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1st Winner For US Freshman Sire Animo De Valeroso
US freshman sire Animo De Valeroso (Pulpit-Danzig's Beauty, by Danzig) recorded his 1st winner when 2YO gelding Dale's Deal (Animo De Valeroso-Cum Laude Robin, by Green Dancer) scored by a neck over 5.5 furlongs at Fairmount Park for trainer Eddie Essenpreis, reported thoroughbredtimes.com. Kentucky-bred Animo de Valeroso (an unraced half-brother to both multiple graded stakes-winning sire Distorted Humor & Gr2-placed multiple stakes-winner Dancing Gulch) stood the 2008 breeding season at Fairberry Farm in Illinois & has 27 2YOs in his 1st-crop.