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Get Stormy Wins US Gr1 Woodford Reserve Turf Classic

Monday, 9th May 2011

Front-running 5YO entire Get Stormy (Stormy Atlantic-Foolish Gal, by Kiri's Clown) notched his 2nd successive Gr1 triumph in 3-weeks with a 0.75-lengths victory in the US$500,000 Gr1 Woodford Reserve Turf Classic (9 furlongs on turf) at Churchill Downs. Get Stormy (ridden by Ramon Dominguez for trainer Thomas Bush) defeated fellow 5YO entire Smart Bid (Smart Strike-Recording, by Danzig) & 4YO entire Doubles Partner (Rock Hard Ten-Serena's Sister, by Rahy). Get Stormy took his record to 10 wins (also including April's Gr1 Maker's Mark Mile Stakes over 8 furlongsat Keeneland, plus 2010's Gr2 Bernard Baruch Handicap over 9 furlongs at Saratoga, Gr2 Fourstardave Handicap over 8.5 furlongs at Saratoga & Listed Elkwood Stakes over 8.5 furlongs at Monmouth Park, as well as 2009's Gr3 Commonwealth Turf Stakes over 8.5 furlongs at Churchill Downs, Gr3 Bryan Station Stakes over 8 furlongs at Keeneland & Listed Lure Stakes over 8 furlongs at Saratoga) & 4 placings (including February's Gr1 Gulfstream Park Turf Stakes over 9 furlongs at Gulfstream Park) from 22 starts for US$1,128,083 earnings.

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