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1st Winner For US Freshman Sire Sky Mesa
US Gr1-winning 7YO freshman sire Sky Mesa (Pulpit-Caress, by Storm Cat) recorded his 1st winner when Twenty Eight Hours (Sky Mesa-Game Trick, by Clever Trick) "closed with determination to prevail by a neck" over 4.5 furlongs at Keeneland Race Course, reported thoroughbredtimes.com. Sky Mesa stands for US$30,000 at Three Chimneys Farm in Kentucky & has 89 foals in his 1st crop. On the track, Sky Mesa notched 3 wins (including both the Gr1 Hopeful Stakes & Gr2 Lane's End Breeders' Futurity as a 2YO, plus runner-up in the Gr1 Haskell Invitational Handicap & 3rd in the Gr2 Dwyer Stakes as a 3YO) from 6 starts & earned US$633,076.