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5th-FG, $75K, MSW, 3yo, 6f, 3:00 p.m.
CORPORAL (Gun Runner) went the way of partners Mrs. John Magnier, Michael B. Tabor, Derrick Smith, Westerberg, John Oxley and Breeze Easy on a final bid of $1.15-million at the 2022 Keeneland September Sale. His dam MSW/MGSP Kathballu (Bluegrass Cat) is a full-sister MGSW/GISP Kathmanblu, and this is also the family of $1.15-million Stonestreet broodmare GISW Friendly Michelle (Artax). Corporal has flashed speed in the morning, firing bullets in three of his last four works and Flavien Prat takes the reins Saturday afternoon for trainer Brad Cox.TJCIS PPS

4th-FG, $75K, MSW, 3yo, f, 1mT, 2:30 p.m.
Mischief My Way (Into Mischief), the homebred half-sister to GISW Adare Manor (Uncle Mo), makes the races for Town and Country Racing and trainer Chris Block. In addition to her million-dollar earning half-sister, she is a daughter of GSW Brooklynsway, who herself RNA’d for $1.2-million at last fall’s FTKNOV sale. TJCIS PPS

6th-SA, $65K, MSW, 3-5yo, f, 6f, 6:33 p.m.
The second-highest price at last year’s Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale, In Theory (Mendelssohn) was an $800,000 buy for Speedway Stables after breezing in :10.1. Trainer Bob Baffert has lined up Juan Hernandez for a filly that fired a best-of-27 work two back, going five furlongs from the gate in :59 2/5 (1/27) Mar. 13. TJCIS PPS

2nd-TP, $70K, MSW, 3yo, f, 6f, 1:13 p.m.
Kicking off Jeff Ruby Steaks Day at Turfway is LNJ Foxwoods and NK Racing’s Sabatini (Uncle Mo), a $625,000 2-year-old purchase from the same Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale last year after also working in :10.1. The filly is out of a half-sister to champion 2-year-old and GI Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist (Uncle Mo). TJCIS PPS

4th-TP, $70K, MSW, 3yo, 6f, 2:13 p.m.
Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider homebred Term (Medaglia d’Oro) lines up inside for his debut. He is out of a full-sister to GISP Chide (Blame) and a half-sister to the dams of MGISW Elate (Medaglia d’Oro) and MGSW Tax (Arch). This is also the family of Claiborne stallion Flatter (A.P. Indy). TJCIS PPS

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