Circular Quay's Countercyclical earns 100 Beyer
Circular Quay
Saturday, February 08, 2014 Share on Facebook RSS Feeds

Countercyclical devastated his foes Friday at Fair Grounds as the son of Circular Quay rolled to a 12 1/2-length maiden special weight victory going six furlongs, earning a gaudy 100 Beyer Speed Figure (VIDEO).

Countercyclical settled the outcome with a sudden burst at the top of the stretch. After dueling for the lead through a half-mile in :45.86, the chestnut speedster drew away with authority to stop the timer in 1:09.24.

Bred in Florida by Nick and Jaqui de Meric and Ralph Paticchio, Countercyclical is a half-brother to stakes-placed Dream of Atlantis and comes from the family of Grade 2 Pegasus S. winner Forty One Carats.

Circular Quay, who was Florida's leading Freshman Sire of 2012 and second on last year's Sophomore list, stands this year at Journeyman Stud for $2,500 LFS&N.

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