Saturday Insights: Son Of MGISW Stellar Wind Makes First Start At Santa Anita

Stellar Wind | Keeneland


8th-SA, $54K, Msw, 3-5yo, 1m, 8:09 p.m. ET.
MAGNIFY (Justify), a 3-year-old colt, makes his debut for the Bob Baffert barn on Saturday. Out of champion 3-year-old filly and MGISW Stellar Wind (Curlin), the Magnier homebred is her second to make the races, but she has since produced a filly named In the Stars (Into Mischief), who was a $300,000 buy for G. Watts Humphrey Jr. at last year's Keeneland September Sale. The 2017 Keeneland November sales topper when she was taken home by M.V. Magnier for the lofty sum of $6-million, Stellar Wind is also responsible for a yearling colt by Into Mischief and she foaled a filly by Gun Runner Apr. 29. TJCIS PPS

9th-GP, $60K, Msw, 3yo, 1mT, 5:18 p.m. ET.
In 2022, Repole and St. Elias bought for $700,000 Keeneland September grad Monopoly of Honor (Not This Time). Making his first start for trainer George Weaver, the colt is out of an unraced dam who counts as a half-brother SW Scotland (Good Magic)   TJCIS PPS

11-BAQ, $90K, Msw, 3yo/up, f/m 1 1/16mT, 5:39 p.m. ET.
Chestnut filly Just So Pretty (Justify) makes her first start under the care of Danny Gargan. The 3-year-old sold for $475,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Select Yearling Sale when she went to Thorndale Farm. Her stakes-winning dam Battle Girl (Midshipman) is a half-sister to MGISW Sweet Reason (Street Sense). TJCIS PPS

4th-CD, $134K, OC80k/N2X, 3yo/up, 1 1/16m, 7:26 p.m. ET.
'TDN Rising Star' Disarm (Gun Runner) has steadily worked back into form since January for Winchell Thoroughbreds and trainer Steve Asmussen. Now, the 4-year-old homebred is ready to fire off the bench after serving as the runner-up to Archangelo (Arrogate) in the GI Travers S. last summer. As for Disarm's dam, Easy Tap (Tapit), she foaled another full-brother Mar. 15. TJCIS PPS

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