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1st Winner For US Freshman Sire Bluegrass Cat
US Gr1-winning & twice classic-placed 7YO freshman stallion Bluegrass Cat (Storm Cat-She's A Winner, by A.P.Indy) recorded his 1st winner when 2YO filly Bluegrass Phenom (Bluegrass Cat-Reboot, by Rubiano) led all-the-way to score on debut over 4.5 furlongs at Keeneland in Kentucky for trainer Tom Amoss. Bluegrass Phenom was a US$75,000 yearling at the 2009 Keeneland September Sale. Her sire Bluegrass Cat (who stands at WinStar Farm in Kentucky for US$25,000) recorded 5 wins (including the Gr1 Haskell Invitational Handicap over 9 furlongs at Monmouth Park, Gr2 Remsen Stakes over 9 furlongs at Aqueduct & Listed Sam Davis Stakes over 8.5 furlongs at Tampa Bay Downs) & 4 runners-up (including the Gr1 Kentucky Derby over 10 furlongs at Churchill Downs, Gr1 Belmont Stakes over 12 furlongs at Belmont Park, Gr1 Travers Stakes over 10 furlongs at Saratoga & Gr3 Tampa Bay Derby over 8.5 furlongs at Tampa Bay Downs) from 11 starts for US$1,761,280 earnings.