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
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.
|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)|
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|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.