Straight Gin

  • Bay Gelding
  • Born 1999
  • KY -Bred
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Steve Haskin's Preakness Report (5/17): War Zone

A war zone. That's what posts 8 through 12 are going to be in Saturday's Preakness Stakes, as a five-horse stampede is going to come charging out of the gate and down the Pimlico stretch for the first time. And it's all the result of Bob Baffert and Company choosing post 8, resulting in the connections of the other speed horses to all select outside posts.

Zito Looks for Encore with Quatorze

Having won the 1996 Preakness with Louis Quatorze, trainer Nick Zito is looking for another big payday with a daughter of the renowned horse. Aly Quatorze, who won twice at Gulfstream this winter, will take on favored Chamrousse in the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (gr. II) on Friday.

Straight Gin Works; U S S Tinosa's Arrival Delayed

Marylou Whitney's Straight Gin put in a five-furlong work at Churchill Downs Saturday and fellow Kentucky Derby hopeful U S S Tinosa's arrival in Louisville has been delayed until Tuesday.

Connections

Trainer Richard L. Valentine
Jockey Robert Walsh
Owner Whitewood Farm and Kim Zito
Breeder Arthur Hancock & Dell Hancock

Pedigree

Straight Gin View Five-Cross Pedigree Go for Gin Cormorant
Never Knock
Valeta Procida
Dancing Detente

Auction History

Sale / Hip Type Buyer Consignor Price
KEESEP2000
Hip 1272
Yearling Marylou Whitney Stables Stone Farm, agent $80,000

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