Flower Alley, winner of the 2005 Travers Stakes (gr. I), was represented with his first winner when his juvenile daughter, Smoke Alley, held on for a head victory in the second race at Woodbine Aug. 6 (VIDEO).
Campaigned by Theodore Burnett, Smoke Alley, who was making her second start, won the six-furlong race in 1:11.75.
Bred in Kentucky by Carrie Brogden and Crag Brogden’s Machmer Hall, Smoke Alley is the first foal out of the winning Smoke Glacken mare Smokem Then Frolic, who is from the family of millionaire Smok'n Frolic.
Flower Alley (Distorted Humor —Princess Olivia, by Lycius), also won the 2005 Jim Dandy and Lane's End Stakes (both gr. II). He also ran second in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) to eventual Horse of the Year Saint Liam. Flower Alley stands for $12,500 at Robert N. Clay’s Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky.