Saturday’s Racing Insights: Pletcher Barn Sending Them Out in Droves
Friday, February 5, 2021 at 1:35 pm |
Back to: Shared News Updated: February 5, 2021 at 5:25 pm
Dupuis | Justina Severni
By Brian DiDonato Sponsored by Alex Nichols Agency
7th-GP, $50K, Msw, 3yo, 6f, 3:10 p.m.Todd Pletcher sends out a pair of flashy firsters in what looks like a particularly salty maiden event. Dupuis (Distorted Humor) will carry the same Robert and Lawana Low silks as his stablemate Colonel Liam (Liam’s Map), winner of last month’s GI Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational S. A $165,000 FTKOCT yearling, Dupuis topped the OBS July 2-year-old sale at $700,000 off of a :10 flat work. The Apr. 30 foal hails from the family of Florida speedsters Bahamian Squall and Apriority. The meet’s leading trainer will also be represented by $400,000 KEESEEP yearling Democracy (Quality Road). He is a half to SW and MGSP turf sprinter Into Mystic (Into Mischief) out of a half to GSWs Savorthetime, Rogue Romance and Island Bound.
Collaborate (Into Mischief), trained by Saffie Joseph, Jr. for a formidable partnership in Three Chimneys Farm and e Five Racing, is out of MGSW dirt router Quiet Temper (Quiet American) from a productive Phipps family. The $600,000 FTSAUG yearling’s local series of works included a head-turning 1:00.07 bullet breeze from the gate Dec. 27 (XBTV video).
William Farish homebred Bears Watching (Karakontie Jpn) is half to none other than his connections’ MGISW and $2.7-million earner Code of Honor (Noble Mission GB). Campeador (Jack Milton) is half to last year’s GI Pegasus World Cup Invitational romper Mucho Gusto (Mucho Macho Man), while $125,000 FTKNOV weanling Black Belt (Not This Time) is out of fleet-footed GSW Pica Slew (Pico Central Brz). Mo More (Uncle Mo), a $390,000 September acquisition, is out of a half to GSW and MGISP Money Multiplier (Lookin At Lucky).
Debut runners-up Jeebar (Frosted) and Buck Moon (Malibu Moon) boast an experience edge. TJCIS PPs
10th-GP, $50K, Msw, 3yo, 1m, 4:44 p.m.
Todd Pletcher has two more sophomore colts set to try this one-turn mile. Siena Farm homebred Tallis (Uncle Mo) is the first foal out of her connections’ MGSW front-running turfer Isabella Sings (Eskendereya). He’ll be joined by $160,000 KEESEP buy Promise Keeper (Constitution), who was fourth in a sprint here Jan. 9. Promise Keeper’s year-older half-brother War Stopper (Declaration of War) has won his last two locally for Pletcher in allowance company and could be poised for a return soon to stakes.
Chad Brown has a strong pair of his own. Higher Quality (Tiznow) was a $600,000 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga purchase by Juddmonte. His stakes-placed dam is half to none other than champion 3-year-old and dual Classic winner Afleet Alex (Northern Afleet). Shadwell homebred Mutasallem (Union Rags) is out of a half to 1999 G1 Dubai World Cup winner Almutawakel (GB) (Machiavellian). He outworked recent Tampa runner-up St .Joe Louis (GB) (Kingman GB) by open lengths from the gate at Payson Park Jan. 11 (XBTV Video). TJCIS PPs
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