Speed Boat Beach

Speed Boat Beach Prevails In Cecil B. Demille

Stretching out on the grass for the first time, Pegram, Watson and Weitman's Speed Boat Beach (Bayern) gave the Bob Baffert barn a rare graded stakes victory on turf in Sunday's GIII Cecil B. DeMille S. at Del Mar. Off at 17-10 after touching 6-5 late in the wagering, Speed Boat Beach showed good early speed, but Game Time (Not This Time) speared through at the fence to take up the running into the first turn. Speed Boat Beach settled nicely for this first go at a route of ground...

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Dams of BC Contenders Among First FTKNOV Supplements

The dams of four Grade I winners, including a pair of 2-year-olds that will be among the favorites for the juvenile dirt races at the upcoming Breeders' Cup meeting at Keeneland, are among the initial supplemental entries to The November Sale to be held at Fasig-Tipton's Newtown Paddocks Sunday, Nov. 6. Trophy Girl (Warrior's Reward) will be offered by Denali Stud as hip 302. The 9-year-old mare, selling in foal to dual Eclipse Award winner Essential Quality, is the dam of Blazing Sevens (Good Magic), third behind recent GI Claiborne...

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Bayern Colt Secures His Spot for Juvenile Turf Sprint

Pegram, Watson and Weitman's Speed Boat Beach (Bayern), owner of a gaudy 104 Beyer Speed Figure for his Sept. 10 debut score on the Del Mar dirt over $3.55-million stablemate Hejazi (Bernardini) after blazing a furlong in a bullet :9.3 at OBSMAR, took to the turf with aplomb in Sunday's Speakeasy S. at Santa Anita, earning an automatic berth into the starting gate for the Nov. 4 GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint. Backed like a lock at 2-5 making a rare dirt-to-turf move for Hall of Famer Bob Baffert,...

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Bayern's Speed Boat Beach Motors Home to New Track Record

6th-Del Mar, $82,500, Msw, 9-10, 2yo, 5 1/2f, 1:01.86, ft, 1 1/4 lengths. SPEED BOAT BEACH (c, 2, Bayern--Sophia Mia, by Pioneerof the Nile) stepped out in sharp fashion on unveiling here, taking a field of 10 gate to wire and establishing a new track record of 1:01.86 in the process as the 2-1 second choice behind even-money Hejazi (Bernardini). The latter was the $3.55 million EASMAY topper this season, purchased by Zedan Racing. The $700,000 FTKOCT firster Fort Bragg (Tapit) picked up the final place spot, and completed Bob...

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