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Re: Hard Spun Foals

Posted: Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:09 pm
by MTO
TIMELINE has been working at Churchill for Chad Brown and is nominated for the Ack Ack and the Lukas Classic, both late Sept at Churchill. TImeline last raced Dec 2018.

Re: Hard Spun Foals

Posted: Tue Sep 17, 2019 6:03 pm
by Happy Endings
MTO wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:09 pm
TIMELINE has been working at Churchill for Chad Brown and is nominated for the Ack Ack and the Lukas Classic, both late Sept at Churchill. TImeline last raced Dec 2018.
Wow! It's been so long I assumed he retired. Good to hear. Thanks for sharing that info!

Re: Hard Spun Foals

Posted: Tue Sep 17, 2019 6:12 pm
by Happy Endings
MTO wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:37 pm
Pletcher was pointing SPINOFF to the PA Derby but he's not entered. Does anyone know why?
I have not seen or read anything about that. Maybe they decided to point him to something else.

Re: Hard Spun Foals

Posted: Wed Sep 18, 2019 6:09 pm
by Happy Endings
Snap Decision won the William Entenmann Memorial Hurdle Stakes at Belmont Park today. This was race #1. He is Hard Spun's 76th stakes winner. He was the only American bred horse in the field. His record over the jumps is now 5-3-2-0.

video replay: https://www.nyra.com/belmont/racing/results

also a longer video: https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing ... l-hurdle-s

Re: Hard Spun Foals

Posted: Thu Sep 19, 2019 8:41 pm
by Happy Endings
Seahawk Lisa won her debut today in race #6 at Los Alamitos.

video: https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing ... on-9-19-19

Re: Hard Spun Foals

Posted: Sat Sep 21, 2019 9:09 pm
by Happy Endings
Spun To Run finished 5th in the PA Derby, but he was only beaten 1 1/2 lengths or so in all, and he was wide the whole way. I would say he showed he belongs with these horses and could turn the tables on another day. While he wasn't closing on the winner, he was closing on the others ahead of him.

Re: Hard Spun Foals

Posted: Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:10 pm
by Happy Endings
Timeline entered in the G3 Ack Ack Stakes at Churchill this coming Saturday. Trained by Steve Asmussen now.

Re: Hard Spun Foals

Posted: Wed Sep 25, 2019 10:13 pm
by Happy Endings
Black Ops won race #5 the Budweiser Special Stakes at Albuquerque Downs on Saturday, September 21. I believe he is Hard Spun's 77th stakes winner. Darley's article says 75, but I think that is incorrect. They have been incorrect before. His record is now 25-6-4-4.

video replay: https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing ... ecial-h-bt

Re: Hard Spun Foals

Posted: Fri Sep 27, 2019 7:21 pm
by Happy Endings
Silver State missed the break and still managed to dead heat for 1st in his debut in race #8 at Churchill Downs today, 9 3/4 lengths ahead of the third place finisher. Pretty exciting stretch run.

video replay: https://www.churchilldowns.com/racing-w ... 19-09-27/8

chart: http://www.brisnet.com/cgi-bin/instant. ... c&print=on

Re: Hard Spun Foals

Posted: Fri Sep 27, 2019 7:57 pm
by Happy Endings
Tweet about A Thread of Blue. He's back on the work tab and looks to be in fine form!

https://twitter.com/sdhorserace/status/ ... 29600?s=20

Re: Hard Spun Foals

Posted: Sat Sep 28, 2019 8:42 am
by MTO
Thanks for posting. Great replay. Silver State got 88 Equibase Speed figure. Looking forward to his next race.
Happy Endings wrote:
Fri Sep 27, 2019 7:21 pm
Silver State missed the break and still managed to dead heat for 1st in his debut in race #8 at Churchill Downs today, 9 3/4 lengths ahead of the third place finisher. Pretty exciting stretch run.

video replay: https://www.churchilldowns.com/racing-w ... 19-09-27/8

chart: http://www.brisnet.com/cgi-bin/instant. ... c&print=on

Re: Hard Spun Foals

Posted: Sat Sep 28, 2019 11:57 am
by Happy Endings
MTO wrote:
Sat Sep 28, 2019 8:42 am
Thanks for posting. Great replay. Silver State got 88 Equibase Speed figure. Looking forward to his next race.
Happy Endings wrote:
Fri Sep 27, 2019 7:21 pm
Silver State missed the break and still managed to dead heat for 1st in his debut in race #8 at Churchill Downs today, 9 3/4 lengths ahead of the third place finisher. Pretty exciting stretch run.

video replay: https://www.churchilldowns.com/racing-w ... 19-09-27/8

chart: http://www.brisnet.com/cgi-bin/instant. ... c&print=on
Further worth noting that Silver State came 5 wide off that turn, so covered a good bit more ground than his opponent and was definitely the better horse. Exciting finish. Could be a good one!

Re: Hard Spun Foals

Posted: Sat Sep 28, 2019 5:05 pm
by MTO
TIGHTLY TWISTED 3yo filly - Won the George Rosenberger Memorial Stakes at Delaware Park. Survived a jockey objection.

First stakes win for this filly. Won on turf against older.

Re: Hard Spun Foals

Posted: Sat Sep 28, 2019 5:12 pm
by Happy Endings
MTO wrote:
Sat Sep 28, 2019 5:05 pm
TIGHTLY TWISTED 3yo filly - Won the George Rosenberger Memorial Stakes at Delaware Park. Survived an jockey objection.

First stakes win for this filly. Won on turf against older.
I watched that live and boy was I screaming during that stretch run. Looking at the head-on, the #1 horse came out first and looked to me like that made Tightly Twisted veer out into other horses. I don't think it had any effect on the outcome, though. So Tightly Twisted is Hard Spun's 78th stakes winner. Your comment made me look at the ages of the others in the field and all of them were older. Pretty impressive.

video replay: https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing ... memorial-s

Re: Hard Spun Foals

Posted: Sat Sep 28, 2019 6:06 pm
by Happy Endings
Accumulate won race #12 at Laurel Park today. Her record is now 3-1-0-2.

video replay: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCynKT-7Q9E

Re: Hard Spun Foals

Posted: Sun Sep 29, 2019 12:12 am
by Happy Endings
Well, as the chart says, Timeline was through after a half mile in the Ack Ack. I didn't need to read the chart to see that. Disappointing, but he was coming off a long layoff. Hope he can do better. He's never duplicated the speed numbers he ran in the Pegasus and Peter Pan. He'd be competitive if he could do that.

Re: Hard Spun Foals

Posted: Sun Sep 29, 2019 1:10 pm
by MTO
Happy Endings wrote:
Fri Sep 27, 2019 7:57 pm
Tweet about A Thread of Blue. He's back on the work tab and looks to be in fine form!

https://twitter.com/sdhorserace/status/ ... 29600?s=20
A THREAD OF BLUE is nominated to the G2 Prince Hill Stakes at Belmont on 10/05/2019. 1 1/8 mile turf for 3 year olds.

http://www.equibase.com/premium/eqbHors ... 005-558832

Re: Hard Spun Foals

Posted: Sun Sep 29, 2019 5:15 pm
by Happy Endings
Necker Island won race #8 at Churchill Downs today. His record is now 2-1-0-1.

replay is up on TVG.com: https://www.tvg.com/results

Re: Hard Spun Foals

Posted: Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:21 pm
by Happy Endings
Green Light Go entered in G1 Champagne for 2-year-olds and A Thread Of Blue entered in G2 Hill Prince for 3-year-olds, both at Belmont on Saturday.

Hard Sting trying dirt for the first time after running 0 and 3 on turf. He's by a Smart Strike mare, like Rocketry.

Re: Hard Spun Foals

Posted: Thu Oct 03, 2019 5:58 pm
by Happy Endings
More Chances and Pleasecallmeback both entered in the Cup and Saucer Stakes at Woodbine on Sunday, Oct 6. This is the race that Hard Not To Like won over males when she was a 2yo.