Syncline's initial winner, Tainted Money, won at 5 1/2 furlongs in 1:06.28 at Turfway Park for Brian Rose and Gate Nine. Bred in Kentucky by Barbara Hunter, Tainted Money is the first foal from the
Stakes winners Explicit and Syncline were represented by their first winners Sept. 8. Explicit's son, Be Explicit, won at 5 1/2 furlongs in 1:04.87 by 4 1/2 lengths at Remington Park as a homebred for Gary Owens. Be Explicit, an Oklahoma-bred, is the fourth winner from as many starters produced from the Alwuhush mare Arion Hills.A grade II winner, Explicit (Distant View--Elegant Victress, by Sir Ivor) stands at Pope McLean's Crestwood Farm near Lexington. His 2006 fee was $3,000.
mare Lolo Creek.Syncline (Danzig--Annie Edge, by Nebbiolo) also stands at Crestwood. His 2006 fee was $2,500.