Storming Inti Looks For Third Stake Win

Storming Inti Looks For Third Stake Win

Category : News - Fri 17/01/2014 - 19:36 EST

Storming Inti will try to make it three-for-three at the stakes level on Sunday afternoon at Gulfstream Park, when the three-year-old Pennsylvania-bred son of Stormy Atlantic takes on seven others in the $100,000 Kitten’s Joy Stakes going 1 1/16 miles on the turf. Second choice in the morning line at 3-1, Storming Inti won his first stakes try two starts back in taking the Awad Stakes on the Belmont turf, and followed that up with a win over a sloppy dirt surface when the Pulpit Stakes was moved off the Gulfstream turf.

First choice comes out of the Breeders’ Cup

Favored in the ML at 5-2 is the Ontario-bred We Miss Artie, who won the Grade I Dixiana Breeders’ Futurity at Keeneland in October before a disappointing seventh-place finish in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile on the dirt. Last time he ran on the turf he was sixth in the Grade II With Anticipation Stakes at Saratoga, three starts back. After finishing sixth in the Awad, Cabo Cat came back to finish second in the Grade II Dania at Gulfstream last month at 38-1. With that effort, he’s listed as the third choice here at 5-1.

Longshots have recent wins on their record

At 6-1 and making his stakes debut will be Rope A Dope, who has won two of three at the allowance level, including his last time out when he came four wide in a one mile turf event at Gulfstream and then drifted out in the stretch but was still able to prevail by a half length. Another who overcame an adventurous trip last time out to win is Go Go Romeo, who could have something to add to the exotics as the longest shot in the morning line at 20-1.

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