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First mares check in foal for all four Spendthrift freshmen


Friday, March 07, 2014
Spendthrift Farm has reported that first mares have checked in-foal for all four of its new stallions for 2014, including Awesome Patriot, Flat Out, Jimmy Creed, and Liaison.

The first of the Spendthrift freshmen to have a mare check in foal was Grade 1 winner Liaison, Indian Charlie’s CashCall Futurity (G1) winner. The Wild Again mare Zaza was the first mare confirmed pregnant at Mulholland Springs Farm, which owns the mare, on Feb. 26.

Awesome Patriot, the regally-bred stakes winner by Awesome Again out of a sister to Tiznow, had his first mare checked in foal on Feb. 28. Chickpea, a daughter of Macho Uno out of the stakes-winning mare Lentil, was the first confirmed to be pregnant at Oak Lodge Farm. The mare is owned by Windhorse Thoroughbreds, LLC.

On the same day, Jimmy Creed – the Grade 1-winning son of Distorted Humor – had his first mare checked in foal when the stakes-producing Lite the Fuse mare Caught Fire was confirmed at Endeavor Farm. Owned by Clyde Taylor, Caught Fire is the dam of multiple stakes-winning juvenile Swifty Victress.

Lastly, Multiple Grade 1 winner Flat Out had his first mare, Athena Rose, checked in foal on March 1 at Belvedere Farm. Owned by Bar None Ranches, Ltd, Athenia Rose is a stakes winner of $281,915 by Mutakddim.

For more information on these Spendthrift stallions or Spendthrift’s Share The Upside program, visit SpendthriftFarm.com.
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