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Tuesday, November 15, 2011 |

So Brilliant lived up to his name, with a thrilling gate-to-wire victory in the Hollywood Prevue S. (G3) on Thanksgiving Day.

Under Martin Garcia, So Brilliant broke inwardly, but seized command between rivals in a matter of strides. Despite repeated challenges, So Brilliant kept finding more, and crossed under the wire a half length in front, with a sparkling 1:22 4/5 for the seven furlongs. The two-year-old son of Medaglia d’Oro was winning for the second time in a month, having broken his maiden in a flashy 1:09.02 on October 22 at Santa Anita.

Gainesway sold So Brilliant at the 2009 Keeneland November Sale for $190,000. Bred in Kentucky by Stonewall Farm Stallions LLC, he races for Arnold Zetcher, and is trained by Hall of Famer Bob Baffert.

Gainesway sales consignments have produced 17 stakes winners in 2011: Artisanal (SarAug 09), Blushing Dixie (FTKJul 07), Boots Ahead (KeeSep 07), California Soldier (KeeJan 08), D’Wild Ride (KeeSep 06), Longview Drive (KeeSep 10), My Miss Aurelia-G1 (KeeSep 10), Noble’s Promise-G3 (KeeNov 07), Paddy O’Prado-G2 (KeeSep 08), Queen Greeley (FTKJul 08), So Brilliant-G3 (FTKJul 10), S. S. Stone-G3 (KeeSep 07), Victoryasecret (KeeNov 05), Where’s Sterling-G3 (KeeSep 08),  Wicked Deed (FTKJul 09), Windward Islands-G2 (KeeSep 05), Zazu-G1 (FTKNov 08/KeeSep 09).

Spanning 2010/2011, Gainesway consignments have produced nearly 100 stakes horses.