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Zito saddled Kentucky Derby winners Strike the Gold in 1991 and Go For Gin in 1994 and trained Bird Town, who won the 2003 running of the Kentucky Oaks. He was inducted into the racing Hall of Fame in 2005. During that same year he saddled a record five starters for the Kentucky Derby, for five different owners. He has also won the Preakness with Louis Quatorze in 1996 and the Belmont twice with Birdstone in 2004, and Da’Tara in 2008.
Marylou Whitney Stables
Pow Wow Wow comes from a classic-laden family as a daughter of Indian Charlie and the unraced Elusive Quality mare Elusive Bird.
Indian Charlie didn’t win one of the classics, but he did run third in the 2002 Kentucky Derby, suffering his first loss in five career starts following a nice score in the Grade 1 Santa Anita Derby.
Indian Charlie’s offspring includes a number of champions, including Indian Blessing, Fleet Indian and, most notably, Uncle Mo. That one was scratched the day before the 2011 Kentucky Derby and would go on to take the Grade 2 Kelso and just miss by a nose in the Grade 1 King’s Bishop.
Pow Wow Wow’s second dam is 2003 Kentucky Oaks queen Bird Town, who is a half-sister to Belmont Stakes and Grade 1 Travers-winning sire Birdstone.
Bird Town is also a half-sister to Grade 2-placed Mountain Bird, dam of Grade 1 runner-up Mountain Town.
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