Mill Ridge & Nicoma News

Holiday Star wins Sycamore

October 17, 2014

George Strawbridge's Holiday Star won the 20th running of the Sycamore S - G3 at Keeneland.

Thursday, Keeneland
SYCAMORE S.-GIII, $100,000, KEE, 10-16, 3/up, 1 1/2mT, 2:33 4/5, sf.
1-HOLIDAY STAR, 121, g, 4, by Harlan's Holiday
1st Dam: Spring Star, by Deputy Minister
2nd Dam: Alice Springs, by Val De L'orne (Fr)
3rd Dam: First Approach, by Northern Fling
O-Augustin Stable; B-George Strawbridge Jr (PA); T-H Graham Motion; J-Rosie Napravnik. $60,000. Lifetime Record: 13-4-2-2, $198,603. Werk Nick Rating: B. 
2--Red Rifle, 121, g, 4, Giant’s Causeway--May Night, by Gulch.
O-Twin Creeks Racing Stables LLC; B-Twin Creeks Farm, Tom & Nancy Clark (KY); T-T Pletcher. $20,000.
3--Villandry, 121, g, 5, Mr. Greeley--Al Beedaa, by Swain (Ire).
O-Gainesway Stable; B-Gainesway Thoroughbreds Ltd & J. Cornacchia Inc (KY); T-C. LoPresti. $10,000.
Margins: HF, HF, 4 3/4. Odds: 3.90, 1.90, 6.80.
Also Ran: Tricky Hat (Chi), Unitarian, Cozy Kitten.

Holiday Star covered the 1 1/2 miles on a soft turf course.  The victory was the third of the day for Rosie Napravnik.