Friday, July 27, 2012
Spring at Last got his first stakes winner from his initial crop on July 27 at Colonial Downs when the filly A Lover's Question took on the boys and rolled to a 3 3/4-length winner in the $50,000 Jamestown S. [VIDEO] on the outer turf course.
Spring at Last sits atop the Freshman sire list in the earnings and stakes horses categories and second in the winners category. The 9-year-old stallion has sired winners on traditional dirt, artificial surface, and turf.
A Lover's Question wasted little time in getting involved in the 5 1/2-furlong Jamestown. After battling with Vestry for the first two furlongs, she began to pull away coming into the stretch and was well clear with an eighth mile to go. Wrapped up late, she completed the distance on the “good” turf in 1:06.41.
A Lover's Question, bred in Virginia by her owner R. Larry Johnson, is out of Kelly's Question, who has produced five winners from as many foals. Her 2009 foal Harbingerofthings broke his maiden in last year in this same race.