02/10/2017 3:30PM

Super Surprise has date with Uncle Mo

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Super Surprise closes out her ontrack career with this win in the Biogio's Rose Stakes on Sunday.

OZONE PARK, N.Y. – Super Surprise, the 2 1/2-length winner of last Sunday’s Biogio’s Rose Stakes at Aqueduct, has been retired from racing. She will be bred to Uncle Mo, according to trainer Todd Pletcher.

Pletcher said that owner Mike Repole wasn’t going to keep Super Surprise in training the entire year, and there was not a suitable graded opportunity worth pursuing before sending her to the breeding shed.

“She had a great career, won stakes at 2, 3, and 4,” Pletcher said. “We didn’t feel like she was going to stay in training for the entire year. It was good for her to go out on a winning note. She has the same cross as Nyquist, is an attractive filly with a good race record. Hopefully, she can produce babies as good as her.”

Super Surprise, a daughter of Giant Surprise, won 4 of 9 starts and earned $462,300. In addition to the Biogio’s Rose, Super Surprise won the Maid of the Mist at Belmont at 2 and the Fleet Indian at Saratoga at 3.

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