Onesto, a $535,000 OBS Graduate, Wins Gr. II at Saint Cloud
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

    Jean-Pierre-Joseph Dubois, Jean-Etienne Dubois, Ecurie Hunter Valley, Haras d’Etreham, Ecurie Billon, Ecurie Elag, Fabrice Chappet & Hubert Guy’s Onesto (IRE) trailed into the straight of the Gr. II Prix Greffulhe at Saint Cloud on Sunday, but closed with a rush and ran past them all to score by 2 1/2 lengths. The lightly-raced 3-year-old colt by Frankel (GB) is now 4-2-1-0 and has earned $101,545 for trainer Fabrice Chappet/Frankreich. Consigned by Wavertree Stables, Inc. (Ciaran Dunne), Agent, to the 2021 OBS Spring Sale, he was purchased for $535,000 by Hubert Guy Bloodstock after breezing an eighth in :10 flat at the Under Tack show.

    Little Red Feather Racing’s Elm Drive made her 3-year-old debut in Sunday’s $101,900 Angels Flight Stakes at Santa Anita, went to the lead shortly after the start and never looked back, cruising to victory by 2 1/2 lengths. That’s two stakes wins for the graded stakes-winning daughter of Mohaymen, trained by Philip D’Amato, now 5-3-0-0 with $195,640 in earnings. A two-time OBS graduate, she was purchased out of the Summerfield consignment at the 2020 October Yearling Sale then consigned to the 2021 March Sale by Paul Sharp, Agent, where she turned in an Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5 and was sold for $165,000 to John Dowd on behalf of Little Red Feather Racing. 

    Three Diamonds Farm and Deuce Greathouse’s Stolen Base stayed off the pace in Churchill’s $500,000, Gr. II American Turf Stakes on Saturday’s Derby undercard, rallied to reach the lead between horses after straightening away in the stretch and eased away in the final furlong to score by a length and a quarter. It’s the first stakes victory for the 3-year-old son of Bodemeister, purchased for $45,000 out of the Ocala Stud consignment at the 2021 Spring Sale after turning in an Under Tack quarter in :21 2/5. Now 9-2-3-1 for trainer Mike Maker, he has earned $468,700.

    Julian J. De Mora Jr.’s California Frolic tried stakes company for the first time in the $75,000 English Channel Stakes at Gulfstream Park, and the 3-year-old colt by California Chrome rallied on the outside down the stretch and was up in the final yards to win by a neck. Now 6-3-1-1 for trainer Armando De La Cerda, he has earned $108,950. After breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 4/5 at the 2021 OBS Spring Sale, he was purchased for $32,000 out of the de Meric Sales consignment.     

    Soldi Stable LLC and Ohana Racing LLC’s Ocean Safari tracked the leaders in Gulfstream's $75,000 Honey Ryder Stakes, swung out for the drive and was up in deep stretch to win by half a length, with fellow OBS graduate Love Her Lots (March ’21) checking in third. Consigned to the 2021 OBS March Sale by Six K’s Training & Sales LLC, she was sold for $42,000 after turning in an Under Tack eighth in :10 2/5. Trained by Gilberto Zerpa, the 3-year-old daughter of Temple City is now 6-2-2-1 and has earned $106,190.

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