Tiznow filly takes 'flight' in debut
Friday, May 13, 2011 RSS Feeds
Fantasy of Flight, Tiznow's most expensive yearling to sell at market in 2009, showed the potential that made her a $725,000 purchase two years ago, rolling to an eye-catching debut victory in the finale on Kentucky Oaks Day at Churchill (VIDEO).

The grand-looking bay filly broke sharply and immediately gave an indication of her quality, pressing a fast early pace with ease before taking command in the stretch of the six-furlong Maiden Special Weight affair. Fantasy of Flight kicked clear of her rivals to score a stylish 4 ¾-length win and give a strong hint as to her bright future to come. The final time was a brisk 1:09 2/5 over a fast track, and her solid gallop-out figures to set her up well to stretch out.

Trained by John Terranova, Fantasy of Flight hails from the stakes-winning Rubiano mare Positive Energy. She is campaigned by owners IEAH Stables, which acquired the filly for that large tag at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Yearling Sale.