Out of the Darkness -
Twenty years ago, Jeff Lukas was the top assistant to his legendary father, thoroughbred trainer D. Wayne Lukas. Then, one morning at Santa Anita, site of this weekendâs Breedersâ Cup, he stood in the path of a charging horse and lost everything. Or did he?
Read this article or I’ll disown you!
Stopchargingmaria lived up to her 8-5 odds and her name, charging furiously to win the Demoiselle Stakes (II) in a fierce stretch duel against Penwith (#3) and Got Lucky (rail). Javier Castellano up for Mike Repole & Todd Pletcher.
Is the reason I’m going to be quiet yet again, yet some more, until probably the end of next week. I will admit I am totally doing this college thing Caleb’s Posse style and jumping in at the quarter pole after being lazy and doing minimal work for a while. FINISH STRONG!
I’ll still sneak in some minutes of photo editing time, but I’m trying to behave and be realistic about what I have to get done for my “real life” expectations. I still have to write up my “first trip to the Big A” post and the long delayed post about the Stud Muffin documentary. IT’S ALL COMING, I SWEAR!
77-1 longshot Mental Iceberg faded to finish 8th in the Remsen (II).
Master Lightning set the slow pace in the Remsen (II) under Jose Lezcano and finished 5th.
Wedding Toast shows her heels to Toasting after the wire of the Comely Stakes (III)
Flat Out was flat-out the best in the Cigar Mile (I)
Honor Code after his Remsen (II) win at Aqueduct