2 YO THE WALK graduates at Belmont

West Point Thoroughbreds 2 YO Hansen gelding, THE WALK, graduated in his second start. He  rated inside  behind splits of :23.02 and :46.65. Ready to go, but lacking running room, he finally found  a gap along the inside.  THE WALK promptly went on to score by a length over his tiring rival. The gelding was bred by Crumbaugh Lane LLC (KY) and is trained by Thomas Albertrani.

COME ROUND wins second in a row

Wonderfully named Midshipman gelding, COME AROUND returned from over a year off and a trainer switch to Horacio DePaz . This summer he ran  second on the Saratoga lawn and followed that up to graduate easily in an off-turf event also at the Spa. Today in allowance company at Belmont going 1 1/8 on the turf,  COME AROUND broke sharply as the favorite and stalked in midpack . He was bottled up approaching the top of the lane, but found an inside route and passed the pacesetter to win going away by 1 1/4 lengths. He is owned by  Sagamore Farm and was bred by Stephen Jacobs. He is approaching $100,000 in earnings. Patience Rewarded!

MADCAP HEIRESS graduates in a MSW

Three year old Speightstown filly  MADCAP HEIRESS went off the favorite sprinting 5 furlongs in a MSW on the turf at Indiana Grand. She closed resolutely in the final furlong and got up to score by 3/4 of a length. She is owned by Tracy Farmer and was bred by Town & Country Farms Corp. (KY). Her trainer is Brad H. Cox.

2 YO BERNED graduates at Belmont in her second start

Racing for West Point Thoroughbreds, Three C Stables and Robert Masiello,  BERNED, a 2 year old Bernadini filly, overcame all sorts of incidents to break her maiden in a MSW at Belmont. Racing a mile on the dirt, she angled in initially and then swung out but had to check due to some greeness of the filly next to her. She re-accelerated for the win. She is trained by  Thomas Albertrani
and was bred by AR Enterprises, LLC.

TWO nice allowance WINS today

At Saratoga, GENERAL DOWNS, a 3 year old gelding owned by West Point Thoroughbreds won a MSW in his second start lifetime. He overcame a bump at the start and then a lot of  manouvering through traffic to get to the wire first in a very game finish. GENERAL DOWNS has already earned over $50,000. He is trained by Dallas Stewart.

SHINKHANSEN, a 3 year old filly sold for  $70,000 by Kirkwood Stables,  broke her maiden at Laurel last out. Today she won for the second time in a row, this time in allowance company at Penn National.  She also overcame traffic and a tight spot to get up for the win. She is owned by Mens Grille Racing and was bred by Russell B. Harris, Craig R. Harris & Jeffrey A. Harris.