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1st Winner For US Freshman Sire Richly Blended
US 8YO freshman sire Richly Blended (Rizzi-Valid Blend, by Valid Appeal) recorded his 1st winner when 2YO filly Cosmo Nan scored by 3-lengths over 5 furlongs at Santa Rosa, reported thoroughbredtimes.com. Richly Blended stands at West 12 Ranch in California, after initially standing in 2003 at Rancho San Miguel & then in 2004 at Special T Thoroughbreds; he has 37 foals in his 1st crop. On the track, Richly Blended won 4 of 6 starts (including the 2001 Gr3 Gotham Stakes & Gr3 Withers Stakes at Aqueduct, plus placed in the Gr1 Wood Memorial Stakes) & earned US$323,280.