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Romping 1st winner for Run Away and Hide
RSS Feeds Monday, June 25, 2012

On the Go, a two-year old colt by freshman sire Run Away and Hide, became the first winner for his sire in resounding fashion, romping by eight lengths at first asking in a Delaware Park maiden race Monday, June 25th.

Sent off as the odds-on favorite, On the Go was well meant in his debut at the races, proving much the best in the stretch and finishing all alone with something left at the wire. The final time was :59.36 for five furlongs over a fast main track.

The bay colt was bred in Kentucky by Draper Labhras, and hails from the Tour d’Or mare Erin’s Tour. He is trained by Jamie Ness for owner Midwest Thoroughbreds, Inc.

Run Away and Hide was an undefeated and record-setting two-year-old on the racetrack. After breaking his maiden first-time out in the spring at Keeneland, he asserted himself as a leading juvenile with consecutive victories in the Kentucky S.(G3) during Kentucky Derby week and the Saratoga Special S. (G2), setting a new stakes record in the latter when he blazed 6 ½ furlongs in 1:15.67.

By leading juvenile sire City Zip, Run Away and Hide retired to John Phillips' Darby Dan Farm in Lexington, where he currently stands for a fee of $5,000, stands and nurses.