The most interesting race on today’s program is a maiden allowances for three year-old going a distance of ground on the Tampa turf and the Shug McGaughey trained favorite promises to be a tough out.
Life At Sea (2-1) enters off a six month break and any maturity from 2 to 3 projects a comprehensive score. Going with first Lasix.
Gelded son of West Coast raced well on turf in both starts at 2–fast but not too fast–improving from debut to start two on the figures scale but indicating that he’s best making one run at a slightly shorter trip, the case here.
See the video of his debut and we think you will agree: Kentucky Downs, SEP 5, Race 2, a key race in which two horses returned to win their subsequent runs.
Shug taps Samy Camacho for the assignment, a positive sign as he’s won with three of his last eight rides for this barn.
Taking Life At Sea to win, no price restrictions, and key-boxing exactas with newly blinkered Oh Chic (9-2), a profitable move for the Motion barn, and Silver Peak (5-2) , shipping north and going synth to turf for Josie Carroll.