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Weekend Stars

We may not have been able to see whether Sidney's Candy was the real deal over turf or if he was "Bellamy Road" type of horse. However, what we were able to see this weekend were three displays. One that left us dazzled and wanting more, the other one won with such measured ease, and the last was of explosiveness and true grit.

Uncle Mo came in the Champagne after dazzling race-goers at Saratoga with a dominant 14.5 length romp. Over a surface that was deep and tiring, making other horses older and more mature, come to all but a halt in the stretch, Uncle Mo spurted home in a final furlong of 11.76. He was now out to prove that he was the real deal and in doing so he was being asked to go a quarter of a mile further while duplicating his Saratoga form.
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