Favored Grand Couturier got the soft going he appreciates and a solid pace to chase, helping him to his first win of the year in the $158,500 Bowling Green Handicap (gr. IIT) at Belmont Park Sept. 13.
- Bay Colt
- Born 2005
Grand Couturier heads into the $150,000 Bowling Green Handicap (gr. IIT) at Belmont Park Sept. 13 as the morning line favorite in spite of a fifth-place finish in Saratoga's Sword Dancer Invitational (gr. IT) last month that left trainer Robert Ribaudo a bit perplexed.
|Jockey||T. D. Houghton|
|Owner||Hays, Billy, Donna and Justin|
|Breeder||Dr. John A. Chandler|
|Thabazimbi View Five-Cross Pedigree||Empire Maker||Unbridled|
|Aletta Maria||Diesis (GB)|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Oceanic Bloodstock||Mill Ridge Sales, agent||$350,000|