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Confidence Game: A 'Coincidental' Colt with Good Karma in His Corner

Kirk Godby didn't think he'd buy a horse in 2021. The plan wasn't there, no paperwork was prepared, but when partners lean on you to buy a racing prospect, it's not always a request even when it sounds like one. Godby, co-founder of Don't Tell My Wife Stables along with long-time business partner Rob Slack, didn't exactly have a master plan in place before the opportunity to purchase Confidence Game (Candy Ride {Arg}) arose. Like most small operations, there was a set budget to adhere to and buying something regally-bred...

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Sunday's Insights: Pletcher Sends out Firster Full to Grade I winner Molly Morgan

Sponsored by Alex Nichols Agency 2nd-Gulfstream Park, $50K, Msw, 3yo, f, 6f, 1:05 p.m. Todd Pletcher saddles first-time starter MAGGIE FITZ (Ghostzapper), a full-sister to Grade I winner Molly Morgan. A $335,000 Keeneland November weanling purchase in 2017, the bay filly was consigned by Woods Edge Farm at the 2018 Keeneland September sale where Stonestreet Stables signed the ticket at $1.025 million. She was entered and withdrawn from three juvenile sales last spring and debuts here in the Woods Edge Farm colors. TJCIS PPs 5th-Gulfstream Park, $50k, Msw, 3yo, f,...

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Writers' Room for Feb. 12, 2020 with Jim Rome, Presented by Keeneland

How did legendary radio host Jim Rome get in the horse racing game? We find out as Rome joins writers Joe Bianca, Alan Carasso and Bill Finley. Rome calls his first ownership experience being "shot with equine crack." Rome talks about his first homebred winner, Gidgetta (Fast Anna), and his love for the horses.

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