Exaggerator Gets First Winner at Golden Gate

Exaggerator | Benoit

Xtrema (Exaggerator) rallied to a convincing first-out score to give her freshman sire (by Curlin) his first winner while going out for the same connections that campaigned the 2016 GI Preakness S. hero. Breaking as the 21-10 second choice in a five-horse group, the $55,000 KEESEP grad tracked a speed duel from a distant third through a sharp :21.75 quarter. Appearing one-paced on the turn, the chestnut came alive entering the final furlong and blew past the tiring pace actors outside the sixteenth pole to score by four lengths over longshot Silver Lyric (Northern Causeway). The victress has a yearling half-sister by Hard Spun.

4th-Golden Gate Fields, $32,520, Msw, 6-11, 2yo, f, 5f (AWT), :59.62, ft.
XTREMA (f, 2, Exaggerator–Gold N Eskimo, by Seeking the Gold) Sales History: $55,000 Ylg '19 KEESEP. Lifetime Record: 1-1-0-0, $18,000. Click for the Equibase.com chart or VIDEO, sponsored by Fasig-Tipton.
O-Big Chief Racing, LLC, Rocker O Ranch, LLC & J. Keith Desormeaux; B-K. C. Garrett Farm (KY); T-J. Keith Desormeaux.

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