Mrs McDougal

Into Mischief Colt Takes Command Late Over Gulfstream Allowance Types

7th-Gulfstream, $72,000, Alw (NW1X)/Opt. Clm ($75,000), 1-5, 3yo, 1 1/16m, 1:44.55, ft, neck. CHANGE OF COMMAND (c, 3, Into Mischief--Moi, by Medaglia d'Oro) made steady improvement over a trio of maiden attempts during the NYRA meets starting in late August--the last coming with a runner-up result at Aqueduct Nov. 4. Heading to Gulfstream, the bay found his stride to graduate by 6 1/2 lengths Dec. 17. Trying two turns for the first time, the 11-10 choice paced himself into the first turn just off of Cardinale (Speightstown). Shadowing the leader,...

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War Front's Seal Team Proves Narrowly Best in Twilight Derby

ARCADIA, CA - The lightly raced Bass family homebred Seal Team (GB) (War Front) sliced his way through traffic at the top of the stretch and made his graded stakes debut a winning one in Saturday's GII Twilight Derby at Santa Anita. The 7-1 shot broke sharply and was a bit headstrong while racing in tight quarters heading into the clubhouse turn. He began to settle beneath Umberto Rispoli from there and raced on the inside in eighth through fractions of :23.56 and :47.18. Traveling well with a wall of...

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Ty Scheumann Passes Away

Theiline "Ty" Scheumann, a Washington-based owner and breeder who founded Grousemont Farm and achieved success on the national level, died Dec. 30, 2021, in Bellevue. She was 90. An avid outdoorswoman, Scheumann was a horsewoman, bird hunter, fisherman, floatplane pilot, and sailor. In the Thoroughbred arena, she was a strong supporter of the Washington industry and was honored as a Washington Racing Hall of Fame breeder in 2011. Her Grousemont Farm was one of the contributors to the building of the WTBOA Sales Pavilion and offices at Emerald Downs in...

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