Awesome Twist

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  • Born 2002
  • KY -Bred
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High Finance: A New York State of Mind

High Finance: A New York State of Mind

New York: Either love it or hate it. There is no doubt what side of the fence High Finance falls on. The 4-year-old colt has started five times in the Empire State, and won four races. In nine other career tries, the Kentucky-bred has won just once. Go figure.

Magna Graduate's Return Set in Ack Ack 'Cap

Magna Graduate, away from competition since the $6 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) in late March, returns to action in the $200,000 Emirates Airline Ack Ack Handicap (gr. III) on Saturday's Breeders' Cup World Championships undercard at Churchill Downs. The inaugural running of the $200,000 Very Subtle for fillies and mares kicks off the day.

Commentator Heads Spa's Forego

At this time last year, Tracy Farmer's Commentator was considered as one of the candidates for best older horse after winning the Whitney Handicap (gr. I) at Saratoga.

Southern Africa Won't Be Denied at Lone Star

Al and Saundra Kirkwood's Southern Africa took the overland route with Jon Court but proved to be much the best in winning the $300,000 Walmac Lone Star Derby (gr. III) for 3-year-olds Saturday in Grand Prairie, Texas. Trainer Mike Puhich says the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) could be next for the well-bred son of Cape Town.

Connections

Trainer John C. Kimmel
Jockey Rafael Bejarano
Owner John C. Kimmel, Phil Hempleman and George Bolton
Breeder John Kimmell & George Bolton

Pedigree

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Auction History

Sale / Hip Type Buyer Consignor Price
KEEJAN2008
Hip 1499
Racing or stallion prospect Lane's End, agent ($45,000)

Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.

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