Daddy Is a Legend Wins Thursday’s Featured Winter Quarter Purse

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 24, 2019) – Susan and Jim Hill’s 4-5 favorite Daddy Is a Legend burst past pacesetter Stave in the stretch and went on score a 2¾-length victory in the featured $80,000 Winter Quarter Purse before a Thursday afternoon crowd of 10,916.

Ridden by Tyler Gaffalione for trainer George Weaver, Daddy Is a Legend covered 1 1/16 miles on a turf course labeled firm in 1:43.72. (Click here for a replay of the race.)

Daddy Is a Legend, a Keeneland sales graduate, is a 4-year-old daughter of Scat Daddy out of Randie’s Legend, by Benchmark. She earned $39,900 for today’s victory, which improved her record to 14-4-2-4 with a bankroll of $473,310.

The winner returned $3.60, $2.60 and $2.20. Limari, ridden by Julien Leparoux, was second and paid $3.20 and $2.40. Na Pali Spirit, ridden by Corey Lanerie, was another three-quarters of a length behind in third and returned $4.60 to show.

Friday marks the penultimate day of Keeneland’s Fall Meet with a 10-race card beginning at 1:05 p.m. ET. On Saturday’s closing day, the featured event is the 62nd running of the $200,000 Hagyard Fayette (G2).

 

 

For more than 80 years, the Keeneland Association has devoted itself to the health and vibrancy of the Thoroughbred industry. The world’s largest Thoroughbred auction house, Keeneland conducts four sales a year, in January, April, September and November, and its sales graduates dominate racing across the globe at every level. In April and October, Keeneland offers some of the highest caliber and richest Thoroughbred racing in the world. Keeneland hosted the Breeders’ Cup World Championships in 2015 and will hold the event again in 2020. Uniquely structured, Keeneland is a privately held company with a not-for-profit mission that returns its earnings to the industry and the community in the form of higher purses and millions of dollars donated in support of horse industry initiatives and charitable contributions for education, research and health and human services throughout Central Kentucky. Keeneland also maintains the Keeneland Library, a world-renowned public research institution with the mission of preserving information about the Thoroughbred industry. To learn more, visit Keeneland.com.

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