Constitution colt draws off in Saratoga maiden special weight opener
Saturday, August 3, 2019
Our Country opened up the Saturday Saratoga card with a very impressive debut on the turf, winning by nearly a half-dozen lengths to give top-five Freshman sire Constitution his fifth winner from his first crop.

Among Constitution's five winners is Sanford S. (G3) winner By Your Side and TDN Rising Stars Aurelia Garland and Amalfi Sunrise.

Our Country, owned by R. A. Hill Stable and Gatsas Stables, was mid-pack though the first six furlongs of the 1 1/16-mile race, coming four-wide in the stretch and rolling past battling front-runners to draw off in style, winning officially by 5 3/4-lengths in 1:41.39.

Our Country was bred by WinStar Farm out of the unraced Tiznow mare Light and Variable, who is a half-sister to Adirondack S. (G2) winner Nonna Mela.



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