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Whitmore Punches Breeders' Cup Ticket with Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix Victory

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 6, 2017) – 

As trainer Ron Moquett watched Whitmore battle Awesome Banner down the stretch of the $250,000 Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix (G2) on Friday, he worried that maybe he should have put in one last work.

Patience Pays Off For Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix Entrant Favorite Tale

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 5, 2017) – A lot has happened to PJG Stable’s Favorite Tale since he finished third behind Runhappy in the 2015 Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1) at Keeneland and it hasn’t all been good.

“We have taken our time with him, but I think he is fitter than he has ever been,” said Paul Conaway, the man behind PJG Stable. “One of the reasons we came here (for Friday’s Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix-G2) is he likes this track and it’s a Win and You’re In race for the Breeders’ Cup.”

Limousine Liberal, Whitmore Top Field of 11 for Opening-Day Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 3, 2017) –Katherine Ball’s Limousine Liberal, Keeneland’s track record holder at 61⁄2 furlongs, and Robert LaPenta, Ron Moquett and Head of Plains Partners’ Whitmore, who emerged as one of the nation’s top sprinters this spring, headline a field of 11 entered Tuesday for Friday’s 165th running of the $250,000 Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix (G2) for 3-year-olds and up going 6 furlongs on the dirt.

Stoll Keenon Odgen Phoenix Top Two Doing Well After Friday Thriller

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 8) – Green Lantern Stables’ A. P. Indian and Katherine Ball’s Limousine Liberal, who finished a nose apart in track-record time in Friday’s Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix (G2), were both doing well Saturday morning.

“He looks good this morning and ate up everything last night,” trainer Arnaud Delacour said of

Quotes from the $250,000 Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix (G3)

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Maria Borell (winning trainer of Runhappy)

“He’s very talented. He’s an amazing horse. I’m so lucky and blessed to have him. Thank you so much, (owner) James McIngvale and (racing manager) Laura Wohlers. I’m so blessed.”

 

Longshot Peace and War Wins Grade 1 Darley Alcibiades

Longshot Peace and War Wins Grade 1 Darley Alcibiades;

Work All Week Takes Grade 3 Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix

LEXINGTON, KY (Oct. 32014)  Qatar Racing’s Peace and War rallied from far back to overtake Top Decile late to win the 63rd running of the $400,000 Darley Alcibiades (G1) for 2-year-old fillies by a half-length before a Fall Meet opening-day crowd of 13,789.

Quotes from the $200,000 Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix (G3)

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Richard Papiese (who bred and owns winner Work All Week with his wife, Karen, in the name of Midwest Thoroughbreds Inc.)

On whether Work All Week will race in the $1.5 million Xpressbet Breeders’ Cup Sprint (G1)

Quotes - $175,000 Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix (G3)

Tom Amoss (winning trainer of Sum of the Parts)

“I was really pleased that we made the lead as easy as we did. Julien’s a great rider here at Keeneland, handled the front end well with this horse. He knows this horse well. We got beat at Belmont with this horse about 3 ½ weeks ago (in the Groovy on September 13, in which he was second), but it probably was a blessing. It was his first start since June. I think it got him ready for this race.”

 

On the colt’s next start, possibly the Breeders’ Cup Xpressbet Sprint (G1) on

 

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