Saturday, May 26 2012
Monmouth Park Barn Notes for Friday, May 25, 2012
PUREST FORM AND GLAMOUR N GLORY GOOD TO GO FOR THE WEEKEND PAIR OF 3YO STAKES FOR TRAINER DAVID FAWKES
“They are both ready and as good as they can be,” Scott Acker, the assistant to trainer David Fawkes, pronounced on Friday morning as he supervised the final preparations of Purest Form and Glamour N Glory in Saturday’s $60,000 Lamplighter Stakes for colts and geldings and Sunday’s $60,000 Little Silver Stakes restricted to fillies, respectively.
The Lamplighter is for 3-year-olds at 1 1/16 mile on the turf and Purest Form is certainly bred to excel on it. He is a grandson of Dynaformer and a son of Purim, a multiple graded stakes winner who competed in the Breeders Cup Mile on this course in 2007 and won the Grade 1 Shadwell Turf Mile Stakes at Keeneland that same year.
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