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1st Winner For US Freshman Sire The Cliff's Edge
US Gr1-winning 7YO freshman sire The Cliff's Edge (Gulch-Zigember, by Danzig) recorded his 1st winner when Vinery Stables Efficient Edge (The Cliff's Edge-Efficient Frontier, by Mt Livermore) blitzed his rivals by 5.25-lengths over 5 furlongs at Churchill Downs for trainer Steve Asmussen, reported thoroughbredtimes.com. The Cliff's Edge stands for US$10,000 at Vinery in Kentucky & has 71 2YOs in his 1st crop. On the track, The Cliff's Edge notched 4 wins (3 graded stakes, including the 2004 Gr1 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland before finishing 5th to Smarty Jones in the Gr1 Kentucky Derby) & 7 placings (including the Gr1 Jockey Club Gold Cup, Gr1 Travers Stakes, Gr2 Dwyer Stakes & Gr2 Jim Dandy Stakes) from 13 starts for US$1,265,258 earnings.