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Noble's Promise Wins US Gr1 Dixiana Futurity
Front-running juvenile colt Noble's Promise (Cuvee-The Devil's Trick, by Clever Trick) scored a half-length victory in the US$500,000 Gr1 Dixiana Breeders' Futurity (8.5 furlongs on all-weather) for 2YOs at Keeneland. Noble's Promise (ridden by Willie Martinez for trainer Ken McPeek) defeated fellow colts Aikenite (Yes It's True-Silverlado, by Saint Ballado) & Roman Invasion (Roman Ruler-Princess V, by Memo). Noble's Promise (a US$10,000 weanling at the 2007 Keeneland November Sale) took his record to 3 wins & a runner-up from 4 starts for US$385,500 earnings.