Client Success: Hard Spun Filly Slaloms Her Way Home For CD Win


SUMMER IN SARATOGA (f, 4, Hard Spun–Love Theway Youare {GISW, $372,990}, by Arch) split a field of 13 in the Dec. 28 Pago Hop S. at the Fair Grounds and most recently reported home first in a Feb. 13 allowance in the Big Easy. Drawn widest in this field of 10, the bay lingered towards the back of the pack and looked to have it all to do behind no pace whatsoever. Patiently handled inside on the second turn, she entered the stretch run with most of her rivals to catch, but she slalomed her way through and was home 1 1/4 lengths to the good at odds of 63-10. Summer In Saratoga has a foal half-sister by Candy Ride (Arg). Sales history: $200,000 Ylg ’17 KEESEP; $165,000 HRA ’19 FTKHRA. Lifetime Record: 8-2-1-2, $116,932. O- Highlander Training Center; B-My Meadowview LLC (KY); T-Joe Sharp.

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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