Starlit Daydream

Daughter of Omaha Beach Earns Diploma at Del Mar

4th-Del Mar, $84,500, Msw, 9-10, 2yo, f, 5 1/2f, 1:04.77, ft, 1/2 length. SANDY BOTTOM (f, 2, Omaha Beach--Starlit Daydream, by Can the Man) went off the 3-1 second choice following a string of sharp morning moves, including the latest a bullet :46.80 (1/92) drill at Del Mar Sept. 3. Losing a step or two after bumping at the start, the filly was soon hustled to the front, carving out a :21.92 opening quarter. Stilling running strong turning for home, Sandy Bottom had enough left in reserve to hold off...

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Sunday's Insights: $1.5M Into Mischief Filly Debuts at GP

4th-GP, $50K, Msw, 3yo, f, 6f, 2:31 p.m. ET OXO Equine LLC's CENTER AISLE (Into Mischief) marks her debut for trainer Chad Brown, who strikes with 24% of his sophomore firsters. A $165,000 KEENOV weanling purchase, she brought $450,000 at Keeneland September before reeling in $1.5 million after breezing a quarter in :20 3/5 at the Fasig-Tipton 2yo in Training sale in March. Out of unplaced Specification, who is a half-sister to GISW Skimming, the filly most recent breezed a bullet four furlongs in :48 1/5 at Palm Meadows Mar....

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Empire Racing Club Launches Season 2

The Empire Racing Club (ERC), an initiative by the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association introducing fans to racehorse ownership, announced the launch of the 2020 season, which officially kicks off Apr. 1. Created in 2019, the non-profit organization will again be managed by race-caller Tom Durkin. Training the current team of runners for the 2020 season are Todd Pletcher, Mark Casse, and Linda Rice. "ERC has been an enjoyable and rewarding experience for me," said Durkin. "Having been in an 8x10 announcer's booth for 40 years was a fun way...

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