Dubawi 'Rising Star' Returns a Winner at Tampa


In Italian | SV Photography

5th-Tampa Bay Downs, $25,800, Alw, 1-12, (NW1X), 4yo/up, f/m, 1mT, 1:34.64, fm, 4 1/4 lengths.
IN ITALIAN (GB) (f, 4, Dubawi {Ire}–Florentina {Aus} {GSW-Aus, $250,958}, by Redoute's Choice {Aus}), tabbed as a 'TDN Rising Star' out of a front-running graduation at second asking over the Belmont lawn last out May 8, was heavily supported as the 1-2 favorite to fire fresh off the bench here. Speeding right to the front from her inside draw, she clicked off fractions of :23.68 and :47.57 and was confidently handled approaching the top of the stretch. Samy Camacho hit the gas as they straightened and In Italian responded nicely en route to a good-looking, 4 1/4-length decision over Kitten Tales (Kitten's Joy. In Italian was a 475,000gns Tattersalls October yearling purchase by Mike Ryan on behalf of Peter Brant. A half-sister to Villa Carlotta (Aus) (Street Cry {Ire}), GSP-Aus; and Fasano (Aus) (Lonhro {Aus}), SP-Aus, In Italian was bred by John Camilleri's Fairway Thoroughbreds and her dam Florentina was bred back Southern Hemisphere time to Juddmonte stallion Kingman (GB) in September 2018 before returning to Australia. That produce, a colt foaled Aug. 2, 2019, sold to Tom Magnier for A$1.8m at the Magic Millions Gold Coast yearling sale. Florentina returned to Banstead Manor to visit Kingman in the Northern Hemisphere autumn in 2019 and, returned to Australia, she was subsequently sold for A$650,000 at the 2020 Inglis Chairman's Sale. Her Kingman filly of 2020 is her most recent produce. Sales history: 475,000gns Ylg '19 TATOCT. Lifetime Record: 3-2-1-0, $69,800. Click for the Equibase.com chart or VIDEO, sponsored by TVG.
O-Peter M. Brant; B-Fairway Thoroughbreds (GB); T-Chad C. Brown.

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