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Medaglia D'Oro Adds US Black-Type
Tuesday, 6th April 2010Multiple Gr1-winning boom US 3rd-season sire & now Darley shuttler Medaglia d'Oro (El Prado-Cappucino Bay, by Bailjumper) also added a US black-type success when 4YO mare Cassidys Pride (Medaglia D'Oro-Cassidy, by Jolie's Halo) scored a 3.25-lengths victory in the US$50,000 Listed Harmony Lodge Stakes (6.5 furlongs) for mares 4YO & up at Calder in Florida. Cassidys Pride (ridden by Jose Lezcano for trainer Manuel Estevez) defeated Canadian-bred 5YO mare D'Wild Ride (D'Wildcat-Summer Storm, by Peace For Peace) & fellow 4YO mare First Passage (Giant's Causeway-Win's Fair Lady, by Dehere). Cassidys Pride took her record to 5 wins & 2 placings (including 2009's Listed Snurb Stakes over 5.5 furlongs at Calder) from 12 starts for US$137,347 earnings.