Bloodstock agent Julio Rada and his Platinum Bloodstock agency clients have been moving the needle in this season's yearling market, part of a strong South American contingent of buyers influencing North American sales.
Well-bred War Correspondent, who seems to be on the upswing for trainer Christophe Clement, will join grade I winner Lochte in the $150,000 Appleton Stakes (gr. IIIT) March 28 at Gulfstream Park.
The first runners broken and trained last year at Gelfenstein Farm have shipped to South Florida and are in training with Antonio Sano.
Two of the more accomplished juveniles of 2013 will make their 3-year-old season debuts March 1 when Havana and No Nay Never meet in the Swale Stakes (gr. II) March 1 at Gulfstream Park.
Godolphin Racing's Outstrip roared to the front in the stretch to post an upset victory in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park Nov. 1.
Gary and Mary West's Poker Player unleashed a huge move in mid-stretch to collar the leaders for an impressive victory in the off-the-turf Bourbon Stakes at a water-sogged Keeneland Race Course Oct. 6.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Bluegrass Derby||Luis Duco||
|Bon Accord||Antonio Sano||
|Breitling Flyer||Enrique A. Sanchez||
|El Mono Verde||Pat Parente||
|Good God||Ralph W. Comi, Jr.||
|Green Diamond Cat||Larry Bates||
|Macho Trini||David Fawkes||
|Million Dollar Man||Jason DaCosta||
|Pallium Prize||Carl Larsen||
|The Boot Wildcat||Hugh I. McMahon||
|Union Cash||Kathleen O'Connell||
|Vinny's Wildcat||David A. Vivian||
Upcoming Stakes Entries
|O.D. McDonald S.||ALB|
|Wild Applause S.||BEL|
|Chicago H. (G3)||CD|
|River Rock Casino H.||HST|
|Edward Evans S.||LRL|