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2011 Best Pal Stakes (G2)

Date/Track:
8/7/2011, Del Mar
Post Time:
5:35 PM PT
Distance:
6 1/2 f (Synthetic)
Age/Sex:
2 M
Time:
1:15.62

What the Nation is saying about the 2011 Best Pal Stakes (G2)...

Following up a smashing debut victory with another impressive win in Sunday’s $150,000 Best Pal Stakes (Grade II) at Del Mar, Creative Cause has emerged as the top two-year-old...Read More
  • zatt · Probably the best looking juvenile I have seen so far this year! · 1067 days ago ·
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  • mdoche · No doubt. And he should improve with the added distance. · 1067 days ago ·
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Creative Cause made it two-for-two in his brief career and stamped himself a two-year-old to watch on the national scene with a powerful victory in the featured Best Pal Stakes at Del Mar Sunday.Read More
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  • KyOaksRunner · I loved his win...and his pedigree! · 1067 days ago ·
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  • ghelguera · More impressive than Overdriven. What I liked about this colt was that he won his debut going wire to wire and yesterday in the Best Pal, Bejarano got him to settle nicely and showed a nice turn of foot to run down another nice colt. Very promising! · 1067 days ago ·
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Mike Harrington-trained Creative Cause generated a lot of backstretch buzz with a 4 ¾-length victory in his racing debut on July 16 at Hollywood Park that received a 98 Beyer Speed Figure. And because of it, the gray son of Giant’s Causeway he has been established as the 2-1 morning line favorite Su...Read More
  • PatZMan · Well, it's way too early to make predictions about any of these 2 year olds. So many things can go wrong between now and "Churchill Downs 2012", but Creative Cause does look good! · 1068 days ago ·
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  • ajump08 · Well muscled, the right style to get two turns too. The biggest question will end up being the dirt. · 1067 days ago ·
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Trainer Doug O’Neill, who saddled Azul Leon to win the 2008 Best Pal Stakes, will be aiming for another score in the $150,000 Grade II event on Sunday. With a 2-year-old colt appropriately named “I’ll Have Another.” The son of Flower Alley, purchased by O’Neill’s major client, J. Paul Reddam, for $3...Read More

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