Juddmonte has unveiled this year's mating plans for its blue-blooded broodmare band, which now includes the 11-time group 1 winner and dual Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (G1) heroine Enable plus Bet365 Fillies' Mile (G1) scorer Quadrilateral
It was a 1-2 finish for trainer John Sadler and owners Hronis Racing Jan. 17 as speedy turf mare Quick got up for the win on the bob over stablemate Hermaphrodite in the $100,000 Astra Stakes (G3T) at Santa Anita Park.
Thankful entered the nine-furlong test for fillies and mares 4-years-old and up from a wide-rallying third in the Nov. 27 Comely Stakes (G3) when piloted by the Big A winter meet leading rider Kendrick Carmouche for the first time.
George Krikorian's California-bred Mucho Unusual, who has never been off the board in eight starts over the Santa Anita Park lawn, heads a field of six older fillies and mares set to go a mile in the $100,000 Megahertz Stakes (G3T) Jan. 18.
Samy Camacho welcomed the chance to ride the Pasco Stakes favorite, Nova Rags, for Bill Mott Jan. 16 at Tampa Bay Downs. But when 16-1 shot Newyearsblockparty took the lead, Camacho realized translating opportunity to success was no easy bargain.
Scars Are Cool, a graduate of Fasig-Tipton's 2020 July Horses of Racing Age Sale, captured the $100,000 Open Imported Horse Stakes Jan. 15 and is now being pointed toward the $20 million Saudi Cup at King Abdulaziz Racetrack.
Kenny Had a Notion, a juvenile stakes winner on both turf and dirt, dueled from start to finish with a stubborn Maythehorsebwithu before prevailing by a neck Jan. 16 in the $100,000 Spectacular Bid Stakes at Laurel Park.