Albany, CA (February 26, 2022) – Tommy Town homebred Confidence Builder closed strongly in the stretch to become her sire Stanford’s SIXTEENTH first crop winner, breaking her maiden in the opener on the card at Golden Gate Fields.
Cleanly away, the 3-year-old filly settled into a stalking position three lengths or so off the pacesetters for the first six furlongs of the one mile maiden contest. Asked to launched her bid midway around the turn, she was widest of all coming into the stretch. Closing relentlessly, she caught the leader with at the sixteenth pole and cleared off to win by two lengths.
Trained by Jonathan Wong, Confidence Builder is out of the winning Eurosilver mare, Blues and Silvers.