Monday, August 22, 2011


Today we’ll note the results of Sunday’s races and catch up on the best of the weekend’s works.

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RESULTS: Sunday 8/21:

Arlington | Race 3 | 1 Mile (Poly) | MSW

Hollywood Script (Gone West - Wheatly Way, by Wheatly Hall) – 1st $8.20

Nachas and Joy (Lion Heart - Competent Sort, by Cahill Road) – 2nd $4.00


Arlington | Race 5 | 5 ½ F (Poly) | MSW Fillies

Struck It Lucky (Smart Strike - Hummingbird Red, by Red Ransom) – 1st


Del Mar | Race 1 | 5 ½ F (Poly) | MSW Fillies

Sister Moon (Dixie Union - Shimmer, by Pulpit) – 1st - NEW TRACK RECORD


Saratoga | Race 2 | 7F | MSW Fillies

Spare Change (Bernardini - Finder's Fee, by Storm Cat) – 1st $5.80

Street Savy (Street Sense - Home Court, by Storm Cat) – 2nd 2.90

Siberian Wildcat (Wildcat Heir - Artic Experience, by Slewpy) – 3rd $4.00


Saratoga | Race 6 | 5 ½ F T | MSW Fillies

Woodford Lady (Sharp Humor - Kings Lynn, by Mt. Livermore) – 3rd $6.70



Arlington (Saturday, 8/20):

Mr. Sorgucci (Mr. Sekiguchi - Enjoy the Music, by Concerto) (C) 4F :47.40 (1/49) breezing. He’s the first foal for his dam. She won 6 of 22 starts and won her maiden in her debut. She’s a half to multiple stakes winner Inspired Kiss.

Empire Taker (Empire Maker - Henderson Band, by Chimes Band) (C) 4F :48.00 (3/49) handily. He’s a half brother to Oak Leaf S. (G1,8.5F) heroine Cash Included. His five half siblings are all fillies.

Karanos (A.P. Indy - Bless, by Mr. Prospector) (C) 4F :48.00 (3/49) handily. He’s a half brother to Brave Tin Soldier, who was victorious in the Blenheim Stakes(IRE) at two and the Cliff Hanger (G3,Med,8½FT) at five. Their dam is a full sister to Kentucky Derby hero and sire Fusaichi Pegasus. His second dam, the stakes placed Angel Fever, is a half to Remsen/Preakness winner Pine Bluff and Arkansas Derby winner Demons Begone.

Mabroom (Lemon Drop Kid - Tarteel, by Bahri) (C) 4F :48.40 (7/49) breezing. He’s the first foal for his dam. She won 3 of 8 tries and won her maiden in her third start. This is the family of Champion European mare Committed, who is the grand-dam of Champion Turf horse English Channel.

Arlington (Sunday, 8/21):

Devil in Disguise (Smarty Jones - Bay Harbor, by Forty Niner) (C) 1 Mile 1:45.00 (1/6) breezing. He’s a half brother to stakes placed El Nino. His dam won 2 of 4 starts and she is a half sister to 2 YO Champion and sire Boston Harbor.

Here Comes Mario (Even the Score - Melon Moon, by Formal Dinner) (C) 1 Mile 1:45.00 (1/6) breezing. He’s the second foal produced by his dam. His half sister went 1 for 11 and needed five tries to win her maiden. His dam was 0 for 9 in her racing career. She’s a half to listed stakes winners The bourse and Frozen Dinner, dam of turf winning sprinter Sneak A Cold Treat.

Take Charge Indy (A.P. Indy - Take Charge Lady, by Dehere) (C) 6F 1:14.20 (3/4) breezing. He won his debut by 6 ½ lengths (7/31). He is the fourth foal produced by his multiple G1 winning dam. Take Charge Lady won the Alcibiades (G2) at two. Two of three of Take Charge Indy’s siblings are winners and won at first asking.

Laugh It Off (Lion Heart - Doublethepleasure, by Two Punch) (C) 5F 1:00.60 (2/32) breezing. He is the second foal produced by his dam. Both his half brother and dam are unraced. Is dam is a half sister to Laurel track record setter Forry Cow How and multiple stakes winner Original Gray. A half sister produced multiple stakes winner Aggadan.

Whats Your Alpha (Malibu Moon - Beautifulballerina, by Nureyev) (C) 4F :47.00 (2/67) breezing. He’s the third colt produced by his dam. One half brother raced and won in his second start with a 3-1-0-0 record. The second is unraced. His dam was in the money 4 of 8 starts in England, winning in her second attempt. She’s a half to an English G3 placed runner.

Strongest Link (Aldebaran - Sky Link, by Sky Classic) (C) 4F :47.80 (6/67) gate breeze. His half sister Link To My Heart is a veteran of 27 races. She won her maiden in her third start and a listed stakes two starts later. Overall, she’s been in the money 9 times. Their dam needed 14 tries to win her maiden and was in the money 8 times in 34 starts. The second dam was stakes placed as a juvenile and this is the family of Frizette & Spinaway heroine Adieu.

Real Power (Powerscourt (GB) - Real Deal, by Unreal Zeal) (C) 4F :47.80 (6/67) gate breeze. He’s the second foal for his dam. His half sister is unraced. Their dam won her second start and had a 21-5-5-2 race record. There’s no blacktype in the first three distaff generations.

Wildcat Candy (Candy Ride (ARG) - Jealous Wildcat, by Forest Wildcat) (C) 4F :49.60 (18/51) breezing. He’s a full brother to Evita Argentina, heroine of the Sorrento (G3), La Brea (G1) and San Vicente against the colts.

Belmont (Sunday, 8/21):

Indy Sea (Johannesburg - A. B. Prospect, by A.P. Indy) (C) 4F :48.10 (1/50) breezing dirt training. He’s a half brother to Gardenia H.(G3) heroine Prospective Saint, who also placed second in the Princess Rooney (G1). This is the distaff family of Canadian HOY Soaring Free and Champion Ruling Angel.

Dendrite (Rockport Harbor - Tustin, by Conquistador Cielo) (C) 4F :48.10 (1/50) breezing dirt training. His half brother is unraced. His dam has a 21 -2 – 7- 2 race record, needing six starts to win her maiden. Second dam Savina won the Miss Grillo S. (G3).

Churchill (Saturday, 8/20):

Atlantic Titan (Stormy Atlantic - Lokoya, by Woodman) (C) 5F 1:02.00 (4/12) breezing. He placed second in his debut at Churchill (5/26). Both half siblings have raced and needed numerous starts to win their maiden. His dam placed in the Matron (G1) at two. The second dam was a multiple G1 winner in Argentina.

Golden Ticket (Speightstown - Business Plan, by Deputy Minister) (C) 4F :48.20 (2/27) breezing. He was sixth in his debut at Churchill (6/11). His full brother won his maiden in his fourth start and that was his only victory in 11 starts. He has three half siblings. All raced, but only one won. Their dam went 0 for 4. She’s a half to Continental Mile winner Grand Royale. The second dam Good Mood won the Miss Grillo Stakes (G3).

Churchill (Sunday, 8/21):

N. B. A. Money (Mr. Greeley - Mayo On the Side, by French Deputy) (C) 5F 1:02.40 (5/11) breezing. He’s a half brother to stakes winner French Dip. His dam was a top sprinter and beat Champion Azeri in the Humana Distaff (G1).

Candy Cat Can (Langfuhr - Bees, by Rahy) (F) 4F :48.60 (2/17) breezing. She’s the first foal for her stakes placed dam. This distaff family is stuffed with stakes winners. Her dam is a half sister to Comely Stakes (G3) winner Madison’s Charm and a second half sibling is group stakes placed in Ireland. The unraced second dam is a half sister to the dam of European Champion Duke of Marmalade. She’s also a half to Sanford Stakes hero Bite the Bullet and English stakes winner Shuailaan. The third dam is none other than the blue hen Lassie Dear, the grand-dam of A.P. Indy, Summer Squall, Court Vision, etc.

Saturday Romp (Any Given Saturday - Showmetothevilla, by Pancho Villa) (F) 4F :48.60 (2/17) breezing. She’s the first filly for her dam. Both half brothers have run. One won his debut while the other needed several starts. Their dam won the Texas Stallion Stakes in her second race. She’s a half to a listed stakes winner.

Night Dance (Street Sense - Fly to the Stars, by Giant's Causeway) (F) 4F :49.40 (5/17) breezing. He’s the second colt for his dam. His half brother needed 5 tries to win his maiden and has an overall record of 10-1-4-1. Their dam went 0 for 9. She’s a half to the grand-dam of G1 winning sire Bellamy Road.

Del Mar (Saturday, 8/20):

Majestic City (City Zip - It'schemistrybaby, by Meadowlake) (C) 6F 1:14.80 (12/18) handily. He’s the undefeated hero of the Willard Proctor and Hollywood Juvenile Championship (G3).

Weemissfrankie (Sunriver - Starinthemeadow, by Meadowlake) (F) 6F 1:12.00 (4/18) handily. She won her debut at Del Mar (7-20). Her half sister is stakes placed and her dam is a half to Spinaway heroine Stormy Pick.

A Toe by Three (Stormello - Carrie My Love, by Meadowlake) (C) 4F :47.60 (7/54) handily. He placed 5th in his second start at Hollywood (7/16). He’s entered at Del Mar on 8/25 in Race 3, a Maiden Claiming. His dam is a half to Ava Knowsthecode, dam of stakes winners Keyed Entry, Justin Philip, Successful Mission and Alex’s Allure.

Del Mar (Sunday, 8/21):

Mending Wall (Broken Vow - Fencelineneighbor, by Wild Rush) (F) 6F 1:14.60 (10/19) Handily. She’s a half sister to stakes placed Nextdoorneighbor. Their dam and second dams are both stakes winners. Mending Wall’s brother and dam needed a few starts to win their maidens.

Night Teller (Malibu Moon - El Bank Robber, by Eltish) (F) 6F 1:14.60 (10/19) Handily. She’s the first foal for her juvenile stakes winning dam. Her dam is a half to two stakes placed runners and five of seven half siblings are winners.

Clearly a Cowboy (With Distinction - Cowgirl Lucky, by Stephen Got Even) (C) 5F :58.80 (3/69) handily. His full sister needed 8 starts to win. She’s 1 for 11 and racing in the claiming ranks at Penn National. Their dam went 0 for 3 during her racing days and is a half to stakes placed Cherokee Path. Clearly a Cowboy has posted 2 sub-1:00 works in the last two weeks.

My Bashert (With Distinction - Caught Ree, by Eastern Echo) (C) 5F :58.80 (3/69) handily gate. He’s a half to precocious Bashert, who placed in the Best Pal (G2,6.5F) and Hollywood Juvenile Chmp S.(G3,6F). His half sister Divine Legacy placed in the Bay Meadows Oaks and another half sister produced two stakes placed runners.

Sensational Jacob (Street Sense - Awful Smart, by Black Tie Affair) (C) 5F :59.80 (13/69) handily gate. He’s a half brother to the multiple stakes winner Awfully Smart. Their dam was a good race mare. She won her maiden in her second try and placed second in the Test (G1) in only her fourth start. She also placed in the Gazelle (G1).

Keeneland (Saturday 8/20):

Summer Tremor (Distorted Humor - Heat Lightning, by Summer Squall) (F) 4F :48.40 (13/40) gate breeze. She’s a half sister to Champion Juvenile Stevie Wonderboy and his group 3 winning half sister Theskins’ Theory.

Celebrate Now (Street Cry (IRE) - Dance Swiftly, by Danzig) (F) 4F :47.60 (1/40) handily gate. She’s a half to stakes winners Paiota Falls and West Coast Swing. Their unraced dam is a full sister to the Champion Dance Smartly, heroine of the BC Distaff and Canadian Triple Crown. Dance Smartly gave us Champion Filly Dancethruthedawn, Queens Plate hero Scatter the Gold, and Grey’s BC Stakes (G2) winning sire Dance with Ravens. Dance Swiftly is also a half sister to the top sire Smart Strike and his full brother, the G1 Canadian turf router Full of Wonder. The second dam is the blue hen Classy N Smart.

Shun (Lemon Drop Kid - Cunning Play, by Defensive Play) (C) 4F :47.60 (1/40) handily gate. He’s a half brother to stakes placed Evade. Their dam placed second in the Pocahontas and third in the Alcibiades S. (G2). She’s a half to Safely Kept Stakes heroine Quota. The second dam Cunning was stakes placed over the turf.

Monmouth (Saturday 8/20):

Scallion (Lion Heart - Countess Scala, by Fusaichi Pegasus) (C) 5F :59.40 (1/49) breezing gate. He won his debut at Monmouth (7/2). He’s the first foal for his dam. She had a 12-1-2-2 race record and is a half sister to Hillsborough Handicap (G3) heroine Miss Turkana, French G3 winner Grafin, who is the dam of Arlington-Washington Lassie S.(G3,8F) winner Zoaima. Countess Scala is also a half to Group 3 winner Genovefa, dam of the Group 1 turf router Mamool. The second dam Reigning Countess is a multiple stakes winner and track record setter at Hollywood Park.

Monmouth (Sunday 8/21):

Long Face (Whywhywhy - Louve Mysterieuse, by Seeking the Gold) (F) 5F 1:03.60 (1/2) turf breezing. She’s a half to General George H.(G3) winner True Quality. The dam is a French stakes winner and the second dam was G1 stakes placed in France.

Santa Anita (Saturday 8/20):

My Selection (Badge of Silver - Le Relais, by Coronado's Quest) (F) 5F 1:00.20 (3/32) handily gate. She’s a half sister to Fountain of Youth (G2) hero Soldat. Her dam is a half to G3 winner Mulrainy.

M'Dearest (Macho Uno - Love and Marry, by Known Fact) (F) 5F 1:01.80 (10/32) handily. She was 5th in her debut at Del Mar (7/30). She’s a half sister to Riveting Reason, who placed in the Del Mar Futurity and Norfolk. Another half sibling, Bang Bang Bang is stakes placed. Their dam is a half to track record setter and stakes winner Say A Novena, Canadian G2 winner Diadella, and stakes winner El Kingdom. The second dam is multiple G3 winner Rabiadella. M’Dearest is inbred to the blue hen Aspidistra (5x5) through her daughter Ta Wee and son Dr. Fager.

Santa Anita (Sunday 8/21):

Graham N Spike (Empire Maker - Untouched Talent, by Storm Cat) (C) 5F 1:00.00 (2/12) handily. He’s the first foal out of Sorrento S.(G3) heroine Untouched Talent. She won or placed in all four starts, all stakes races. She’s a half sister to stakes placed King Gulch. The second dam Parade Queen is a multiple G3 winner.

Saratoga Saturday (Saturday 8/20):

Awaited (Unbridled's Song - Secret Status, by A.P. Indy) (R) 6F 1:17.00 (1/1) breezing dirt training track. The ridgling is a full brother to the talented but ultra unsound Dunkirk, who placed in the FL Derby and Belmont Stakes. Their dam is a multiple G1 winner and Kentucky Oaks heroine.

Formative (Dynaformer - Formal Approval, by Kingmambo) (F) 5F 1:03.44 (12/18) breezing dirt training. She placed 4th in her debut at Saratoga (7/28). She’s the third foal and second filly for her dam. Neither of her half siblings raced and her dam started six times in England. She didn’t win, but placed third four times. The dam is a half to three stakes winners. The second dam was a multiple stakes winner.

Cathy J Cornbread (Indian Charlie - West's Secret, by West by West) (F) 5F 1:01.43 (14/37) breezing. Her stakes winning dam is a half to Monmouth Oaks (G3) heroine Top Secret, stakes winner Tate, and another half sister is the dam of G3 juvenile winner Megascape, Stakes winner Richest Half and stakes placed runners Megadeed and Surfing Ian.

McKinley Square (Street Cry (IRE) - My Boston Gal, by Boston Harbor) (C) 5F 1:03.11 (26/37) breezing. He’s the second foal from Golden Rod Stakes winner Boston Gal. His half brother is Group 3 placed in France. Champions Flanders and Surfside are part of this distaff family.

And Why Not (Street Cry (IRE) - Alchemist, by A.P. Indy) (F) 4F :49.55 (12/37) breezing dirt training. She won her Saratoga debut (8/7). Her half brother is stakes placed and her dam is a G3 placed half to Turnback the Alarm H.(G3) heroine Altesse. The second dam Aldiza won the Go For Wand (G1) and placed in the Test (G1), Spinster (G1), Frizette (G1) and other graded stakes. The fourth dam is blue hen Courtly Dee.

Gloat (Mr. Greeley - On Parade, by Storm Cat)(F) 4F :50.44 (22/37) dirt training gate breeze. She’s the fifth foal produced by her dam. Gloat is a half to G2 winner and new sire Parading and the stakes placed Protesting. Their dam is a stakes placed full sister to Champion Juvenile Filly Storm Flag Flying and a half to stakes winner With Flying Colors. The second dam is Champion Juvenile Filly My Flag and the third dam is the legendary Personal Ensign.

Saratoga (Sunday 8/21):

Julius Caesar (Empire Maker - Redhead Riot, by Top Account) 5F :59.97 (4/42) gate breeze. He’s the fourth foal produced by his dam and two half sisters are winners. Their dam is a G2 stakes placed sprinter.

Rosie's Song (Songandaprayer - Matter of Trust, by Leo Castelli) (F) 4F :49.03 (1/27) breezing dirt training. She’s a half sister to stakes winning stakes router Win With Beck. Her dam is a half to two stakes winners.

Primed for Success (Prime Timber - Afleet Closer, by Afleet) (F) 4F :47.45 (1/53) breezing gate. She’s a half sister to the multiple stakes veteran Driven By Success. A half sister, stakes winner Diablo’s Closer, produced Canadian multiple stakes winner Albo.

Grace Hall (Empire Maker - Season's Greetings (IRE), by Ezzoud (IRE)) (F) 5F 1:02.02 (4/12) breezing dirt training. She won her debut at Delaware (7/30). She’s the first filly produced by her dam. Her three half brothers are all winners. Her dam was group stakes placed in France. Her third dam was the great racemare Life At The Top, winner of the Mother Goose S.(G1) Ladies H.(G1), plus G2 and G3 races. She placed in the Coaching Club American Oaks(G1), Kentucky Oaks(G1), Gazelle H.(G1), Alabama S.(G1), Spinster S.(G1), Acorn S.(G1), and other races. Grace Hall has inbreeding to the blue hen Sex Appeal (4 x 5) through her sons, the full brothers El Grand Senor and Try My Best.

True Feelings (Latent Heat - Grand Charmer, by Lord Avie) (F) 5F 1:02.02 (4/12) breezing dirt training. She won her debut at Delaware then placed second in the Schuylerville (G2). True Feelings is a half sister to the dam of Champion Three Year Old Filly Wait A While. Her dam Grand Charmer won the Pucker Up (G3) at 1 1/8 miles.

Never On Time (Any Given Saturday - Past Due, by Devil His Due) 5F 1:00.18 (7/42) breezing gate. His half brother is a winner, but needed 4 starts to win his maiden. Their dam is a half to Swale (G2) winner and sire Sharp Humor.

Laurie's Rocket (Bluegrass Cat - Clay's Rocket, by American Chance) (C) 5F 1:02.66 (8/12) breezing dirt training. He was second in his debut at Churchill and won in his second start at Saratoga (7/23). He’s a half to Greeley’s Rocket, who placed in four stakes at two and won a listed stakes at three. His dam is a stakes placed half to Frizette & Spinaway heroine Adieu, the G3 stakes winners Direct Line, Rappaport, and listed stakes winner Speak Wisely.

Mi Vida (Distorted Humor - Crystal Current, by A.P. Indy) (F) 5F 1:02.76 (35/42) breezing. She was 4th in her debut at Saratoga (8/4). She’s the second foal out of a stakes winning sprinter. Her half brother is unraced. Mi Vida’s dam is a full sister to Hopeful (G1) winner Majestic Warrior and a half to stakes winner Evolutionist. Second dam is Test heroine Dream Supreme and third dam is multiple G1 winner Spinning Round.

Corinthian's Jewel (Corinthian - Rhumb Line, by Mr. Greeley) (C) 5F 1:01.21 (20/42) breezing. Corinthian’s Jewel is a half brother to Las Virgenes (G1) and Hollywood Oaks (G2) heroine Zazu. Despite being a top miler, Corinthian has plenty of stamina in his pedigree and his offspring will be best as mid-to-late summer/fall runners and improve with age. Currently, he has five runners, no winners.

Our Entourage (Street Cry (IRE) - Sand Springs, by Dynaformer) (C) 5F 1:00.17 (6/42) breezing gate. Both half brothers have won and one is G3 placed in England. Their dam is the multiple graded stakes turf veteran Sand Springs (Diana S. (G1), Just A Game Breeders' Cup (G2), Lake Placid H.(G2),etc.).

CHALYBEATE SPRINGS (Dynaformer - Chaposa Springs, by Baldski)(C) 4F :49.67 (5/27) breezing dirt training. He finished 5th in all three starts, the last was at Saratoga (7/27). He is a son of Ballerina and Test heroine Chaposa Springs. His half sister produced the UAE-G3 winner Mendip, but although four of his siblings raced, only two have won. Chaposa Springs is a half sister to Met Mile winner and sire You And I. Chalybeate Springs’s second dam was a Champion in Peru.

Optimizer (English Channel - Indy Pick, by A.P. Indy) (C) 4F :49.67 (5/27) breezing dirt training. He won his debut at Saratoga (8/6). He’s the third foal for his dam. Indy Pick is a half sister to the top race mare Finder’s Fee. Another half sister produced the multiple stakes winning veteran T D Vance. The second dam Fantastic Find was a G1 winner and the third and fourth dams are blue hens.


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