Molly’s Town Stays Undefeated In Circle City
Mo Town’s Molly’s Town (2g Mo Town x Molly Slew, by Curlin) stayed undefeated and earned his first stakes victory on Wednesday with a win the Circle City Stakes at Horseshoe Indianapolis.
Racing over six furlong on the dirt, the gelding went right to the lead and dueled with Gracie’s Boy Roy into the turn. His rival gave up the fight as they turned into the stretch and Molly’s Town started to pull away.
He kept up an advantage to the line with a three-length victory over Goodlookinjustice with the third placed runner finishing seven lengths behind Molly’s Town.
Bred by Swifty Farms, Molly’s Town is trained by Genaro Garcia for Southwest Racing Stable. Now the winner of three starts, he broke the $100,000 earnings mark with this victory – taking his earnings to $102,351.
Molly’s Town is one of two winners from two foals out of Molly Slew. The Curlin daughter is a half-sister to the stakes winning Mack The Slew and stakes placed Mike The Man. They are out of the Grade III-placed Seattle Slew mare Maggie Slew with that mare’s dam also producing multiple graded stakes winner and Grade I-placed Roza Robata and multiples stakes winner Burger Day.
Those under the mare’s name also include Grade I winner Chi Town Lady and multiple graded stakes winner May Day Rose with Molly’s Town’s fourth dam being the Grade I winner May Day Eighty.
Molly’s Town is the fourth stakes winner for second crop sire Mo Town, whose 10 stakes performers include three graded stakes horses.