A brilliant two-year-old, Mo Town gained ‘TDN Rising Star’ status when graduating with a powerful performance at Belmont scoring by 7 lengths. Next out on his Stakes debut in the Grade 2 Remsen S., and first around two turns, Mo Town soared past his rivals with an impressive display to win unchallenged.
Mo Town’s success continued at three when romping at Belmont by 6½ lengths earning a 102 Beyer, on route to a producing a brilliant turn of foot to win the Grade 1 Hollywood Derby. “He’s simply awesome,” commented trainer Anthony Dutrow, “He went into the Hollywood Derby fantastic. When I breezed him before, it was an astonishing workout, and we went out there very confident in Mo Town and he was magnificent.”
“As a top juvenile, Grade 1 winner and exceptional looking son of super sire Uncle Mo, we are very excited to stand Mo Town here at Ashford,” said Dermot Ryan, “Uncle Mo has had yet another incredible year both on the racetrack and in the sales ring, so to stand one of his most impressive sons, who is very much in the mold of his sire, is great. Mo Town is at the farm and available for inspection, I would encourage everyone to come out to Ashford and see him for themselves.”
A Top Racehorse With The Pedigree To Match!
1st Hollywood Derby-Gr.1, 9f., Del Mar, by 1 length from Channel Maker & Big Score
1st Remsen Stakes-Gr.2, 9f., Aqueduct, by 2½ lengths, from No Dozing & Takaful
1st Optional Claimer, 8½f., Belmont Park, by 6½ lengths, from Kantune & Snap Decision
1st Maiden, Belmont Park, 8f., Belmont Park, by 7 lengths, from Everybodyluvsrudy & Your Secret’s Safe
3rd Danger’s Hour Stakes-L, 8f., Aqueduct, to Fire Away & Projected
From the top class family of MOLTO VITA, VENETIAN MASK, PRINCESS POLONIA etc.
Out of the BERNARDINI mare Grazie Millie, who is also the broodmare sire of classy performers CATHOLIC BOY, SERENGETI EMPRESS & MOPOTISM
“He’s the kind of horse who has the speed and stamina you like to see… When the rider needs him, he has the athleticism to get the distance.” trainer, Tony Dutrow
Spectacular Winning Son of Sire Sensation UNCLE MO:
Sire of 6 G1 winners
The leading sire of his generation
Nyquist, Dream Tree, Unbridled Mo, Outwork, Gomo and many more are proof of his prowess as a sire
“the sort of start Uncle Mo has made, it equates so far to how that sort of sire – Danzig, Storm Cat, A.P. Indy – started at stud” Bill Oppenheim, TDN
Mo Town will stand for $12,500 in 2019.