Bobby Zen

Denim and Pearls (f, 3, Into Mischief–Majestic Presence, by Majestic Warrior) was making her first appearance against Graded company, but she looked like a seasoned pro as the daughter of Into Mischief sailed home to win the GII Beaumont with ease.

Breaking well and content to watch as a longshot put up the early fractions, Denim and Pearls was swung to the outside of even-money favorite Youalmosthadme (Oxbow) late on the bend when that one started her bid for the front. When the pacesetter threw up the white flag on the rail, the betting choice took over the lead but the eventual winner was looming as the danger via the overland route. Denim and Pearls caught a wicked second wind entering the lane and disappeared from the field to win with air to spare. Harbor Springs (Lookin At Lucky), entered in the race on the back of a six-length maiden romp, overtook Youalmosthadme for second while that one held on to third. The final time was 1:26.54.

 

Big run from a big filly! #1 DENIM AND PEARLS ($5.58) shines with an effortless romp in Keeneland’s $400,000 Beaumont Stakes (G2)!

The flashy filly by @spendthriftfarm‘s Into Mischief was ridden by Flavien Prat for @bradcoxracing and Red White and Blue Racing. pic.twitter.com/dZ6sp8c1zi

— TVG (@TVG) April 7, 2024

Sales history: $500,000 Ylg ’22 FTSAUG. O-Red White and Blue Racing; T-Brad Cox; B-Town & Country Horse Farms, LLC (KY)

Sunday, Keeneland
MIDDLEGROUND CAPITAL BEAUMONT S.-GII, $395,063, Keeneland, 4-7, 3yo, f, 7f, 1:26.54, ft.
1–DENIM AND PEARLS, 118, f, 3, by Into Mischief
                1st Dam: Majestic Presence (GSP-USA, MSP-Can,
                                 $227,896), by Majestic Warrior
                2nd Dam: Shining Victory, by Victory Gallop
                3rd Dam: Phoenix Sunshine, by Encino
1ST BLACK TYPE WIN, 1ST GRADED STAKES WIN. ($500,000
Ylg ’22 FTSAUG). O-Red White and Blue Racing LLC; B-Town &
Country Horse Farms, LLC (KY); T-Brad H. Cox; J-Flavien Prat.
$244,900. Lifetime Record: 5-3-2-0, $457,435. *Full to
Newgate, GISW, $535,775. Werk Nick Rating: A.
Click for the eNicks report & 5-cross pedigree.
Click for the free Equineline.com catalogue-style pedigree.
2–Harbor Springs, 118, f, 3, Lookin At Lucky–Northern
Michigan, by Broken Vow. 1ST BLACK TYPE, 1ST GRADED
BLACK TYPE. O/B-Donamire Farm (KY); T-Gregory D. Foley.
$79,000.
3–Youalmosthadme, 118, f, 3, Oxbow–Good Gator, by Good
and Tough. ($12,000 Ylg ’22 KEESEP). O-Resolute Racing;
B-Pope McLean, Marc McLean & Pope McLean Jr. (KY); T-Brad
Cox. $39,500.
Margins: 9 1/4, 3, 1 3/4. Odds: 1.79, 8.71, 1.07.
Also Ran: Chi Chi, Tipsy Tammy, Vicountess.
Click for the Equibase.com chart and the TJCIS.com PPs. VIDEO, sponsored by FanDuel TV.

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