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Western Pride Sires First Winner

Western Pride filly wins at Turf Paradise.

Grade II winner Western Pride sired his first winner when his daughter Straight Western won April 17 at Turf Paradise. Straight Western captured the 4 1/2-furlong race by a neck in :53.07 for owner Matt Keneley. In her two previous races, she was beaten a head both times.

Bred in Florida by William C. Schettine, Western Pride is the first foal from the Straight Manmare Straight Time.

Western Pride (Way West--Strongerthanpride, by Proud Birdie) stands for $2,500 at Schettine’s Signature Stallions near Reddick, Fla.