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Has been transferred to the barn of Todd Pletcher and will make her American debut on Saturday at Belmont Park.
I have been looking at Looking at Lee all year. Blood line, races etc. if not for a muddy track at Churchill would have been in my trifecta as a win. Belmont is his race. Very strong colt. Only question is his passion to win. Loves to run and runs hard to close but can he battle for the win. I bet he will.
Local horse Hotshot Anna wins the Northbound Pride Oaks and shipper Shadow Rock wins the Honor The Hero.
Could be one to watch. Two wins in a row. The last one was pretty strong.
Nicks, you say Kendrick is sorry?... lol
Retired due to a soft tissue injury sustained in the Lockinge. Stud plans will be announced at a later time.
Trainer Doug O'Neill announces that Irap, the winner of the Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland in April, but 18th in the Kentucky Derby on May 6, will start in the Grade 3 Ohio Derby at Thistledown on June 24 and will pass on the Grade 1 Belmont Stakes.
If he runs one or two more bad races, they should retire him.
Souper Tapit won the Grade 3 Marine stakes 5/28/17 for his first graded stakes win.
Dang scratched, track is a mess.
for those nayers. Meanwhile he won the Santa Anita Derby G1...
Mor Spirit worked 6f, May 29th, in 1:12.60 (h) finishing 2/8.
Denman's Call worked 6f, May 29th, in 1:14.60 (h) finishing 5/8.
Collected worked 5f, May 29th, in 1:12.40 (h) finishing 1/8.
Vale Dori worked 5f, May 29th, in 59.60 (H) finishing 1/29.
Obviously worked 3f, May 29th, in 35.00 (h) finishing 1/5.
Divining Rod worked 4f, May 29th, in 51.80 (b) finishing 6/6.
Streamline worked 5f, May 29th, in 1:02.00 (b) finishing 9/13.
McCraken worked 5f, May 28th, in 1:01.40 (b) finishing 8/13.
Gun Runner worked 5f, May 29th, in 59.80 (b) finishing 2/13.

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