Oct. 2 Insights

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PAIR OF BLUE-BLOODS DEBUT IN NY

4th-BEL, $63K, Msw, 3yo/up, 6f, 2:30p.m.

Regally bred Godolphin homebred TACTICAL MOVE (First Defence) debuts for Bill Mott in this test off of a string of bullet works, most recently breezing a best-of-30 half-mile in :49 flat on Saratoga’s Oklahoma track Sept. 21. He is out of Grade I winner Game Face (Menifee), who is also responsible for GSP Coliseum (Tapit). Chad Brown also unveils a well-bred runner in Juddmonte homebred Starfront (Malibu Moon), a half to GSP Eloquent Riddle (Harlan’s Holiday). His second dam is MGSW Media Nox (GB) (Lycius), who produced MG1SW Nebraska Tornado (Storm Cat). TJCIS PPs

 

COX UNVEILS JUDDMONTE HOMEBRED

5th-KEE, $70K, Msw, 2yo, f, 6f, 3:20 p.m.

Juddmonte homebred SUN PATH (Munnings) makes her career bow in this test for Brad Cox. She is a full-sister to the Cox-trained Grade II winner and Grade I-placed Bonny South. Her dam is a half to Group 1 winner Etoile Montante (Miswaki), who is responsible for MGSW Starformer (Dynaformer).

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PRICEY PHAROAH COLT MAKES CAREER BOW AT KEENELAND

10th-KEE, $70K, Msw, 2yo, 1 1/16m, 6:15 p.m.

The China Horse Club went to $525,000 at Keeneland September last year to acquire NARMER (American Pharoah) and he debuts here for Chad Brown. Out of G1SP Maryinsky (Ire) (Sadler’s Wells), the bay is a half to European champion Peeping Fawn (Danehill), who in turn produced SW & MG1SP September (Ire) (Deep Impact {Jpn}); and Group 1 winner Thewayyouare (Kingmambo). Second dam and MGISW Blush With Pride (Blushing Groom {Fr}) produced GSW & MGISP blue hen Better Than Honour (Deputy Minister), who is the dam of a pair of GI Belmont S. winners in Jazil (Seeking the Gold) and champion Rags to Riches (A.P. Indy). This is also the family of GISW Streaming (Smart Strike). TJCIS PPs

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