With an off-the-pace run to victory in the $100,000 Precisionist (gr. IIIT), Catch a Flight won his first graded stakes and delivered victory No. 2,000 to trainer Richard Mandella.
- Bay Gelding
- Born 2009
Fury Kapcori will look to repeat his success in the $100,000 Precisionist Stakes (gr. III) April 30 at Santa Anita Park.
Son of First Samurai faces a tall task Feb. 7 for Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott, coming back to defend his title against Commissioner and Constitution along with European invader Sloane Avenue.
This time last year, Hoppertunity still had 20 days to go before breaking his maiden. On Jan. 10, the colt who became a grade I winner at the end of the season continued his rise with a solid San Pasqual (gr. II) score.
Favored Big Cazanova won for the third time in as many tries over the Del Mar Polytrack with a front-running 3 1/4-length score in the $200,000 Native Diver Stakes (gr. III) Nov. 29.
Blueskiesnrainbows can score a repeat win in the $200,000 Native Diver Handicap (gr. III) Nov. 29, but instead of Hollywood Park, he'll be trying to accomplish it at Del Mar.
|Trainer||Robert B. Hess, Jr.|
|Owner||Engelberg, Beverly, Schoeder Farms LLC and Steeper, Jan|
|Breeder||Far View Stables|
|Blue Tone View Five-Cross Pedigree||Birdstone||Grindstone|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Robert Hess Jr.||Gainesway, agent||$100,000|
|Tale of Verve|