Race of the Week 2017

Lucky gives Baffert another Futurity

Lookin At Lucky wins Best Pal.
If the finish of Monday's $300,000 Del Mar Futurity (G1) looked a lot like that of the August 9 Best Pal S. (G2), your eyes were not deceiving you. In a virtual replay of that 6 1/2-furlong prep for Del Mar's signature juvenile event, LOOKIN AT LUCKY (Smart Strike) wore down the speedy Smiling Tiger (Hold That Tiger) then easily repulsed a late bit by Make Music for Me (Bernstein) to give Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert his ninth win in the past 14 runnings of the seven-furlong event. The even-money choice in the field of nine, Lookin at Lucky returned $4, $3 and $2.40.
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Yes, Lookin At Lucky sure seems the Derby type and have to love his tenacity.
Lookin At Lucky is a professional juvenile with a nose for the wire. Baffert trainee reminds me a bit of Silver Charm. Norfolk up next, followed by BC Juvenile.

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