Scoobie Quando Duels Non-State Invaders in Battaglia
Andrew and Rania Warren Scoobie Kando A primary-time winner within the $125,000 Turfway Prevue Stakes, entered within the John Battaglia Memorial Stakes on March 4, will search so as to add his title to the Kentucky Derby Leaderboard as a lead in an over-demand discipline of 14 3-year-olds. Grass Street Park.
The $150,000 John Battaglia Memorial will go as race 9 with a broadcast time of 21:25 ET on a card that includes the $150,000 Cincinnati Trophy Stakes, an official Kentucky Oaks (G1) preparation.
Working 1 1/16 mph, the John Battaglia Memorial provides Kentucky Derby (G1) qualifying scores on a 20-8-6-4-2 scale to top-five finishers. The one-mile Cincinnati Cup supplies factors on the identical scale for the Might fifth Oaks, which was run the day earlier than the Derby. Churchill Downs. All races at Turfway Park are held on the artificial Tapeta floor.
Educated by Ben Colebrook, Scoobie Quando debuted at Turfway Prevue on January 7, the place he performed to defeat. caught by a neck below jockey Luan Machado. Originally of the final Scoobie Kando completed second Wadsworth On the occasion to say an optionally available first-level allowance on Turfway. Secondly, John Battaglia just isn’t competing.
“When it comes to timing, Turfway Prevue labored effectively for us to complete it first,” mentioned Ben Colebrook, Scoobie Quando’s coach. “He all the time trains like a very good horse within the morning and the corporate I coached him was one of the best. I am not one to let a horse fall on their firm, so I assume (Turfway Prevue) how he ran It labored however he wasn’t going to let the second cross. He has no expertise so he, Luan We selected to run within the pocket cash race the place[Machado]mentioned he may do one thing when he obtained out someway. It is higher to run however he was solely second finest that day.”
Machado will return to Scoobie Quando on the John Battaglia Memorial and go away the 4th publish.
Rivals on the John Battaglia Memorial embrace SF Racing, Starlight Racing, Madaket Stables, Robert Masterson, Stonestreet Stables, Jay Schoenfarber, Waves Edge Capital and Catherine Donovan’s $100,000 El Camino Actual Derby runner-up. Gilmore . Gilmore, now below the care of Brendan Walsh, had beforehand been conditioned by Bob Baffert in California.
Different contestants embrace: aristocracy , bromley , suitable And Eyes on the King .
Enjoyable and Feisty Makes Artificial Debut at Cincinnati Trophy
third rank winner of Fortunate Seven Secure Enjoyable and Feisty On the Cincinnati Trophy, the sixth race of the day, Turfway will make its first try on the Tapeta floor in opposition to eight 3-year-old females.
Educated by Kenny McPeek, Enjoyable and Feisty broke his virginity on his third begin at Arlington Million Day at Churchill Downs. daughter ensign He got here again a month later with the $300,000 Pocahontas Stakes (G3), by which he rally deep for a 3 1/2-length rating. Of their final two begins, Enjoyable and Feisty completed a disappointing eighth within the $500,000 Alcibiades Stakes (G1) and third within the $200,000 Rags to Riches Stakes. The Cincinnati Trophy Stakes will mark the debut of Enjoyable and Feisty in additional than 4 months.
Jockey Brian Hernandez Jr. From the ninth publish he’ll take up the duty of driving.
Opposition is led by LNJ Foxwoods and Clearsky Farms Botanical After two dominant victories at Turfway and Keith Grass’s latest $125,000 Valdale Stakes win, he’ll strive his first bets. BG Warrior .
Inputs: John Battaglia Monument S.
Turfway Park, Saturday, March 04, 2023, Race 8
- 1 1/16m
- All Climate Tracker
- 3 years previous
- 21:25 (native)
Inputs: Cincinnati Cup S.
Turfway Park, Saturday, March 04, 2023, Race 6
- All Climate Tracker
- 3 12 months previous Fillies
- 20:25 (native)
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