Stanford won a Charles Town Classic on Saturday, Apr 23, 2016, adding another $1.25 million to his piggy bank. The four-year-old colt, who is owned by Stonestreet Stables and several individuals, is being lerned by Todd Pletcher and ridden by Javier Castellano. He pennyless on tip out of a embankment and drew divided from a container to feat by 3 lengths in a ancestral West Virginia oval during a stretch of 1 1/8 of a mile. He paid $9.40 to win and was chosen third out of ten.
For many of a way, Stanford hold during slightest a half-length lead. Page McKenny was on his outward a whole approach though could not pass a Charles Town Classic winner. As they entered a spin for home and McKenny drew near, a son of Malibu Moon felt a small feverishness in his throat, though with a refinement of Castellano’s urging, they pulled divided and did not demeanour behind until they were assimilated by their connectors in a winner’s circle.
Out of 11 starts, this was usually Stanford’s fourth win. He was purchased as a two-year-old in training for a cold $550,000 during a Barret’s sale. Winstar Farms, out of Kentucky, bred a colt, whose grandsire is Distorted Humor. The usually graded stakes feat he has in his name is his win during a Charles Town Classic.
Coming from a layoff final summer, a colt has strike a belligerent using this year. He has fast turn a millionaire with back-to-back places in graded stakes races.
By Sylvia Harris
Edited by Jeanette Smith
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