To Close to Call in The Handicap

Blue Eight was second in The Foster Handicap – Grade I beaten by a length, in front of Water Mummy who finished fifth on the good ground, either could take The ALB Handicap.

ALB Handicap

8/5/2017. 22:05. ALB. Mile and a Eighth. Dirt.

Purse $200.000  For Three Year Olds And Upward.

Water Mummy

Owner. Mb Stables.Jockey. Juarez A J Jr.

Won five from twenty one starts, a maiden at GG, an allowance at TAM also three Stakes, The Summer Juvenile Championship, The DMR Futurity – Grade I and The KYD – Grade I all for previous owners. Purchased by his present owner for $100.000 running three times since without success. Last running fifth in The Foster Handicap – Grade I beaten by three lengths.

Brain Power

Owner. Nakamura Stables. Jockey. Gonzalez El

Won six from fifteen starts, winning a maiden at MNR, two allowances at GG and SA also The TX Heritage Stakes all before being purchased by his present owner for $150.000. Since won two from six starts both allowances at SA. Last running third in The Bertrando Stakes beaten by a length.

Lucky Sexxyflex

Owner. Estero Farms. Jockey.  Carreno J.

Won four from thirteen starts, a maiden at LRL, two claimers at SAR and SA also his last race in The State Dinner by a quarter of a length. Just been purchased by his present owner for $100.000.

Tragic

Owner. Canadian Racing. Jockey. Hebert T J.

Won four from six starts, winning his first four races, a maiden at FE, an allowance at CRC and The Allison Derby before being purchased by his present owner for $350.000, won The IL Derby – Grade III in his next race, then finished sixth in The Gold Cup – Grade I and fourth in The OH Derby – Grade III beaten by two lengths.

Blue Eight

Owner. Blushing Meadows. Jockey. Perez M A.

Won four from twenty starts, a maiden at CRC, also three allowances at SA, CT and CD all for previous owners. Purchased by his present owner for $100.000 running three times since finishing seventh in The Dixie Stakes – Grade II, second in The Foster Handicap – Grade I beaten by a length and last of twelve in The Suburban Handicap – Grade II beaten by six lengths.

Good luck to all.

The Englishman.



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