Awesome Again Daughter Storms to Another Stakes Victory
The Awesome Again daughter Winter proved best in the $75,000 Maryland Racing Media Stakes at......
The Awesome Again daughter Winter proved best in the $75,000 Maryland Racing Media Stakes at Laurel Park on February 18, her second consecutive stakes victory
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Winter has now won four of five starts since being transferred to trainer Cal Lynch in September. She looked good scoring her first stakes win last time out in the Nellie Morse Stakes at Laurel and may have been even better Saturday, scoring by 4 1/4 lengths.
Winter was in contention throughout the Maryland Racing Media, took the lead in upper stretch under Trevor McCarthy, and pulled away.
"It just seems the farther she goes, the better," McCarthy said.
Winter completed 1 1/16 miles in 1:44.95. She is now unbeaten in three starts this year an is 5-for-11 lifetime with earnings of $181,330. She is owned by Mathew Schera, who purchased the attractive gray from the Adena Springs consignment at the 2015 Fasig-Tipton Florida Two-Year-Old in Training sale.
"We'll probably give her a little time between this and her next race," Lynch said. "We might try the turf with her too in the spring."
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- photo - Jim McCue (Nellie Morse S.)
Stronach Stables 'Rising Star' Delta Prince Impresses Again
Stronach Stables homebred Delta Prince backed up his ‘TDN Rising Star’ designation with a popular......
Stronach Stables homebred Delta Prince backed up his ‘TDN Rising Star’ designation with a popular off-the-pace score at Gulfstream on February 18.
Third while green on debut Oct. 2 at Belmont, the striking dark bay went one better Nov. 12 at Aqueduct before jumping forward with a dominant four-length triumph when switched to the turf here Dec. 26. Off as the 6-5 chalk in this spot, the son of Street Cry settled in fourth off a contested :23.21 quarter and :47.21 half. Advancing menacingly three-wide on the far bend, Delta Prince swept up to challenge longshot frontrunner Alasaal (War Front) in deep stretch and edged by late for a neck triumph.
It was a fitting win for the half-brother to multiple Eclipse Champion Royal Delta, who was tragically died on February 10 after foaling a Galileo filly in Ireland. Delta Prince won the last race on the Saturday Gulfstream Park card that featured the Grade 2 Royal Delta Stakes.
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-photo - Leslie Martin