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1st Win To US Freshman Flame Thrower
In the US, 7YO freshman sire Flame Thrower (Saint Ballado-Metromane, by Metrogrand) recorded his 1st winner when 2YO colt Lord Of The Flame won on debut at Calder Race Course, reported thoroughbredtimes.com. Flame Thrower (who stands at Cloverleaf Farms II in Florida) has 44 foals in his 1st crop. On the track, Flame Thrower recorded 4 wins (including 2YO triumphs in the 2000 Gr2 Del Mar Futurity, Gr2 Norfolk Stakes & Gr3 Best Pal Stakes) & 2 runner-ups (both graded stakes as a 3YO) in 7 starts for US$458,200 earnings.