Friday's Insights: 'Rising Star' Resumes at Keeneland

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Therideofalifetime | Coady

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7th-Keeneland, $81K, Alw (N2L), 3yo, 6f, post time: 4:24 p.m. ET
THERIDEOFALIFETIME (Candy Ride {Arg}) sandwiched a 'TDN Rising Star'-worthy graduation over this strip last July between runner-up efforts to top juvenile Jackie's Warrior (Maclean's Music), finishing 2 1/2 lengths behind that one on Churchill debut in June and three lengths adrift in the GII Saratoga Special S. in August. Stretched out to the one-turn mile for the GIII Iroquois S. on the Derby undercard Sept. 5, the homebred was sent to the front and set a furious pace before retreating to fourth behind future GIII Lecomte S. winner Midnight Bourbon (Tiznow) and recent GI Arkansas Derby hero Super Stock (Dialed In). The 3-1 morning-line pick enters off a half-mile work that was clocked in :47 flat (2/114) Apr. 10. TJCIS PPs

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