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By Jarrod Horak

This is my final article in my five-part Breeders’ Cup sires series. I began my series with 2007 Breeders’ Cup Classic hero Curlin, and also covered 2017 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile winner Good Magic, 2017 BC Classic winner Gun Runner, and Triple Crown 2018 hero Justify. In this post, I will discuss one of the top Breeders’ Cup sires, Uncle Mo.

Race Record

Uncle Mo (Indian Charlie – Playa Maya, by Arch) only raced eight times but he definitely left a lasting impression. Mike Repole’s colt was outstanding as a juvenile with back-to-back Grade 1 wins in the 2010 Champagne and Breeders’ Cup Juvenile. Those efforts followed a jaw-dropping debut victory at Saratoga by 14 1/4 lengths. He remained unbeaten after winning the Timely Writer in his sophomore bow, and lost for the first time after setting the pace and finished a clear third in the Wood Memorial (G2). He entered the Kentucky Derby but was forced to scratch due to a liver ailment. He resurfaced more than four months later in the Grade 1 King’s Bishop at seven panels, and he stalked, led, and was nailed on the line by closer Caleb’s Posse. He got back on the beam in an easy front running score in the Kelso (G2) at one mile, and his career ended after an up the track finish in the 2011 BC Classic. He went 5-for-8 with a runner-up finish and a show finish, and banked more than $1.6 million.

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Jarrod Horak

Jarrod Horak posts stakes recaps from Del Mar and Santa Anita Park, along with full card recaps and free stakes picks from Southern and/or Northern California.