Sir Cherokee

Sir Cherokee

Crestwood Farm

Omega Code, Sir Cherokee Sire Winners

Sir Cherokee and Omega Code sire initial winners

The first winners for graded stakes winners Omega Code and Sir Cherokee won May 24. Omega Code’s daughter Bea D J Code won at two furlongs in :21.94 at Calder Race Course. She races as a homebred for her trainer, Albino A. Rossi.

A Florida-bred, Bea D J Code is the third winner from three foals of racing age out of the stakes-placed D. J. Cat mare Bea D J.

Omega Code (Elusive Quality —Tin Oaks, by Deputy Minister) stands for $7,500 at Hartley/De Renzo, Walmac South near Ocala, Fla.

Sir Cherokee’s initial winner, Need a Name, won at five furlongs in :59.55 at Churchill Downs in his first start. Bred in Kentucky by Richard J. Forbush, the gelding  races for trainer Merrill R. Scherer and Gus Goldsmith.

Need a Name is the third winner from four starters from the winning Lost Code mare Lost Command.

A grade II winner, Sir Cherokee (Cherokee Run—La Cucina, by Last Tycoon) stands for $7,500 at Pope McLean’s Crestwood Farm near Lexington.