08/22/2013 4:20PM

Saratoga notes: Due Diligence, impressive debut winner, now with Pletcher

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Tom Keyser
Due Diligence earned a 73 Beyer Speed Figure for his debut win.

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - The 2-year-old colt Due Diligence, a 7 1/2-length debut winner here on Aug. 12, was purchased privately by the Coolmore connections of Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith, and Susan Magnier and has been turned over to trainer Todd Pletcher.

A son of War Front, Due Diligence won his debut for trainer Chad Brown and owners Seth Klarman and William Lawrence. He earned a 73 Beyer Speed Figure for his win.
"He was very impressive breaking his maiden and looks to be in excellent shape," said Pletcher, who took possession of the horse Thursday. "We will give strong consideration to the Summer Stakes at Woodbine on Sept. 14 if things go well."

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