08/28/2013 4:25PM

Del Mar: Three from Pacific Classic going separate ways

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Shigeki Kikkawa
Byrama will be headed to Keeneland for the $500,000 Spinster Stakes.

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DEL MAR, Calif. - Three stakes winners from earlier this summer who were unplaced in the Pacific Classic have seen the last of runaway winner Game On Dude for the near future.

Richard’s Kid (who was fourth), Byrama (seventh), and Jeranimo (ninth) will make their next starts throughout the country.

Richard’s Kid, beaten two noses for second, is a candidate for the $250,000 Awesome Again Stakes at Santa Anita on Sept. 28. O’Neill said the Breeders’ Cup Marathon on Nov. 1 is the main goal of the autumn for the 8-year-old Richard’s Kid, who won the Cougar II Handicap on July 26.

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Byrama, the only female in the Pacific Classic, will start in the $500,000 Spinster Stakes at Keeneland on Oct. 6, trainer Simon Callaghan said.

“We’ll give her a easy few weeks,” Callaghan said.

Byrama won the Grade 1 Vanity Handicap at Betfair Hollywood Park in June and was a troubled third in the Grade 1 Clement Hirsch Stakes here Aug. 3.

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Jeranimo, winner of the Grade 1 Eddie Read Stakes on turf here July 20, is “going back to turf” races, trainer Mike Pender said.

The next option is the $150,000 City of Hope Stakes over a mile on turf at Santa Anita on Oct. 5, a prep for the BC Mile on Nov. 2. Ideally, Pender said he would find a race over 1 1/8 or 1 1/4 miles for Jeranimo.

“Could the Breeders’ Cup write a mile-and-an-eighth turf race,” Pender asked Wednesday. “A mile is too short, and a mile and a half is too far.”