Munnings

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The Legacy of Gone West

The Legacy of Gone West

The Mr. Prospector sire line has been an American institution since his first runners hit the races in 1978. Those descending from his son Gone West have remained relatively true to Mr. Prospector's gift of brilliant speed.

Seven Furlongs Suits Many in King's Bishop

Seven Furlongs Suits Many in King's Bishop

Big Drama and Munnings should each relish a cut back to their ideal distance of seven furlongs, but in addition to dealing with each other must contend with the likes of Capt. Candyman Can, Vineyard Haven, and a host of other talented sprinters Aug. 29 in the $300,000 NetJets King's Bishop Stakes (gr. I)at Saratoga.

Sophomore Standouts Best Elder Rivals

Sophomore Standouts Best Elder Rivals

PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter Holiday weekend racing featured 3-year-old sprinters Munnings and Zensational, who both captured prestigious graded wins over older horses.

Munnings Brushes Off His Tom Fool Foes

Munnings Brushes Off His Tom Fool Foes

Everything went Munning's way in the $200,000 Tom Fool Handicap (gr. II) at Belmont Park July 5. First, top sprinter Fabulous Strike, the heavy favorite, was scratched by trainer Todd Beattie. Then came a perfect trip for jockey John Velazquez, who drove the sharp 3-year-old colt through an inside gap at the top of the stretch on their way to a comfortable win.

Fabulous Strike Returns For Tom Fool

Fabulous Strike Returns For Tom Fool

After Fabulous Strike turned in a dazzling performance in the June 6 True North (gr. III), trainer Todd Beattie said he was leaning toward giving the 6-year-old gelding some well-deserved time off. But as they say, the horse will tell you what it wants, and the son of Smart Strike has spoken loud and clear.

Hull, Regal Ransom Top Woody Stephens Field

The undefeated Hull, and Regal Ransom, who turned in a surprising victory over stablemate Desert Party in the UAE Derby (gr.II), are among nine 3-year-olds entered in the $250,000 Woody Stephens (gr.II) at Belmont Park June 6.

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Connections

Trainer Todd A. Pletcher
Jockey Garrett K. Gomez
Owner M.B. Tabor, Mrs. J. Magnier & D. Smith
Breeder Dan Tayloe & Glencrest Farm

Pedigree

Munnings View Five-Cross Pedigree Speightstown Gone West
Silken Cat
La Comete Holy Bull
La Gueriere

Auction History

Sale / Hip Type Buyer Consignor Price
FTKNOV2006
Hip 116
Weanling Four Star Sales, agent for Glencrest Farm ($150,000)
FTSAUG2007
Hip 35
Yearling Leprechaun Racing, agent Four Star Sales, agent for Glencrest Farm $150,000
FTFFEB2008
Hip 254
Two-year-old Demi O'Byrne Leprechaun Racing, agent $1,700,000

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

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