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1st Winner For US Freshman Sire Marino Marini
Multiple Gr1-placed 8YO US freshman sire Marino Marini (Storm Cat-Halo America, by Waquoit) recorded his 1st winner when Miguel's Mascot (Marino Marini-Lovely Pet, by Devil's Bag) scored by 2-lengths over 5.5 furlongs at Del Mar in California for trainer Eric Kruljac, reported thoroughbredtimes.com. Marino Marini (a half-brother to Gr3-winner Quick Temper) stands for US$5,000 at Rancho San Miguel in California & has 34 2YOs in his 1st-crop. On the track, Kentucky-bred Marino Marini notched 3 wins (including Ireland's 2002 Listed Marble Hill Stakes at the Curragh, plus runner-up in both Ireland's 2002 Gr2 Phoenix Stakes & the US 2003 Gr1 Malibu Stakes) from 16 starts & earned US$294,384.