John LeBlanc Jr.

Moonlit Beauty Defends Classy n’ Smart Title

William Gierkink’s Moonlit Beauty made every pole a winning one as she defended her title in Sunday’s $126,200 Classy n’ Smart Stakes, at Woodbine. Moonlit Beauty, a seven-year-old daughter of Perigee Moon trained by John LeBlanc Jr., captured the 2012 edition of the Classy n’ Smart with a similar front-running trip, but was let go […]

Moonlit Beauty Shines in Classy ‘n Smart

Moonlit Beauty made every pole a winning one en route to a 4 3/4-length score in Sunday’s $125,000 Classy ‘n Smart Stakes, at Woodbine. The chestnut daughter of Perigee Moon-Global Gossip, trained by John LeBlanc Jr. and ridden by Eurico Rosa da Silva, became the lone speed in the 1 1/16-mile ‘Poly’ route when Kay’s […]

‘Beauty’ A Beast in Taking Victoriana

William Gierkink’s Moonlit Beauty went wire-to-wire to take Saturday’s $126,200 Victoriana Stakes at Woodbine. The head victory was the Perigee Moon mare’s eighth career score from 31 starts and first added-money win since taking last year’s Belle Geste Stakes. The six-year-old chestnut, with Eurico Rosa da Silva in the irons, broke well and immediately took […]