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New Stakes-Winner for Tale of the Cat

Lightly raced Mr Opportunist (3c Tale of the Cat x Far Out Freebie, by Medaglia D’Oro) scored his first stakes success in the $75,000 Desert Code Stakes at Santa Anita.

He won the six and a half furlong turf sprint by a length and a half for the John Sadler stable, taking his overall record to two wins and a third from four starts with prizemoney topping $70,000.

A $160,000 Keeneland September purchase, Mr Opportunist is the first winner for Far Out Freebie, a daughter of Grade I winner Far Out Beast.

Mr Opportunist is the 101st stakes-winner for evergreen sire Tale of the Cat.