Summer Breezes: Malibu Moon Filly Debuts In Del Mar Opener

The late Malibu Moon | Sarah Andrew


Some of the most highly anticipated races during the summer racing season are the 'baby' races during the boutique meetings at Saratoga and Del Mar.

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. To follow are the entries for Friday at Saratoga and Del Mar:

Friday, September 1, 2023
Saratoga 1, 2yo, 5 1/2fT, 1:10 p.m. ET
Horse (Sire), Sale, Price ($), Breeze
Patriot Hills (Speightstown), FTMMAY, 100,000, :10.3
Consignor: Brick City Thoroughbreds
Buyer: Nick J Hines, agent for Lawrence P Roman


Run Jalen Run (Runhappy)-MTO, OBSMAR, 42,000, :10.1
Consignor: Mason Springs Partnership (Marcus & Crystal Ryan)
Buyer: Joe Sharp, agent


Sanderson (Collected), OBSJUN, 120,000, :10.1
Consignor: Really and Truly Thoroughbreds
Buyer: Madaket Stables


Saratoga 2, $88k, 2yo, f, (S), 6f, 1:44 p.m.
Carol T (Frosted), FTMMAY, 95,000, :10.3
Consignor: de Meric Sales, agent
Buyer: R T Racing


Mother Mary (Classic Empire), OBSJUN, 35,000, :10.4
Consignor: Ordonez Thoroughbreds, agent
Buyer: Bruce Brown, agent


Del Mar 1, 2yo, f, 5fT, 6:00 p.m. ET
Cyprus Moon (Malibu Moon), OBSAPR, 190,000, :9.4
Consignor: Centofanti Thoroughbreds, agent
Buyer: Ben McElroy, agent for Next Wave


Spirit Rules (Mor Spirit), OBSAPR, 145,000, :10.1
Consignor: Grassroots Training & Sales, agent
Buyer: Peter Miller, agent


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