SPIRIT BAY wins the Sadie Diamond Futurity Stakes at Hastings for Canadian Bred Two Year Old Fillies!
A British Columbia bred, SPIRIT BAY , is by GAYEGO and was produced from his first crop sired while standing in Alberta.
Away sharply in the 6-1/2 furlong test, SPIRIT BAY duelled on the lead with Sheri Sugar Rush (also by GAYEGO) in good early fractions. Leading into the stretch, she held off a late charge to win by a half length, crossing the wire in a time of 1:18.93.
Bred in British Columbia by Embree Farms Ltd., SPIRIT BAY is by GAYEGO out of River’s Reach by Wild Wonder.
Consigned to the 2015 CTHS BC Yearling Sale, she was purchased by owner Dennis Tucker for $9,000.00. This was the first Win for SPIRIT BAY who was second last time out in the CTHS Sales Stakes. Her record is now 1-1-0 in 3 lifetime starts with career earnings of just under $70,000.00!
Congratulations to the winning connections!
Owner Dennis Tucker, Breeder Embree Farms Ltd., and Trainer Philip Hall.
GAYEGO’s first Alberta Sired Crop are two year olds of 2016. So far this season GAYEGO has been represented by 5 two year old Winners from 17 Starters with just over $156,000.00(CAD) in progeny earnings. Good enough for 4th overall in Canada this year as a sire of two year olds. GAYEGO also currently ranks 4th on the Canadian second crop sire list.
Bar None Ranches other promising young sire, SCHRAMSBERG, sits just behind GAYEGO on the Canadian second crop sire list in 5th place with 14 winners from 31 runners and 2016 progeny earnings of $177,000.00(CAD). SCHRAMSBERG currently has 4 two year old Winners from 13 Starters from his second crop to race.