Loving what you do for a living certainly improves your odds at succeeding. At least, that was the case for Tim Kegel, a Louisville-based bloodstock agent, who has certainly had his share of success.
- Dark Bay or Brown Colt
- Born 2005
|Trainer||Thomas M. Amoss|
|Owner||Uptown Racing LLC|
|Breeder||B. P. Walden, C. Montgomery & Dearborn Stable|
|Boss Lafitte View Five-Cross Pedigree||Dynaformer||Roberto|
|War Thief||Lord At War (ARG)|
|Watch the Time|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Two-year-old||Tim Kegel, agent||Niall Brennan Stables, agent||$325,000|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
Ten colts hope to make it to "first base" June 21 at Colonial Downs with the fourth running of the $600,000 Colonial Turf Cup (gr. IIIT). The 1 1/16-race is the first leg of the $5-million Jacobs Investments Grand Slam of Grass.
Zayat Stables' Halo Najib appears to be on the outside looking in as far as making the 2008 Kentucky Derby field. Barring a last-minute defection, he's more likely to make his turf debut in the $150,000 Crown Royal American Turf (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs May 2, the day before the Derby.
Uptown Racing's Boss Lafitte used a rail-skimming trip under Robby Albarado and took over in upper stretch to win by a half-length in the $150,000 Central Bank Transylvania Stakes on a rainy opening day April 4 at Keeneland.
Prussian will face eight rivals April 4 when he makes his 2008 debut in the $150,000 Central Bank Transylvania Stakes (gr. IIIT) for 3-year-olds, the opening day feature of the 16-day spring meet at Keeneland.