Essential Quality

Essential Quality

#1
140
$2,210,000
Owner
Godolphin, LLC
Trainer
Brad H. Cox
Breeder
Godolphin
Sex
Colt
Color
Gray
Birthplace
Kentucky
Foal Date
Apr 09, 2018

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Essential Quality

Essential Quality is a gray colt by Tapit and out of Delightful Quality, by Elusive Quality. He is bred and owned by Godolphin for HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum of Dubai. Training is overseen by conditioner Brad Cox and jockey Luis Saez sits aboard. The talented three-year-old has won the 2021 Southwest Stakes after a win in the prestigious Breeders' Cup Juvenile at Keeneland in 2020. Essential Quality's perfect win record also holds his Breeders' Futurity victory in October at Keeneland and his maiden debut at Churchill Downs in September of 2020.

 

 

Race History

FinishRaceGradeDistanceSurfaceDate
1st Road to the Kentucky Derby Toyota Blue Grass Stakes

Keeneland

II1 1/8 MilesDirt Apr 3, 2021
1st Road to the Kentucky Derby Southwest Stakes

Oaklawn Park

III1 1/16 MilesDirt Feb 27, 2021
1st Road to the Kentucky Derby TVG Breeders' Cup Juvenile presented by Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

Keeneland

I1 1/16 MilesDirt Nov 6, 2020
1st Road to the Kentucky Derby Claiborne Breeders' Futurity

Keeneland

I1 1/16 MilesDirt Oct 3, 2020
1st Maiden Special Weight

Churchill Downs

6 FurlongsDirt Sep 5, 2020

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