09/13/2011 3:23PM

Arlington-Washington Futurity's top three likely to run in Keeneland's Breeders' Futurity

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Shared Property, winner of the Arlington-Washington Futurity, runner-up Take Charge Indy (9) and Motor City (not pictured) are likely to be rematched in the Grade 1 Breeders' Futurity on Oct. 8 at Keeneland.

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – The Arlington-Washington Futurity, one of two Grade 3 stakes for 2-year-olds here Saturday, was an engaging race. And if you liked it the first time around, tune in for a replay Oct. 8 at Keeneland. That’s the date of the Grade 1 Breeders’ Futurity, and that’s the spot where the top three from the Arlington-Washington Futurity – Shared Property, Take Charge Indy, and Motor City – are likely to next race.

Shared Property came out on top in the Arlington race, and came out of the race in good physical condition, shipping back to Churchill Downs on Sunday night, trainer Tom Amoss said. Shared Property, a Scat Daddy gelding, ran his record to 2 for 2, making a strong wide move and prevailing by one length over Take Charge Indy, with Motor City another 2 1/2 lengths back in third. Shared Property’s performance earned a Beyer Speed Figure of 85. Amoss said he thinks his horse can successfully stretch out to two turns from a one-turn mile, which he will try to do at Keeneland, but obviously respects the horses just behind his Saturday.

“I think the horses who ran second and third are going to have a lot to say about the next race,” Amoss said.

Take Charge Indy raced greenly in the stretch, lugging in after making the lead before the eighth pole. Trainer Pat Byrne said shortly after the race that the Breeders’ Futurity would be Take Charge Indy’s target. So, too, with Motor City, who finished second to Shared Property in their common career debut in an Ellis Park maiden race, and who had substantial trouble Saturday.

“The horse is getting better, so that’s all you can ask,” said trainer Ian Wilkes.