March 11: Sophomore colt TALK OF THE NATION (’20 c. Quality Road / She’s Not Here) earned his first black-type on Saturday when he won the Columbia Stakes at Tampa Bay.
Sent off as the favorite, TALK OF THE NATION stalked the pace before beginning his winning move around the three-eights pole and drawing clear to win by two and a half lengths. Trained by SHUG McGAUGHEY and owned by JOSEPH ALLEN LLC and CHC. INC., the dark bay or brown colt now has a career record of 220.127.116.11 and earnings of $107,770
Congratulations and much continued success!