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Daddys Lil Darling Gets Her G1 With Game American Oaks Effort

Normandy Farm homebred Daddys Lil Darling has been knocking on the door for a Grade 1 win throughout the 2017 season, both overseas and at home, including a late-running second in the Kentucky Oaks back in May. On Saturday, the 3-year-old Scat Daddy filly carried Mike Smith to win the American Oaks at Santa Anita […]

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Daddys Lil Darling ‘Fresh And Happy’ In Epsom Gallop Under Peslier

Trainer Kenny McPeek traveled overseas to oversee the preparation of his Group 1 Investec Oaks contender Daddys Lil Darling, who was most recently a hard-closing second in the Kentucky Oaks. According to racingpost.com, jockey Olivier Peslier flew in to gallop the 3-year-old daughter of Scat Daddy over the Epsom course on Friday; he is tabbed […]

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Oaks Runner-Up Daddys Lil Darling Tabbed For Investec Oaks At Epsom

Following her second-place finish in Friday’s Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks behind Abel Tasman, Daddys Lil Darling is being aimed at the June 2 Investec Oaks at Epsom Downs. Trainer Kenny McPeek told racingpost.com that the 3-year-old daughter of Scat Daddy, a half-sister to Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint winner Mongolian Saturday, would train on the grass […]

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Animal Kingdom’s First Northern Hemisphere Winner Romps by Nine Lengths

Animal Kingdom’s first Northern Hemisphere starter won on debut at Keeneland on April 27, as his 2-year-old daughter Sunny Skies dominated the opening race. Sent off as the 4-5 favorite in the 4 1/2-furlong maiden special weight, Sunny Skies was much the best, going wire-to-wire and pulling away under a hand ride to win by […]

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Daddys Lil Darling Gives McPeek Second Consecutive Pocahontas Victory

Normandy Farm’s homebred Daddys Lil Darling was the half-length victor of Saturday’s G2 Pocahontas Stakes at Churchill Downs, a “Win and You’re In” for the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies this fall at Santa Anita. Trainer Kenny McPeek won this race last year with Dothraki Queen, and teamed up with Corey Lanerie once again to take […]

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