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QUICK: Was going 5½ furlongs on the grass, she broke slow and went to the inside to save ground. She looked ready to launch when having to be steadied hard off-heels nearing the eighth pole and had to swing out for room. She somehow surged late for the show money. This filly may want to go a mile on the grass. 

DUPIONI-LAVENDER: Dupioni was making her first start in the States for trainer Paddy Gallagher and really ran a great race. She broke slow and was deal last in this mile turf race, then chased between runners. she swung out for room in mid-stretch and got up for the place money, beating the fast closing Lavender by a nose. Lavender was more than a length in front of the rest of the field in this 12-horse race. We will be looking for both of them next out going long on the grass.

DARK HEDGES: This will be a great price play next out. He ran a much better-than-looked race in this 1 1/16 mile optional claimer event when finishing fifth in a nine-horse field. He made several runs at the leaders and the jockey eased up on him in the stretch when down on the rail. We look for 15-1 or better next out, bombs away.

RED BUNTING: This girl will be a great single next out and the price will be right as she went off at 11-1 in this $32K claimer going 1 1/8 miles on the grass, when finishing third in what was a tough trip. Keep an eye out for this miss for trainer Ron Ellis.

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