Stormy Liberal

Catching Up with 2017-18 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint Winner Stormy Liberal

Stormy Liberal is one of a select number of Breeders' Cup winners to repeat the feat. Always dead game, the former claimer's final half-dozen career victories had connections and fans regularly holding their collective breaths as his biggest margin was just a neck. The tough and classy veteran raced on three continents, earned an Eclipse as champion turf male in 2018, and retired to Old Friends after his 2019 season. "When owner David Bernsen retired Stormy to us, I was thrilled," said Michael Blowen, president of Old Friends. "The two-time...

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MGSW Leinster Represented By First Foal

Leinster (Majestic Warrior), a multiple graded-stakes winning half-brother to MGISW Stormy Liberal (Stormy Atlantic) and third in the 2020 GI Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint, was represented by his first foal, a filly, Thurs. Jan. 5 at Pleasant Acres Stallions. "Leinster was a great addition to the stallion barn at Pleasant Acres Stallions," said breeder Helen Barbazon. "It's very exciting to see him produce such an exceptional filly in his first crop. We look forward to following this beautiful foal's career." Leinster will stand the 2023 season for $5,000.

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Bolt d'Oro's First Foal a Filly

Bolt d'Oro (Medaglia d'Oro--Globe Trot, by A.P. Indy) was represented by his first reported foal Friday, Jan. 10, when a filly from Moment of Speight (Ire) (Speightstown) was born at Forever Spring Farm in Kentucky. Bred in partnership by Forever Spring and River Oaks Farm, the bay is the first produce from her 5-year-old dam, a daughter of Irish SW and U.S. dual graded-stakes placed Shimmering Moment (Afleet Alex). The filly's third dam Vassar (Royal Academy) is responsible for champion and two-time GI Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint hero Stormy Liberal...

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