03/06/2012 5:28PM

Fair Grounds: Applauding turned out on farm

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Applauding wins her racing debut at Keeneland, setting a six-furlong track record.

Trainer Al Stall also said Tuesday that the 3-year-old filly Applauding, twice scratched from Fair Grounds stakes races in 2012, is presently turned out at Claiborne Farm in Kentucky.

Applauding, who set a Keeneland Polytrack record for six furlongs in her career debut last fall and was an easy winner of her other start, a first-level sprint allowance at Fair Grounds, was scratched the morning of the Jan. 21 Silverbulletday Stakes after showing colic-like symptoms. She also was entered in the Feb. 25 Rachel Alexandra, but was scratched from that spot several days before the race and subsequently was sent to Kentucky for veterinary examination.

“There’s nothing really wrong with her,” Stall said. “There was nothing bony, nothing to speak of. We’re going to regroup on her in 30 days, and by that time, I’ll get up to Kentucky, so I can get out and look at her. She was eating everything in sight down here, but I had trouble with her weight.”