By Andrea Branchini
Street + street = intersection. This is the formula for the brilliant and ingenious name of a recent US-bred winner in Japan. The 5-year-old INTERSECTION is by Street Cry (Ire) out of Vine Street. Wordplay at its low-key best.
INTERSECTION (JPN), h, 5, Street Cry (Ire)–Vine Street (Ire), by Singspiel (Ire). Kyoto, 5-10, Plate Race, 9.5f. Lifetime Record: 19-3-3-2, $361,869. O-Godolphin; B-Darley Japan Farm (Jpn); T-Ryuji Okubo. *Full to Leshlaa, SW-Tur, MGSP-UAE, $491,513.
An Italian native, Andrea Branchini now lives in Lexington, KY, where he works in the equine transport industry.