Tiznow filly wires field in $100K Busanda S.
Saturday, January 04, 2014
Tiznow's newly-turned 3-year-old filly Fierce Boots rolled to a two-length victory in Saturday's $100,000 Busanda S.at Aqueduct Racetrack. With the victory, she received 10 points towards a possible berth in the Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks on May 3 at Churchill Downs.

A sharp start put Fierce Boots and jockey Jose Ortiz on the lead immediately, and after rather easy fractions of 24.44 seconds for the quarter-mile, 48.93 for the half and 1:14.87 for three-quarters, Fierce Boots had plenty left to hold her seven foes at bay through the stretch. She completed the one mile and 70 yards in 1:46.62.

"She broke well, so I put her on the lead," said Ortiz. "She went very relaxed and just kept trying."

It was the first stakes victory for Fierce Boots, who is owned by Bobby Flay and trained by Todd Pletcher.

"She hadn't gone to the front in the past, but we thought it would be a good idea to let her settle in where she wants to be," said Pletcher's assistant Byron Hughes. "Todd thought two turns would suit her."

With the victory, Fierce Boots earned $60,000 to nearly triple her bankroll to $94,036. Overall, she is 2-0-0 from five starts.

The bay filly, bred in Kentucky by Jamm Ltd., brought a winning bid of $200,000 at the 2012 Keeneland September Yearling sale. Out of the stakes-winning mare Shop Again, Fierce Boots is a half-sister to multiple graded stakes winner Power Broker.
Visit Tiznow's Page Tiznow
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]