Making her second start for new connections, the 4-year-old Include filly Another Broad rallied down Aqueduct’s stretch and pulled away to win the $200,000 Top Flight Invitational on Saturday, April 13 by more than a length. It was the first stakes win of her career, and fourth victory in nine starts to nearly double her career earnings to $222,095.
Bred by Robert Meyerhoff’s Fitzhugh LLC, Another Broad was purchased privately by her current owners, Madaket Stables, Elayne Stables and Brian Martin, after finishing second in last fall’s Geisha at Laurel in her stakes debut. Transferred to the barn of Todd Pletcher, the filly was sent to Florida for the new year. Making her first start outside of Maryland in February, she finished fourth behind Maryland-bred champion Blamed in the Grade 3 Royal Delta Stakes at Gulfstream Park.
Another Broad is the latest in a long line of stellar performers bred by Meyerhoff going back to the Silent Screen mare Dynamic Star. A stakes winner and four-time Grade 1-placed runner of $237,755, Dynamic Star was purchased in the name of Meyerhoff’s trainer Dickie Small for $200,000 at the Keeneland November Breeding Stock sale in 1988 in foal to Deputy Minister. Three months later the chestnut mare delivered two-time Maryland bred champion Star Minister, and followed in 1990 with graded stakes-placed Dynamic Brush. Of her 12 foals, all bred by Meyerhoff, Dynamic Star produced nine winners, five of them stakes horses, including Ohio Derby-G2 winner Stellar Brush. Others found in the family include 2017 Maryland-bred champion older male Struth and track record-setting multiple stakes winner Concerned Minister.
Dynamic Deputy, the final foal out of Dynamic Star and dam of Another Broad, is a full sister to Star Minister and also an accomplished runner. In a dozen starts, Dynamic Deputy won five times and was second in five others, earning $344,020. During her 4-year-old season, she captured the Shine Again Stakes at Pimlico and was second twice in stakes, including the $1 million Delaware Handicap-G2.
Five of the first seven runners out of Dynamic Deputy are winners, including $430,205-earner and three-time stakes winner Dynamic Strike. The mare’s youngest foal is the 2-year-old filly Lookin Dynamic, by Lookin At Lucky.
Read more about the running of the Top Flight Invitational here