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Pyrenees (c, 4, Into Mischief–Our Khrysty, by Newfoundland) came charging down the stretch to defeat heavily favored Kingsbarns (Uncle Mo) and give trainer Cherie DeVaux a third stakes winner on the card in a thrilling renewal of the GIII Pimlico Special S. Harlocap (Justify) was third.

Off at odds of 5-1 for his stakes debut, Pyrenees won his three previous starts, including an optional claimer in the Keeneland slop Apr. 12. Pyrenees becomes the 149th SW and 74th GSW for leading sire Into Mischief.

Sales history: $350,000 RNA wnlg ’20 KEENOV; $380,000 RNA 2yo ’22 OBSAPR.

Lifetime Record: 8-4-1-1.

O/B-Blue Heaven Farm (Bonnie Baskin & Adam Corndorf) (Ky); T-Cherie DeVaux.

Check out the @JockeyCam view from winning rider @b_hernandezjr aboard #4 Pyrenees, who scored the win in the $250,000 Pimlico Special (G3). pic.twitter.com/IV2Ya11IPK

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Friday, Pimlico
PIMLICO SPECIAL S.-GIII, $250,000, Pimlico, 5-17, 3yo/up, 1 3/16m, 1:57.73, ft.
1–PYRENEES, 120, c, 4, by Into Mischief
                1st Dam: Our Khrysty (GSW, $313,260),
                                by Newfoundland
                2nd Dam: The Hess Express, by Lord Carson
                3rd Dam: Turcomedy, by Turkoman
1ST BLACK TYPE WIN, 1ST GRADED STAKES WIN. ($350,000
RNA Wlg ’20 KEENOV; $380,000 RNA 2yo ’22 OBSAPR).
O/B-Blue Heaven Farm (Bonnie Baskin and Adam Corndorf)
(KY); T-Cherie DeVaux; J-Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr. $150,000.
Lifetime Record: 8-4-1-1, $321,716. *1/2 to Grace Adler
(Curlin), GISW, $258,800. Werk Nick Rating: C.
Click for the eNicks report & 5-cross pedigree.
Click for the free Equineline.com catalogue-style pedigree.
2–Kingsbarns, 126, c, 4, Uncle Mo–Lady Tapit, by Tapit.
($250,000 Ylg ’21 FTSAUG; $800,000 2yo ’22 FTFMAR).
O-Spendthrift Farm LLC; B-Parks Investment Group, LLC (KY);
T-Todd A. Pletcher. $50,000.
3–Harlocap, 122, c, 4, Justify–Mezinka, by Bodemeister.
1ST GRADED BLACK TYPE. ($150,000 Ylg ’21 KEESEP; $275,000
2yo ’22 FTFMAR; $400,000 2yo ’22 EASMAY). O-Harlo Stables
Corp. and Villa Rosa Farm, Inc.; B-Breed First LLC (KY); T-Steven
Asmussen. $25,000.
Margins: 3/4, 2 1/4, 1 1/4. Odds: 5.10, 0.70, 13.70.
Also Ran: Red Route One, Be Better, Royal Ship (Brz), Double Crown. Scratched: Time for Trouble.
Click for the Equibase.com chart and the TJCIS.com PPs. VIDEO, sponsored by FanDuel TV.

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