Brookdale Grad MARLEY’S FREEDOM (5,m, Blame/Relaxing Green) captured her 5th graded states win on Saturday in her last 6 starts after winning the G2 Santa Monica Stakes at Santa Anita. She now has 8 wins in 15 lifetime starts and has earned $935,935. She was bred in Kentucky by Jack Swain III and was born and raised at Brookdale. She was purchased at the 2015 Keeneland September Sale by Cicero Farms LLC.
Brookdale Grad SERENGETI EMPRESS (3,f, Alternation/Havisham) went wire to wire to capture the G2 Rachel Alexandra Stakes by 4 and 1/2 lengths on Saturday at the Fair Grounds. With the win Serengeti Empress earned 50 points for the 2019 Kentucky Oaks. She now has 4 wins in 6 career starts and has earned $327,870. She was purchased by Brookale and J.R. Ward Stables at the 2016 Keeneland November Sale and was sold at the Keeneland September 2017 Sale to owner Joel Politi.
Brookdale Grad Marley’s Freedom was named a finalist for both the Older Dirt Female and Female Sprinter Division for the 2018 Eclipse Awards. Marley’s Freedom won 4 graded stakes this year, including the G1 Ballerina Stakes, at distances ranging from 6 Furlongs to a Mile. She has now earned $815,935 for owners Cicero Farms, LLC. Winners will be announced on Thursday, January 24th.