3YO pair to meet in 2012 debuts
Updated: March 15, 2012, 12:12 PM ETBy Mike Welsch | Daily Racing Form
HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. -- Gemologist and Currency Swap, two of the more highly regarded members of the 2-year-old class of 2011, will make their belated 3-year-old debuts against one another in Friday's $80,000 allowance feature at Gulfstream Park. The main event, which could ultimately serve as a Kentucky Derby prep for one or both horses, drew a field of only five 3-year-olds and will be decided at one mile. Gemologist and Currency Swap were both perfect at 2. Gemologist, a son of Tiznow owned by WinStar Farm, won all three of his starts as a juvenile, including the Grade 2 Kentucky Jockey Club. Currency Swap capped off his brief but successful season with a three-quarter-length victory over Trinniberg in the Grade 1 Hopeful.
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