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1st Winner For US Freshman Sire Salute The Sarge
US Gr2-winning & multiple Gr1-placed 7YO freshman stallion Salute The Sarge (Forest Wildcat-Dixie Ghost, by Silver Ghost) recorded his 1st winner when 2YO gelding Fishin Frank (Salute The Sarge-Easytoblush, by Blushing John) scored by 5-lengths over 5 furlongs at Evangeline Downs in Louisiana for trainer Anthony Agilar. Fishin Frank was initially a US$4,500 yearling at the 2011 Louisiana Breeders September Sale & subsequently a US$4,000 2Yo at this year's Evangeline Downs March Sale. His sire Salute The Sarge (who stands for US$2,500 at Red River Farms in Louisiana) has 51 2YOs in his 1st-crop. On the track, Salute The Sarge recorded 4 wins (including the Gr2 Best Pal Stakes, Gr3 Hollywood Juvenile Championship & Listed San Miguel Stakes, plus runner-up in both the Gr1 Del Mar Futurity & Gr1 Norfolk Stakes) from 12 starts for US$346,639 earnings.