By Christie DeBernardis
Sponsored by Alex Nichols Agency
BROWN UNVEILS JUDDMONTE BLUEBLOOD
5th-AQU, $80K, Msw, 2yo, f, 6 1/2f, 1:46p.m.
Juddmonte homebred PRECIPITATE (Pioneerof the Nile) makes her career bow for trainer Chad Brown. Her dam is a half-sister to champion Close Hatches (First Defence), who is the dam of MGSW & MGISP Tacitus (Tapit); and to SW & MGISP Lockdown (First Defence). The dark bay prepped for this with a best-of-188 half-mile in :48 flat over the Belmont training track Nov. 22. Michael Trombetta unveils a half-sister to last year's GI Breeders' Dirt Mile Spun to Run (Hard Spun) in Paradise Song (Frosted). She is also a half-sister to SW Tap It All (Tapizar).
HALF TO MUCHO MACHO MAN DEBUTS
6th-CD, $85K, Msw, 3yo/up, 6f, 3:27 p.m.
Dallas Stewart unveils the latest sibling to GI Breeders' Cup Classic hero Mucho Macho Man (Macho Uno) in AMERICAN CITIZEN (American Pharoah). In addition to that earner of over $5.6-million, the bay is a half to GSW Marconi (Tapit), a $2-million KEESEP buy, and SW Southern Girl (Tapit). TJCIS PPs
PRICEY TAPIT FILLY MAKES CAREER BOW
11th-CD, $85K, Msw, 2yo, f, 6f, 5:56 p.m.
Michael and Katherine Ball went to $600,000 at KEESEP to acquire CLOSET SHOPPER (Tapit), who debuts here for Ben Colebrook. Her dam is a full-sister to GISW Sweet Lulu (Mr. Greeley); and a half to MGSW & GISP Anchor Down (Tapit) and GSW Iron Fist (Tapit). Steve Asmussen unveils another juvenile of intrigue in Fold Em (Curlin), who is a full to MGSW & MGISP Tenfold. TJCIS PPs