Offlee Wild, who struck his best form at 5 in the G1 Suburban Handicap, has shown some versatility as a stallion by getting his first winner in a 4 1/2 furlong maiden special at Keeneland on April 9.
Bred and raced by Heiligbrodt Racing Stable and trained by Steve Asmussen, the Offlee Wild colt Heavenville let the pacesetters burn through a quarter before racing outside to win by 4 1/2 lengths in :51 2/5 on Keeneland’s Polytrack.
This race was the debut for Heavenville, who is out of the stakes-winning Petionville mare Seeking Heaven, and the colt is the fourth foal from his dam.
Offlee Wild stands at Darley for $7,500 live foal, and a maiden winner at Keeneland was the stallion’s second piece of good news this week. On Monday, a 2-year-old in training by Offlee Wild sold for $300,000, which was one of the top prices of the sale.