• Breeding Programs:

Spendthrift homebred Malibu Pier second in G1 La Brea


Sunday, December 26, 2010
Malibu Pier, owned and bred by B. Wayne Hughes, was a clear second in the $250,000 La Brea S. (G1) Dec. 26 at Santa Anita Park, becoming the latest stakes horse for Malibu Moon, who ranks third on the 2010 General sire list with over $8.5 million in earnings.

Malibu Pier broke last in the field of ten in the seven furlong La Brea, which is restricted to 3-year-old fillies. Still eighth after a half-mile, she moved up along the inside around the turn, then continued her rally from fourth approaching mid-stretch to be a clear second behind Switch, who set a stakes record of 1:20.33.

Since breaking her maiden in her debut at Hollywood Park on July 15, Malibu Pier has won a pair of allowance races and also finished a close-up fourth in the Grade 3 Harold Ramser S., also run at Hollywood. She is now 3-1-0 in five starts, earning $141,200.

A chestnut filly, Malibu Pier is out of the French mare Blue Moon, who was also owned by Hughes and won the Grade 2 Buena Vista H. and finished second in the Queen Elizabeth Challenge Cup (G1), both on the turf. 
View All News

Top Stories

Sunday, March 22, 2015
Firing Line lived up to his big reputation with a thoroughly dominating performance in the $800,000 Sunland Park Derby (G3) on Sunday...
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Papacoolpapacool won a three-way battle in the stretch to take the $75,000 Pasadena S. for 3-year-olds by 1 ½ lengths Saturday at Santa Anita...
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Malibu Moon’s top seller at the OBS March Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training was a colt that brought a winning bid of $675,000 from Mark Casse, agent...
Login