Volcat found the deep going at Colonial Downs to her liking when she opened up a commanding lead in the stretch and held on for a half-length victory in the $150,000 Virginia Oaks (gr. IIIT) in New Kent July 21.
- Dark Bay or Brown Filly
- Born 2009
|Trainer||David G. Donk|
|Jockey||Cornelio H. Velasquez|
|Owner||Punk, Jr., William J. and DiLeo, Philip|
|Breeder||Spendthrift Farm LLC|
|Zultanite View Five-Cross Pedigree||El Corredor||Mr. Greeley|
|Roaming Wild||Wild Again|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Penn Sales, agent for Spendthrift Farm||($23,000)|
|Yearling||Marette Farrell||Marshall W. Silverman, agent||$57,000|
|Racing or broodmare prospect||Marette Farrell, agent for Mike Waresh||Blackburn Farm, agent||$180,000|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
Zultanite, coming off a pair of strong graded stakes turf efforts, should start a strong favorite in the $150,000 Virginia Oaks (gr. IIIT) on the turf at Colonial Downs July 21.
Dancing Solo earned her second stakes win in a row on the Monmouth Park turf with a sharp effort in the $103,000 Boiling Springs Stakes(gr. IIIT) June 23.
Grade III winner Somali Lemonade seeks a return to form as she makes her first start over the Monmouth Park turf in the $100,000 Boiling Spring Stakes (gr. IIIT) June 23.
Making her turf debut and first start in graded company, Darley Stable homebred Better Lucky lived up to her name when she outdueled Regalo Mia by a nose in the Sands Point (gr. IIT).
Grade III winner Somali Lemonade seeks to get back on the winning track when she heads the eight-horse field entered in the May 28 Sands Point (gr. IIT) on the Memorial Day card at Belmont Park.
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