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Will Fourth Pacific Classic Be The Charm For Awesome Gem?

August 23, 2010 · By · Share

DEL MAR -- Chew on this: Awesome Gem is running in an unprecedented fourth straight $1 million Pacific Classic on Saturday.

Chew on that: Anyone see Awesome Gem's nameplate outside his stall?

"We had to get him another one,'' trainer Craig Dollase said. "He ate the other one.''

Awesome Gem is a 7-year-old gelding but still acts like a mischievous youngster. His Awesome Avenue sign, which hugged his No. 27 stall in Del Mar's barns, was nothing but another play toy.

No matter his age, this chestnut thoroughbred is one for the ages. He runs, runs and runs, but never without having fun.

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