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1st Winner For Freshman Sire Heatseeker
Gr1-winning freshman sire Heatseeker (Giant's Causeway-Rusty Back, by Defensive Play) secured his first winner at Woodbine on Saturday "when Surtsey [ex Kick'em Jenny, by Bold Executive] rallied from sixth place and drew off in the stretch to win in her fourth career start", reports thoroughbredtimes.com. With 7 wins from 17 starts, "capped by a win in the 2008 Santa Anita Handicap (G1) where he set a track record of 2:00.42 for 1 ? miles", Heatseeker is a resident sire at Harris Farms in Coalinga, California. His first crop includes 60 2YO's. Surtsey's dam Kick'em Jenny is a half-sister to 2005 Queen's Plate Stakes winner and sire Wild Desert.