Dance to Bristol waltzes at Laurel Park
Saturday, February 04, 2012
Copperville Farm's Dance to Bristol scored an easy win in Laurel Park's $100,000 Marshua S. for 3-year-old fillies on Feb. 4. This was the second career stakes win for the daughter of Speightstown; she took the $60,000 Pandera S. at Aqueduct in Dec. and was also second in Laurel's $75,000 Smart Halo S. last year.

Sent off the 4-5 favorite under Elias Peltrouche, Dance to Bristol pressed the early pace before ranging up to take the lead in mid-stretch and pulling away to win by 5-3/4 lengths in 1:10.05 for the six furlongs.

“This is a nice filly. I’ve ridden her the last four or five times,” said Peltroche.

“She’s just growing up a little, I believe,” said winning trainer Ollie Figgins III. “She likes this track.  We were quietly confident. I never tell him (Peltrouche) how to ride her. She has speed and she puts herself where she needs to be. We’ll see how she is. It’s not out of the question that we’ll stretch her out.”

Dance to Bristol improved her career mark to 3-3-0 from seven starts. She has earned $123,350. Bred in Kentucky by Mr. and Mrs. David Gartner, Dance to Bristol sold for $42,000 at the 2011 Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-year-old sale. The filly's dam, Dance to Dawn, is a half-sister to millionaire and Grade 1 winner Chief Honcho.
WinStar News
Distorted Humor filly comes up big in Grade 2 Bessarabian S.
Distorted Humor

Distorted Humor filly comes up big in Grade 2 Bessarabian S.

Distorted Humor’s talented 4-year-old filly Hillaby registered a decisive victory in Sunday's $232,000 Grade 2 Bessarabian S. at Woodbine...

[read more]

Super Saver’s first-crop winners now number a dozen
Super Saver

Super Saver’s first-crop winners now number a dozen

Back Flip scored a wire-to-wire maiden special weight victory Sunday at Gulfstream Park to give Super Saver his 12th winner from his first crop...

[read more]

Strong MdSpWt victory for Super Saver colt at Churchill Downs
Super Saver

Strong MdSpWt victory for Super Saver colt at Churchill Downs

Bo Talon cleared off late against a solid group of 2-year-olds Saturday at Churchill Downs to give the Super Saver colt a victory in his second career start...

[read more]

Who's in Town is 17th SW of year for Speightstown
Speightstown

Who's in Town is 17th SW of year for Speightstown

Who’s in Town garnered the first stakes win of her career Saturday at Laurel Park, when she came out on top in a field of 14 3-year-old fillies...

[read more]

Lea County S. goes to Speightstown’s Wine Police
Speightstown

Lea County S. goes to Speightstown’s Wine Police

Wine Police collected his second stakes win of 2014, and fourth lifetime, with a half-length victory in Tuesday’s Lea County S. at Zia Park...

[read more]

Stellar Bodemeister fall weanling sales results
Bodemeister

Stellar Bodemeister fall weanling sales results

The much-anticipated first weanlings by Bodemeister’s offered at the Fasig-Tipton and Keeneland sales in November didn’t disappoint...

[read more]

Fed Biz, three-time G2 winner & two-time track record-setter, retires to WinStar
Fed Biz

Fed Biz, three-time G2 winner & two-time track record-setter, retires to WinStar

Fed Biz, a three-time Grade 2 winner and two-time Del Mar track record-setter by Giant’s Causeway, has been retired and will stand the 2015 breeding season at WinStar Farm...

[read more]

WinStar Farm Keeneland November sale consignment wrap

WinStar Farm Keeneland November sale consignment wrap

WinStar Farm, which has sold 14 Grade One winners, had a total of 22 horses sell at the Keeneland November sale during session #8 on Nov. 11...

[read more]

Speightstown filly sets track record in Italian Group 3
Speightstown

Speightstown filly sets track record in Italian Group 3

Farmah blitzed through 1,200 meters in a track record 1:08.20 in Capannelle’s Premio Carlo E Francesco Aloisi S. (G3) on Sunday, winning by six lengths...

[read more]

Congrats 2yo wins first stakes outing
Congrats

Congrats 2yo wins first stakes outing

Jacaranda upped her record to 2-for-2 with front-running, 3 ½-length victory in the $250,000 Tempted S. (G3) Sunday at Aqueduct...

[read more]