Friday's Racing Insights: Pricey Outwork Filly Debuts at Saratoga


Samborella | Fasig-Tipton

5th-SAR, $62K, Msw, (S), 2yo, f, 5 1/2f, 3:28 p.m. ET
SAMBORELLA (Outwork), the most expensive of 66 yearlings to change hands from the first crop of her sire when bringing $500,000 from Gold Square, It's All About The Girls Stable, Paul Braverman, Fortune Farm and Harlow Stables at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga New York-bred Yearling Sale, debuts for Jeremiah Englehart. Produced by an unraced daughter of Tiznow, the bay is a half-sister to Bye Bye Hong Kong (Street Sense), SW & GSP-Eng; and last year's GIII Pilgrim S. third Our Country (Constitution). The 2-1 morning-line favorite hails from extended female family of GISWs Bluegrass Cat, Girolamo, Rhythm, et al. TJCIS PPs

1st-MTH, $47K, Msw, 2yo, f, 5f, 5:00 p.m. ET
Godolphin homebred TAKINGTIMEOFF (Curlin), produced by a winning daughter of GISW Dubai Escapade (Awesome Again), has been firing bullets for trainer Michael Stidham at Fair Hill for this debut run. This is the same female family as brilliant millionaire Madcap Escapade (Hennessy). TJCIS PPs

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