August 29 Insights: Baffert Unveils Expensive Quality Road Filly at Del Mar

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Quality Road Lee Thomas

Sponsored by Alex Nicholas Agency

2nd-DMR, $61k, Msw, 2yo, f, 1m, 5:30 p.m. ET
Bob Baffert saddles GINGHAM (Quality Road) in the second event at Del Mar Thursday afternoon. The bay filly was acquired by Sarah Kelly for $420,000 at the 2018 Keeneland September Sale. Her dam Chapel (Pulpit) is a full-sister to SW Senada (Pulpit) and a half-sister to GISP Arthur's Tale (Bernardini) and SP War Hoot (War Chant). Chapel is out of the MGSW and $865,705 earner Owlsey (Harlan). Gingam has recorded an impressive worktab in the mornings here at Del Mar, including a five furlong breeze out the gate in :59 3/5 (2/43) Aug. 15. She recently drilled six panels in company with the unraced $500,000 KEESEP buy Ragtime Blues (Union Rags) in 1:13 flat (1/2) Aug. 23 (Click here to watch XVTV video). TJCIS PPs

 

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