Congo Kaye Debuts in Stakes

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July 6, 2008
Pleasanton Race 11
Juan Gonzalez Memorial Stakes
5.5 furlongs
2 Year Old Fillies
Post Time: 8:45 PM HRTV

P Horse
1. Fastcar to Freedom
2. Broadway Hennessey
3. Grin N Wager It
4. Enjoy to the World
5. She'smylittleman
6.
Congo Kaye
7.
Marked Treasure
8.
Got Tobe Rio
9.
Gonging Wild

Congo Kaye (Congaree - Palau by Kingmambo) debuts in style, making her first start in the Juan Gonzalez Memorial Stakes at Pleasanton where she has been working for the past month. Congo Kaye, who sold for $45,000 as a yearling, is out of the stakes-placed mare, Palau. Palau, who was also a 2-year old winner, is the dam of 3 winners from 4 to race.

Got Tobe Rio (Rio Verde - Cause I'm Tricky by Nineeleven), She'smylittleman (Valid Wager - Inspired Heiress by Inspired Prospect), and Gonging Wild (Expressionist - Bangthegong by Truckee) all ran in the Cinderella Stakes finishing 6th, 7th, and 8th respectively. Got Tobe Rio, who broke her maiden on April 11 going 2 furlongs at Santa Anita, subsequently ran 6th in the Landaluce on June 26. Got Tobe Rio's dam was a winner and she has produced 2 winners from 2 starters. She'smylittleman is out of a stakes winning mare who earned $124,630 and has produced 5 winners. Gonging Wild is the first foal out of an unraced mare who is a half-sister to 4 winners including stakes winner, Runaton Tonz.

Broadway Hennessey (Hennessy - Eastside Westside by Eastern Echo) who sold for $150,000 as a yearling, won his only start, a 4.5 furlong Maiden Special Weight contest on June 14. Broadway Hennessey's dam was stakes-placed at 2 and has produced 7 winners including stakes winner Courageous Act. Fifth in Broadway Hennessey's maiden score was Fastcar to Freedom (Valid Wager - Racy Broad by Broad Brush) who is still a maiden. Fastcar to Freedom is out of a winning mare who is a half-sister to 5 winners. 6th in that same race was Grin N Wager It (Valid Wager - Bearly Smiling by Smile) whose best finish was 2nd in a 2 furlong race at Bay Meadows on April 23. Grin N Wager It's dam, Bearly Smiling, was stakes-placed and earned $208,456. Grin N Wager It is a half-sister to 3 winners and a full-sister to stakes winner Beat the Chalk who won the Barretts Juvenile Stakes as a 2-year old and who has earned $204,240 through 2008.

Enjoy to the World (Lord Carson - Wager's Joy by Valid Wager) broke her maiden at Golden Gate on May 21 in a Maiden Claiming 4 furlong race. Her dam was a winner of $392,525 who has produced two winners.

Marked Treasure (Benchmark - True Treasure by Alydeed) broke her maiden in her 2nd start, a Maiden Claiming 5 furlong race at Hollywood Park on June 18. Mark Treasure's dam is a half-sister to 8 winners.

Alex will be Dueling The Crooner for Fifty Five Grand

July 6, 2008
Monmouth Park Race 3
Maiden Special Weight

5 furlongs
2 Year Olds
Post Time: 1:49 PM TVG

P Horse
1. Fifty Five Grand
2. Precious Package
3. The Crooner
4. Grand Gulch
5. Dueling Alex
6.
Beacon Hill Road
7.
One Seat Empty

Dueling Alex (Medaglia d'Oro - Rosie Dooley by Trempolino) makes his debut on the Jersey shore where he has been working the past couple of months including a 3 furlong gate work on Thursday. Dueling Alex sold for $145,000 as a weanling and his dam, Rosie Dooley, was a stakes winner who earned $182,920. Rosie Dooley has produced 3 winners from 3 to run, 1 of these won as a 2-year old. Medaglia d'Oro's 11 runners have made a total 19 starts with 4 wins, 2 seconds, and 5 thirds.

The only experienced horse in the race is The Crooner (Songandaprayer - Love Mia (ARG) by El Sultan (ARG)) who finished 6th in a Maiden Special Weight race at Monmouth on June 5. His dam is a half-sister to group I winner Second Reality (ARG)). The Crooner sold for $75,000 as a 2-year old.

Beacon Hill Road (Forestry - Road to the Ball by Cahill Road) sold for $110,000 as a yearling. His dam was a 2-year old winner and earned $115,214 in her career. Beacon Hill Road is a half-brother to 2 winners including grade II stakes winner, Park Avenue Ball. As a 2-year old, Park Avenue Ball was a debut winner, won the Futurity (gr. II) and the Tyro and finished 2nd in the Sapling (gr. II). Overall, Park Avenue Ball earned $1,049,360.

Fifty Five Grand (Jump Start - Chalonnaise by French Deputy) sold for $55,000 as a yearling (hence the name). He is the first foal out of winning mare who is a half-sister to 4 winners including Tasha's Miracle who won the Sorrento (gr III) as a 2-year old.  

Selling for $45,000 as a yearling was Grand Gulch (Gulch - Capote's Niner by Capote). Grand Gulch's dam was a winner and she has produced one winner from one to race.

Precious Package (Golden Missile - Silver Ridan by Silver Deputy) is out of a winning dam who has produced 2 winners from 2 to run. 

One Seat Empty (Petionville - Go Ahead and Cry by Belong to Me) is a full-brother to stakes winner, Doctor Voodoo who won the Rockhill Native as a 2-year old and earned $163,169 in his career. 

Bear's Conductor and L. A. Rules at Woodbine

July 6, 2008
Woodbine Race 5
Maiden Special Weight

5 furlongs
2 Year Olds
Post Time: 3:00 PM

P Horse
1. Bear's Conductor
2. Broadway Al
3. Red Leader
4. Factus Cactus
5. L. A. Rules
6.
Legend Killer
7.
Edge
8.
Alkeline
9.
Bear's Rocket

Bear's Conductor (Congaree - Symphonic Lady by Blare of Trumpets) and L. A. Rules (Peace Rules - L. a. Explosion by Honour and Glory) debut against 4 experienced runners and 3 fellow first-timers. Bear's Conductor sold for $52,000 as a yearling and is the first foal out of stakes-place d Symphonic Lady who earned $184,206 in her career. Congaree has sired 10 runners who have made a combined 11 starts, recording 2 wins and 1 third. L. A. Rules sold for $40,000 as a 2-year old. His dam is half- or full-sister to 7 winners, 2 of which won as 2-year olds. Peace Rules has had 15 runners who have made 25 starts with 4 wins, 2 seconds, and 5 thirds.

First-crop sire Alke is responsible for two of the experienced runners in the race, Broadway Al (Alke - West Broadway by West Acre) and Alkeline (Alke - Tour Hostess by Tour d"Or). Alke has sired 7 runners which have made a total of 13 starts, recording 2 wins, 3 seconds, and 3 thirds. Broadway Al, who sold for $120,000 as a 2-year old is an old friend, having finished 3rd at Keeneland on April 18 and 2nd at Woodbine on June 8 (he also finished 2nd at Woodbine on Mary 18). Broadway Al is the first foal out of an unraced dam who is a half-sister to 8 winners. Alkeline finished 2nd in his only race, a Maiden Claiming race at Woodbine at 4.5 furlongs on June 20.

Bear's Rocket (Lion Heart - Aim for the Moon by Deputy Minister) who sold for $350,000 as a yearling, is by first-year sire Lion Heart. Lion Heart's 14 runners have started a total of 24 times, registering 8 wins, 3 seconds, and 3 thirds. Bear's Rocket is a half-brother to one winner who did win during his 2-year old year.

The final experienced runner is Legend Killer (Malibu Moon - Arm Charm by Gold Fever) who finished 8th in a Maiden Special contest at Woodbine on June 22. Legend Killer, who was a $37,992 yearling, is out of a winning dam who has produced one winner, a full-brother to Legend Killer.   

Edge (The Cliff's Edge - Maghaarb (GB) by Machiavellian) is by first-year sire The Cliff's Edge whose 9 runners have made 18 total starts, recording 2 wins and 1 second. Maghaarb, the dam of Edge, was a 2-year old winner who has produced 1 winner.

Selling for $72,000 as a 2-year old was Red Leader (Greatness - Che Sara Sara by Golden Act) whose dam was stakes-placed and earned $88,848. Red Leader is a half-brother to 4 winners.

Fastus Cactus (Cactus Ridge - Garopaba by River Special) is out of a winning mare who has produced one winner from one to race.

Danceyoursocksoff to the Song of Charm

July 6, 2008
Churchill Downs Race 7
Maiden Special Weight

6 furlongs
2 Year Old Fillies
Post Time: 4:17 PM HRTV

P Horse
1. Seaside Princess
2. Northeast Harbor
3. Sugarandice
4. Littleprincessemma
5. Missy Lou
6.
Banker's Choice
7.
Yoyo
8.
Trusty Temper
9.
Song of Charm
10.
Danceyoursocksoff
11.
Maxinkuckee Miss
12.
Mo Cuisle

Note: C. S. Silk (Medaglia d'Oro - Remember the Day by Settlement Day) was also entered in this race, but she's second on the AE list and probably will not get in.  Just in case, you can read about her here

Danceyoursocksoff (Pleasantly Perfect - Come Dancing by Two Punch) is just the third runner for Pleasantly Perfect. But he is off to a good start, since the other two (Quite the Lady and Rapid Redux) are already winners. Danceyoursocksoff sold for $160,000 as a yearling and is out of a winning mare who has produced 6 winners. Two of Danceyoursocksoff's siblings won at 2.

Also by a first-year sire is Banker's Choice (Canadian Frontier - Berry Blessed by St. Jovite ). Canadian Frontier has had 4 who runners who have made a combined 6 starts, recording 1 second. Banker's Choice was a $100,000 yearling and is a half-brother to 2 winners.

Yoyo (Yonaguska - Ms. Media by Media Starguest (IRE)) and Northeast Harbor (Northern Afleet - Provisions by Devil's Bag) finished 5th and 7th respectively in Ocean Colors' debut win on June 13. Yoyo, who had previously finished 3rd on May 15, is out of a winning mare who earned $57,051. Her dam is a half-sister to stakes winner, Carouse who has earned $152,960 through 2008. Northeast Harbor is out of the stakes winner, Provisions, who earned $144,945 and was a winner at 2. Provisions has produced three winners including Jack Sullivan who was a group III winner who earned over a million dollars.

Trusty Temper (Successful Appeal - Mumbo Jumbo by Kingmambo), who sold for $100,000 as a yearling, finished 7th in her only start on May 22. Her dam, Mumbo Jumbo, was a stakes winner who earned $168,366. Trusty Temper is a half-sister to stakes-placed Crossword who has earned $262,699 through 2008.

The final experienced horse is a familiar one, Missy Lou (Yonaguska - Hard Freeze by It's Freezing), as she was 5th on May 1 and 5th on May 22. Most recently, Missy Lou finished 3rd on June 5. Missy Lou, who sold for $95,000 as a yearling, is out of mare who earned $255,061 including a 2nd in the Debutante as a 2-year old. She also broke her maiden in her debut.  Missy Lou is a half-sister to 7 winners and a full-sister to the winner Honest to Betsy who finished 4th in the Adirondack (gr. II) as a 2-year old.

Littleprincessemma (Yankee Gentleman - Exclusive Rosette by Ecliptical) brought $250,000 as a yearling. Her dam, Exclusive Rosette, was a stakes winner who has produced 6 winners from 6 to race including grade II stakes winner Storm Wolf and grade III stakes winner Misty Rosette.

Selling for 160,000 as a yearling was Song of Charm (Unbridled's Song - Raging  Apalachee by Apalachee). Song of Charm is a half-sister to 6 winners including champion and millionaire, Artax.

Seaside Princess (Songandaprayer - Going Ashore by Polish Navy) was a $75,000 2-year old. Her dam, Going Ashore, was a winner who has produced 2 winners. Going Ashore is a half-sister to grade I stakes winners Dancing Spree, Fantastic Find, and Furlough.

Sugarandice (Dixie Union - Mambo Woman by Kingmamb) is the first foal out of an unraced mare who is a half-sister to 7 winners including Antoniette who won the Athenia (gr. III) and earned $399,140.

Maxinkuckee Miss (Langfuhr - Wini Jones by Seeking Gold) is out of a winning mare who has produced 2 winners.

Mo Cuisle (Sahm - Little Commie by Sir Jinsky) is out of a 2-year old winning mare who has produced 3 winners from 3 to start.

Ameribelle goes East to Eden to be a Wild Tigress

July 6, 2008
Calder Race 11
Maiden Special Weight

5 furlongs
2 Year Old Fillies
Post Time: 5:22 PM HRTV

P Horse
1. Trisha's Wish
2. Wild Tigress
3. Ameribelle
4. Laura's Luck
5. East to Eden
6.
Storm Princess
7.
Ada Louise

Ameribelle (Medaglia d'Oro - Miz United States by Valid Appeal) debuts at Calder where she has been working steadily for the past 2 months. Ameribelle is out of the stakes winning dam, Miz United States, who earned $298,904.  Miz United States was a debut winner, and also won the Florida Stallion My Dear Girl Stakes as a 2-year old. She has produced 4 winners, 3 of which won during their 2-year old season.

Laura's Luck (Gulch - Moonlit Evening by His Majesty) and Trisha's Wish (Unbridled Time - Sandbar Darlin by Edsar) previously met in a 5 furlong Maiden Special Weight race at Calder on June 19, where Laura's Luck was 4th and Trisha's Wish was 6th. Laura's Luck is a half-sister to 4 winners including 2 which won during their 2-year old season. Trisha's Wish' dam was a winner and has produced 4 winners including 1 2-year old winner.

East to Eden (E Dubai - Heaven Knows Why by Star de Naskra) was 7th in his only start on May 31 in a 5 furlong Maiden Special Weight contest at Calder. Selling for $50,000 as a 2-year old, East to Eden is out of a dam who was a stakes winner who earned $133,720. East of Eden is a half-sister to 7 winners.

Wild Tigress (Tiger Ridge - Wild Warm Wind by End Sweep) is the 2nd foal out of a 2-year old winning mare who is a half-sister to 4 winners.

Storm Princess (Gulf Storm - Raging Dancer by Dance Brightly) is out of a winning mare who is a half-sister to 10 winners.

Ada Louise (Yes It's True - Babe's Flair by Capote) is a half-sister to one winner.

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Pleasantly Perfect Fan

Whoo Hooo Go Danceyoursocksoff!! Make your daddy proud!And keep up the family tradition!hehe

06 Jul 2008 3:00 PM

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