Monday, July 25, 2011
Multiple stakes winner ICABAD CRANE raced in behind the leaders before rallying when asked and overtaking Stormy’s Majesty at the finish line for a nose victory in the $75,000 Evan Shimpman S. at Saratoga. His fifth stakes win and seventh lifetime win for the six-year-old half brother to Hip 258 selling at Saratoga Aug. 13. Breeder Gallagher’s Stud has had a lot of updating on their Bernstein filly’s page in past few days. Her half-brother won on opening day at the Spa as well. ICABAD CRANE is also a Denali Sale graduate of the NY-Bred Preferred Sale, he has won or placed in 21 of his lifetime starts including a third in the 2008 Preakness S.-G1. He races for another Denali Stud client, Mr. Earle I. Mack.