Strut the Stage Sires First Winner

Born to Boogie wins at Woodbine to become the first winner for Strut the Stage.

Canadian grade II winner Strut the Stage came through with his first winner when his son Born to Boogiescored Aug. 7 at Woodbine in his initial start. Breaking from the outside 12th post and racing close to the pace, Ontario-bred Born to Boogie got up to win by 1 3/4 lengths for Annecchini and D’Alimonte Holdings and Kingfield Farm. He ran the 6 1/2 furlongs in 1:18.72.

Sam-Son Farm is the breeder of Born to Boogie, who is out of the winning Afleet mare Northern Fleet and is a half-brother to graded stakes winner Catboat and two stakes-placed runners.

Strut the Stage (Theatrical—Ruby Ransom, by Red Ransom) stands at Sam-Son Farm near Milton, Ontario, Canada. His 2010 fee was $2,500 (Canadian funds).