June 18 Insights

Sponsored by Alex Nichols Agency WELL-RELATED FILLY DEBUTS IN 'EMPIRE' STATE 1st-BEL, $64K, Msw, 3yo, 1 1/16m, 1:15p.m. Gainesway's LOVE ON THE RUN (Empire Maker) makes her career bow in this spot for Bill Mott. Hammering for $425,000 at KEENOV, the bay is a half-sister to two-time Grade I winner Belle Gallantey (After Market). Bass Stables' Thankful (American Pharoah) makes her second start and first on dirt here for trainer Todd Pletcher. She finished ninth on her May 14 debut on the grass at Gulfstream after brushing the gates and...

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May 14 Insights: Pletcher Unveils Pricey Pharoah Filly On Gulfstream Grass

Insights, Sponsored by Alex Nichols Agency 6th-GP, Msw, $45K, 3yo/up, f/m, 1 1/16mT, 3:43 p.m ET A full field of 12 plus three also-eligibles signs on for this maiden turf route Thursday in Hallandale, headed by expensive Todd Pletcher debutante THANKFUL (American Pharoah). Owned by Bass Stables, the bay is a half-sister to GSW Brazen Persuasion (Indian Charlie) and hammered for $625,000 as a Fasig-Tipton Saratoga yearling. She shows a steady series of breezes at Palm Beach Downs on both turf and dirt going back to mid-March, capped by a...

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