Friday Insights

Friday's Racing Insights: Good Magic's Full-Sister Unveiled On Oaks Undercard

1st-CD, $120K, Msw, 3yo/up, f/m, 6 1/2f, 10:30 a.m. ET. The Kentucky Oaks curtain lifts with a debuting full-sister to champion 2-year-old colt and current sire Good Magic (by Curlin). PENNY ROYAL is a Stonestreet homebred trained by Steve Asmussen. Dam MSW Glinda the Good (Hard Spun), who also carried the Stonestreet banner, is a half-sister to GSW Take the Ribbon (Chester House) and SW Flash Forward (Curlin). TJCIS PPS 2nd-CD, $100K, OCN1X, 3yo, f, 1 1/16m, 11:00 a.m. ET. Owned by Woodford, West Point and Chris Larsen, the Shug...

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Friday's Racing Insights: Justify Colt Debuts For Gandharvi At Santa Anita

6th-SA, $54K, Msw, 3-5yo, 5 1/2f, 6:30 p.m. ET. PARENTING (Justify) debuts for Gandharvi LLC., who purchased the colt at last year's OBS April Two-Year-Olds In Training Sale for $750,000. The Bob Baffert trainee's dam is a half-sister to Canadian champion turf male El Tormenta (Stormy Atlantic) and GSW Zero Tolerence (Mizzen Mast). The other half of the Baffert uncoupled entry is first time starter Middleburg (Tapit). A $485,000 buy for SF Bloodstock, Starlight and Madaket at the 2022 Keeneland September Sale, the gray is out of MGSW Selcourt (Tiz...

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Friday Insights: $725k OBS Grad Debuts At Tampa Bay Downs

6th-TAM, $53K, Msw, 3yo, 6f, 3:04 p.m. ET. Bred by Stonestreet Thoroughbred, ARI'S MAGIC (Good Magic) initially went for $150,000 during Keeneland September. After rolling a :10 flat at last year's under tack breeze show, the juvenile sold for $725,000 at the OBS March Sale. Owned by LSU Stables and trained by Christophe Clement, the newly-minted 3-year-old is out of Ari the Adventurer (Pioneerof the Nile), who Stonestreet bought for $350,000 at the '13 OBS Select 2-Year-Old Sale. TJCIS PPS

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Friday Insights: American Pharoah Filly Unveiled At Santa Anita

8th-SA, $65K, Msw, 2yo, f, 6f, 6:29 p.m. ET. TAHINI (American Pharoah) debuts Friday afternoon for Kretz Racing. Initially sold for $200,000 at Keeneland September, the filly went for $475,000 at the OBS March Sale after a 10 flat breeze during the under tack show. The George Papaprodromou trainee is out of SP More Fun Again (Arch), whose own graded stakes winning dam Silver Reunion (Harlan's Holiday) produced GII Lake Placid S. heroine Speaktomeofsummer (Summer Front). Also making her first start is Ms Bo J (Mitole), who was purchased for...

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Friday's Racing Insights: Not This Time Colt Tackles Two Turns in Spa Grass Debut

1st-SAR, $136K, Msw, 2yo, 1 1/16mT, 1:10 p.m. Purchased by St. Elias Stable, Repole Stable and breeder LNJ Foxwoods for $875,000 as a Keeneland September yearling, Tireless (Not This Time) will take on two turns in his first career start over the grass. Trained by Todd Pletcher and ridden by Irad Ortiz, Jr., the dark bay colt's dam Kitty Union (Union Rags) was purchased by Rosilyn Polan at the 2021 Keeneland November Sale for $160,000 carrying a colt by Improbable. His third dam Tizso (Cee's Tizzy) produced GI Haskell Invitational...

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