Lousiana-Bred Eligible for Lucrative Stakes Program
One main order of business trainer Greg Foley had at the Keeneland September sale was to find a top-notch Louisiana-bred prospect, and he was pleased to find that in a beautiful son of first-crop sire Enticed.
The colt’s catalog page is filled with stakes winners in the Louisiana-bred ranks. One of them under the second dam, Big World, broke through in a big way in open company, winning the Grade 1 La Troienne at Churchill Downs.
He’s bred a similar cross to no less than 10 graded stakes winners including Songbird, Rachel Alexandra, Elate, and New Money Honey.
Enticed is a son of Medaglia d’Oro, long one of the best and most attractive stallions in America, and that stamp is very apparent in our newcomer, with his dark bay coat, strong shoulder, and hip, thick barrel, and strips of white on his face and three of his feet.
A Grade 1 credential is surely all that kept Enticed from standing at his birthplace at Godolphin in Kentucky rather than in Louisiana. He had the pedigree (his dam It’s Tricky was a Grade 1 winner) and he was an elite talent at 2 and 3, winning at Saratoga in his career debut and going on to capture the Grade 2 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes at Churchill and Grade 3 Gotham Stakes at Aqueduct.
Greg knows Louisiana-bred opportunities inside and out, with Fair Grounds in New Orleans as his long-time winter base. And this is a prime time to have a Louisiana-bred, as Fair Grounds has significantly increased its Louisiana-bred stakes schedule with 12 new races beginning in the 2022/’23 meet.
Price includes all acquisition costs and all training, veterinary, and insurance expenses until January 1, 2024.