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Midnight Storm Wins Gr1 Shoemaker Mile Stakes
At Santa Anita Park in the US, 5YO entire Midnight Storm (Pioneerof the Nile-My Tina, by Bertrando) avenged his half-length defeat last year when scoring a front-running 0.5-length win for trainer Philip D'Amato in the US$400,000 Gr1 Shoemaker Mile Stakes (8 furlongs) for 3YO+, over 4YO entire Tourist (Tiznow-Unbridled Melody, by Unbridled's Song) & 5YO gelding Twentytwentyvision (Pollard's Vision-Miss Alphie, by Candi's Gold). Midnight Storm improved his record to 6 wins (including the Gr2 Del Mar Derby) and 3 placings (including the Gr1 Shoemaker Mile Stakes) from 16 starts for US$831,110 earnings.