Lunar Victory wins fifth straight

Lunar Victory continued his torrid streak with his fifth consecutive win [VIDEOthis year Aug. 23 at Saratoga. The son of Speightstown, who won the Evan Shipman S. in his last start, is one of 14 stakes winners by his in 2012. Speightstown’s progeny earnings of $5.73 million ranks third on the North American General Sire list.

Lunar Victory captured the third-level allowance contest coming from third to get the lead in mid-stretch and draw off to win by 3 1/2-lengths. He covered the 1 1/8-miles in 1:48.23.

Trained by Bill Mott, Lunar Victory was bred in New York by William Parsons Jr. and David Howe. He is owned by Juddmonte Farms, who paid $350,000 for him at the 2008 Keeneland September yearling sale. With his latest win, Lunar Victory is 6-3-2 in 14 starts, earning $257,992.

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