The first reported foal for grade II winner Ive Struck a Nerve, who was gelded after the 2015 breeding season, is a colt born Feb. 27 at Peach Lane Farms in Opelousas, La.
Ive Struck a Nerve
- Bay Colt
- Born 2010
Grade II winner Ive Struck a Nerve and stakes winner Awesome Bet will join the stallion roster at Peach Lane Farms near Opelousas, La. for the 2015 season.
The catalog for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s 2013 spring sale of 2-year-olds in training is available on the OBS website at obssales.com.
Ive Struck a Nerve, the 135-1 upset winner of the Feb. 23 Risen Star Stakes (gr. II), sustained an ankle injury during a workout the morning of March 9 and is off the Triple Crown trail.
Though virtually assured of a starting slot in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), trainer Keith Desormeaux says he plans to run Risen Star Stakes (gr. II) winner Ive Struck a Nerve in the Louisiana Derby.
A 135-1 shot took the Risen Star Stakes (gr. II) at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Feb. 23, Matthew W. Bryan's Ive Struck a Nerve closing late in the furlong grounds and catapulting himself onto the Derby trail.
Grade III winner Circle Unbroken makes his 2013 debut Jan. 19 in the $200,000 Lecomte Stakes at Fair Grounds, stretching out in distance and taking on eight other 3-year-olds including Canadian stakes winner Avie's Quality.
|Trainer||J. Keith Desormeaux|
|Owner||Big Chief Racing, LLC|
|Breeder||Brereton C. Jones|
|Ive Struck a Nerve View Five-Cross Pedigree||Yankee Gentleman||Storm Cat|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Whitby Bloodstock||Airdrie Stud, agent for Brereton C. Jones||$1,700|
|Yearling||Summer Mayberry & Rick Rudman||Summerfield, agent||$17,000|
|Two-year-old||Matt Bryan||Mayberry Farm, agent||$82,000|