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Client Success: Halama Wires, Draws Away at Churchill

HALAMA (f, 2, Pioneerof the Nile–Milania, by Bernardini) Halama (f, 3, Pioneerof the Nile–Milania, by Bernardini) set the pace early, was off the rail into the lane then drew away under jockey Tyler Gaffalione. She was geared down to the wire in winning by three lengths. Halama was acquired in utero for $310,000 at Keeneland […]

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OPTIMAL Maidens: Summer Front Firster Gets Geared-Down Win

CAMP HOPE (c, 2, Summer Front–Praising, by Pulpit) Camp Hope (Summer Front), overlooked at 10-1 for his debut, raced forwardly placed four-wide into the first turn as a pair of longshots slugged it out through moderate opening splits. Eagerly closing on the leaders on the far turn, the dark bay forged an advantage turning for home […]

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OPTIMAL Mating Analysis: Candy Ride Colt May Be Aptly Named

Therideofalifetime (c, 2, Candy Ride (ARG) – Cosmic Evolution, by Proud Citizen) THERIDEOFALIFETIME (c, 2, Candy Ride (Arg) – Cosmic Evolution (SW & GSP, $164,810), by Proud Citizen) looks aptly named if he again runs anywhere close to his sharp wire-to-wire maiden victory Saturday at Keeneland. Rallying to be runner-up when unveiled June 19 at […]

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Maclean’s Music Gelding Gets Two Wins In A Row

Bloodstock agent Clark Shepherd reports that BAOZUN (g, 2, Maclean’s Music–Ron’s Lady, by Elhayq (IRE)) attended the pace along the inside and angled out leaving the turn. He wore down the leaders and edged clear late to win by one length on the sloppy Churchill Downs strip. The gelding now has two wins from only […]

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Halama Breaks Maiden in Debut at Churchill Downs

Bloodstock agent Clark Shepherd reports that HALAMA (f, 2, Pioneerof the Nile–Milania, by Bernardini) outslugged her two chief rivals in the market to open her account at first asking Saturday at Churchill. Drawn widest of the seven remaining runners after the scratch of would-be chalk Further Lane (Lea), the $200,000 Fasig-Tipton October acquisition landed in […]