Read the Footnotes

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Read the Footnotes Gets First Winner

Colt wins in second start in England for New York stallion.

Read the Footnotes notched his first winner June 26 when Sapphire Prince won June 26 at Great Leighs in England in his second start.

Bred in Florida by Bruce Moriarty and Jill Moriarty, the colt is out of the winning Houston mare Anna Jackson. The colt was sold as a weanling for $30,000 at the Ocala Breeders’ Sale Co.’s October sale. Consigned by Bridlewood Farm, agent, he was purchased by Off the Hook.

At the 2007 OBS August yearling sale, Sapphire Prince was consigned by Beth Bayer, agent, and bought back on a bid of $30,000. He races for Ian Beach and John Fletcher and is trained by John Best.

Read the Footnotes, a grade II winner by Smoke Glacken, stands at Sequel Stallions in New York for $8,500.