In the eighth race at Hawthorne on May 10, Allaboutme Hanover drove clear to win by two and a half lengths. It was his first win of the year, and his third since entering the care of owner Laurie Price-Chapman and her late father Duncan Price.
When they first got Allaboutme Hanover, there was no guarantee he would ever race again. Hopes had been high early for the son of Somebeachsomewhere, as he sold for $95,000 as a yearling. He began his career on the east coast, racing mainly at the Meadowlands, Pocono, and Yonkers at ages two and three. But then, Allaboutme Hanover suffered a broken coffin bone. It was during that recovery that Duncan Price purchased him, and he and his daughter took over his care and rehabilitation. Even as they scaled down their string of horses after the closure of Maywood and Balmoral, they kept the big bay gelding in training.
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