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Romans Makes Plans for Stable Stars

31 January 2009: Trainer Dale Romans at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale, Florida.

Trainer Dale Romans is targeting major races at Belmont Park for three of his stable stars’ next starts.

 

Dullahan, a multiple Grade 1 winner who finished third in the Kentucky Derby, will skip the Preakness and make his next start in the Grade 1, $1 million Belmont Stakes on Saturday, June 9. The announcement was made in a Friday press release by Jerry Crawford, managing partner of Donegal Racing.

 

Last year’s Preakness winner, Shackleford, is heading to the Grade 1, $750,000 Metropolitan Mile on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28. The tenacious son of Forestry is coming off an impressive victory over reigning Eclipse champion sprinter Amazombie in the Grade 2 Churchill Downs on May 7.

 

“He ran a terrific race at Churchill Downs, and we’re really looking forward to the Met Mile,” said Romans, who was at his Belmont Park base on Friday.

 

Romans also confirmed that Tapitsfly, who won the Grade 2 Honey Fox on March 18 at Gulfstream Park, will join the field for the Grade 1, $500,000 Just a Game on Belmont Stakes Day. She was most recently second in the Grade 2 Churchill Distaff Turf Mile on Derby Day, finishing a length behind Hungry Island, who is also pointing for the Just a Game for Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey.

 

While no plans have been finalized yet, Romans said he may ship all three horses to Belmont Park a few days after the May 19 Preakness. They are currently stabled at Churchill Downs.

 

 

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