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Stay Thirsty Wins US Gr1 Cigar Mile

Monday, 26th November 2012

At Aqueduct in the US, triple Gr1-winning Darley shuttler & US Eclipse Award-winning stallion Bernardini (A.P.Indy-Cara Rafaela, by Quiet American) added a Gr1 triumph when 4YO entire Stay Thirsty (Bernardini-Marozia, by Storm Bird) scored by a nose for trainer Todd Pletcher in the US$343,000 Gr1 Cigar Mile (8 furlongs for 3YOs+, over 4YO mare Groupie Doll (Bowman's Band–Deputy Doll, by Silver Deputy) & fellow 4YO entire Coil (Point Given–Eversmile, by Theatrical). Stay Thirsty (a US$160,000 yearling at the 2009 Keeneland September Sale & subsequently a US$500,000 2YO at the 2010 Fasig-Tipton February Sale) took his record to 5 wins (also including 2011's Gr1 Travers Stakes at Saratoga) & 6 placings (incuding last starts Gr1 Jockey Club Gold Cup at Belmont, 2011's Gr1 Belmont Stakes & 2010's Gr1 Hopeful Stakes at Saratoga) from 17 starts.

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