It's You in Adirondack
Updated: Monday, August 13, 2001 10:27 PM
Posted: Monday, August 13, 2001 5:37 PM
After matching Cashier's Dream in the early going, it was all You in the $150,000 Adirondack Stakes (gr. II) at Saratoga. You covered the 6 1/2 furlong distance in 1:15.16 -- the fastest time for the Adirondack since the distance was changed to 6 1/2 furlongs in 1994. Cashier's Dream, the 3-5 favorite, was a neck back in second, with Magic Storm trailing the two speedsters 15 1/4-lengths farther back in third.
Cashier's Dream broke early and went to the front setting wicked early fractions with You matching the favorite stride for stride. Cashier's Dream hit the quarter mark in :21.3, and the half mark in :44.3. before You gained steam for her driving stretch run. The winner returned $13.
Prior the Adirondack, Edmund Gann's You finished three lengths behind Cashier's Dream in a Churchill Downs allowance contest after breaking her maiden on first asking by 4 1/2 lengths, also at the Louisville oval.
Dolphus Morrison, who campaigned the filly in her first two starts with trainer Hal Wiggins, bred You in Kentucky, who was purchased privately by Gann a week after her allowance win and sent to Hall of Fame trainer Bobby Frankel's barn.
"She was obviously fit when we bought her because I didn't have to do much with her," said Frankel.
Next up for You could be the Spinaway Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 31. Frankel said his ultimate goal for You was the Oct. 27 World Thoroughbred Championships Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) at Belmont Park.
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