November Grad Sleepy Eyes Todd Scores Fourth Stakes Victory

Saturday, November 7, 2020
Favored Sleepy Eyes Todd rallied under Joel Rosario and knifed his way through stretch traffic to post a 1 1/2-length victory over True Timber. Edgemont Road was third.

The winner, a 4-year-old son of Paddy O'Prado owned by Thumbs Up Racing and trained by Miguel Angel Silva, raced seven furlongs in 1:21.77. The son o

Bred in Kentucky by Two Hearts Farm and Kristen Goncharoff, Sleepy Eyes Todd was a $9,000 weanling purchase by Jonathan Wong from Legacy Bloodstock's consignment to the 2016 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale. He is the second stakes winner out of the unraced Wild Rush mare Pledge Mom.
Preview the 2020 Legacy Bloodstock Keeneland November Consignment

Sleepy Eyes Todd won the Charles Town Classic Stakes (G2) in August and now has earnings of $687,165.

The Lafayette brought a change in style from Sleepy Eyes Todd, who came from far behind after winning the Charles Town Classic on the lead when racing 1 1/8 miles. He also sparred early in the Awesome Again Stakes (G1) in his most recent start at Santa Anita before fading to fifth behind Longines Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) contenders Improbable  and Maximum Security.

The win was his third of the year from seven starts. His record now stands at 7-for-14.