Malibu Win ran down the front-runners with a four-wide move to earn her first stakes victory in the $75,000 Northern Fling S. July 8 at Presque Isle Downs (VIDEO
). The 5-year-old daughter of Malibu Moon won the one mile contest by a neck after coming from last in the field of six at the half-way point.
Malibu Win races in the name of Martin Racing Stable LLC and trainer Joe Martin. The Northern Fling was worth $45,000 to the winner, whose record stands at 5-1-0 from 13 starts, with career earnings of $173,390.
Sea Jamie Win, dam of Malibu Win, has produced six winners, including two-time stakes winner The Herc and stakes-placed Dixie Mon.
Malibu Moon are having another successful season on the racetrack. He now has seven stakes winners this year and is ranked sixth on the North American general sire list, with progeny earnings of $3.5 million.