It shouldn't come as a big surprise that the early Alpha two-year-olds are turning heads and stopping clocks as he was very precocious as well at the beginning of his racing career. He broke his maiden at first asking, winning by six lengths at Saratoga, and then followed up with a second-place finish in the G1 Champagne. Alpha would go on to to win the G1 Travers, just like his sire Bernardini, and also the G1 Woodward.
But back to his two-year-olds. Three of his juveniles that passed through the ring at Ocala's April sale brought prices of $350,000, $150,000, and $120,000. Not bad for a horse that stands for $5,000.