Jan. 30 Insights

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Five Tool Player at OBS | Photos by Z

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PLETCHER, BROWN SADDLE INTRIGUING FIRSTERS

7th-GP, $50K, Msw, 3yo, 1 1/16m, 2:44p.m.

Chad Brown unveils Christine and Phil Hatfield's ARISTON (Flatter) in this event. The $500,000 FTSAUG buy is a full to GSW Plainsman and a half to GSP Liam (Liam's Map). Their dam is a half to MGSW Southdale (Street Cry {Ire}). Todd Pletcher also saddles an interesting first timer in Avenue (Quality Road). Out of GSP Magic Union (Dixie Union), the $450,000 KEESEP acquisition is a half to GSP Tizamagician (Tiznow). TJCIS PPs

 

EXPENSIVE MEDAG DEBUTS IN N.Y.

9th-AQU, $80K, Msw, 4yo/up, 1m, 4:25 p.m.

D J Stable and Cash is King went to $900,000 to acquire FIVE TOOL PLAYER (Medaglia d'Oro) at the 2019 OBS March Sale after he breezed in :10 flat and he makes his belated debut here. The dark bay is out of GSP Rashnaa (Tapit). TJCIS PPs

 

STEWART UNVEILS PRICEY CANDY RIDE

7th-FG, $50K, Msw, 3yo, 6f, 5:04p.m.

China Horse Club and WinStar Farm's SCREENPLAY (Candy Ride {Arg}) makes his career bow in this spot for Dallas Stewart. The $490,000 KEESEP buy's second dam is champion Sweet Catomine (Storm Cat), who is a daughter of SW & GISP Sweet Life (Kris S.) and a full-sister to MGISW millionaire Life is Sweet. Steve Asmussen saddles another pricey firster in Happy Romance (Runhappy), a $435,000 OBSAPR purchase after a :21 flat breeze. TJCIS PPs

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