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Five of her six foals shook up kentucky oaks winners, including stakes-placed sprinters Pegasus Again and Lady Bear. Chocolate Martini was going best of all under jockey Mitchell Murrill, entering the final turn three wide and exiting it five wide.
Blessed to have this horse, blessed to have trainer Larry Jones in my life and believing in me and to have owner Brereton Jones believe in me and stick with me.
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Chocolate Martini settled just one removed from last in the seven-filly field as Classy Act headed straight for the front when the gates opened. She was examined by veterinarians and loaded in an ambulance before being taken back to the barns, and was walking around afterward.
Bernardini is by A. Not a bad day considering Jones sustained a serious head injury from a fall last year that briefly left him in a coma.
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Wonder Gadot finished three parts of a length behind in third, good for 20 points to bring her Leaderboard total for 44 and place her in seventh on the list, one spot in front of Eskimo Kisses.
The daughter of Lookin At Lucky won the Sunland Oaks via the disqualification of stablemate Callback in her most recent the unwritten rules of texting when dating. It is the falling off that's really the problem.
Thundercup, the dam of four winners from as many starters, is a half sister to Grade 2 winner Rare Blend, a multiple stakes producer whose offspring include Grade 2 winner Rare Gift. They now have their fourth win together with three seconds and a fourth, this one achieved on racing's most storied track in the st running of the Oaks.
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The extended family includes Grade 3-placed stakes winners Somethinaboutbetty and Petunia, as well as Grade 2-placed Dewey Square. They also gave the trainer and the owner, a former Kentucky governor, their third Oaks victories.
The younger Casse said his father would be at Churchill Downs on Saturday for a four-furlong work that would be the final pre-Derby training move by the son of Malibu Moon.
I am very blessed.
She also garnered points toward a spot in the Kentucky Oaks G1 starting gate, as the Fair Grounds Oaks was worth points to the respective top four finishers. However, he also finished second to Barbaro in the Grade 1 Florida Derby at a mile and an eighth. Emerald Gal ran eight of her 14 career starts at a mile, and earned her lone career victory at a mile and a sixteenth.
Capilupi, Chocolate Martini is out of the dual stakes-placed Successful Appeal mare Nicksappealinglady. The stakes-placed Wagon Limit mare My Limit is the dam of four winners from as many starters. Four of his five starts came at a mile or longer.
Chit Chatter spent most of her career at route distances, placing in a trio of races at a mile or a mile and a sixteenth. A maximum of 20 horses will compete in the May 2 Kentucky Derby.
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Yearly Report won six of 10 starts, including a trio of Grade 2 races: Eskimo Kisses took home 40 points while making her stakes bow in this spot. Bred in Kentucky by Savino A. The latter mares both scored high-level victories at route distances, giving Lovely Maria a dose of stamina to balance out Majesticperfection.
She also placed in the Grade 1 Alabama Stakes at a mile and a quarter. But For Money raced six times, winning once at six furlongs. She should be just fine.
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Sign up for race updates and contender stories: Indian Rocket covered the distance in: Curlin has had a representative on the Triple Crown trail from each of his first two crops, as Palace Malice won the Belmont Stakes and Ride On Curlin finished second in the Preakness Stakes.
This year, the stallion is represented in a pair of quality 3-year-olds in Kentucky Derby contender Dortmund and this filly. The extended family includes Grade 2 winner Isitingood. The bay sophomore returned 16 days later back over the dirt at Fair Grounds and scored by a neck in her first start for her new connections.
Stellar Wind gets an extra dose of stamina from broodmare sire Malibu Moon, and this is the family of Grade 1 winner Great Hunter. Sarah Sis is her second foal, following Lil Napoleon, who broke his maiden at a mile.
But by then Lovely Maria was pulling away for the victory that included a surprise runner-up in Shook Up, the choice.
Z, third in the Arkansas Derby, would work on Wednesday or Thursday. Maker said Saturday that the colt would return to Churchill Downs on Monday or Tuesday, but said Sunday that the plan had changed and the four-mile journey from Trackside had been pushed back to later in the week.
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LaPenta and Harry T. Making it doubly sweet for Larry Jones was having his other horse, I'm a Chatterbox, finish third.
I thought Robby Albarado gave her a dream trip and I'm very proud of her. Sugar Shake ran all but three of her 16 career races at a mile or longer, including wins in the Grade 1 Santa Maria Handicap and the Grade 2 En Encino Stakes at a mile and a sixteenth, and the Grade 3 Turnback the Alarm Handicap at a mile and an eighth.
The favorite established splits of: Eskenformoney is her first foal to race. The 3-year-old daughter of Tapit worked in company with stablemate Indian Rocket and Churchill Downs clockers recorded internal fractions of: They went pretty quick and they came back, but it was too late.
Lemons Forever won the Kentucky Oaks, and 14 of her 16 starts came at the route distance.