Summer Breezes: Aug. 4, 2022

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Kent Sweezey trains the debuting Illicit for Shel Evans | 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 Thursday:

Thursday, August 4, 2022
Saratoga 2, 1:39 p.m. ET
Horse (Sire), Sale, Price, Breeze
Gormleyesque (Gormley), OBSAPR, $55,000, click
C-Six K's Training & Sales, Agent; B-Arch Bloodstock, agent
Illicit (Into Mischief), OBSAPR, $525,000, click
C-Gene Recio, agent; B-Kent Sweezey, agent for R S Evans
Tattered Heart (Kantharos), FTMMAY, $65,000, click
C-Kings Equine, agent; B-Jason Barkley, agent for Ryan Scott

Del Mar 1, 5:00 p.m. ET
Heart of the Night (City of Light), FTMMAY, $275,000, click
C-de Meric Sales, agent; B-JDT Racing, R Dalyn Jones, agent
La Paloma Blanca (Kitten's Joy), OBSJUN, $30,000, click
C-Gene Recio, agent; B-Peter Miller, agent
La Peer (Girvin), OBSAPR, $87,000, click
C-Top Line Sales LLC, agent; B-Little Red Feather, J Dowd, agent

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