Very impressive first out win for Taparri. Was very green and still won with authority. Looking forward to seeing her in a stakes next.
Really impressive the way she won her first race, never really asked, over some boys and her time is the best 2yo 5f at Monmouth among the recent MSW races. I would try her in open filly stake next like the White Clay Creek at Delaware Park.
While it is listed as a Maiden Claimer the claiming price was $100,000 so it was really a MSW. Flay Mignon bested the boys without ever being asked while running the 5f in an excellent time. Given the dearth of NJ Bred stakes I wouldn't be surprised to see her in an open company stakes next, maybe the White Clay Creek at Delware
Jimmer broke his maiden today, on the real Jimmer's birthday, pretty cool!
I'm guessing if he wins with any kind of authority he will come back in the DeFrancis Dash. Probably why they chose a race at Laurel.
Eightyfiveinafifty has been entered in a 5 1/2F AOC at Laurel on 9/15. Will be interested to see how he comes back. If he is near his previous best he should blow the field away.
I'm all for bringing him along slowly, but the old 85ina50 WOULDN"T go slow. My point is that the fact that they could get a slow work into him means he's either matured and mellowed enough to be restrained or he isn't capable of it yet. Interested to see which it is.
See that Eightyfiveinafifty is back on thye worktab. Went 3 furlongs on the Belmont training track in a slow(for him) 37.88. Either he's mellowed a lot or he's not the same. GWill give him one more work to see if he picks up. Know he has been incredibly sick. Must not be any decent stud options or he probably would be retired after what he's gone through. Will watch with interest.
She absolutely inhaled her maiden field. Was only one closing late despite no pace to run at in Alcibiades, galloped out well past the winner. Probably best on grass, worth taking a shot in Juvemile Fillies Turf but will probably see her next in CD grass allowance.
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