Juvenile Winner for Giant

Well bred filly Coconut Shrimp (2f Giant’s Causeway x Weekend Whim, by Distorted Humor) opened her career with a stylish victory at Saratoga on Monday. Sent out 2-1 favourite, the Todd Pletcher trained filly showed good pace and fought off all challengers to win the five and a half furlong contest by three parts of a length. A $170,000 Keeneland September purchase, Coconut Shrimp was bred by Winstar Farm and runs for the Repole Stable and is the first foal of unraced Weekend Whim, a full sister to Grade I winner Any Given Saturday.