By Stefanie Grimm
9th-FG, $52K, Msw, 2yo, 6f, 5:45 p.m.
A $700,000 son of Arrogate, PHANTOM SPEED makes the races Friday for Pin Oak Stud and trainer Michael Stidham. The colt is a half to GSW Biddy Duke (Bayern) while his 3-year-old City of Light half-brother brought a final bid of $1.05m from Repole Stable and St. Elias out of the 2021 Keeneland September Sale. This is the extended family of champion 2-year-old filly Folklore (Tiznow). TJCIS PPS
4th-AQU, $85K, Msw, 2yo, 1m, 1:46 p.m.
Leading off a pair of homebreds, The Hero Code (Tapit) is a half-brother to a quartet of War Fronts in GISW Civil Union and French GSW/G1SP War Dispatch along with GSP George Patton and GSP U S S Michigan. His dam is herself a half to Hong Kong's champion stayer Lines of Battle (War Front) and GISW War Flag (War Front), the dam of GSW Personal Best (Tapit). This is also the family of MGSW and late sire Dynaformer. The Hero Code races for owner/breeder Joseph Allen.
Lined up to that one's inside, Otello (Curlin), a homebred for Siena Farms, is a son of MGSW Isabella Sings. His yearling Into Mischief half-brother brought $650,000 at Keeneland September this year from Repole Stable and Spendthrift Farm. TJCIS PPS