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Watch the race over.....Champions Dream was hit hard at break by Blazing, and the same horse moved out on him in the stretch, completely taking away his momentum. Franco did a great job of slowing him down at that point, finishing without pushing him. The liner notes may not display the trouble, but I would look for him to come back at a price in a month or so.
A MTR won a race at Longchamp today, I'll look for it tomorrow,
darn. Did Rutherford get in ?
that track was crazy, I think it helped the 4 on the list to learn something new, Oct 1
I like all 4 and 7 is on the highest rung today. he looked good.
Rutherford didn't run poorly. He ran 4th. I would like to know the name of the one at Longchamp. Is he/she a juvenile? Shug won the Miss Grillo with an MTR filly, Pleasant Passage, out of a War Front mare.
I also wonder what happened to Morethanreadyeddie. He won his debut for Pletcher, and hasn't worked in forever!
It wasn't Longchamp, I just looked. Must of been Pleasant Passage.
|STAKES. 1 1/16 Mile Dirt. Purse $600,000. Claiborne Breeders' Futurity (Grade 1). FOR TWO YEAR OLDS. (05:14 PM) (16)|
|1X||Frosted Departure||2 C||122||Hernandez, Jr. Brian Joseph||McPeek Kenneth G. 10-1|
|2X||Loggins 2nd||2 C||122||Geroux Florent||Cox Brad H. 4-1|
|3||Honed||2 C||122||Leparoux Julien R.||McPeek Kenneth G. 12-1|
|4X||Confidence Game||2 C||122||Graham James||Desormeaux J. Keith 50-1|
|5X||Instant Coffee 4th||2 C||122||Saez Luis||Cox Brad H. 5-1|
|STAKES. 1 1/16 Mile Dirt. Purse $300,000. American Pharoah S. (Grade 1). FOR TWO-YEAR-OLDS. (04:38 PM) (8)|
|1X||Gandolfini 4th||2 C||122||Maldonado Edwin A.||Baffert Bob 12-1 Gandolfini rf,9f,2f(8)Justify/Simon Pure 2^|
|2||Man Child||2 C||122||Berrios Hector Isaac||Hanson Ryan 30-1|
|3||Macnamara||2 C||122||Baze Tyler||Engler Jeff 50-1|
|4||Odonata||2 C||122||Cedillo Abel||O'Neill Doug F. 20-1|
|5X||Cave Rock 1st||2 C||122||Hernandez Juan J.||Baffert Bob 4-5 Cave Rock 8h,Arrogate/ Bellamy Road 2^|
|6X||National Treasure 2nd||2 C||o||122||Vazquez Ramon A.||Baffert Bob 6-1 National Treasure 4c,13c(13)Quality Road/Meda D'oro 2^|
|7X||Skinner||2 C||122||Espinoza Victor||Shirreffs John A. 5-1|
|8X||Hejazi 3rd||2 C||122||Smith Mike E.||Baffert Bob 5-2 Hejazi 12d, 13c (8) Bernardini / Meda D'oro 3.55 mil 1^
MTR has several two year olds entered this weekend in races that could earn them a BC start. I hope a couple at least, get a chance to extend their sire’s lead in BC wins! Impetuous Molly, Redifined, and Our Dream Rye’d, will try to join Miss Grillo winner, Pleasant Passage! Come on guys!