4-Gulfstream, $60,000, Msw12-16, 3yo/up, 5ft, :56.10, fm, 1 length.
KANTHARI (c, 3, Kantharos— Explorer Ari, by Pioneerof the Nile), the $575,000 OBS graduate last March, was given a nod 6-5 in its afternoon premiere but soon fell behind in fourth place. Allen Diggs set up a determined pace up front but Kanthari regrouped with a three-round wide move in the middle of the turn to put himself in contention despite colliding with Cajun Puzzler (Cajun Breeze) in lane head. Demonstrating a favorable footswing outward, he inhaled the lead through the sixteenth post and split late, crossing the line a long distance ahead of Allen Diggs. Explorer Ari, who has been responsible for the Adventure Woman, MSW, $143,876, gave birth to a non-racial 2-year-old brother to Kanthari and saw her longing pony by good magic bring in $150,000 at this year’s Keeneland September Sale. Sales history: $220,000 Ylg ’20 KEESEP; $575,000 2 years ’21 OBSMAR. Lifetime record: 1-1-0-0, 36,000 USD.click for Equibase.com chart or VIDEO, sponsored by TVG.
O-MyRacehorse & Spendthrift Farm Limited Liability Company; B-Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings LLC (KY); T-Todd A. Pletcher.