Fountain of Youth

Shotski Pointing to UAE Derby

GII Remsen S. winner Shotski (Blame) will be pointed towards the $2.5 million G2 UAE Derby Mar. 28, which offers 170 points towards the GI Kentucky Derby. The bay will work once more at Gulfstream before shipping to Dubai. "He seems in good form, full of himself at the moment. Our primary plan is to keep him here in Florida with the plan to go to Dubai," trainer Jeremiah O'Dwyer said. "That's what we're looking at right now. We've been talking about it. We're going to fly out of here...

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The Week in Review: Fountain of Youth, Elusive As Ever

The Week in Review, by T.D. Thornton The Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon famously got shut out five centuries ago while searching for Florida's mythical Fountain of Youth. He was the heavy favorite to find it, but missing out presumably didn't affect his plans for the first Saturday in May. In more recent times, well-backed horses on the GI Kentucky Derby trail have been similarly luckless trying to find the winner's circle in the elusive Gulfstream Park stakes that shares the same name. Ete Indien (Summer Front)'s wire-to-wire shredding of...

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Ete Indien 'Very Good' After FOY; Maxfield Steps It Up With Bullet Half

Ete Indien (Summer Front), who produced a breakout performance when dominating Saturday's GII Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth S. by 8 1/2 lengths at Gulfstream, came out of his effort well Sunday morning, according to trainer Patrick Biancone. "Very good," Biancone told the Gulfstream notes team of how his colt looked. "He ate all his dinner and he's happy and sound this morning, which is what you want to see. We're good." Starting his career on turf, Ete Indien switched to the dirt for an upset allowance victory Dec. 20 in...

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Ete Indien Runs Them Off Their Feet in Fountain of Youth

Ete Indien got over and to the lead from his wide draw, and never looked back as he streaked home a dominant winner of Saturday's GII Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth S. despite drifting out. Heavy favorite Dennis' Moment (Tiznow) backed up early and trailed the field home. Gunned from his outside post and over to the rail with a short run into the first turn, Ete Indien maintained a clear advantage down the backside and appeared to be traveling comfortably as he posted splits :23.14, :46.72 and 1:11.30. He was...

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Feb. 29 Insights

Sponsored by Alex Nichols Agency PAIR OF LOADED MAIDEN EVENTS ON FOY UNDERCARD 2nd-GP, $50K, Msw, 3yo, 6f, 11:59p.m. Kiaran McLaughlin unveils Shadwell Stable's $800,000 KEESEP buy ASHIHAM (Tapit) in this event. He is out of MGSW Wine Princess (Ghostzapper), who is a daughter of Horse of the Year Azeri (Jade Hunter). Breaking one stall to his left is Albaugh Family Stables's Tiger's Back (Ghostzapper). The $370,000 KEESEP purchase's second dam is MGISW millionaire Pure Clan (Pure Prize), who is the dam of SW & MGSP Princesa Carolina (Tapit). This...

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All Eyes On Dennis' Moment in Fountain of Youth

For only having raced four times thus far, Albaugh Family Stables' Dennis' Moment (Tiznow) has already had a roller coaster's worth of twists and turns in his career. Two brilliant victories paired with two disastrous starts in his 2-year-old season have established dichotomous perceptions of the imposing bay colt. Saturday at Gulfstream Park, he will get a chance to solidify himself as a top contender for the GI Kentucky Derby when making his highly-anticipated 3-year-old debut as a likely heavy favorite in the GII Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth S. Unveiled...

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Brisnet.com Triple Crown Throwdown: Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth

Ed DeRosa of Brisnet.com takes on TDN's Steve Sherack and Brian DiDonato as they handicap Triple Crown prep races plus the big three races themselves. The three will make $100 Win/Place bets in the preps and $200 Win/Place bets in the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont. Highest bankroll at the end wins. DeRosa - GIII Southwest S. Results - Answer In was a well-beaten third. Bankroll: $1195. GII Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth S. - Looking to start a hot streak here with Country Grammer, who returns for trainer Chad Brown...

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Writers' Room Podcast: Saudi Cup, Fountain of Youth Now up

This week, writers Joe Bianca, Alan Carasso, Bill Finley and Jon Green caught up with Dennis Albaugh, who owns two top threats for the Kentucky Derby, Dennis' Moment and Thousand Words. They also relive the racing and breeding career of A.P. Indy, and preview this week's Saudi Cup and the Fountain of Youth. Click here to listen. 

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TDN Writers' Room Podcast for Feb. 26, with Dennis Albaugh

This week, the writers caught up with Dennis Albaugh, who owns two top threats for the Kentucky Derby, Dennis' Moment and Thousand Words. They also relive the racing and breeding career of A.P. Indy, and preview this week's Saudi Cup and the Fountain of Youth.

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Feb. 27 Insights: Pricey Curlin Half to Hawkbill Debuts at Gulfstream

4th-GP, $50K, Msw, 4yo/up, 6 1/2f, 2:31 p.m. ET Albaugh Family Stables, which will start likely GII Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth S. favorite Dennis' Moment (Tiznow) this Saturday at Gulfstream, also has action Thursday in Hallandale Beach, as they debut the expensive and well-related COASTAL DEFENSE (Curlin) in the day's fourth event. Owned in partnership with Helen K. Groves Revocable Trust, the chestnut hammered for $800,000 at Keeneland September in 2017 and is a half-brother to MG1SW Hawkbill (Kitten's Joy), as well as the Albaughs' GISW Free Drop Billy (Union...

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Dennis' Moment Breezes for Fountain of Youth

Albaugh Family Stables LLC's 'TDN Rising Star' Dennis' Moment (Tiznow) breezed five furlongs in 1:00.22 (4/35) at Gulfstream Park Saturday in preparation for a planned 2020 debut in the GII Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth Feb. 29. The GIII Iroquois S. winner stumbled badly at the start and was a non-factor eighth as the 4-5 favorite in the GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile at Santa Anita Nov. 1. "Everything went well, exactly what we were looking for," trainer Dale Romans said. "He hasn't missed a beat. His progression has been great. He's...

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