June 21, 2024

This week’s edition of Prospect Observe travels across the place.

Gulfstream Park in Florida, Oaklawn in Arkansas, Los Alamitos in California and Turfway Park in Kentucky. Four tracks in 4 states. Below are promising 2-calendar year-olds debuting at each monitor:


Gulfstream Park race 6: Maiden distinctive pounds (one mile on turf, 2:38 p.m. EST)

No. 7 Okay Boomer

Age: 2

Pedigree: Noble Mission–Madame Dubois, by Rely Dubois

Obtain value: N/A

Trainer: Todd Pletcher

It is not astonishing to see Okay Boomer debuting in a 1-mile turf test, for the reason that operating prolonged on grass is what he’s bred to do. Sire Noble Mission won a few Group 1 prizes racing 1 1/4 miles or farther and is a total brother to British superstar Frankel, and dam Madame Dubois gained many Team 3 prizes competing on turf in South Africa.

Okay Boomer breezed a few of situations in excess of the Saratoga turf education keep track of during the summer time and has due to the fact place with each other a steady operate tab at Palm Beach front Downs. Trainer Todd Pletcher has enlisted scorching jockey Luis Saez to journey, so all signs advise Ok Boomer has a likelihood to challenge on Saturday.

Oaklawn Park race 5: Maiden exclusive body weight (5 1/2 furlongs, 3:22 p.m.)

No. 5 Juilliard

Age: 2

Pedigree: Speightstown–Rattataptap, by Tapit

Purchase value: N/A

Coach: Rodolphe Brisset

There’s a ton of course in the pedigree of Juilliard. He’s a son of winner and Breeders’ Cup Sprint winner Speightstown out of Rattataptap, a stakes-placed daughter of a few-time main North American sire Tapit. Rattataptap by now has savored achievement as a broodmare, foaling Bashford Manor (G3) winner and Breeders’ Futurity (G1) runner-up Double Thunder.

Juilliard has posted a few of strong 50 %-mile exercise routines at Oaklawn, highlighted by 48.2-2nd gate move on Nov. 28. Clockers famous he was traveling “handily” alternatively than “breezing,” a difference indicating Juilliard traveled quickly. He’s effectively value looking at on debut for coach Rodolphe Brisset, an 18 percent winner with initial-time starters this 12 months.

Los Alamitos race 7: Maiden special body weight (just one mile, 6:30 p.m.)

No. 8 Donttestyourluck

Age: 2

Pedigree: Lookin At Lucky–More Hoping, by North Gentle

Obtain selling price: $100,000

Coach: Leandro Mora

Donttestyourluck wasn’t the most high-priced of auction acquisitions, selling for $100,000 as a yearling. But you cannot knock the class in his pedigree. Sire Lookin At Lucky gained two Eclipse Awards and is the sire of 2018 champion more mature grime Male accelerate and 2019 Kentucky Derby winner State Property, although dam Much more Hoping formerly foaled Australia’s Coolmore Classic (G1) winner Lighthouse.

This is a pedigree geared towards late maturity, so Donttestyourluck is not necessarily going to be a win-early style. But debuting more than one mile really should assist because Donttestyourluck is bred to excel managing one particular mile or farther. Really do not be shocked if Donttestyourluck fires a competitive shot in his 1st operate under shades.


Turfway Park race 5: Maiden specific bodyweight (6 furlongs on Tapeta, 2:45 p.m.)

No. 6 Dinah Jo

Age: 2

Pedigree: Carpe Diem–Tortuga Lady, by Thunder Gulch

Obtain cost: $27,000

Trainer: Susan Anderson

A daughter of Blue Grass (G1) and Breeders’ Futurity (G1) winner Carpe Diem, Dinah Jo is slated to develop into the 13th starter foaled by Tortuga Lady, whose earlier runners consist of undefeated Sunland Park Oaks winner Princess Arabella and the multiple graded stakes-placed turf router Dyna’s Lassie.

Carpe Diem matured from an early age and his progeny lean on the speedy side, so it is not unrealistic to believe Dinah Jo could show spark sprinting six furlongs as a juvenile. Brisnet stats show trainer Susan Anderson wins at a stable 19 per cent fee with horses debuting in maiden unique weights, so never depend Dinah Jo out of the blend.