Insights on the American Racing Scene: Feb. 10, 2018

3rd-AQU, $60,000, Msw, 6f, 3yo, post time: 1:54 p.m. ET
Lady Sheila Stable’s first-time starter BROADWAY BANDIT (Midnight Lute) threw a shoe while blitzing a furlong in :9 4/5 before topping the OBS June sale when selling to trainer Linda Rice for $320,000 last summer. TJCIS PPs

5th-GP, $50,000, Msw, 5fT, 3yo, post time: 2:00 p.m. ET
ALL SYSTEMS GO (Orb) makes his first trip to the post for trainer Todd Pletcher. A $450,000 KEESEP yearling, the dark bay is the first foal out of graded winner Just Louise (Five Star Day). Just Louise is a half-sister to MGSW Sara Louise (Malibu Moon), whose 3-year-old daughter Sara Street (Street Sense) graduated at Belmont last Sunday. TJCIS PPs

7th-GP, $50,000, Msw, 1 1/16m, 3yo, post time: 3:04 p.m. ET
Karl and Cathi Glassman’s APOSTLE (Medaglia d’Oro), a $900,000 OBS March graduate, faded to fifth in his seven-furlong debut at this track Jan. 6. Out of Apt (A.P. Indy), the bay colt is a half to GSW Carve (First Samurai) and GISP Apropos (First Samurai). Second that day was the reopposing Orbed (Orb), a $525,000 Fasig-Tipton Midlantic juvenile purchase. TJCIS PPs

10th-SA, $54,000, Msw, 3yo, 6 1/2fT, post time: 7:30 p.m. ET
PHOENIX FIRE (Tapit), purchased by Stonestreet Stables and M V Magnier for $1.25 million at the 2016 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga sale, debuts for trainer Bob Baffert. Out of Rote (Tiznow), the gray colt is a full-brother to GSP Royal Obsession, who sold for $1.8 million at the 2017 Keeneland November sale. TJCIS PPs