ONLYFORYOU (f, 3, Malibu Moon--Erhu, by Tactical Cat)
handled an extra 1 1/2 furlongs with aplomb as the even-money choice to remain unbeaten from four attempts. A 2 1/2-length debut graduate at the Big A Nov. 10, the Todd Pletcher trainee cleared her first-level allowance condition going six panels here Dec. 15. She defeated Aurelia’s Belle (Lemon Drop Kid) handily in the GII Forward Gal S. over an additional furlong Jan. 25, and loomed large here. Straight to the front while kept a firm grasp of by Javier Castellano, the bay shook loose from House Rules (Distorted Humor) in the stretch and had two lengths on that rival at the line despite drifting out a bit. Aurelia’s Belle was third. The winner, Castellano’s fifth of the day and Pletcher’s fourth, stopped the timer in 1:43.71. Lifetime Record: 4-4-0-0.
O-Glencrest Farm LLC. B-Elm Tree Farm LLC & Popatop LLC (Ky). T-Todd A Pletcher.Saturday, Gulfstream Park
DAVONA DALE S.-GII
, $200,000, GPX, 2-22, 3yo, f,
1 1/16m, 1:43 3/5, ft.
1--ONLYFORYOU, 118, f, 3, by Malibu Moon
1st Dam: Erhu (GSP, $164,385), by Tactical Cat
2nd Dam: Sunday Morning, by Sunny's Halo
3rd Dam: Great Finesse, by Bold Bidder
($115,000 yrl '12 KEESEP). O-Glencrest Farm LLC;
B-Elm Tree Farm, LLC & Popatop, LLC (KY); T-Todd A
Pletcher; J-Javier Castellano. $120,000. Lifetime
Record: 4-4-0-0, $308,100. Click for the
eNicks report & 5-cross pedigree. Werk Nick Rating:
A+++. *Triple Plus*
, 117, f, 3, Distorted Humor
(Arg), by Mutakddim. ($90,000 yrl '12 KEESEP).
O-Joseph V Shields Jr; B-El Catorce Inc & Winstar
Farm LLC (KY); T-H Allen Jerkens. $40,000.
, 117, f, 3, Lemon Drop Kid
by Danzig. ($170,000 yrl '12 KEESEP). O-James F
Miller; B-Alexander-Groves-Matz (KY); T-Wayne M
Margins: 2 1/4, HF, 11 1/4. Odds: 1.10, 6.40, 8.50.
Also Ran: Penwith, Stopchargingmaria, Luna Santa, Abou, Holiday Magic.
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