Sunday Insights: Latest ‘Monomoy’ Sibling Debuts In New Orleans

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7th-FG, $50K, Msw, 3yo, 1 1/16mT, 5:15 p.m.

The latest foal out of Drumette, TAPTHEDRUM (Tapit) is a Bridlewood Farm homebred racing out of the Brad Cox barn. Bridlewood paid $1.85m for Drumette, the half-sister to GSW Drum Major and dam of dual champion Monomoy Girl (Tapizar) and GSW Mr. Monomoy (Palace Malice) out of the 2018 Fasig-Tipton Fall Mixed Sale. The grey colt has put in consistent works over the Fair Grounds surface and picks up Florent Geroux for his career debut.

One gate to his outside, Gettleman (Hard Spun) gets things rolling in the Godolphin blue for trainer Brendan Walsh. His third dam, MGISW Golden Ballet, produced GI Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Drosselmeyer (Distorted Humor). Reylu Gutierrez gets the call. TJCIS PPS

1st-GP, $84K, Msw, 3yo, f, 1 1/8mT, 12:40 p.m.

Another pair of homebreds takes to the grass in south Florida led by TAWARET (Pioneerof the Nile), a bay filly out of $1.3m China Horse Club purchase Tapas (Tapit). That mare is a half-sister to MGSW & GISP Justwhistledixie (Dixie Union), herself the producer of GI Breeders’ Cup Juvenile victor New Year’s Day (Street Cry {Ire}), MGSW Mohaymen (Tapit), GSW & GISP Enforceable (Tapit), and GSW Kingly (Tapit).

Strategerized (Justify), breaking to the inside, debuts for Anderson Farms Ontario Inc. and Narola LLC. The Ontario bred is out of a half-sister to GI Beholder Mile heroine Secret Spice (Discreet Cat) while under the third dam is Loving Vindication (Vindication), the dam of Canadian horse of the year Wonder Gadot (Medaglia d’Oro) and GISW Hard Not to Love (Hard Spun). TJCIS PPS

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