TDN RISING STARS

October 22, 2016 - Keeneland, Race 6, Msw, USD $60,000, 1 1/16M

Tamit (Ire), F, 2, 2014 by Fastnet Rock (Aus)

1st Dam: Roman Empress (Ire) (Hwt. 3yo Filly-Ire at 9 1/2-10 1/2f, GSP-Ire, G1SP-Eng), by Sadler's Wells
2nd Dam: Ionian Sea (GB), by Slip Anchor (GB)
3rd Dam: Snow Day (Fr), by Reliance (Fr)

Owner: Robert E. Masterson
Breeder: Roman Empriress Syndicate (Ire)
Trainer: Mark E. Casse

Tamit (Ire) unleashed a devastating stretch kick to graduate at first asking over the Keeneland lawn and become the latest ‘TDN Rising Star’ for the connections of champion Tepin (Bernstein). Taking a bit of play before drifting up to be 7-1 by post, the bay traveled third-last down the backside, well off of a :23.44 quarter and :49.17 half. Still with seven horses to pass at the top of the lane, Tamit exploded in the final furlong and kicked away strongly to score by 3 3/4 lengths. La Manta Gris (Lemon Drop Kid) was second-best. The winner’s dam, once third in the G1 Darley Yorkshire Oaks, is a half to G1SW Imperial Monarch (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}), MGSW Mount Athos (Ire) (Montjeur {Ire}), and is a full to MG1SP The Great Gatsby (Ire) and G1SP Magritte (Ire). Sales History: €200,000 Ylg ‘15 ARAAUG. Lifetime Record: 1-1-0-0, $29,520.

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