It was approximately a year and a half as the winner of two competitions and classic figures, but from the arrival of the mare to the stable VEB Racing Stable Corp, the Zulian knew that There was a lot of work to do, but he had a great copy in his hands.
He debuted for the white colors with reds of Victor Barboza Jr on July 31, 2016 in the Monroe Stakes, arriving second in a great race. Immediately the improvement of Distinta was seen and the hopes increased. He then ran an Allowance Optional Claiming on August 26, where he finished third and finished 2016 without wins, but already with the Zulian champion’s eye on the details to improve.
Begun in 2017 and Distinct became one of the best mature mares in Florida, reappeared on January 11 at the Gulfstream Park Championship Meet, earning an Allowance Optional Claiming in great form. After that great triumph it was decided to run it alone in Stakes races.
His next challenge was the same January in the Hurricane Bertie Stakes GIII where he had to settle for a good third place. Three weeks later she was entered in the White Pearl Stakes where she falls in a great race second only to neck of the winner Moment Of Delight.
Victor and the team knew the potential of Distinta and did not shake the pulse to run in the classic day of March 18. Inside Information GII would be his next challenge, where he demonstrated all the work done patiently by the Zulian champion and taking a spectacular victory with John Velasquez, giving the young coach his first degree classic in the United States.
She was given a well-deserved break to the maturing mare of the moment for her next race, and was the Princess Rooney Stakes GII and qualifying to the Breeders Cup the chosen race, where she fell with all honors in the second place of Curlin’s Approval.
After that great campaign in the hands of Victor Barboza Jr, their owners decided to place the mare in the select auction for Fasig Tipton runners, where it was sold for 600 thousand dollars and closing the campaign in the stable VEB Racing Stable Corp. with two wins in seven starts, three seconds and two thirds for a production of $ 231,670.
The hand of the King of Effectiveness Victor Barboza Jr changed to Different and she gave her first degree Stakes to the Zulian champion, these were the words “Receiving an animal of that quality is not very common in this industry, I was given the opportunity And I am very happy with the work done not only by myself but by all my team involved. ” The champion finished!