Facing winners for the first time, WinStar Farm's Endorsement shipped to Sunland Park and Casino from Louisiana and handed Triple Crown contender Conveyance his first defeat in the $800,000 Sunland Derby (gr. III) March 28.
Tempted to Tapit
- Gray or Roan Gelding
- Born 2007
|Jockey||Joseph Rocco, Jr.|
|Breeder||Mike H Sloan|
|Tempted to Tapit View Five-Cross Pedigree||Tapit||Pulpit|
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|Tempting Note||Editor's Note|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Midway Stable||Gainesway, agent for Bruce & Luke McMillin||$18,000|
Unbeaten and just slightly tested in four tries, Conveyance heads the field for the $800,000 Sunland Derby (gr. III) at Sunland Park Racetrack and Casino March 28.
Zayat Stable's 3-year-old Eskendereya led a host of potential Florida Derby (gr. I) contestants when he worked an easy five furlongs in 1:02 2/5 March 14 at Palm Meadows.
E. Paul Robsham Stables' homebred Discreetly Mine took a full field sophomores gate to wire in the $300,000 Risen Star Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 20 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.
Jason, Tom, and James Scully of brisnet/twinspires.com preview the Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. II) and the Risen Star (gr. II). Watch Video
Fair Grounds' $300,000 prep race attracts plenty of potential stars; gains some starters from Florida.
Through five weeks of the 2010 season, there have been only three 3-year-olds that have posted a Beyer Speed Figure of 100 or more, and only one of those has done it around two turns. Any guesses on who the horse is? Read Blog
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