DEL MAR, Calif. (July 29, 2012) – A pair of California-breds coming out of the Hollywood Juvenile are part of a compact field that will contest Wednesday’s $100,000 Graduation Stakes for Golden State Series eligible 2-year-olds at Del Mar.
Strong Wind is by Tribal Rule, out of the Memo mare Chalk Face, was bred by Mark Tatch, is owned by Roncelli Family Trust and Bill and Sue Tomasic and is trained by Steve Knapp. He has one win in four starts, earnings of $48,360 and is coming off a fourth in the July 14 Hollywood Juvenile.
Just Call Me Al is by Redattore, out of the Allen’s Prospect mare Alarcity, was bred by the Revocable Trust of Dr. Mikel Harrington and Patricia Harrington, is owned by Mike Harrington Trust and trained by Mike Harrington. He has one win in three starts, earnings of $60,560 and is coming off a third in the July 14 Hollywood Juvenile.
Lovmeister is by Nineeleven, out of the West by West mare Walk West, was bred by Terry Lovingier, is owned by Patsy London, John Winters, Templeton Horses and Lovingier and is trained by Walther Solis. He has one win in three starts, earnings of $35,150 and is coming off a fourth in the July 8 Everett Nevin Alameda County Stakes.
Weewinnin is by Comic Strip, out of the Roman Dancer mare Honoree Lady, was bred by owners Dr. and Mrs. William Gray and trained by Greg James. He won his lone start June 16 with earnings of $9,900.
Law Dog is a Kentucky-bred by California stallion Unusual Heat, out of the Bertrando mare Exquisite Beauty, was bred by Ron McCauley, is owned by McCauley Farms and trained by Tevis McCauley. He is coming off a maiden win July 3 at Indiana Downs in his third start with earnings of $26,676.