Summer Breezes: Aug. 12, 2022

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Sharp Azteca looks to add another first-crop winner Friday at the Spa | Equi-Photo

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Some of the most highly anticipated races during the summer racing season are the 'baby' races during the boutique meetings at both Saratoga and Del Mar and at Ellis Park, which attracts its fair share of high-priced offspring from a variety of top national outfits. Summer Breezes highlights debuting 2-year-olds at those meetings that have been sourced at the breeze-up sales earlier in the year, with links to their under-tack previews. Already this year at Saratoga, City Man (Mucho Macho Man), Mo Strike (Uncle Mo) and Empress Tigress (Classic Empire)–each a graduate of the 2-year-old sales–have already struck at stakes level, while the likes of juvenile purchases and 'TDN Rising Stars' Taiba (Gun Runner), We The People (Constitution) and Onesto (Ire) (Frankel {GB}) have also left their mark on graded/group competition this season. To follow are the horses entered for Friday:

Friday, August 12, 2022
Saratoga 1, 1:05 p.m. ET
Horse (Sire), Sale, Price, Breeze
Nice 'n Spicy (Sharp Azteca), FTMMAY, $75,000, see below
C-Top Line Sales LLC, agent; B-Three Diamonds Farm LLC
Three Unions (Unified), FTMMAY, $65,000, click
C-Sequel B'stock, agent; B-Clear Stars Stable & Mitre Box Stable

 

 

Ellis 5, 3:42 p.m. ET
Traffic Master (Cross Traffic), OBSAPR, $200,000, click
C-Eddie Woods, agent; B-Fawn Leap

Ellis 6, 4:10 p.m ET
Barry's Music (Maclean's Music), FTMMAY, $65,000, click
C-Kings Equine, agent; B-Chris Davis, agent
Hardy Choice (Hard Spun), OBSAPR, $160,000, click
C-Parrish Farms, agent; B-Jim & Susan Hill
Stud Lovin (Nyquist), OBSJUN, $220,000, click
C-Top Line Sales LLC, agent; B-Mike Maker

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