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1st Winner For US Freshman Sire Awesome Gambler
US stakes-winning 7YO freshman stallion Awesome Gambler (Coronado's Quest-Wedding March, by Deputy Minister) also recorded his 1st winner when 2YO filly Willa B Awesome (Awesome Gambler-Cause I'm Tricky, by Nineeleven) scored on debut over 4.5 furlongs on all-weather at Hollywood Park in California for trainer Walther Solis. Willa B Awesome was a US$18,000 2YO at this year's Barretts Equine January Sale. Her sire Awesome Gambler (who won 2 of his 6 starts, including the 2007 Listed Alydar Stakes at Hollywood Park) stands for US$3,000 at Lovacres Ranch in California & has 36 current 2YOs in his 1st-crop.