Brookdale Grad Candy Kitty Breaks Maiden at Saratoga

Candy Kitty (2,f, Lemon Drop Kid/Worthy Cat) broke her maiden on Sunday at Saratoga by going wire to wire in a MSW. The two year old filly led the entire race and was able to pull away in the stretch to win by 2 and a 1/4 lengths. In just three starts the filly now has updated earnings of $73,500.  She was bred in Kentucky by Jack Swain and was purchased in the 2012 Keeneland September Sale for $185,000 by Starlight Racing.

Brookdale/Foxborough Grad Rise Up Cruises in Stakes Debut at Mountaineer

Rise Up (2,c, Rockport Harbor/Appenzell) cruised to a 4 and 3/4 length win in the Mountaineer Juvenile Stakes (100k) on Saturday at Mountaineer. The 2 year old colt was making just his third career start and his first start on the dirt after winning at Presque Isle Downs back in June. He now has 2 wins in 3 lifetime starts with earnings of $88,900.  Rise Up was bred in Kentucky by Cottonwood Stables LLC.