First Winner for Freshman Sire Idiot Proof
Date Posted: 4/11/2013 1:40:31 PM
Last Updated: 4/12/2013 11:50:07 AM
Freshman sire Idiot Proof was represented by his first winner March 18 when the 2-year-old filly On Autopilot won the first race at Mexico's Hipodromo de las Americas.
Trained by Enrique Garcia Perez for owner Cuadra Phoenix, On Autopilot raced the 2 1/2 furlongs in :27.3 while winning by 3 1/2 lengths in her career debut. Produced from the stakes-winning Half Term mare Wingless Flight, On Autopilot was bred in California by James Weigel.
A 9-year-old son of Benchmark bred and raced by Mr. and Mrs. Martin Wygod, Idiot Proof won the 2007 Ancient Title Stakes (gr. I) and earned $1,294,484. He stands at Karen and Don Coh's Ballena Vista Farm in Ramona, Calif., for a 2013 fee of $1,500.
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