Aug. 29 Insights

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STRONACH HOMEBRED DEBUTS IN CANADA

3rd-WO, $126.8K, Msw, 2yo, 7fT, 2:07p.m.

Stronach Stables homebred RAPPER ZAPPER (Ghostzapper) makes his career bow in this event. The chestnut is a full-brother to Canadian champion, Queen's Plate victress and MGSW Holy Helena and a half to GSW & MGISP Holy Boss (Street Boss). TJCIS PPs

 

BROWN UNVEILS PRICEY CURLIN FILLY

5th-SAR, $100K, Msw, 2yo, f, 6f, 3:21p.m.

Chad Brown saddles an expensive first timer in DISTINCTLYPOSSIBLE (Curlin), who summoned $670,000 at OBS April after breezing in :10 1/5. The bay is out of GSW Funny Proposition (Medaglia d'Oro), who in turn is a daughter of SW Humorous Miss (Distorted Humor). Steve Asmussen unveils a well-bred contender in Soaring (Tapit). She is a daughter of Grade I winner Streaming (Smart Strike), who is a full to stakes winner Treasuring and a half to SW Cascading. Streaming's first foal, a War Front colt now named St. James's Square, summoned $2.4-million at the 2018 KEESEP sale. This is also the family of champion Rags to Riches (A.P. Indy) and GISW Jazil (Seeking the Gold). TJCIS PPs

 

HALF TO MCCRAKEN MAKES CAREER BOW

6th-ELP, $51K, Msw, 3yo/up, 7f, 4:10p.m.

Ian Wilkes unveils the latest offspring of GSP Ivory Empress (Seeking the Gold) in MILLIKEN (Into Mischief). The bay is a half-brother to MGSW & GISP McCraken (Ghostzapper), MGSW Four Graces (Majesticperfection), MGSP Bondurant (War Front) and GSP With Dignity (Declaration of War). TJCIS PPs

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