By Christie DeBernardis
Sponsored by Alex Nichols Agency
PRICEY QUALITY ROAD COLT DEBUTS IN NY
3rd-BEL, $90K, Msw, 2yo, 7f, 1:41 p.m.
Shug McGaughey unveils an expensive son of Quality Road here in CITIZEN MACK. A $950,000 KEESEP purchase by Don & Donna Adam's Courtlandt Farm, the dark bay is the first foal out of Rutile (Medaglia d'Oro), who is a daughter of MSW Set Them Free (Stop the Music). That blue hen mare is also responsible for GI Kentucky Derby winner Giacomo (Holy Bull), MGISW Tiago (Pleasant Tap); GSW & MGISP Stanwyck (Empire Maker); and MGSP Sea Jewel (Sea Hero). Claiborne and Adele Dilschneider homebred Debate (Flatter) also makes his career bow here for Hall of Famer Bill Mott. The bay is out of Grade II winner Vexed (Arch), who is a daughter of SW Cross (Mighty). Mott also saddles Godolphin homebred Urban Forest (Hard Spun), who makes his second start after finishing third on debut at Saratoga Aug. 14. His second dam is MGSW Forest Heiress (Forest Wildcat). TJCIS PPs