Friday Insights: Godolphin Unveils Uncle Mo Half To Matareya


Matareya wins the GI Acorn S. | Sarah Andrew


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7th-CD, $120K, Msw, 2yo, f, 7f, 3:50 p.m.

Debuting in the royal blue Friday, METHODOLOGY (Uncle Mo) is the third foal out of GSW Innovative Idea (Bernardini), making her a half-sister to GI Acorn S. winner Matareya (Pioneerof the Nile). Further back in her family is GISW & sire Sky Mesa (Pulpit) and MGISW & Darley stallion Maxfield (Street Sense). In training with Brad Cox, Methodology has made her two most recent works over the Churchill main track and gets Florent Geroux in the irons. TJCIS PPS

6th-BAQ, $77k, Msw, (S), 2yo, 6fT, 4:40 p.m.

Picked up for $650,000 as a yearling by M.V. Magnier out of last year's Keeneland September Sale, WITNESS (City of Light) is already a half-brother to a pair of stakes horses in More Mischief (Into Mischief) and Myawaya (Wicked Strong) while his dam is a half-sister to GSW and GI Florida Derby runner-up Sharp Humor (Distorted Humor). Entered off a quartet of strong works at Keeneland for trainer Wesley Ward, including a bullet five furlongs in 1:01 2/5 (1/8) Sept. 7, Witness picks up jockey Joel Rosario for his debut. TJCIS PPs

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