Summer Breezes: Aug. 20, 2022


Hejazi breezing at Timonium | Fasig-Tipton photo


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 Saturday:

Saturday, August 20, 2022
Saratoga 5, 2:45 p.m. ET
Horse (Sire), Sale, Price, Breeze
Taking Candy (Twirling Candy), OBSMAR, $400,000, click
C-Eddie Woods, agent; B-Lael Stable

Saratoga 7, 3:52 p.m. ET
Good News Rocket (Runhappy), FTFMAR, $700,000, see below
C-Niall Brennan Stables, agent; B-Donato Lanni, agent for Frank Fletcher Racing Operation



Ellis 6, 4:10 p.m. ET
Mystify (Connect), FTMMAY, $50,000, see below
C-Paul Sharp, agent; B-Cumberland Stable



Del Mar 5, 7:00 p.m. ET
Eastbound (Good Magic), OBSAPR, $210,000, click
C-Scanlon Training & Sales, agent; B-Arrow Route Racing
Hejazi (Bernardini), FTMMAY, $3,550,000, see below
C-Sequel Bloodstock, agent for Chester & Mary Broman; B-Gary Young, agent for Zedan Racing
Storm the Night (Midnight Storm), OBSAPR, $70,000, click
C-S G V T'breds, agent; B-George Papaprodromou


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