Sunday, August 7, 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 (8/5/11):

Arlington | Race 9 | 1 mile (T) | MSW 2 YO Fillies

Rainbow Blossom (Exchange Rate - Ever Lasting, by General Assembly) – 2nd

A. P. Azerin (A.P. Indy - Silent Sighs, by Benchmark) - 3rd

Saratoga | Race 4 | 5 ½ F (T) | MSW 2 YO Fillies

Inny Minnie (Hard Spun - Inny River, by Seattle Slew) – 2nd

Dorothy's Spirit (Scat Daddy - Im Out First, by Allen's Prospect) – 4th


Entered (8/8/11):

Saratoga | Race 4 | 5 1/2F T | MSW

Jagati (Yes It's True - Look for Good, by Unbridled's Song) His three half brothers haven’t done a whole lot, but his half sister Mis Vizcaya is a multiple stakes placed sprinter.

Belvoir (Jump Start - Mountain Bonfire, by Mt. Livermore) He’s a half brother to G2 turf stakes placed juvenile Smart Shot. His second dam was a stakes winning juvenile.

Benofear (Malibu Moon - Queen Amira (GB), by Forestry) He’s the first foal produced by his stakes winning dam who is a turf sprinter. The second dam is a stakes winning juvenile and a half to the dam of Oak Leaf (G1) heroine Rigoletta and the dam of Delta Jackpot winner Gourmet Dinner.

DULLAHAN (Even the Score – Mining My Own, by Smart Strike) 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.

Money's Worth (Johannesburg - Saratoga Honey, by Boundary) He’s the fourth foal produced by his dam. He’s a full brother to Juvenile Group 3 sprinter Jupiter Pluvius and his two half siblings are winners. His dam is a half to multiple stakes winner High Heeled Hope.




Cherry Point (Point Given - Cerise, by Rahy) worked 5F 1:02400 (9/28) Breezing from the gate. She’s a half sister to Blush, the dams of multiple stakes winners Derby Kitten and William’s Kitten.

Northscape (Forest Danger - Aspen Whisper, by Mr. Greeley) 4F :49.80 (29/61 breezing. He’s the fifth foal and first colt for his dam. Two half siblings raced and both won their initial starts. His unraced dam is a half sister to the dam of Kentucky Derby champ Mine That Bird.


Citizen Wells (Proud Citizen - Starbourne (IRE), by Sadler's Wells) 4F :52.95 (11/12) breezing, wet fast. He’s a half brother to Russian Derby Champ North Stream. His dam was third in the Irish 1000 Guineas (IRE-G1).

Wild American (Offlee Wild - American Slew, by Quiet American) 4F :51.82 (8/12) She’s a half sister to Gravesend Handicap (G3) victor City Attraction and the stakes placed sprinter Vicarian. She has two half sisters, one is a winner. Their dam is a winner and a half to the dams of two stakes winners.


Oak Harbor (Bernstein - Orient Pearl, by Manila) 4F :52.60 (11/14) breezing. He’s the tenth foal for his dam. None of his half siblings have earned black type, but his half sister produced top freshman sire Flashy Bull and multiple stakes winning Pink Viper.

Del Mar:

Achilles (Smart Strike - Solvig, by Caerleon) 5F 1:03.22 (83/88) handily. He’s the sixth foal produced by his dam. Four half siblings raced, three are winners. Their dam is a multiple G3 turf mare and a half to two stakes winners. The fourth dam Toll Booth and fifth dam Missy Baba are blue hens.

Front Page Dancer (Bertrando - Blonde Bounty, by Pirate's Bounty) 5F 1:02.20 (75/88) handily. She’s the third foal for her dam. One half sibling is a winner, but her full sister went 0 for 6. Their dam is a stakes winning full sister to the multiple stakes winner Feverish. The second dam is also a stakes winner.

Mending Wall (Broken Vow - Fencelineneighbor, by Wild Rush) 5F 1:01.80 (70/88) Handily from the gate. 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.

Ms Pianist (More Than Ready - Pleasant Temper, by Storm Cat) 5F 1:01.00 (34/88) handily. She’s a half sister to stakes placed Nice Nelly. Her dam is a multiple graded stakes winner who was a two-time winner of the Kentucky Cup Ladies Turf and also won the Ballston Spa, Jenny Wiley and other top races.

Music Thunder (Distorted Humor - Reflect the Music, by A.P. Indy) 5F 1:01.40 (53/88) handily. She’s a half sister to stakes placed juvenile Racecar Rhapsody. Their dam is a stakes winner and the third dam is Play It Safe, a French G1 winner.

Northern Iowa (Istan - Echo Echo Echo, by Eastern Echo) 5F 1:01.40 (53/88) handily. He’s a half brother to G2 winner Letgomyecho and stakes winner Sound Wave. This distaff family has produced Breeders Cup Mile champ Singletary.

Quine (Harlan's Holiday - Mountain Mambo, by Mt. Livermore) 5F 1:01.00 (34/88) handily. She’s the second foal for her stakes winning dam. Her half brother is 0 for 6.

She's a Minx (Speightstown - Jakes Lil Sister, by Louis Quatorze) 6F 1:13.00 (6/13) handily. She’s the third foal and first filly for her dam. Both half siblings have raced, one is a winner. Their dam is a half sister to Personal Ensign (G1) heroine Icon Project, Oak Tree Derby (G2T) champ Lasting Approval, two stakes placed runners and the dam of the tip sprinter Munnings. Second dam La Gueriere won the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup [G1]. This distaff family includes the sires Lost Soldier, Master Command and the top turf horse Honor in War.

Tiz Point (Tiznow - Windmill Point, by Storm Bird) 5F 1:00.80 (29/88) handily. He’s the 12th foal produced by his dam. His half sister Stormy Temper is a stakes winner. Their dam was unplaced in three starts, but she’s a full sister to Starlet Storm, the dam of Champion Filly Flanders, who produced Champion Surfside. The second dam Cinegita is a G3 winner and blue hen.

Santa Anita:

Bradelberry (Empire Maker - Untouched Talent, by Storm Cat) 4F :47.40 (1/24) handily. He’s the first foal produced by his Sorrento Stakes (G3) winning dam. She’s a half sister to a stakes winning sprinter. Second dam Parade Queen won the Mrs. Revere (G3) as did the third dam Spanish Parade.


Immaculate (Distorted Humor - Folklore, by Tiznow) 3F :38.05 (2/2) breezing muddy. He is the first foal produced by the 2005 Champion Two Year Old Filly.