Monday, August 1, 2011


The summer racing season is upon us. Del Mar and Saratoga have held their opening weekends. The race distances are lengthening and the less precious juveniles being unwrapped like Christmas presents.

Every day on this blog from now until the end of the Saratoga and Del Mar meetings, I’ll point out blue blooded babies from my Kiddie List database that are entered to race or have a series of decent works.

Most two year olds will be mentioned only once or twice, but you can keep track of these babies through free virtual stable email notification systems at:

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Results (7/30):

Arlington | Race 2 | 6F | MSW 2 YO

Take Charge Indy (A.P. Indy - Take Charge Lady, by Dehere) – 1st ($8.40)

Del Mar | Race 4 | 6F | MSW 2 YO fillies

Emerald Gold (War Front - Dina Gold, by Seeking the Gold) - 1st ($14.60)

Cascina (Dixie Union - Isabeau, by Prospector's Pick) – 5th

M'Dearest (Macho Uno - Love and Marry, by Known Fact) – 7th

Del Mar | Race 6 | 6F | MSW 2 YO

Cloud Hopper (Stormello - Tifonica (ARG), by Equalize) – 2nd ($3.80)

GROOVIN' SOLO (Bob and John - Squall Linda, by Summer Squall) - 4th

Ron Burgundy (Harlan's Holiday - Early Vintage, by Jump Start) – 9th

Dr. Evil (Bernardini - Deputy's Delight, by French Deputy) – 10th




Key to Power (A.P. Indy - Exotic Wood, by Rahy) 4F :50.09 (30/43) breezing. Colt has three full siblings, two raced one won once. Two half siblings also raced and both have won. Their dam is a multiple G1 winner, counting the Go For Wand, Santa Maria and Santa Monica Handicaps amongst her victories. She’s the most accomplished runner in three generations.

Market Princess (After Market - Noble Idea, by Deputy Minister) 4F :50.09 (30/43) she’s the third foal and filly produced by her dam. Both half sisters started, one is a winner. Her dam is an unraced half sister to Santa Monica Handicap (G1) heroine Key Phrase, who is the dam of sire Yankee Gentleman and she’s also the grand-dam of freshman sire Half Ours.

Ambit (Belong to Me - Flying Nightengale, by Clever Trick) 5F 1:05.10 (16/16) He’s a full brother to the multiple NY stakes winning sprinter Fly To Me. His second dam Nurse Dopey was also a multiple stakes winner.

Del Mar:

Cosmopolitan (Harlan's Holiday - Ultrafleet, by Afleet) 4F 48.60 (18/38) handily. Bay filly is a half sister to BC Turf Sprint hero California Flag.

Golden Gate Fields:

Milania (Bernardini – Keeper Hill, by Deputy Minister) 3F :37.80 (21/38) She’s the first daughter produced from her dam. Keeper Hill is a multiple Grade 1 winner and counts the Kentucky Oaks, Las Virgenes and Spinster amongst her victories. Milania’s first three dams are stakes horses and the fillies are better on the track than their male conterparts in this family. Milania is inbred to the good producer Killaloe, dam of the top sire Fappiano. Killaloe is Milania’s fourth dam and she is also the grand-dam of Quiet American, the broodmare sire of Bernardini. Keeper Hill needed 4 starts to win her maiden, but she was in the money in her previous 3 starts. 


Del Mar:

Charm the Maker (Empire Maker - Charm the Giant (IRE), by Giant's Causeway) 5F 1:00.40 handily. She’s the first foal for her dam., who is a graded stakes winner over the turf. The second dam Olympic Charmer is a multiple graded stakes winner.

Eileen's Dream (Bernardini - Turbo Dream, by Unbridled) 5F :58.40 (1/25) handily. She’s a half sister to the multiple G1 winning sprinter Dream Rush and another half sister Dream Sweeper was stakes placed. Eileen’s Dream’s three year old full sister Adream has been working at Parx.

Exultant (First Samurai - Lovethespell, by Capote) 5F :58.40 (1/25) handily. He’s a half brother to graded stakes placed Cool Spell, who set a new stakes record in the Gasparilla Stakes at Tampa. A half brother is stakes placed and the second dam Goldspell is a stakes winner.

Liaison (Indian Charlie - Galloping Gal, by Victory Gallop) 6F 1:13.80 (12/12) handily. He’s the third foal and first colt produced by his dam. One half sister won her debut last month at Arlington. His dam is a multiple turf stakes winner.

Points Offthebench (Benchmark - Mo Chuisle, by Free House) 5F :59.40 (7/48) Handily. The gelding is a full brother to multiple stakes winner Bench Points. He’s the second foal for his unraced dam. The second dam is a G3 winner.


Assateague (Stormy Atlantic - Amelia, by Dixieland Band) 4F :49.22 (19/44) breezing turf. She’s the fifth foal for her dam. Her half brother Kindergarten Kid is a stakes placed turf router. Her full sister started three times, placing once. Their dam Amelia is a turf stakes winner and a half sister to a Group 3 winner. The second dam Aquilegia is a multiple graded stakes winner and a full sister to the Champion filly Althea. The third dam Courtly Dee is a blue hen. The stallions Green Desert, Good Journey and Arch were produced by this family.

Book Review (Giant's Causeway - Clever Babe, by Distorted Humor) 4F :47.18 (1/78) Breezing from the gate, dirt. She’s the first foal for her unraced dam. Her dam is a half sister to Spinaway heroine Irish Smoke and the stake placed King Puma.

Bent On Glory (Distorted Humor - Indy Glory, by A.P. Indy) 4F :49.83 (30/44) breezing turf. She’s a half sister to two stakes placed runners. Her dam is a stakes winner and graded stakes placed full sister to the G1 winning sire Stephen Got Even. The second dam Immerse placed in the Matron (G1) and the third dam is a G3 winner.

Coral Glade (Unbridled's Song - Jessamy Lane, by Hennessy) 4F 48:11 (4/41) breezing turf. Pretty gray filly is the second foal for her dam. Her half brother Oughterson recently was fourth in his debut at Delaware. Her dam is a half sister to stakes winner Mambo In Seattle. Her third dam is blue hen Weekend Surprise, dam of A.P. Indy, Summer Squall, etc.

DULLAHAN (Even the Score – Mining My Own, by Smart Strike) 4F :48.22 (5/44) breezing turf. This half brother to Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird has started twice over the Churchill dirt and placed once. Dullahan is the third colt produced from Mining My Own. Her second foal, Brother Bird (by Yonaguska) never recorded a stakes win, but had a decent 9-2-3-2 record.

Miss Netta (Street Sense - Dyna Peak, by Dynaformer) 5F 1:04.77 (20/20) breezing dirt. She’s a half sister to Grade 3 winners Dyna Da Wyna, Leroy’s Dynameaux and graded stakes placed New Joysey Jeff. Their dam is a half sister to the dam of the top race mare Honey Ryder.

North Ocean (Street Cry (IRE) - Beautiful Pleasure, by Maudlin) 3F :38.36 (14/18) breezing dirt. He’s the fifth foal produced by the 1999 Champion Older Mare. His half brother Dr. Pleasure is stakes placed and another half brother has spent his career in the claiming ranks. Neither of his half sister have raced.

Rockin Boogie (Rockport Harbor - Only Seventeen, by Exploit) 4F :48.33 (17/78) breezing dirt. Pretty gray colt is the first son for his dam. He has three half sisters. His half sister Made For Magic was multiple stakes placed at two and a stakes winner at three. Their dam won once in nine starts, but she’s a half sister to two stakes placed runners and the second dam was a multiple stakes winner.

Seve (Giant's Causeway - Our Dani, by Homebuilder) 4F :49.81 (29/44) breezing turf. He is a half brother to multiple G1 winner You (Frizette S. (G1), Santa Anita Oaks (G1), Test S. (G1), Acorn S. (G1), Las Virgenes S. (G1), etc.). Seve placed 7th in his sprint debut over the Churchill dirt. His full sister was 9th in her only start.

School Spirit (Pulpit - Just a Ginny, by Go for Gin) 4F :48.16 (13/78) Breezing from the gate, dirt. He’s a half brother to Tampa Bay Derby winner Big Truck, multiple stakes veteran Logic Way and a Puerto Rican G2 winner.

Woodford Lady (Sharp Humor - Kings Lynn, by Mt. Livermore) 5F 1:04.84 (9/10) dirt training. She’s a half sister to Sara Louise, who won the Pocahontas (G3) at two, and two other graded stakes at three. Another half sister Just Louise, won the Debutante (G3) at two. A half brother was a G1 wining juvenile in Mexico.