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Top Del Mar barns loaded with juveniles

Doug O’Neill sent out the final 2-year-old winner of the meet at Hollywood Park on Sunday. At Del Mar, he comes loaded with several promising runners, most notably the Flower Alley colt I’ll Have Another, a powerful debut winner at Hollywood Park who is pointing to the Grade 2, $150,000 Best Pal Stakes on Aug. 7.

O’Neill wins here, and he wins there. Winning! But the colt all admirers of pop-culture references will most follow has to be Adonis D N A, an Unbridled’s Song colt named for an aspect of one of actor Charlie Sheen’s rants.


Whether Adonis D N A needs tiger blood to perform at his best remains to be seen.


O’Neill won the Del Mar Futurity in 2005 with Stevie Wonderboy, and a member of that colt’s first crop, Runstevierun, is among O’Neill’s top prospects for the summer, he said.

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