Gitchee Goomie, a grade III-winning daughter of City Zip, was the first horse to bring six figures at the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale when she brought a final bid of $250,000 from Frank Stronach's Adena Springs.
- Bay Filly
- Born 2007
Patsy C. Symons' Gitchie Goomie got her first graded stakes score in the $250,000 Dr. James Penny Memorial Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Parx Racing July 3.
An evenly-matched field of nine older fillies and mares heads postward July 3 in the $250,000 Dr. James Penny Memorial Handicap (gr. IIIT), each seeking her first graded stakes score.
Grade I winner Winter Memories started her 2012 season in fine form with a 2 1/4-length win in the $150,000 Beaugay Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Belmont Park, giving jockey Eddie Castro his 2,000th North American victory.
Martin S. Schwartz' Stacelita will be going for her second consecutive grade I triumph when she takes on seven others in the Flower Bowl Invitational Stakes (gr. IT) at Belmont Park Oct. 1.
Daveron and Straight Story captured a pair of grade III turf events that highlighted the Kentucky Derby Day card before 11,051 at Belmont Park May 7.
Check the Label, under a patient ride from Ramon Dominguez, came from off the pace and pulled away in the stretch to win the $250,000 Garden City Stakes (gr. IT) Sept. 18 at Belmont Park for her fourth straight victory.
Lael Stables' 3-year-old filly Check the Label, scratched out of the off-the-turf Lake Placid (gr. IIT) last month, returns to Belmont Park where she seeks her first grade I win in the $250,000 Garden City Stakes.
Two-year-olds on the turf take the spotlight at Woodbine Sept. 19 when Canada's important weekend of racing starts off with the Summer and Natalma (both Can-IIIT) stakes.
|Trainer||Richard A. Violette, Jr.|
|Owner||Patsy C. Symons|
|Breeder||Barry R. Ostrager|
|Gitchee Goomie View Five-Cross Pedigree||City Zip||Carson City|
|Riotous Miss||Brief Ruckus|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Racing or broodmare prospect||Adena Springs Farm||Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent for Patsy C. Symons||$250,000|
|Broodmare||Doug Branham||Adena Springs||$190,000|
|Broodmare||SF Bloodstock||South Point Sales Agency, agent||$125,000|
|Broodmare||Mare Madness III||James B. Keogh, agent||$100,000|