Luis Carvajal

Imperial Hint Retired

Raymond Mamone's multiple Grade I winner Imperial Hint (Imperialism--Royal Hint, by Lahint) has been retired from racing, Daily Racing Form reported Sunday. The diminutive speedster captured the 2018 and 2019 renewals of both the GI Alfred G. Vanderbilt H. and the GI Vosburgh S. "He's retiring sound, but has a little bit of wear and tear," trainer Luis Carvajal, Jr. told DRF. "I think he might not be able to perform as well as last year and I don't want to run him if he's not going to be able...

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Imperial Hint Faces 12 in Saudia Sprint

The mighty Imperial Hint (Imperialism) will begin his 7-year-old campaign facing 12 rivals in the $1.5-million Saudia Sprint over 1200 meters at King Abdulaziz Racecourse Saturday. The speedster was last seen in the Middle East finishing third in the 2019 G1 Dubai Golden Shaheen. He returned stateside to win his second renewals of both the GI Alfred G. Vanderbilt H. and GI Vosburgh S. and will be making his first start since a third-place effort in the GIII Mr. Prospector S. at Gulfstream last December. "It's great the success Imperial...

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