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Nysos romps in Del Mar’s Bob Hope Stakes

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Baoma Corp.’s Nysos (Nyquist – Netta Z) is two for two and a graded stakes winner after an effortless romp in the $100,000 Bob Hope Stakes (G3) at Del Mar on Sunday. Last of four in the early going, the 2-year-old colt by Nyquist came around his rivals on the turn, took over in the stretch, and drew away to score by 8-3/4 lengths, running seven furlongs in a rapid 1:21 3/5. After taking both starts for trainer Bob Baffert by a combined 19-1/4 lengths, he has earned $96,600 to date. Consigned by Best A Luck Farm to the 2023 OBS Spring Sale, he was sold for $550,000 to Donato Lanni, Agent for Baoma Corp. after turning in an eighth in :9 4/5 at the Under Tack Show.  watch his under tack videoSpring Sale walking video

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Georgia Antley Hunt, Jeff Giglio and John L. Rogitz’s Nothing Like You (Malibu Moon – Miss Derek) saved ground off the pace in Saturday’s $100,000 Desi Arnaz Stakes at Del Mar, came off the rail in the drive and caught OBS March graduate Tambo (Enticed – Flatter Me First) late to win by a nose. It’s the second straight win and first stakes victory for the 2-year-old daughter of Malibu Moon, trained by Bob Baffert, now 5-2-1-0 with earnings of $117,160. At the 2023 OBS Spring Sale, she breezed an Under Tack eighth in:10 flat and was purchased out of the Wildheart Thoroughbreds consignment for $190,000. watch her under tack video

OBS grads scored a pair of stakes wins on Saturday.

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Colts Neck Stables LLC’s Nothing Better (Munnings – One True Love (IRE)) successfully defended his title in the $150,000 Aqueduct Turf Sprint Championship Stakes, taking the lead at the start and never looking back en route to a 1-3/4 length victory.  That’s three stakes wins for the 6-year-old son of Munnings, trained by Jorge Duarte, Jr., now 25-9-5-3 with $566,217 in earnings. After breezing an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5, he was purchased for $230,000 out of the Brick City Thoroughbreds consignment at the 2019 OBS Spring Sale.   watch his under tack video

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Mark H. Stanley’s Tricky Temper (Into Mischief – Winter Book) tracked the pace from the start of the $100,000 Key Cents Stakes, wore down the leader to take the lead a sixteenth out and was best by a neck at the wire. It’s the first stakes win for the 2-year-old filly by Into Mischief, purchased for $230,000 out of the Sequel Bloodstock consignment at the 2012 OBS Spring Sale after working an Under Tack eighth in :10 1/5. Now 5-2-1-0 for trainer Jeremiah C. Englehart, she has earned $146,210. watch her under tack video Spring Sale walking video