OCTOBER 2, 2016: Bowness Stud shuttle stallion Bullet Train (GB) took another major step forward in his exciting stud career when represented by his first juvenile stakes winner in his first season of representation in the northern hemisphere.
The Gulfstream Park meeting in Florida overnight witnessed Whiskey Train win the $75,000 Armed Forces Stakes (LR), a 2-year-old contest staged over one-mile on turf, at just the second start of the youngster’s budding racing career.
Ridden right off the pace in an eight runner event, Whiskey Train chimed into the contest at the top of the home straight when making steady progress through the field. Produced in between runners for his final late surge, the son of Bullet Train showed tremendous courage to hit the front close to the line before saluting by half a length.
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