Gilmore heads to Walsh’s Barn for Turfway shares
Gilmore runner-up in the El Camino Real Derby (G3), will be transferred to Kentucky on February 22 and transferred to coach Brendan Walsh to head into the prep for the Kentucky Derby (G1) at Race Park.
“He’s a versatile pony who seems to have a preference for both dirt and substance,” said Tom Ryan of SF Racing, partnership manager who owns a foal bred by Dividing Ridge Ranch. synthetic material. “He was nominated to Battaglia and Jeff Ruby at Turfway Park. He moved to Brendan Walsh (Wednesday), allowing him to get used to the track and adapt.”
3 year old son of spinning candy working three furlongs in: 37 4/5 at Santa Anita . Park Tuesday is for coach Bob Baffert, whose horses failed to collect points to qualify for the Kentucky Derby.
The John Battaglia Memorial, a 1/16-mile test on March 4 on Turfway’s synthetic main track, awards 20-8-6-4-2 points to the top five finishers. Jeff Ruby Steaks (G3) March 25, at 1 1/8 mile, delivered 100-40-30-20-10 points, sending the winner into the Derby field and lifting the runner-up to second place. Command position for one of 20 starting points.
Owned by SF Racing, Starlight Racing, Madaket Stables, Robert Masterson, Stonestreet Stables, Jay Schoenfarber, Waves Edge Capital and Catherine Donovan, Gilmore went 1-on-3 against Baffert, breaking his maidenhood after finishing third. in his debut on November 13 At Del Mar.