With her win in the $100,000 Maryland Million Lassie, Limited View became the first stakes winner for Country Life Farm’s freshman sire Freedom Child, the Mid-Atlantic region’s leading 2-year-old sire of 2017 through Oct. 23.

Limited View winning 2017 Maryland Million LassieThe sire of 36 foals in his first crop, Freedom Child has had 13 runners to date. His three winners include Jamaican Don, runner-up in Delaware Park’s First State Dash and Laurel’s Maryland Million Nursery.

Limited View was the first official winner for Freedom Child when she scored at Laurel Park on June 17. Bred in Maryland by Barbara G. Smith, she is out of Loves to Glance (by Not For Love). Trained by John Salzman Jr., who owns the bay filly with partners Fred Wasserloos and George Greenwalt after purchasing her for $5,200 at the 2016 Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Fall Yearling, Limited View has won three of four starts, for earnings of $117,096.

Freedom Child, a 7-year-old son of former Country Life Farm stallion Malibu Moon out of the Deputy Minister mare Bandstand, was a graded stakes winner at 3, recording a 13 1/4-length triumph in the Grade 2 Peter Pan Stakes at Belmont Park while leading the mile and an eighth test over a sloppy track at every call. In eight career starts, the blaze-faced chestnut won twice, for earnings of $170,072. Freedom Child’s second dam is Grade 1 winner City Band (by Carson City); his third dam is stakes winner Wedding Band. The family includes champion Shanghai Bobby.

Owned by Spendthrift Stallions, Freedom Child stood the 2017 season for $3,000 live foal.

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