Saturday, May 29, 2010
B G Suavecito became the first winner for freshman sire Suave with his impressive debut victory in a $20,500 maiden special weight at Lone Star Park on May 28th.
The 2-year-old colt covered five furlongs under Alfredo Contreras in :58.87 on a track rated fast, to win by 2 1/4-lengths after battling for the lead for the first four furlongs. B G Suavecito was the second starter from the first crop of millionaire Suave, whose first starter - 2-year-old filly Golden Phoenix - was a game second in her debut in a maiden special weight at Churchill Downs on May 21st.
B G Suavecito is one of four winners from as many starters out of multiple stakes winner Cupids Revenge, by Red Ransom.
A 9-year-old by A.P. Indy out of multiple Grade 1 winner Urbane, by Citidancer, Suave won seven of 27 career starts over four seasons and earned $1,348,423. He won the 2006 Washington Park Handicap (G2) at Arlington Park in track-record time of 1:53.53 for 1 3/16-miles. His other graded wins came in the 2005 Saratoga Breeders’ Cup Handicap (G2) and the 2004 Northern Dancer Stakes (G3) at Churchill Downs. He also finished second in the ’05 Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1).
Suave, who has a reported 84 two-year-olds in his first crop, stands at Darby Dan Farm for a fee of $12,500.