Saturday Insights: Big Pedigrees Debut Coast to Coast

Talented Lady (HIP 417) sells for $850,000 at KEESEP Keeneland


7th-SA, $67k, Msw, 3yo, f, 1mT, 6:39p.m. ET
C R K Stable, the owners of Talented Lady (Tapit), have high hopes for their flashy filly, an $850,000 KEESEP grad who is a daughter of GII Ballston Spa S. winner Strike Charmer (Smart Strike). The mare sold with this filly in utero for $700,000 in 2018 at Keeneland November to Mt. Brilliant Farm & Ranch. She will make her career bow here for John Shirreffs, who is no stranger as a conditioner of fillies with potential. This is also the family of champions Gold Beauty (Mr. Prospector), Dayjur (Danzig) and GII Twilight Derby winner, Subconscious (Tapit). TJCIS PPs

9th-GP, $60k, Msw, 3yo, 1m, 4:05p.m. ET
Granlusso (Street Sense) is a son of Cambiocorsa (Avenue of Flags) is a half-brother to graded stakes winners turned producers Moulin De Mougin (Curlin) and Schiaparelli (Ghostzapper) as well as the graded stakes-winning Bronson (Medaglia d'Oro). The dam is a full-sister to course-record setting Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint winner California Flag. This is also the family of GI Preakness winner Rombauer (Twirling Candy). Chad Brown sends out the Ran Jan Racing homebred, who hails from the family of the late Roaring Lion (Kitten's Joy), against a competitive field on paper. TJCIS PPs

12th-GP, $60k, Msw, 3yo, 1 1/8m, 5:43p.m. ET
Todd Pletcher will send out a well-bred pair of Curlin colts in the form of Foxtrot Whiskey and Leopardi. The former is the first foal of MGSW Mrs McDougal (Medaglia d'Oro), who went the way of Steve Young, agent for Bass Stables, in 2018 for a cool $1.6 million at Keeneland January. Leopardi will go to post looking to outrun the shadow of his MGSW half-sister Lovely Bernadette (Wilburn). To the far outside will break Barrzley (Arrogate) for trainer Graham Motion, a half to Canada's champion 2-year-old filly and GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies winner Ria Antonia (Rockport Harbor), now a graded-stakes producer in Japan. TJCIS PPs

11th-OP, $84k, Msw, 3yo, 1m, 6:25p.m. ET
Winstar Farm, Siena Farm, and the Commonwealth Syndicate will debut We the People (Constitution) under Rodolphe Brisset's tutelage. A $230,000 FTFMAR purchase who breezed in :10 3/5 and went through the ring as part of the complete Paul Pompa dispersal, the colt's second dam is GI winner and graded stakes producer Harmony Lodge (Hennessy). This is the family of GII Arkansas Derby winner Graeme Hall (Dehere). TJCIS PPs

6th-FG, $46k, Msw, 3yo, f, 1 1/16m, 4:35p.m. ET
Unveiled here as the only first-time starter in the field, Stonestreet Stables sends out homebred Lolloping (War Front) with 2021's champion trainer Brad Cox. The second foal of champion New Zealand sprinter Bounding (Aus) (Lohnro {Aus}), this filly is a half to $4.1 million KEESEP graduate Aussie Pride (Curlin), who finished second on his career debut Jan. 29 at Tampa Bay Downs. This is the family of the late MG1SW Anthony Van Dyck (Ire) (Galileo {Ire}). TJCIS PPs

1st-TAM, $34k, Msw, 3yo, 6f, 12:11p.m. ET
A $400,000 KEESEP purchase by Klaravich Stables, Money Supply (Practical Joke) looks to become his dam's fourth winner from four foals to race, including GSP Sister Nation (Into Mischief). Chad Brown sends out the debuter for the six panel journey. This is the family of leading South African sire Trippi (End Sweep). TJCIS PPs

5th-TAM, $34k, Msw, 3yo, f, 6 1/2f, 2:13p.m. ET
Hop Picker (Nyquist) is a daughter of Grade III winner Altesse (A.P. Indy) and is the dam of three winners from four to race, including GISP Alandra (Blame) and GSP First Growth (Candy Ride {Arg}). The filly's Grade I-winning granddam Aldiza (Storm Cat) is a daughter of champion Althea (Alydar)'s full-sister Aishah. This is also the family of SW/GSP Where's the Moon (Malibu Moon), GSW Far From Over (Blame), MGISP And Why Not (Street Cry {Ire}), her MGSW son Fearless (Ghostzapper) and SW & MGSP Just Whistle (Pioneerof the Nile). Shug McGaughey will condition the filly for owners Allen Stable Inc, who paid $350,000 for her at Keeneland September. TJCIS PPs

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