Saturday, May. 25, 2024

Sara Mittleider

Stats: age 24, Kuna, Idaho.

El Primero: b. g., 15.2 hands, 15 years, U.S.-bred Thoroughbred (Dr. Dan Eyes—Classic Allure), owned by rider.

In 2005, they placed 11th at Rolex Kentucky, their first four-star, and the following two years they finished 14th and 12th here, respectively. Last year, they ran fourth at The Event At Rebecca Farm CIC*** (Mont.) and placed ninth in an advanced division at Five Points (N.C.) and 12th in the advanced at Plantation Field (Pa.). This spring, they were 11th in the Galway Downs CIC*** (Calif.).

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Stats: age 24, Kuna, Idaho.

El Primero: b. g., 15.2 hands, 15 years, U.S.-bred Thoroughbred (Dr. Dan Eyes—Classic Allure), owned by rider.

In 2005, they placed 11th at Rolex Kentucky, their first four-star, and the following two years they finished 14th and 12th here, respectively. Last year, they ran fourth at The Event At Rebecca Farm CIC*** (Mont.) and placed ninth in an advanced division at Five Points (N.C.) and 12th in the advanced at Plantation Field (Pa.). This spring, they were 11th in the Galway Downs CIC*** (Calif.).

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Jimmy’s Prediction: Sara has already passed the first Rolex Kentucky test, which is merely to get here and finish. Now she has to show that she has a better idea of what it takes to win at this level. Heightened expectations can be problematic. It’ll be interesting to see how Sara bears up.

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