Gianna’s Wild Cat Takes Del Mar Maiden Special Weight

Del Mar, CA (July 16, 2021) – Opening day at Del Mar brought the first winner from the 2019 crop of Ministers Wild Cat when Gianna’s Wild Cat came home best in the 4th race, a maiden special weight going five furlngs over the fast main track.

The bay filly stumbled at the start, but she quickly found her footing and was at the leader’s saddlecloth for the first three furlongs. She moved to take the lead coming off the turn and in upper stretch, it was hers. She kept on resolutely to the wire to win by two and one-half lengths.

Gianna’s Wild Cat was produced by the Square Eddie mare, Mommacat and she was bred by Papa Gallo Racing. She races for Sunnyside Capital Ventures and she is trained by Howard Zucker.