Spirit Wind Captures Gr. III Sugar Swirl at Gulfstream

  Spirit Wind turned on the jets and posted fractions of :22.23, :45.30, and :57.72, culminating in a wire-to-wire score in the $150,000, Gr. III Sugar Swirl Stakes on the holiday program at Gulfstream Park.

  It was just the third start of 2023 for the 4-year-old daughter of Bahamian Squall, after she went to the sidelines from July of 2022 until March 31. The filly owned and bred by Jacks or Better Farm earned a check for $100,450, raising her total to $362,440, of which $164,550 has come this year. She paid $8.40 and came away with a record of 5-2-0 in eight starts, while receiving her best-ever Equibase ‘E’ speed figure – 102.