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Distorted Humor Adds US Gr3

Monday, 17th October 2011

Former Grand Lodge Thoroughbreds shuttler (& runner-up on the US general sires list in 2005, 2009 & 2010) Distorted Humor (Forty Niner-Danzig's Beauty, by Danzig) added a US graded-stakes success when 4YO entire Boisterous (Distorted Humor-Emanating, by Cox's Ridge) scored a half-length victory in the US$100,000 Gr3 Knickerbocker Handicap (9 furlongs on turf) at Belmont Park in New York. Boisterous (ridden by John Velazquez for trainer Claude McGaughey) defeated 5YO entire Sleepless Knight (War Chant-Dream About, by Cherokee Run) & fellow 4YO entire Mr Ryder (Giant's Causeway-Saudia, by Gone West). Boisterous took his record to 5 wins (also including May’s Listed Three Coins Up Stakes over 10 furlongs at Belmont Park) & a placing (including July’s Gr1 Man O’ War Stakes over 11 furlongs at Belmont Park) from 13 starts for US$275,057 earnings.

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