Red Lightning impressive at Del Mar

By August 13, 2017Latest News

Three year old colt Red Lightning (Midshipman) opened his account with an impressive 3 ¼ length win in the $60,000 Maiden Special Weight event over 6 ½ furlongs on the main dirt course at Del Mar.  Jumping smartly from the barriers the big chestnut sat just off the speed before taking charge in the straight and never looked back under a confident ride by jockey Kent Desormeaux for trainer William Morey.  Red Lightning was purchased by Boomer for owners Cuyathy LLC from the 2016 OBS March 2yo in training Sale for $80,000.