Lope De Vega Colt Flashes Home In Monmouth Sunday Finale

Lope de Vega | Ballylinch

10th-Monmouth, $55,850, Msw, 5-14, 3yo/up, 1 1/16mT, 1:41.13, fm, 5 lengths.
PROGRAM TRADING (GB) (c, 3, Lope de Vega {Ire}–Dreamlike {GB}, by Oasis Dream {GB}) debuted here under Lasix as the 3-1 choice in this finale to the Sunday card. The bay colt settled into a comfortable spot third along the rail past the grandstand and into the first turn. Losing a spot down the backstretch, the Chad Brown trainee took aim at the leaders around the far turn, sported a strong set of gears when given his cue, and with a furlong to go, left the field behind to win easily by 5 lengths over Coast Along (West Coast). Unraced second dam So Silk (GB) (Rainbow Quest), out of MG1SW Gossamer (GB) (Sadler's Wells), counts G1SW Ibn Khaldun (Dubai Destination) as a half-brother and she produced GSW Silk Sari (GB) (Dalakhani {Ire}). As for the winner's dam, she is responsible for an unraced 2-year-old filly named Alabama Anna (GB) (Starspangledbanner {Aus}) and a yearling filly by Pinatubo (Ire). Sales History: 250,000gns Ylg '21 TATOCT. Lifetime Record: 1-1-0-0, $33,000. Click for the Equibase.com chart or VIDEO, sponsored by TVG.
O-Klaravich Stables, Inc.; B-Fittocks Stud & Arrow Farm Stud (GB); T-Chad C. Brown.

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