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Feb 9 2013 Martha Washington Oaklawn Park 1 M 1 REPLAY

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Steve Asmussen

Trainer

Asmussen was born into a racing family as his father and mother are both trainers and his brother Cash is a champion jockey. Steve has trained over 6000 winners and in 2009, shattered his own record for wins in a single year with 650 earning the Eclipse Award as the nation’s top trainer. Asmussen trained back-to-back Horse of the Year’s in Curlin and Rachel Alexandra and undefeated Eclipse Champion juvenile filly My Miss Aurelia in 2011.Other top runners include Kentucky Oaks winner Summerly, Regally Ready, Majesticperfection, Kodiak Kowboy, Haynesfield, Wilburn and Pyro.

Millennium Farms (Ro Parra) & Littlebrother Farm (Lee Ackerley)

Owner

Pedigree

Sister Ginger became sire Student Council’s top progeny to date when taking her first stakes in the Martha Washington in an upset win at Oaklawn Park. She is part of his first crop to race.

Student Council was a very versatile runner, successfully competing on dirt, turf and synthetic over five years. His biggest wins came in the Pacific Classic and Pimlico Special Handicap, both Grade 1s.

Sister Ginger’s dam, the Silver Hawk mare Letters in Silver, raced on turf for the duration of her seven-race career, was never competitive against stakes company and only ventured outside of Calder once for her career finale.

Her immediate female family is largely European, including her fourth dam, the Group 3-winning Elegant Tern. That mare would produce Group 2 victor and sire Elegant Air and counts among her descendants Group 2 victress Elletelle.

Also of note in this line is Grade 1 scorer Winds of Thought.

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