Thursday, June 19, 2014



The Kiddie List searches for the best and brightest of this next generation of two year olds. Dullahan, El Padrino, Take Charge Indy, Union Rags, Creative Cause, Drill, Dreaming of Julia, Beholder, Kauai Katie, Emollient, Fortify and countless other runners were featured on the Kiddie List before they hit the national radar. Many juveniles that were highlighted on the Kiddie List rewarded their backers with double digit wins.

The Kiddie List will cover the best workers and blue bloods breezing four furlongs and farther. I’ll cover the New York, Kentucky, California and Florida tracks, and occasionally Arlington, Fair Hill and Monmouth. If a particularly well bred baby from the database shows up at another track, I’ll include that one as well. Due to the enormous number of juveniles, some of these names may show up only once or twice. It’s highly suggested that you use a virtual stable, available through Equibase, DRF or Brisnet to follow the babies in whom you’re most interested.



Entered 6/19/14 Race 1

Caval (Blame - Sultana, by Storm Cat) (F) $150K KEESEP13; June 14 - 5F :59.20 (2/49) handily from gate. She’s a half to Group 3 winner DERBAAS, who was a SP juvenile. The dam is a full sister to French G-1 winner ALJABR and the second dam SERRA MADRE is also a French G-1 winner. Freshman Sire Blame has two starters, no winners. His offspring will likely be best from mid-season onward and do well with longer distances.

Haleys Rainbow (Songandaprayer - Holy Spirit, by Ghostzapper) (F) $80K (RNA) BESMAR14; June 13 4F :46.40 (1/7); She’s the first foal out of her unraced dam. The second dam is BC Distaff heroine ADORATION. Sire Songandaprayer is noted for getting win-early babies (43% 2YO winners).

So You Say (Flatter - Hurricane Hannah, by Southern Halo) (F) $250K OBSAPR14; June 16 4F :47.60 (5/62) ) handily from gate. Dam won her debut and hit the board in 9 of 12 tries. Sire gets 38% 2YO winners, but only 9% FTS. The dam is a half to SW SWEET SWEET, LOVELY LIL, LITTLE ROCKET and SP War Paint.



June 15, 2014 | Four Furlongs

Battle (Quality Road - War Thief, by Lord At War (ARG)) (C) $185K (RNA) KEENOV12; :48.50 (12/51) Gate breeze. He’s a half to G-3 winner BOSS LAFITTE (by Dynaformer). Two of four half siblings won/placed at two. The dam is a MSW and a stakes winning 2 YO. She’s a full to SW STOP WATCH and WATCH, plus a half sister to G-3 winner PRIME MERIDIAN, SW REMIND, and SP Clock.


Wonder Gal (Tiz Wonderful - Passe, by Dixie Union) (F) $250K OBSMAR13; :48.06 (3/75) Gate breeze, dirt training track. She’s a first foal. Her dam is a half to MGSW SOCIAL QUEEN. The second through fifth dams own blacktype.


June 16, 2014 | Four Furlongs

Irish Causeway (Giant's Causeway - Lady Diplomat, by Silver Deputy) (C) $250K KEESEP13; :49.76 (14/32); He’s a half to SW CITY DWELLER (by Carson City), SW 2 YO GLACKEN’S GAL (by Smoke Glacken), and SW BANKER’S Buy (by Distorted Humor). Three of nine half siblings won/placed at two. The dam is a SP juvenile and a half to two stakes winners. Irish Causeway will likely prefer the turf.


On Tenterhooks (More Than Ready - Red Hot Buddha, by Buddha) (C) $200K KEESEP13; :48.90 (6/32); He’s a first foal. His dam is a half to G-3 placed juvenile Cue the Moon, SP Knockout Bertie and Red Hot Maria. This is the distaff line of the veteran stakes winning mares ALLAMERICAN BERTIE and HURRICANE BERTIE.


Greentree Training Center (Darley)

June 16, 2014 | Four Furlongs

Kick Off (Bernardini - Game Face, by Menifee) (C ) :48.40 (3/5); His ¾ sister by A.P. Indy is unraced. Their dam is a MGSW sprinter who won the Princess Rooney (G-1), First Lady (G-2), Inside Information (G-2), etc. She owns the only blacktype in two generations. Kick Off will likely prefer distances up to 1 1/16 to 1 1/8 miles.


Mine for Life (Distorted Humor - Abby's Angel, by Touch Gold) (F) :48.40 (3/5); She’s the first foal produced by her stakes winning dam. Abby’s Angel is a half to Irish Oaks (Gr. 1) runner up Miss Jean Brodie. Mine for Life’s damsire and second damsire A. P. Indy are Belmont Stake winners. The farther the better for this filly!


Shot Clock (Medaglia d'Oro - Flashing, by A.P. Indy) (C ) :48.00 (1/5); He is a full brother to Make It Snappy, who is entered on 6/18/14 in race 5 at Belmont. Their dam won the Test and Gazelle Stakes (G-1). The second dam was a juvie SW in France and third dam is Canadian Champion 3YO Filly KAMAR. Shot Clock has a pedigree fit for the Triple Crown races.


Zennor (Medaglia d'Oro - Zelanda (IRE), by Night Shift) (C ) :48.40 (3/5); He is a half to English juvenile stakes winner GREY PEARL (by Gone West) and to French Gr.3 winner TIME PRISONER (by Elusive Quality). Zennor’s dam is a half to French Gr.3 winner EMILY BRONTE, the dam of French Group winners LOCKWOOD and EARNSHAW, the latter is by Medaglia d'Oro. Zennor’s damsire spent his stud career in Ireland and Australia. He’s a full brother to the blue hen FANFRELUCHE, the dam of three Canadian Champions and to Canadian G-1 winner and sire BARACHOIS. Zennor has plenty of turf influences throughout his pedigree and will likely develop into a turf router.



June 15, 2014 | Four Furlongs

Gap Year (Bernardini - Dubai Escapade, by Awesome Again) (F) :49.13 (10/35); She’s the second foal out of a G-1 winning sprinter. Dubai Escapade is a half sister to G-1 winner Madcap Escapade, the dam of G-1 winner Mi Sueno. The second dam Sassy Pants is also a stakes winner.


June 16, 2014 | Four Furlongs

Aljalela (Unbridled's Song - Be My Prospect, by Forest Wildcat) (F) :49.23 (6.64) $450K OBSMAR14; She’s a full to MGSP Cat Burglar. The unraced dam is a half to SW RICH FIND, dam of MSW BROKEN SPELL and AWAY, dam of MGSW EIGHT BELLES, plus juvenile SP Fiddler's Find.


Can't Happen Here (Desert Party - Forbidden Kiss, by Touch Gold) (C) $285K (RNA) KEESEP13; :49.44 (12/64); He’s a half to MSP Indulgence (by Macho Uno). Both half siblings to race in the U.S. won/placed at two. Freshman Sire Desert Party has three winners from four starters. Forbidden Kiss is a half to three stakes winners, one of whom, SAY A NOVENA, set a new track record at Monmouth in the 5 ½ furlong Colleen Stakes as a two year old.


Competitive Edge (Super Saver - Magdalena's Chase, by Cape Town) (C) $750K FTFMAR14; :48.00 (1/64); he’s a firstborn foal. The dam is SP and won her second start, but overall, there is little blacktype in this family. Freshman sire, Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver has 3 starters, no winners. His babies will likely start winning late July/August onwards.


Sky Limit (Sky Mesa - Special American, by Quiet American) (F) $95K FTKJUL13; :49.23 (6/64); She’s a half to MSW MONTANA NATIVE (by Yes Its True) and SP American Romance (by Successful Appeal). Three of five half sibs to race won/placed at two and Sky Mesa is noted as a sire of very precocious babies. Sky Limit should do well up to 1 1/16 miles.


June 16, 2014 | Four Furlongs, Turf

Supa (War Chant - Blended Beauty, by Fusaichi Pegasus) (C) :51.02 (3/4); One of Supa’s half siblings is a winner over the turf. His dam is a half to SPLENDED BLENDED, winner of the Hollywood Starlet (G-1) at two and Vanity (G1) at three, and MGSW RICHLY BLENDED. War Chant gets 20% juvie winners.


Tariff (Pulpit - Toll, by Giant's Causeway) (C) :51.02 (3/4) gate breeze; He’s a first born foal. His dam is a half to SW Cherry and her full sister SP Shrill, both by Distorted Humor. Second dam YELL is a MGSW. Her half siblings include the SW sires EASTERN ECHO and ROAR. She’s also a half to the dam of GSW CONGRATS and SP Flatter, Second dam is MGSW WILD APPLAUSE and the third dam is blue hen GLOWING TRIBUTE, dam of Kentucky Derby winner SEA HERO, grand-dam of Champion European sprinter MOZART, etc. Tariff and Supa are likely stablemates in Bill Mott’s barn.


June 18, 2014 | Four Furlongs, Dirt Training Track

Theophilia (Flatter - Theola, by Arch) (F) :49.22 (2/12) gate breeze. She’s a first foal. The dam is a full sibling to SW CHOOSE. The second dam is a half to Juvie SW CAT ATTACK, dam of MSW turf sprinter GREAT ATTACK. Theophilia will likely prefer running two turns, but could prevail in longer sprints.


Ginger Rush (Speightstown - Victorina, by Delaware Township) (F) $90K KEESEP13; :49.44 (4/12) gate breeze. This filly has a very precocious sprinter’s pedigree. Her dam won both starts at two and is a MSW of over $700K. She’s a veteran of 30 starts and won/placed in 26 of them. The second dam is a half to MGSW C.S. SILK and to the dam of Juvie SW DEN’S LEGACY. Expect to see this filly hitting the early baby stakes races if she’s fast enough.


Dubai Sky (Candy Ride (ARG) - House of Danzing, by Chester House) (C ) :49.76 (5/12) gate breeze. This is a full brother to MGSW TWIRLING CANDY winner of the Malibu (G-1), Del Mar Derby (G-2) etc. He’s also a half to ETHNIC DANCE (by Tribal Rule) who won the Del Mar Derby. Juvie SW CHOCOLATE CANDY (by Candy Ride) is a member of this female family and the blue hen Won’t Tell You, dam of the great AFFIRMED is Dubai Sky’s fourth dam.


Go Around (Medaglia d'Oro - Mediation (IRE), by Caerleon) (C ) $300K (RNA) KEESEP13; :50.40 (10/12); He’s a half to MGSW GO BETWEEN (by Point Given), winner of the Pacific Classic (G-1), Virginia Derby (G-2), etc. and a half to juvenile Group 2 placed Extreme Beauty (by Rahy). Half of Go Around’s ten half siblings won/placed at two.


Five Furlongs, Dirt Training Track

Harbouring (Indian Charlie - Snug Harbour, by Boston Harbor) (F) 1:03.90 (5/6) gate breeze. This filly is a full sister to the MSW sprinter STAR HARBOUR and a half to juvenile SP Lemon Point (by Lemon Drop Kid). All three of her siblings won/placed at two and their dam is juvenile SP. This filly should be fairly precocious.


June 19, 2014 | Four Furlongs, Dirt Training Track

High Noon Rider (Distorted Humor - Modesty Blaise, by A.P. Indy) (C ) $400K KEESEP13; :50.05 (2/9); This colt has the pedigree of a Classic winner. He’s a half to French SW POUPEE FLASH (by Elusive Quality). All three half siblings raced in Europe. Their dam is a ¾ sister to Atto Mile (CAN G-1) winner GOOD JOURNEY (by Nureyev) and a half to MG1W and sire ALDEBARAN, two-time winner of the Met Mile. The second dam CHIMES OF FREEDOM (by Private Account) is a multiple ENG-Gr.1 winner and High Noon Rider’s third dam is the Irish G-1 winner and blue hen AVIANCE. High Noon Rider traces back to the amazing producer and blue hen BEST IN SHOW. Keep this colt on your watch list as he matures and goes two turns.


Summer Chant (Summer Bird - Melody Maiden, by Saint Ballado) (F) :50.60 (4/9) gate breeze. She’s a daughter of deceased Freshman Sire and Belmont Stakes winner Summer Bird. Her sire’s offspring are 0-3. Expect them to start maturing later in the year as most will want to go a mile or farther. Summer Chant is a half to SW MEDOLINA (by Aragorn) and SP Skating (by Awesome Again). Summer Chant’s dam is stakes placed and this filly’s fourth dam is the blue hen Cosmah, dam of Halo. Melody Maiden has an RF to Cosmah as Halo is the sire of Saint Ballado. Summer Chant has turf influences in her family and we may see her on the lawn. She’ll likely be best at longer sprints and two turns.



SW – Stakes Winner

MSW – Multiple Stakes Winner

GSW – Graded Stakes Winner (G1SW, G2SW, G3SW – Grade, 1, 2, 3 stakes winner)

SP – Stakes Placed

MSP – Multiple Stakes Placed

GSP – Graded Stakes Placed

Blacktype – A stakes race. A horse’s name is designated in bold print when they have won or placed in any stakes race. Names in bold capital letters designate a stakes winner, including Graded or Group races. Bold small lettered names specify that the horse has placed in a stakes race including Graded or Group races. Names with no bold print designate horses that have not won or placed in a stakes race and thus, they have no Blacktype.

Blue Hen – A superior mare who has a widespread influence on the breed through her sons and daughters. Examples: La Troienne, Almahmoud, Somethingroyal. See Rasmussen Factor regarding inbreeding to these mares.

Broodmare Sire – a/k/a Damsire. The sire of the dam.

Classics – In the US, for colts, Kentucky Derby-G1, Preakness Stakes [G1], Belmont Stakes [G1]; for fillies, Coaching Club of America Oaks [G1]. The classic distance in the US is one and one-quarter miles, (10 furlongs), the length of the Derby. In England, for colts, 2,000 Guineas [G1], Epsom Derby [G1], St. Leger Stakes [G1]; for fillies, 1,000 Guineas [G1], Epsom Oaks [G1]. The classic distance in England is one and one-half miles (12 furlongs), the length of their Derby.

Dam – female parent of the horse (mother).

Damsire – a/k/a Broodmare sire. The sire (father) of the dam.

Distaff Family – a/k/a Female Family - The maternal line, starting with the dam, tracing back to the second dam, third dam, etc.

Full Brothers or Sisters – Full brothers and sisters are by the same sire and out of the same dam.

Half Brothers or Sisters - Half-brothers or sisters have the same dam but a different sire.

Inbreeding - Mating of closely related individuals, for instance, Danehill is inbred to Natalma through her son, Northern Dancer, the grandsire of Danehill, and through Spring Adieu, the second dam of Danehill. Thus, Danehill is inbred through two half siblings to one dam.

Rasmussen Factor (RF)

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– The "Rasmussen Factor" (or RF) is a term used to describe inbreeding to superior females (see Blue Hen) through different individuals in the first five generations. Leon Rasmussen and Rommy Faversham developed the breeding theory. The inbreeding must occur through the sire and the dam (on both sides of the pedigree) and the duplication of the inbred female must be within five generations. Examples of the RF Factor: Elusive Quality – RF to Somethingroyal through her sons Secretariat and Sir Gaylord. Unbridled – RF to Aspidistra through her son, Dr. Fager and daughter, Magic; Article by Leon Rasmussen regarding the Rasmussen Factor.

Sire – male parent of the horse (father). A thoroughbred horse becomes a sire after one of his offspring is registered in the Jockey Club Registry.