New millionaire GSW for Woods program
RSS Feeds Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Danon Legend became the 12th Graded stakes winner of 2014 for the Eddie Woods Training and Sales program, with his superb victory in the $581,000 Capella S. (G3) in Japan on December 14th.
With his inaugural stakes win, Danon Legend also became racing's newest millionaire, having attained $1,284,769 in his three on-track seasons.
By Macho Uno out of My Goodness, by Storm Cat, Danon Legend was broken and trained by Eddie Woods, who then sold him for $385,000 at the 2012 Barretts March Two-Year-Olds Sale. The colt was originally purchased for $90,000 at the Keeneland September Sale by W. D. North Thoroughbreds.
In the six-furlong Capella, Danon Legend broke quickly from the inside post, and soon assumed command of the 16-horse field. Asked for his run as they entered the far turn, Danon Legend responded instantly, opening up many lengths in the blink of an eye. The dark bay 4-year-old crossed the wire under his own volition five lengths clear, in a very swift 1:09.50. In his three seasons of racing, Danon Legend has compiled a record of 18-6-3-1 for owner Danox Inc.