First-crop sire Suave (bay horse, 2001, by AP Indy x Urbane, by Citidancer) had his first winner when one of his juvenile colts came home the victor in a maiden at Lone Star Park on May 28.
The 2-year-0ld colt BG Suavecito, out of the Red Ransom mare Cupids Revenge, raced five furlongs in :58.87 to claim victory in the maiden special weight race.
Bred in Kentucky by Westwind Farm, BG Sauvecito won by 2 1/4 lengths and paid $99 on a $2 mutuel ticket. The colt is the fifth foal and fourth winner out of his dam.
Going through the ring at the Keeneland September sale last year, BG Suavecito was an RNA at $14,000. The colt races in the name of Benjamin Gonzalez.
The colt’s dam, Cupids Revenge, won four stakes from 20 starts, earning $215,694. She is out of the Irish Tower mare Gaye’s Valentine. Cupids Revenge was unbeaten in two starts as a 2-year-old in 1996 and progressed to win stakes at 3 and 4.
Suave stands for $12,500 live foal at Darby Dan Farm in Lexington. The stallion has 84 2-year-olds in his first crop. Suave won seven of 27 starts and earned more than $1.3 million. His best victories came at the G2 level in the 2005 Saratoga BC Handicap and the 2006 Washington Park Handicap.