Down On Da Bayou

Keeping Rivals at 'Bay' in Cape Verdi

Looking for her first win since last July, Pevensey Bay (Footstepsinthesand {GB}) marked her return in style, closing with a flourish to earn a career high win in Friday's G2 Cape Verdi S. at Meydan. A hair sluggish away from the gate, Pevensey Bay settled along the inside near the back early as Down On Da Bayou (Super Saver) raced to the front. The pacesetter began to pick up the tempo on the first turn while heading into the final 800 meters. Completely buried along the rail with the pacesetter...

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Da Bayou Looks to Shine in the Desert

Down on Da Bayou (Super Saver) looks to follow up her devastating 19-length victory in the Feb. 20 G3 UAE Oaks with a victory over the boys in the Samba Saudi Derby at King Abdulaziz Racetrack Saturday. The bay filly will be making her sixth lifetime start in the 1600-meter race, but her first away from Meydan. Billy Batts (City Zip), second in last year's GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf, will be trying the dirt for the first time. The Peter Miller trainee, previously owned by Rockingham Ranch, will be...

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Transatlantic Pinhooks On The Classic Trail

A year after War Of Will (War Front) won the GII Risen Star S., another Arqana Breeze-up Sale graduate, Mr Monomoy (Palace Malice), landed the same race (which was divided this year) and is also on course for the American Classics. The Brad H Cox-trained colt currently heads the leaderboard on the road to the Kentucky Derby with 52 points and he is not the only graduate of the 2019 sale in Deauville to have an eye on the Run for the Roses. Ete Indien (Summer Front) was runner-up to...

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Super Saver Filly Strong In UAE Oaks

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed's Down On Da Bayou (Super Saver) had to play second fiddle to Godolphin fillies in the Listed UAE 1000 Guineas on Jan. 23 and the trial three weeks prior to that, but fortunes were reversed and son prevailed over father in the G3 UAE Oaks at Meydan on Thursday evening, with Down On Da Bayou strolling home by 18 1/2 lengths over Dubai Love (GB) (Night of Thunder {Ire}) while stepping up to 1900 metres for the first time. Breaking well from the extreme outside gate...

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