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1st Winner For US Freshman Sire El Leopardo
US 7YO freshman sire Lel Leopardo (Storm Cat-Ajina) recorded his 1st winner when 2YO Opposition Leader scored by 0.75-lengths at Louisiana Downs, reported thoroughbredtimes.com. Unraced El Leopardo (a half-brother to stakes-winner Manchurian) stood the 2008 breeding season for a private fee at Landlock Equine Center in Louisiana & has 23 2YOs in his 1st-crop. His dam Ajina was 1997 US champion 3YO filly & he comes "from the female family of European high-weight & sire Bahri, Irish champion 2YO filly Highest Trump, Gr3-winning sires Dance Bid & Northern Plain, & Gr2-winner Nothing But Fun".