A pair of 2-year-olds by Awesome of Course will represent Florida's leading juvenile sire of 2011 in this weekend's Breeders' Cup: Awesome Belle in Friday's $2 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1) and Fort Loudon in Saturday's $2 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1).
Awesome of Course got his first Breeders' Cup winner last year when Awesome Feather capped her undefeated championship season in the Juvenile Fillies.
Awesome Belle was unlucky to draw post 14 in the 1 1/16 mile contest, but the speedy filly has proven she can get to the front, doing just that in her last start, a seven-length romp in the $300,000 My Dear Girl S. at Calder. That was her first start around two turns.
Owned and bred by Fred Brei's Jacks or Better Farm Inc., Awesome Belle has hit the board in five of six lifetime starts, earning $244,497.
Fort Loudon, also owned and bred by Brei, comes into the Juvenile riding a four race winning streak, all in stakes. Like his filly stablemate, Fort Loudon has spent his career to this point in Florida at Calder. Brought along patiently by trainer Stanley Gold, the bay colt is 4-0-2 in seven starts, earning $333,485.
Fort Loudon is out of Lottsa Talc, who won $1.2 million in a stellar career that included 16 stakes wins.
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