September 3, 2018 - Saratoga, Race 3, Msw, USD $85,000, 6F, .0000

Complexity, c, 2, 2016 by Maclean's Music

1st Dam: Goldfield, by Yes It's True
2nd Dam: Folly Dollar, by Digression
3rd Dam: Real Precious, by Torsion

Owner: Klaravich Stables, Inc.
Breeder: Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings LLC (KY)
Trainer: Chad C. Brown

Complexity took all the play for his debut on closing day at Saratoga and ran to the money with an impressive score to earn ‘TDN Rising Star’ honors.

Showing a string of sharp local breezes, culminating in a 1:00 2/5 (3/18) five-furlong move Aug. 26, the $375,000 Keeneland September graduate was backed down to 85 cents on the dollar and broke about a length slowly from his inside draw. Quickly recovering and punching through at the rail under his own power, he dictated terms past splits of :22.14 and :45.02. Quietly ridden on the turn, he quickly shook clear once given his cue by Jose Ortiz as heads pointed toward home and never faced a serious threat from there, coasting home in hand 4 1/4 lengths to the good of longshot Harvey Wallbanger (Congrats) in a sharp clocking. The winner is the third ‘Rising Star’ at the meet for leading owner Klaravich Stables and record-setting leading trainer Chad Brown, following up Feedback(Violence) and Newspaperofrecord (Ire) (Lope de Vega {Ire}). He is a half to fellow ‘Rising Star’ Valadorna (Curlin), GSW & GISP, $560,920. His unraced dam, a half to juvenile GSW Springside (Awesome Again), is responsible for a yearling filly by Astrology and foaled a Curlin filly this season before visiting Pioneerof the Nile. Second dam Forty Dollar was a stakes winner and Grade II-placed.

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