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Blazing Sevens looked great, could have won by more......handled the slop just fine, won the race his father placed in. Had a feeling about him, liked how he was training, hit the exacta too. Will be one of the faves in the Juvy....
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!