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As much as the main focus of attention among promising 2-year-olds at this time year is testing them around two turns, sprinters are still a highly desirable commodity. In Sunday’s Bob Hope Stakes, a race named for the legendary comedian, it will be no laughing matter when seven speedy juveniles square off in a seven-furlong contest that may or not be a springboard to two-turn success.

What do you do in the off-season from major league baseball after winning your second World Series? If you’re Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman, you travel with your family to watch one of your racehorses win at historic Churchill Downs.

Bregman Family Racing’s Goldblooded was victorious beneath the Twin Spires in her third career outing Nov. 16, with Bregman in attendance with his wife, Reagan, their 3-month-old son, Knox, and several other family members.

Welcome to 2023 Kentucky Derby Prospect Snapshots, where we’ll take a look each week at a recent winner on the Triple Crown trail, usually from the Road to the Kentucky Derby schedule from which the racehorses earn points toward qualifying.

The 1 ¼-mile Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve will be held May 6, 2023, at Churchill Downs.

Just two days after Flightline’s record-setting victory in the Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic at Keeneland Race Course, Freddy Seitz signed the ticket for a 2.5% interest in the stallion prospect for $4.6 million in the sales pavilion just a stone’s throw from the finish line where he made history.

The remarkable, two-year racing journey of Flightline has come to an end.

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