Albany, CA (March 4, 2018)-Slew’s Tiznow sired Castle picked up his second lifetime win for his owner breeder Eagle Ridge Racing, LLC by taking the Saturday feature race at Golden Gate Fields.
Bred in California Castle is a full brother to the 2017 graded stakes winner Zakaroff and to Concise Advice who was a $85,000 2017 Barretts Yearling Sales graduate. They are out of Grand Advice a Mr. Greeley broodmare.
After breaking his maiden in 1:09.53 in a Golden Gate Fields maiden special event in his second lifetime start, Castle came back in another six furlong race to just miss the win by a neck. Trying two turns for the first time in his fourth lifetime outing Castle “was well placed off the sizzling pace, bid three wide on the second turn, rallied to take over in mid stretch and held driving.” He stopped the timer in 1:36.8 scoring by nearly two lengths.
Castle now has had four starts with two wins and two second place finishes and has earned $55,080.
Slew’s Tiznow is a record setting, Grade 1 performing, multiple stakes winner by Tiznow–Hepatica, by Slewpy and is standing for $3,000. He was a top twenty California sire in 2017 with three stakes winners,