders' Cup Challenge races at the seaside track this weekend, marks the 2008 debut of the 9-year-old multiple graded stakes winner Runaway Dancer.
Grade II winner Well Armed makes his first start since running third in the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) as one of the favorites in the $300,000 San Diego Handicap (gr. II) at Del Mar July 19.