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Distorted Humor Adds US Gr3

Monday, 7th May 2012

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 favoured 5YO entire Boisterous (Distorted Humor-Emanating, by Cox's Ridge) scored a 1-length victory in the US$150,000 Gr3 Fort Macy Handicap (8.5 furlongs on turf) at Belmont Park in New York. Boisterous (ridden by Alan Garcia for trainer Shug McGaughey) defeated UK-bred 4YO entire Desert Blanc (Desert Style-Lumiere Rouge, by Indian Ridge) & 4YO ridgeling Top Surprize (Pure Prize-Well At The Top, by Sadler's Wells). Boisterous took his record to 7 wins (also including 2011's Gr2 Red Smith Handicap over 11 furlongs at Aqueduct, Gr3 Knickerbocker Handicap over 9 furlongs at Belmont Park & Listed Three Coins Up Stakes over 10 furlongs at Belmont Park) & a placing (in 2011's Gr1 Man O' War Stakes over 11 furlongs at Belmont Park) from 16 starts for US$457,990 earnings.

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