12/08/2011 6:16PM

Gulfstream: New stock for Chad Brown

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Tom Keyser
Diva Ash, with Kent Desormeaux riding, wins the Edgewood.

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. - Trainer Chad Brown reported that he not only has the undefeated Awesome Feather in training at Payson Park for Frank Stronach but also has Stronach’s recently purchased pair of Her Smile and Diva Ash.

Her Smile, who finished a wide-running third in the Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint, was purchased by Stronach for $1 million at the Fasig Tipton November Sale. Diva Ash has started just four times, winning the Edgewood Stakes earlier this year with Dale Romans. She brought $230,000 at the Keeneland November Sale.

“If all goes well we’ll look at the Hurricane Bertie for Her Smile’s next start,” said Brown. “Diva Ash just got here, so I’ll take some time to feel her out before we decide what we want to do with her next.”

Brown also said Awesome Feather might “stretch her legs” a little bit next week” while continuing to point for the Florida Millions Distaff on Jan. 28.