Quality Road Colt Takes Debut at Santa Anita

1st at SAX, Msw, 50000MSW (5.5f)Winner: High Velocity, c, 2 by Quality Road

Quality Road, sire of High Velocity

1st-Santa Anita, $50,000, Msw, 10-13, 2yo, 5 1/2f, 1:04.60, ft.
HIGH VELOCITY (c, 2, Quality Road–Ketel Twist {GSP, $192,477}, by Dixie Union), a $350,000 Keeneland September buy, showed a sharp worktab for this debut, punctuated by a local half-mile from the gate in :46 3/5 (1/28) Oct. 3, and was knocked down to 7-10 favoritism. Tracking the speed of longshot Prince Magician (Cairo Prince) through fractions of :22.27 and :45.76, the bay took over passing the sixteenth pole and edged clear to a two-length score over the pacesetter. The victor has a yearling half-sister by Nyquist and his dam visited West Coast this term. Sales History: $350,000 Ylg ’18 KEESEP. Lifetime Record: 1-1-0-0, $30,000. Click for the Equibase.com chart or VIDEO, sponsored by Fasig-Tipton.
O-Gary & Mary West; B-Dell Ridge Farm, LLC (KY); T-Bob Baffert.

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