Graded Winner Adcat's First Winner

Swift Mercedes, from the first crop of graded turf stakes winner Adcat, became his sire's first winner when winning Oct. 23 at Calder Race Course. Bred by Michael Sherman's Farnsworth Farms, 2-year-old Swift Mercedes scored at six furlongs in 1:12.61 for owner James B. Tafel.

Adcat (Storm Cat--Adorable Micol, by Riverman) stands at Farnsworth near Ocala, Fla. His 2004 fee was private.