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1st Win For US Gr1-Winning Freshman Purim
US Gr1-winning 9YO freshman stallion Purim (Dynaformer-Kirsteena, by Lord At War) recorded his 1st winner when 2YO gelding Two Months Rent scored over 8.5 furlongs on turf at Belmont Park for trainer James Toner. Two Months rent was a US$4,000 yearling at the 2010 Keeneland January Sale. His sire Purim (who is from the family of sires Dr Fager & Unbridled) recorded 9 wins (including the Gr1 Shadwell Turf Mile Stakes, Gr3 Arlington Classic Stakes, Gr3 Razorback Breeders' Cup Handicap, Listed Avers Wexler Illinois Owners Stakes, Listed John Henry Stakes & Listed Colonel Bradley Handicap) & 4 placings (including the Gr2 American Derby & Gr2 Maker’s Mark Mile Stakes) from 23 starts for US$928,543 earnings. Purim stands at Richland Hills in Kentucky for US$7,500.