2 yo ONEBALLNOSTRIKES broke his maiden at Monmouth this September in his first start. Running back in allowance company he has been second and has now garnered a win. He swooped by his field and scored by almost 7 lengths. He was racing a mile at PARX for owner Carguys Racing LLC. He is trained by John C. Servis. ONEBALLNOSTRIKES was started and then consigned and sold by Kirkwood at Timonium this past spring.
2 yo gelding, GRAY DUDE (First Dude), raced like a seasoned professional in his third start to break his maiden going 1 1/16 on the turf at Gulfstream. He was pinched back early, was caught behind traffic, had to steady and split rivals but got up for the win. He is owned by Patricia’s Hope LLC and was bred by Donarra Thoroughbreds, LLC.
2 yo filly BANTY’S GIRL (Shackleford) came around horses and out-dueled the leader to get up for the win racing 6 furlongs on the inner track at Aqueduct. She is owned by Robert Masiello and Two-Five Stable and trained Thomas Albertrani.
2 yo colt, ST. PERERINE, had not been off the board in his prior 2 starts, but he found the winner’s circle today to graduate going 6 furlongs at Hawthorne. Off from the 1 hole, he went to the lead and racing just of the rail, he wired the field for the win. He is a homebred for Brady Tauber & Steve Gordon and is trained by Brian Williamson.
Two year old CLEVER GIRL swung 4 wide and split horses to clear the field for a dramatic 3 1/2 length win at Churchill in her first start at the end of October. Making her second start, we won again this time at the Fair Grounds shortening to about 7 1/2 furlongs on the turf. She pressed the pace and then wore down her rival in deep stretch for the win. CLEVER GIRL is owned by Tracy Farmer and is trained by Brad H. Cox.
2 yo RED CORVETTE (Warrior’s Reward) figured it out after one race. Racing at a mile on the turf, he went right to the lead, rated there and then responded well in the stretch to wire the field. He is owned by Carolyn Friedberg, Carolyn and Jeff Tl Larson and was bred by Hunter Valley Farm & Bourque Goldstein Thoroughbreds, LLC. His trainer is Richard R. Scherer.
Five year old gelding DUVAL has traveled around the country and earned over $358,311 with a wonderfully consistent record now of 30: 8-5-8. He is now owned by Ten Strike Racing and trained by Juan Carlos Guerrero. He grabbed the lead and motored to a 5 1/4 length win sprinting 5 1/2 furlongs on the dirt at PARX.
2 yo THE WALK (Hansen) was second last out in the CHRISTOPHER ELSER MEMORIAL S at PARX. Trained by Thomas Albertrani. and owned by West Point Thoroughbreds, THE WALK, added another stakes placing to his name, running third in the KINGS SWAN S. at Aqueduct despite being in a bumper car scenario at the start. He has earned over $80,000.
Going 7 furlongs on a muddy Aqueduct dirt track, 3 yo gelding ONLY YOU (Belong to Me) vied outside and got his nose on the wire in front to break his maiden. He is a homebred for Merrylegs Farm North, LLC.