Mr. Money Dominates in Matt Winn

by Lionel Casey

Mr. Money (Goldencents), a breakout winner of the GIII Pat Day Mile S. At the GI Kentucky Derby undercard, observed up with every other visually astounding score here.

The lovely bay fired a five-furlong bullet in fifty-nine 4/five (1/17) beneath the Twin Spires May 31 and was heavily preferred to make it two straight. He broke well and turned into located in a tracking 2nd as Knicks Go (Paynter) showed the manner via fractions of 24.19 and: 47.80. Always visiting properly under Gabriel Saez, the Allied Racing Stable colorbearer won command leaving the region pole and leveled off well down the lane, reporting domestic as a miles-the-best winner in a pointy final clocking.

Fourth at 41-1 at the same time as making his stakes debut in ultimate term’s GI Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, Mr. Money turned 7th in the GII Risen Star S. Feb. Sixteen and 5th within the GII Twinspires.Com Louisiana Derby Mar. 23.

The Pat Day Mile, captured by Mr. Money with the aid of 5 1/4 lengths, is quickly shaping up as a critical race. It has already produced GI Woody Stephens upsetter Hog Creek Hustle (Overanalyze) (2d), narrow Prairie Mile S. Runner-up Captain Von Trapp (Trappe Shot) (fourth), 29-1 GI Preakness S. Runner-up Everlast (Take Charge Indy) (fifth), and runaway Texas Stallion S. Winner Mr. Money Bags (Silver City) (thirteenth).

“The manner this horse changed into training after the Pat Day Mile, we had a concept he’d run a big race,” prevailing instructor Bret Calhoun said. “Gabe rode him perfectly tonight, and he’s proving his skills, that’s for sure.”

Saez brought, “That changed into about as easy as you may do it. This horse has been marvelous all alongside, and Bret and his crew’s difficult work is paying off. I’m so grateful to Bret and Chester [Thomas] for letting me ride this horse. The one 1/sixteen-mile distance becomes a bit take a look at tonight. He proved he can do it.”

Pedigree Notes:

Mr. Money is undoubtedly one of 5 stakes winners– graded–for North America’s leading 0.33-crop sire, Goldencents. The bay colt, which turned into a $a hundred thirty,000 yearling at Keeneland’s 2017 September sale, is the primary black-type performer for his young Tiznow dam, who additionally has juvenile colt Mr. Kidd (Palace) and a yearling filly by using Awesome Again who bought as a weanling for $one hundred ninety,000 at ultimate year’s Keeneland November sale. The mare’s 2019 foal was a filly with the aid of Speightstown. The mare’s granddam produced Well Armed (Tiznow), winner of the 2009 G1 Dubai World Cup, and the dam of 2017 GI Maker’s 46 Mile S. American Patriot (War Front), and there is a slew of different black-type performers within the own family. Mr. Money’s broodmare, sire Tiznow, who has 30 black-type winners as a damsire, has been used several times with this precise circle of relatives.

Saturday, Churchill Downs

  • MATT WINN S.-GIII, $one hundred fifty,000, Churchill Downs, 6-15, 3yo,
  • 1 1/16m, 1:42.28, toes.
  • 1–MR. MONEY, a hundred and twenty, c, 3, via Goldencents
  • 1st Dam: Plenty O’Toole, with the aid of Tiznow
  • 2nd Dam: O’ Toole, by Distorted Humor
  • third Dam: Well Dressed, by way of Notebook
  • ($one hundred thirty,000 Ylg ’17 KEESEP). O-Allied Racing Stable, LLC; B-Spruce Lane Farm (KY); T-W. Bret Calhoun;
  • J-Gabriel Saez. $ ninety-one, one hundred forty. Lifetime Record: 8-3-2-zero, $491,220. Werk Nick

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