2nd-GP, $65K, Msw, 2yo, 4 1/2f, 1:34 p.m.
GOLDEN PAL (Uncle Mo), the first foal out of talented turf sprinter and ‘TDN Rising Star’ Lady Shipman (Midshipman), debuts for Wesley Ward. The Randy Lowe homebred RNA’d for $325,000 as a KEESEP yearling last year. Golden Pal worked four furlongs in :48 around the dogs over the Palm Meadows lawn in :48 (2/51) Apr. 11. “He’s very fast,” Ward said of the 7-5 morning-line favorite. Jacks or Better Farm homebred First Navy Admiral (Fort Loudon), a half-brother to champion Awesome Feather (Awesome of Course), also launches his career for Ralph Nicks. TJCIS PPs
9th-GP, $47K, OC62k/N2X, 4yo/up, 6f, 5:17 p.m.
Unbeaten ‘TDN Rising Star’ FORTIN HILL (Mucho Macho Man) makes his first start since going two-for-two at Belmont last June. The OXO Equine colorbearer, a $575,000 OBS March 2-year-old purchase of 2018, is trained by Chad Brown. Fortin Hill hails from the family of two-time Canadian Horse of the Year and Eclipse winner Chief Bearhart and MGISW Private Zone. TJCIS PPs