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Distorted Humor Adds US Black-Type
Former Grand Lodge Thoroughbreds shuttler Distorted Humor (Forty Niner-Danzig's Beauty, by Danzig) added a US black-type success when 4YO entire Public Speaker (Distorted Humor-Gouache, by Southern Halo) scored a 1.25-lengths victory in the US$100,000 Robert Carey Memorial Handicap (8 furlongs) at Hawthorne in Illinois. Public Speaker (ridden by Junior Alvarado for trainer Dale Bennett) defeated 6YO gelding Antrim County (Giant's Causeway-Bright Feather, by Fappiano) & fellow 4YO entire Sebastian County (Hennessy-Double Park, by Lycius). Public Speaker (a US$300,000 weanling at the 2005 Keeneland November Sale) now has 7 wins (also including September's Listed Sea O'Erin Mile Handicap over 8 furlongs at Arlington Park) & a placing (in August's Rossi Gold Stakes over 9.5 furlongs at Arlington Park) from 13 starts for US$223,847 earnings.