Thursday, August 08, 2013
Forbes’ Firsters for Saturday, August 10, 2013
Race 6, All 2-year-olds, 5 ½ Furlongs, Dirt, 3:35 p.m.
ROBERTO GATO (chestnut colt, Zensational—Cat News, by Storm Cat) is a half-brother to Publication, who won the Grade 2 Arlington-Washington Futurity as a 2-year-old and placed in five graded stakes, including the Grade 1 Triple Bend Handicap, between the ages of 4 and 8. All six foals out of Cat News to race have won.
Owner: Dream Walkin Farms
Trainer: D. Wayne Lukas
Jockey: Junior Alvarado
Sales history: $100,000 Keeneland November weanling; $175,000 Keeneland September yearling
MOSLER (dark bay/brown colt, War Front—Gold Vault, by Arch) is a half-brother to Contested, who won last year’s Grade 1 Acorn and Grade 1 Test. Their dam is a winning full-sister to stakes-placed Acquilea and a half-sister to Grade 1 King’s Bishop and Grade 1 Forego hero Pomeroy.
Owner: Adele B. Dilschneider
Trainer: William Mott
Jockey: Joel Rosario
Sales history: $1,050,000 Keeneland September yearling