Hard Spun Filly Prevails Under Strong Urging at Fair Grounds

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saratogaBloodstock agent Clark Shepherd reports that SUMMER IN SARATOGA (f, 4, Hard Spun–Love Theway Youare {GISW, $372,990}, by Arch) brushed with a foe early, went three wide on the first turn and settled on the outside. The Hard Spun filly went three then four wide on the far turn, was asked for more at the five-sixteenth pole and advanced to make a five wide bid. Summer in Saratoga then took the lead, responded well in the final furlong and prevailed under strong urging. Lifetime Record: 7-2-1-2, $95,320. O-Highlander Training Center; B-My Meadowview (KY); T-Joe Sharp. *$200,000 Ylg ’17 KEESEP; $165,000 3yo ’19 FTKHRA.

Clark Shepherd (Shepherd Equine Advisers), bloodstock agent for Larry Hirsch (Highlander Training Center), purchased Summer in Saratoga at the 2019 Fasig-Tipton Horses of Racing Age Sale from the consignment of Denali Stud.

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