Ticker
  • Cinco Charlie goes gate to wire in the William Walker at Churchill Downs.Posted 10 hours ago
  • Effinex runs to victory in the Excelsior; Wicked Strong finishes third.Posted 14 hours ago
  • Mr. Jordan DQ'd at 1-5 in the Tarpon Stakes; Royal Squeeze placed first.Posted 17 hours ago
  • Dortmund worked 6F in 1:13.60 (12/22) at Santa AnitaPosted 17 hours ago
  • Carpe Diem covers 4F in :48.60 (2/63) at Keeneland on SaturdayPosted 17 hours ago
  • El Kabeir drills 4F in :46.81 (3/55) at Belmont on SaturdayPosted 17 hours ago
  • Derby points leader International Star worked 4F in :50.80 (8/9) at Churchill TrainingPosted 17 hours ago
  • Kitten's Point gets there late to win Keeneland's Bewitch.Posted 1 day ago
  • Keen Ice is now in at #20 for the Kentucky Derby following the defection of Madefromlucky.Posted 1 day ago
  • Get Happy Mister rides the rails to victory in the San Simeon.Posted 6 days ago

You Know I Know Ventures East for Polytrack

keeneland start

On a brisk Friday morning at Keeneland, Southern Californians Anthony Chacon and Paul Mangini Jr. wondered who left the freezer door open as the temperature rested in the low 30s.

“Maybe we can get some cold cash to take back to warm California,” Chacon said as Hagyard Fayette (G2) hopeful You Know I Know walked back to Barn 48 after his second morning of activity on the main track.

Should they get the bulk of the money from the $200,000 purse, the owners will be able to say they had the perfect first trip to Keeneland.

“We’ve never been here for sales or the races,” Mangini said.

The reason for leaving the sunny climes of Los Angeles to come here was simple: “The Polytrack,” Chacon said. “He really took to it at Del Mar. That was his first time on Polytrack, and he does not like the track at Santa Anita.”

After moderate success on the all-weather surface at Betfair Hollywood Park after racing primarily on turf, You Know I Know won an allowance race at Del Mar and finished third in his first stakes effort, the Grade 1 Pacific Classic.

Trainer John Sadler claimed You Know I Know for $50,000 for the owners in the Simon Pure gelding’s first start on Feb. 24, 2012.

“He was a big horse and he had been working well,” Chacon said of why they were attracted to the gelding.

You Know I Know will break from post position two under Eddie Castro in the Hagyard Fayette. In his previous start, You Know I Know was eighth in the Awesome Again (G1) on the dirt at Santa Anita.

 

 

comments powered by Disqus

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories