Galilean tops King Glorious nominations at Los Alamitos

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Galilean, who won the Barretts Juvenile in his career debut at Los Alamitos Sept. 22, is among 13 nominees to the $100,000 King Glorious Stakes while the undefeated Give Me a Hint tops the 11 2-year-old fillies nominated to the $100,000 Soviet Problem.

Both races are at one mile and restricted to horses bred or sired in California. The King Glorious will be run Sunday, Dec. 16, the final day of the Winter meet, while the Soviet Problem will be offered Saturday, Dec. 15.

Owned by a partnership that includes West Point Thoroughbreds and trained by Hall of Famer Jerry Hollendorfer, Galilean, a son of Uncle Mo and the El Prado mare Fresia, won the Barretts Juvenile by a neck before finishing second, defeated by a neck, to Cruel Intention in the Golden State Juvenile Nov. 3.

Among the other nominees to the King Glorious are Los Alamitos graduates Our Silver Oak, who was also third in the Barretts Juvenkle, and Whooping Jay.

Completing the list are Feeling Strong, Grab the Munny, I Belong to Becky, Its Five Somewhere, Offshore Affair, Poppy’s C Note, Principe Carlo, Sayin Grace, Starring John Wain and Tivan.

Trained by Bob Hess, Jr. for owner-breeders Schroeder Farms LLC and Welton Mansfield, Give Me a Hint is 3-for-3 by a combined 18 lengths. In her most recent start, the daughter of Merit Man and the Beat Hollow mare Hint of Promise captured the Golden State Juvenile Fillies Nov. 2.

The rest of the nominees include All Tea All Shade, who is also trained by Hess, Blueberry Acclaim, Desert Trip, Gotta Be Lucky, Gracie Belle, Hotitude, La Aguililla, Mucho Unusual, Shanghai Barbie and Time for Suzzie.

Entries for the Soviet Problem will be taken Wednesday, Dec. 12, one day prior to the King Glorious.

 

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