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Cathryn Sophia

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Cathryn Sophia

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12523$1,160,520

2013 Black Mare by Street-Boss – Sheave, by Mineshaft

Owner: Cash is King LLC
Trainer: John C. Servis
Breeder: Robert T. Manfuso

Biography: Multiple Graded Stakes Winner Cathryn Sophia, was crowned 2018 Champion Two-Year-Old Filly, for trainer John Servis and owner Cash Is King LLC. Cathryn Sophia came onto the track with a bang, winning her first
four races with triple-digit speed figures. On October 30, 2015, in a 6 furlong Maiden Special Weight she won by 12 and ¾ lengths. Then, it was off to Laurel Park in the Gin Talking Stakes and Gulfstream to win both the Grade 2    Forward Gal Stakes, and the Grade 2 Davona Dale Stakes. A few months later, the filly traveled to the bluegrass state of Kentucky and came in third in the Grade 1 Central Bank Ashland Stakes. Making history for her connections, she ran her competition off their feet to win the 142nd running of the Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks while guided by jockey Javier Castellano. She battled Carina Mia to finish 3rd in the Grade 1 Acorn Stakes at Belmont Park. She then went on to win the Princess of Sylmar Stakes in September at Parx Racing as a prep for the Grade I Cotillion, where she placed third behind strong fillies Songbird and Carina Mia.

Career Highlights*:
1st: Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1), Fasig-Tipton Davona Sale Stakes (G2), Forward Gal Stakes (G2)
3rd: Cotillion Stakes (G1), Acorn Stakes (G1), Central Bank Ashland Stakes (G1)
*Keystone/Philadelphia Park/Parx races bold.