Saturday, August 17, 2013
Forbes’ Firsters for Sunday, August 18, 2013
Race 5, All 2-year-olds, 1 1/16 Miles, Turf, 3:03 p.m.
WACO (dark bay or brown colt, Medaglia d’Oro—Sangrita, by Mr. Greeley) is out of a mare who won the Grade 2 Chilukki at one mile on the main track. Sangrita is a half-sister to Grade 1 Suburban Handicap victor Offlee Wild and Recoleta, the dam of European group stakes winners Silent Times and Rock of Rochelle. Sangrita has produced one winner from two foals to race.
Owner: William L. Clifton, Jr.
Trainer: H. James Bond
Jockey: Rajiv Maragh
Sales history: $280,000 Keeneland September yearling
Race 11, 2-year-old Fillies, 1 1/16 Miles, Turf, 6:18 p.m.
JAZIL’S DREAM (chestnut filly, Jazil—American Dreamer, by Quest for Fame) is a half-sister to Maram, who debuted a winner in a maiden claiming race on turf as a 2-year-old before going on to win the Grade 3 Miss Grillo and the inaugural running of the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf. She later added triumphs in the John Hettinger and Miss Liberty. Maram is American Dreamer’s only winner from two foals to races.
Owner: Karen Woods
Trainer: Thomas Albertrani
Jockey: Jose Lezcano