No dispute General Jim demonstrated ability. The son of into naughty an $850,000 Keeneland Yearling Sale purchase, scored for the second time at 2 years old at Racecourse Saratoga. Then, after an allowance win, a 1 1/16-mile route on grass, and two nasty bet attempts, Hall of Fame coach Shug McGaughey returned to the drawing board with the talented runner. Courtlandt Farms performance, and the foal returned on February 4 with a tenacious victory in the $125,000 Swale Stakes (G3) at Gulfstream Park.
McGaughey attacked General Jim in his latest brawl, a four-second move on: 48 May 1 28 that horseman Luis Saez called “awesome”. Flashing continued for Swale, ensuring the pony was sharper and more focused in the cut down to seven stretched after a tough fourth place finish in the Mucho Macho Man Stakes tournament January 1st at one mile.
The second choice behind proven speedster Super Chow Tinh Tri Saez put General Jim in the third position lurking next to him two of a kind early. As expected, the Super Chow led the pace loosely, posting: 22.69 in the first quarter and: 45.31 half-miles. Rounding the final bend, General Jim passed the Two of a Kind and took aim at the Super Chow, knocking out the lead in a head-to-head dogfight.
General Jim ($5.2) won the Super Chow a long time. He hit seven stretches in 1:23.34 on a fast track.
Two of a Kind finished in distant third, 11 miles behind the two leaders in third.
“The race went perfectly for him, we know we have a lot of pace (here),” Saez said. “We were just trying to run out there and find a good spot. When I got to the beginning of the stretch, I had a lot of horses. I knew we were going to catch (Super Chow).”
Bred in Kentucky by Fifth Avenue Bloodstock and Centerline Breeding, General Jim is no bet make for curly mare Inspired by grace . Race of two winners from three ponies, Inspired by the grace of being a complete sister to a 1st grade female winner Turn off the rails and half-siblings of class 2 winners harmony point .
The red carpet is ready and still undefeated
Even though it was mid-afternoon in the Gulfstream and not a California night at the Golden Globes, The red carpet is ready didn’t discriminate when she strutted down the Hallandale Beach stage on Saturday to win a $125,000 Forward Gal (G3) bet.
Speed tracking for seven miles under the direction of Saez, the 3-year-old daughter of Oscar sit back Twice as sweet And The star Arella through the opening quarter on: 22.78 after a slight stumble from the gate. When half passed with the score: 45.98, the little player took the lead and went further at 1:10.57 while Undervalued property bid from outside with atom move close behind.
On the ropes all is ready for the Red Carpet, who entered the seven-stage event 2 1/4 at 1:23.54 on the fast track for Ashbrook Farm and Upland Flats Racing.
Red Carpet Ready preserves her perfect record with a Forward Gal Stakes score
Undervalued assets are in second place, with Atomally trailing third.
Intern Rusty Arnold is 3 to 3 with an income of $265,470.
Forward Gal is worth 40 points on the way to the Kentucky Oaks (G1) on a 20-8-6-4-2 scale. Red Carpet Ready earned 20 points to put her in third place on the Oaks leaderboard, while Undervalued Property brought in eight and Atomally earned six.
“She answered the bell every time we ran her, every time we changed what we did to her, she was pretty special,” Arnold said. “Luis said she tried to break so hard that she lost her foot a bit. After recovering, she did everything right.”
The chick was bred in Kentucky by Lynn B. Schiff in addition to street feeling mare Wild Silk , who has two winners from three ponies to race. She also has a 2-year-old Oscar Performance kitten, as well as a hungry Mill Ridge stallion. She has been bred again Not this time for the year 2023.