Speightstown filly wins rough Stormy West S.
Sunday, October 09, 2011
Exchange Funds avoided the trouble in deep stretch and was rewarded with a victory in the $60,000 Stormy West S. Oct. 9 at Belmont Park. Though she crossed the wire in third, 1 1/4-lengths from the top spot, the 4-year-old daughter of Speightstown was put up to first when both the winner and second place finisher were disqualified to third and fourth, respectively.

The action all started in deep stretch of the seven furlong turf event. Original first place finisher Ultimate Class and Legally Blanca, who crossed the wire in second, both bumped Wallis soundly. Wallis wound up fourth, and the top two were placed behind her by the stewards. Exchange Funds, meanwhile, was at the back of the pack early before launching a five-wide bid in the stretch. She finished with plenty of energy while outside of the incident near the wire.

This was the first stakes win for the Kentucky bred filly, who is 3-4-3 in 19 starts with $151,330 for DATTT Stable. She is out of Jetinto Houston, a winner of $282,885, topped by the Charles H. Russell H. and Irish O'Brien S. Jetinto Houston has four siblings that earned six figures, with three of them multiple stakes winners.

Speightstown, a top 10 sire this year, has 11 stakes winners ranging in ages two through five. His leading earner on the year is 3-year-old Indian Pond, who recently annexed the Carotene S. at Woodbine.
Commissioner gets his graded win in $150,000 Skip Away S. (G3)

Commissioner gets his graded win in $150,000 Skip Away S. (G3)

WinStar Farm’s multiple graded stakes performing homebred Commissioner battled his way to his first stakes victory in Saturday’s $150,000 Skip Away S. (G3)...

[read more]

Four straight for Tamarkuz after $1 million Goldolphin Mile (G2) score
Speightstown

Four straight for Tamarkuz after $1 million Goldolphin Mile (G2) score

Speightstown’s top sprinter Tamarkuz outgamed Sloane Avenue in the Meydan stretch to score his fourth consecutive stakes win in the $1 million Godolphin Mile (G2)...

[read more]

Competitive Edge comes back big in the Tamarac S.
Super Saver

Competitive Edge comes back big in the Tamarac S.

Living up to his billing, Competitive Edge rolled to an 8 ¼-length win in the $60,000 Tamarac S. Friday at Gulfstream Park...

[read more]

First mares in foal for WinStar’s Fed Biz, Revolutionary

First mares in foal for WinStar’s Fed Biz, Revolutionary

WinStar Farm has reported that Fed Biz and Revolutionary, the farm’s first-year stallions in 2015, have both had their first respective mares confirmed in foal with heartbeats...

[read more]

Tizmas goes gate-to-wire in More to Tell S.
Tiznow

Tizmas goes gate-to-wire in More to Tell S.

Tizmas broke on top and stayed there the entire trip in Saturday’s $60,000 More to Tell S. at Aqueduct, giving the son of Tiznow his first stakes victory...

[read more]

Sidney’s Candy delivers big numbers at OBS March sale
Sidney's Candy

Sidney’s Candy delivers big numbers at OBS March sale

The second and final day of the OBS March Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training brought plenty of highlights for Sidney’s Candy...

[read more]

Bellamy Road 2yos average $468,333 at OBS March Sale
Bellamy Road

Bellamy Road 2yos average $468,333 at OBS March Sale

Buoyed by an $800,000 filly at the OBS March Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training, Bellamy Road’s three lots that went through the ring during the March 17-18 auction averaged a sparkling $468,333...

[read more]

Congrats filly hammers for $725,000 at OBS
Congrats

Congrats filly hammers for $725,000 at OBS

Spirited bidding during the early part of the first day of the OBS March Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training brought a final price of $725,000 for a filly by Congrats...

[read more]

Regally-bred Tiznow colt sells for $800K at OBS
Tiznow

Regally-bred Tiznow colt sells for $800K at OBS

A WinStar-bred son of Tiznow brought a top bid of $800,000 during the first day of the OBS March Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training...

[read more]

OBS Day 1: WinStar stallions shine

OBS Day 1: WinStar stallions shine

During the first day of the OBS March Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training WinStar stallions put up big numbers across the board...

[read more]