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Latent Heat Wins US Gr1 Malibu Stakes
In the US, Juddmonte Farms home-bred colt Latent Heat (Maria's Mon-True Flare, by Capote) scored a 2-lengths victory in the US$250,000 Gr1 Malibu Stakes (7 furlongs) for 3YOs at Santa Anita Park in California. Latent Heat (ridden by Edgar Prado for trainer Bobby Frankel) defeated Spring At Last (Silver Deputy-Winter's Gone, by Dynaformer) & Midnight Lute (Real Quiet-Candytuft, by Dehere). Latent Heat now boasts 5 wins & 3 placings (including the 2006 Gr2 Santa Catalina Stakes & Gr3 Long Branch Breeders' Cup Stakes) from 9 starts.