At Ascot racecourse in Perth, Western Australia, Oakland Park Stud's deceased triple Gr1-winning stallion Viscount (Quest for Fame-Antwerp, by Sir Tristram) added a black-type success when 3YO Australian-bred gelding Miracle Man (Viscount-Stormy Zaph, by Metal Storm) opened his stakes account with a determined win in the $100,000 Listed Lex Piper Stakes (1600m) for 3YO colts & geldings, defeating Action & Media Baron. Miracle Man improved his record to 3 wins and 2 placings from 8 starts for $120,200 in earnings.
The 1st foal by US track record-setter & multiple stakes-placed stallion Miracle Man (Yankee Victor-Broadway Boogie, by Fappiano) is a filly (out of Sky Classic mare Awesome Gal) reported bloodhorse.com. Miracle Man (who set a course record at Monmouth Park) stands for US$2,500 at Pucker Ridge Farm in New York.
US multiple stakes-placed winner Miracle Man (Yankee Victor-Broadway Boogie, by Fappiano) will stand the 2009 season at Lois Engel's Pucker Ridge Farm in New York at a US$2,500 fee, reported thoroughbredtimes.com. On the track, Miracle Man recorded 5 wins from 18 starts (plus 3 stakes-placings) for US$186,727 earnings; he set a course record of 1min 41.03sec for 8.5 furlongs at Monmouth Park in 2006.
Jamaica's 4YO entire Miracle Man (Law Of The Sea-Hya, by The Medic) "stalked the pace for most of the race & made a decisive move at the top of the stretch" to score a 2.5-lengths victory in the US$100,000 Gr1 Clasico Copa Confraternidad Del Caribe (Confratenity Cup) over 9.5 furlongs at El Comandante, reported thoroughbredtimes.com. Miracle Man (ridden by Cecilio Penalba for trainer Allan Williams) defeated Mexico's Yack Lider (Locochon-Chris, by Kris S) & Puerto Rico's Borrascoso (Fappiano's Star-Maquinita, by Hardy Man) who won last year's Gr1 Caribbean Derby. Miracle Man has won 15 of his 20 starts.