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Fusaichi Pegasus Adds US Black-Type Quinella
Former Coolmore shuttler & Gr1 Kentucky Derby winner Fusaichi Pegasus (Mr Prospector-Angel Fever, by Danzig) added a US black-type quinella when favoured 5YO entire Total Bull (Fusaichi Pegasus-Pattern Step, by Nureyev) scored a half-length victory in the US$100,000 Listed Fifth Season Stakes (8.5 furlongs) for 4YOs & up at Oaklawn Park. Total Bull (ridden by Calvin Borel for trainer Bob Baffert) defeated 4YO entire Flying Private (Fusaichi Pegasus-Beautiful Treasure, by Unbridled) & 6YO entire Cryptolight (Fantastic Light-Crypto's Redjet, by Cryptoclearance). Total Bull (a US$550,000 2YO at the 2007 Fasig-Tipton February Sale) was unraced until winning on debut last November & took his record to 3 wins & 2 runners-up from 5 starts for US$128,800 earnings.