Good Sam

Keeneland Adds Eight Horses To 2024 January Horses Of All Ages Sale

With a total of 1,467 entries, Keeneland has supplemented eight horses to the 2024 January Horses of All Ages Sale, which will cover four sessions Jan. 8-11, the organization said in a release Thursday. Consigned by Mill Ridge Sales, agent, as a broodmare prospect, Dolce Zel (hip 839) concluded her racing career in November at Del Mar by winning the Kathryn Crosby S. The daughter of Zelzal (Fr) was a winner in her native France and in 2022 won or placed in five of six races--all stakes--led by victories in...

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Thursday's Insights: Pricey Into Mischief Colt Debuts at Ellis

2nd-ELP, $120K, MSW, 2yo, 5 1/2f, 2:20p.m. BC Stables's Cowboy Code (Into Mischief) gets a start for Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas. Bred by Aaron and Marie Jones, the grey was a $1-million yearling purchase out of the Taylor Made Sales consignment at Keeneland last September. Out of Not In Jest (Unbridled's Song), the filly is a granddaughter of MGISW Stop Traffic (Cure the Blues). OXO Equine's Balta (Munnings) debuts for trainer Paulo Lobo. Working sharply at The Thoroughbred Center, the half to SW Opus Forty Two is...

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Good Samaritan Filly Gives Sire First Stakes Winner In Tempted

A pillar-to-post winner of a maiden special weight here over a sloppy 6 1/2 furlongs Oct. 2, GOOD SAM (f, 2, Good Samaritan--Twizzler, by Twirling Candy) stepped up to a mile with aplomb, handing her freshman sire his first black-type winner in the process Sunday. Heavily favored, the Peter Brant silksbearer was part of the early pace discussion perched three deep down the backstretch. She eventually settled in a stalking third while punching the breeze through a half-mile in :46.84. Revved up for her bid by Irad Ortiz, Jr. as...

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Pricey Good Samaritan Filly Comes Out Running

1st-Belmont at The Big A, $95,000, Msw, 10-2, 2yo, f, 6 1/2f, 1:17.28, sy, 4 3/4 lengths. GOOD SAM (f, 2, Good Samaritan--Twizzler, by Twirling Candy) was by far the priciest of 63 first-crop yearlings by her freshman sire (by Harlan's Holiday) when fetching $310,000 at KEESEP after also being his most expensive weanling/short yearling at $110,000 at KEEJAN. Off at 4-1 breaking from the rail over a sloppy track Sunday, she justified those price tags while becoming winner number nine for Good Samaritan. Quickest from the blocks, the bay...

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