Midnight Lute, last year's Eclipse Award champion sprinter, has been tearing up the track in the mornings as he prepares for his 2008 debut in the $300,000 Pat O'Brien Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. II) at Del Mar Aug. 24.
- Bay Gelding
- Born 2004
Grade II winner Well Armed makes his first start since running third in the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) as one of the favorites in the $300,000 San Diego Handicap (gr. II) at Del Mar July 19.
|Trainer||Richard E. Mandella|
|Owner||John T. L. Jones, Jr., Intnl., Hubbard & Masterson|
|Breeder||Barry Becker, Judith Becker & The Thoroughbred Corporation|
|Tall Texan View Five-Cross Pedigree||Point Given||Thunder Gulch|
|Above the Stars|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Dry Creek Stable||Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent||$50,000|
|Yearling||John T.L. Jones Jr.||Legacy Bloodstock, agent||$70,000|