Graded stakes winner Ecclesiastic was represented by his first winner when his daughter Maples Way won her career debut at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course Aug. 6. Raced by R G R Stables, Maples Way won the 5 1/2-furlong race in 1:06.93 by 4 3/4 lengths.
Bred in Pennsylvania by Lynda Martin, Maples Way is the first named foal of out the Exploit mare Maple.
Twice winner of the Jaipur Stakes (gr. IIIT), Ecclesiastic (Pulpit—Starry Dreamer, by Rubiano) stands at Glenn and Becky Brok’s Diamond B Stables near Mohrsville, Pa. His 2011 fee was $3,500.