Siphon Maiden Special Weight Winner

February 4 – Gulfstream Park, $32,000 MSW, 1 1/8 m Turf

COAXED, a Todd Pletcher trainee, went off as the favorite in his turf debut winning wire to wire to hold off Storm Bull. Coaxed is by Siphon (BRZ) out of Fortunate Way, who is a half sister to Horse of the Year Skip Away. Bred in Kentucky by Brereton C. Jones, he was a $142,000 Keeneland September yearling and is owned by James T. Scatuorchio. Lifetime record: 4-1-0-1 with earnings of $28,450.