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Medaglia D'Oro Adds US Black-Type
Multiple Gr1-winning shuttler Medaglia D'Oro (El Prado-Cappucino Bay, by Bailjumper) added a US black-type success when 5YO entire Alma D'Oro (Medaglia d'Oro-Brenda D S, by Fortunate Prospect) scored by a nose in the US$100,300 Listed R.R.M.Carpenter Memorial Handicap (8.5 furlongs) at Delaware Park. Alma D'Oro (ridden by Ramon Dominguez for trainer Todd Pletcher) defeated fellow 5YO entire In The Juice (Rock Slide-Apple Juice, by Pleasant Tap) & 4YO entire Nacho Friend (Friends Lake-You'renotlistening, by Kennedy Road). Alma D'Oro (a US$75,000 weanling at the 2006 Keeneland November Sale) took his record to 7 wins (also including February’s Listed John Campbell Handicap over 9 furlongs at Laurel Park, plus 2010's Listed Forty Niner Stakes over 8 furlongs at Aqueduct & Listed Buddy Delp Memorial Stakes over 8.5 furlongs at Delaware Park) & 7 placings (including June’s Gr2 Brooklyn Handicap over 12 furlongs at Belmont Park & January’s Listed Evening Attire Stakes over 8.5 furlongs at Aqueduct, plus 2010's Listed DTHA Governors Day Stakes over 8.5 furlongs at Delaware Park, Listed Carpenter Memorial Handicap over 8.5 furlongs at Delaware Park & Listed Joseph French Memorial Stakes over 8 furlongs at Delaware Park) from 22 starts for US$321,038 earnings.