The filly Trifecta King takes to the Hollywood Cushion on Thursday. Trifecta King is a bay by Peace Rules out of the unraced Unbridled mare, Mamita. Her
dam is a half-sister to Church Service who is grade II-placed and most
recently (on March 29, 2008) finished 2nd in the Tokyo City Handicap. Trifecta King sold for $10,000 as a yearling and $45,000 as a 2-year old.
No other 1st-year sires are represented in this race. The sale topper was Cosmic Queen (Stormy Atlantic - Well At the Top (IRE) by Sadler's Wells) who sold for $320,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Florida Select 2-year olds in Training Sale. She is the 2nd foal out of a mare who is a half- or full-sister to 5 winners including the stakes winner, Tiger Shark, who won the Criterium du Languedoc-Prix Paul Guichou as a 2-year old.
Another with impressive sales credentials is Lucky Losty (Indian Charlie - Glimmer Twin by Kris S.) who sold for $190,000 as a yearling. Lucky Losty is the first foal out of the mare Glimmer Twin who earned $32,982. Glimmer Twin is a half-sister to 5 winners, including the stakes winner Draw who earned $278,363.
The dam of Meetyouatyogi's (Lexicon - Dearest Place by Out of Place) has produced 5 winners from 5 starters, 2 of which won during their 2-year old season.
Streamin Heat (Bring the Heat - Newport Nikki by Lit de Justice) is a full-sister to stakes winner Excessive Heat who has earned $149,800 through 2008. Excessive Heat broke her maiden in her 2-year old debut and won the GTOBA Juvenile Filly Turf Dash Stakes and Catcharisingstar Stakes that same year.
May 15, 2008
Hollywood Race 3
Maiden Special Weight
2 Year Old Fillies
Post Time: 5:23 PM TVG
||Dash Dot Dash
||Can Can Girl
||South of France
2-Year Old Works
Returning to the WorkTab (horses previously
mentioned in this blog)
Conductor (colt; Congaree - Symphonic Lady by Blare of Trumpets) -
Woodbine, 4 furlongs (gate), :49.80.
Conga Queen (filly; Congaree - Special Test by Hawkin's Special) - Lone Star Park, 4 furlongs, :53.20.
Singing Rose (filly; Congaree - Dial a Song by Mining) - Keeneland, 3 furlongs, :35.00 (fastest of 20 works at the distance).
Sugaree Gold (filly; Congaree - Sugar is Gold by Slew o' Gold) - Hollywood Park, 3 furlongs, :37.80.
Our Golden Dream (filly; Medaglia d'Oro - Adorahy by Rahy) - Belmont, 3 furlongs, :37.73.
of Valor (filly; Medaglia d'Oro - Maderia M'dear by Black Tie Affair
(IRE)) - Churchill Downs, 3 furlongs, :38.20.
Lippy Rules (filly; Peace Rules - Jive Talker by Time for a Change) - Hollywood Park, 4 furlongs, :47.20.
Long Live Dixie (filly; Peace Rules - Crafty Brat by Lucky Lionel) - Monmouth Park, 4 furlongs (gate), :49.80.
Peace Town (colt; Peace Rules - Darnestown by Williamstown) - Laurel Park, 4 furlongs, :49.60.
Perfect Karat (filly; Pleasantly Perfect - Golden Fanfare by Seeking the
Gold) - Santa Anita, 4 furlongs, :48.60.
Babylon Road (filly; Speightstown - Bowmanston by Phone Trick) - Winding Oaks Farm, 2 furlongs, :26.40.
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Retraceable (filly; Medaglia d'Oro - Embraceable by Dehere) was on track at the Ocala Training Center where she worked 3 furlongs in :38.20. Retraceable is out of the stakes-placed mare, Embraceable. Embraceable is a a half-sister to 7 winners including Chilito who won the Flamingo Stakes (gr. III). Chilito also won 2 of 4 starts as a 2-year old.
At Delaware Park, the Pleasantly Perfect colt, Perfect Song, turned in a time of :39.60 for 3 furlongs. Perfect Song is out of the Prospector's Music mare, Prospector's Song. Prospector's Song was a stakes winner who earned $264,256. She broke her maiden in her 2-year old debut and placed third in the Magnolia Stakes in her second start that year. She is the dam of one winner, the stakes-placed Song of the Saints.
Boomtown (colt; Speightstown - Day Lily by A. P. Indy) went 3 furlongs at Fairplex in a time of :37.80. Day Lily was unraced, but she is a daughter of 1992 champion 2-year old filly, Eliza. Eliza earned over a million dollars in her career (including $808,000 as a 2-year old) and won the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I), the Santa Anita Oaks (gr. I), Alcibiades (gr. II), and Arlington-Washington Lassie Stakes (gr. II). Day Lily has had one foal race, Mr. Champ, who has earned $102,375 through 2008.
Another Speightstown colt, Mission Gap, worked 2 furlongs at Winding Oaks Farm in :26.00. Mission Gap's dam, Chase Gap is by Hennessy and was stakes-placed with career earnings of $125,021. Mission Gap is her first foal.
Saardona (filly; Saarland - Golden Penny by Touch Gold) worked 3
furlongs at Churchill Downs recording a time of :39.20. Saardona's dam
earned $67,554, but did not win as a 2-year old. Saardona is her first
Finally, a note for those of you who have asked why we aren't profiling other stallions. When this blog started, we decided to follow several first-year stallions. Users suggested others and we compiled a final list of: Birdstone, Congaree, Medaglia d'Oro, Peace Rules, Pleasantly Perfect, Saarland, Smarty Jones, and Speightstown. This is not meant to imply that these horses will be more or less successful than other 1st-crop sires. They were primarily chosen because of their name recognition from their racing careers. In addition to the core list, other first-year sires will always receive attention within our feature races. However, I do not feel it is possible to follow every first-year stallion in-depth. I would consider adding one or two more to the list (preferably a stallion who hasn't had a winner yet) and will try to post a poll asking for recommendations in the next day or two.