Uncle Mo turned in another dominating performance
in the Champagne Stakes at Belmont Park on October 9th. He shook off
his overmatched pace rival I’m Steppin It Up and burst clear under John
Velazquez. The exciting son of Indian Charlie earned a solid 94 BSF and
will try to stretch his speed around two turns in the Breeders’ Cup
Mountain Town rallied to finish a clear 2nd
behind Uncle Mo. He was nabbed for $75,000 out of a Saratoga Maiden
Claiming event by Rick Dutrow and could go next in the BC Juvenile or
J. B.’s Thunder made all the running over a speed
favoring Polytrack in Keeneland’s Grade 1 Breeders’ Futurity. Options
for his next start include the BC Juvenile and Delta Jackpot.
Breeders’ Futurity runner-up Santiva is a long-term
prospect worth following. Todd Pletcher’s improving maiden experienced
a bad start and ran against the bias in a flying finish...