John Xitco, Dan Agnew and trainer Mike Chambers' talented E Z Kitty scored her fifth stakes win, and third at the current Turf Paradise meet, on February 16 when she took the $35,000 Sun City Handicap. Ridden by Gallyn Mitchell, the .90-to-one favorite defeated Vicky Baze-ridden Smart B, by Smarty Jones, by a nose in the mile turf event.
A Washington-bred daughter of Woodstead Farm stallion He's Tops out of Envision the Cat, by Lost Code, E Z Kitty has won or placed in three stakes at the Arizona track in 2013.
Bred by Jerry and Peggy Woods, E Z Kitty, who went through the WTBOA sales ring as a yearling in 2009, improved her lifetime record to 9-0-2 in 15 starts and has earned $144,313 of which $68,047 has been accumulated in her five starts for Xitco, Agnew and Chambers, who purchased her from the Tige Too Racing Stable of Homer and Nancy Gibson last fall.
Dan Kenny's 2012 Washington juvenile filly champion and 2011 WTBOA sales graduate Finding More is next scheduled to start in the $200,000 Rachel Alexandra Stakes (G3) at Fair Grounds on February 23.