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Saratoga and Del Mar 2017

Artist Cry Rallies Wide in Sarah Lane's Oates

Danny Brown and Wesley Hawley’s Artist Cry, void of early foot, launched a bold bid on the extreme outside in the late stages of Saturday’s $60,000 Sarah Lane’s Oates Stakes restricted to accredited Louisiana-bred sophomore fillies and was up to best Danny and Donna Browns’ P T’s Jewel by a length and a half at the wire.

Trained by Wes Hawley who also trained the runner-up, Artist Cry returned mutuels of $5.60, $4 and $3.20, accomplished the about one mile over a Stall Wilson turf course rated yielding in 1:42.31 and increased her career earnings to $73,800 with her third win in in four career starts.  She was ridden by James Graham.

“They quickened up front pretty early,” said Graham after the race.  “I took her to the outside to keep her clear and she closed well like I knew she could.”

P T’s Jewel broke alertly but was allowed to settle, launched a bold bid on the outside late, could not stay with the winner but gamely earned the place by a half-length from Stacey Moak’s Tedious.

P T’s Jewel paid $15.20 and $12.20 in the second spot and Tedious returned $8.20 to show.

Earl and Keith Hernandez et al.’s Fifolet made the pace with fractions of :24.52 and :49.66 but could not sustain the bid.

B AND B’S PULPIT NOSES OUT YOUVE GOT A FRIEND IN FG’S GENTILLY STAKES

Earlier in the afternoon Merrill Scherer and Dan Lynch’s B and B’s Pulpit, allowed to settle early, rallied outside the leaders when set down for the drive and was up by a nose from Louie Roussel’s Youve Got a Friend in Saturday’s $60,000 Gentilly Stakes for 3-year-old accredited Louisiana-breds at the Crescent City oval.

The winner, ridden by Brian Hernandez Jr. and trained by Merrill Scherer, returned $14.40, $5.60, $4.20, toured the about one mile distance over a Stall-Wilson turf course rated yielding in 1:42.34 and increased his career earnings to $68,200 with his initial victory in six lifetime starts.

“It looked like they had quite a bit of speed in the race so we just wanted to give our horse the cleanest trip we could,” said Hernandez. “He just dug in and he fought it out to the wire for us.”

You’ve Got a Friend clearly held the second spot after making the lead between calls but could not withstand the winner in the last jump.  He returned $3.80 and $2.80.

Donald Kirsch and James Twiggs’ Brother Maxwell, well placed early, lacked the needed late response against the top two and paid $10.20 to show.

Diamond Racing et al.’s Mypalcharliebrown made the pace with splits of :24.83 and :50.08 but weakened.

 

 

 

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