Articles posted July 6, 2012

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Becausei'mworthit is worth shipping for the Bob Umphrey Turf Sprint

Though trainer Monte Thomas is stabled at Calder, and his four-year-old filly Becausei'mworthit exits a local stakes win just three weeks ago in the Cool Air, the daughter of Indian Express had to take to the road in advance of Saturday's $100,000 Bob Umphrey Turf Sprint, shipping down from Ocala on Tuesday.

Faucheux believes Gantry would benefit from Trinniberg's presence in Smile

With the complexion of Saturday's Grade 2 Smile Sprint appearing to hinge on the decision of whether or not star sophomore sprinter Trinniberg is going to run there or in the Grade 3 Carry Back Stakes, at least one trainer isn't all that concerned about the possible presence of the lightning-quick colt. In fact, trainer Ron Faucheux, the conditioner of Louisiana-invader Gantry, is kind of hoping to see Trinniberg in the Calder starting gate for the Smile.

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