Sing to the Stone for Texas, Pattie and the King

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Glory Gold (Medaglia d'Oro) was scratched from Belmont Race 4, June 9. The winner was Hookin the Goods in wire-to-wire fashion, with Soave 2nd, and More Oats Please green, but third.

Rose Tries to Sing O Canada

July 10, 2008
Woodbine Race 3
Maiden Special Weight

5 furlongs
2 Year Old Fillies
Post Time: 2:04 PM

P Horse
1. Naturally Bold
2. Singing Rose
3. Posse Fatale
4. Mindemoya
5. Runningonaprayer
6.
Laragh
7.
C Karma

After finishing finishing 3rd in her debut May 29 at Churchill Downs, Singing Rose (Congaree - Dial a Song by Mining) tries her luck north of the border. Singing Rose has turned in 3 straight bullet works, two at Keeneland and one at Woodbine. Singing Rose's dam, Dial a Song, was a stakes winner who earned $148,855. In her 8 starts, she finished first 4 times and 2nd 4 times. Dial a Song has produced one winner.

Runningonaprayer (Songandaprayer - Tribal Run by Cherokee Run) finished 4th behind Singing Rose on May 29. Selling for $130,000 as a yearling, Runningonaprayer is the first foal out of an unraced mare who is a half-sister to 5 winners, 2 of which won as 2-year olds.

C Karma (Exchange Rate - C B Charm by Slick) and Posse Fatale (Posse - Attraction Fatale by Dauphin Fabuleux) met on June 21 at Woodbine with C Karma finishing 3rd, and Posse Fatale 8th. C Karma is out of the winning mare, C B Carm,  who earned $135,075 in her career and won 2 races (and placed in 3 others) as a 2-year old. C B Carm has produced 4 winners from 4 to race. Attraction Fatale, the dam of Posse Fatale, was a stakes winner at 2 who earned $204,979 in her career. She has produced 5 winners, 2 of which won as 2-year olds.

Naturally Bold (Yes It's True - Naturally Wild by Wild Again) finished 6th in her only start in the slop at Churchill Downs on May 15. Naturally Bold is out of a stakes-placed dam who earned $293,135, and Naturally Bold is a full-sister to the winner Santuri. Santuri was a 2-year old winner.

Unraced Laragh (Tapit - Rose of Summer by El Prado (IRE)) is by freshman sire Tapit. Tapit has had 9 runners who have made a total of 16 starts, recording 2 wins, 5 seconds, and 3 thirds, while earning $64,002. Laragh is a half-sister to one winner, who won as a 2-year old.

The dam of Mindemoya (Smoke Glacken - Queen of the Ice by Alwuhush) was a stakes winner who earned $155,868. Mindemoya is a half-sister to 3 winners.

Stone Will be Heir

July 10, 2008
Belmont Park Race 4
Maiden Special Weight

5.5 furlongs
2 Year Olds
New York breds
Post Time: 2:36 PM HRTV/TVG

P Horse
1. Bitabaz
2. Purple Eagle
3. Trinity Magic
4. Heir to the Stone
5. Paramedic
6.
The Cuff Shooter
7.
Cat Three Approach
8.
Smokin Hero

Heir to the Stone (Birdstone - Mi Mariposa by Two Punch) debuts at Belmont against 7 others. Heir to the Stone is out of a winning mare who has produced 4 winners from 4 to race, but none of them won as a 2-year old. He has been working at Aqueduct, including several gate works.

The only experienced horse in the race is Smokin Hero (Smokin Mel - Broomesse by Claramount) who was 2nd on June 15 behind Dagnabit. In his next start, Dagnabit won the Tremont Stakes. Smokin Hero's dam, Broomesse, was a stakes winner who earned $396,434. Broomesse is a half- or full-sister to 9 winners.

Trinity Magic (Performing Magic - Miz Pickens by Pine Bluff) brought $50,000 as a 2-year old. His dam is a half-sister to 3 winners including Joopy Doopy, a stakes winner as a 2-year old. 

Bitabaz (Intidab - Take Bazzie Out by Take Me Out) is out of a 2-year old winning mare who is a half-sister to 4 winners, 3 of which won as 2-year old.

The dam of Purple Eagle (Posse - Code of Love by Cryptoclearance), Code of Love, was a winner of $57,180. Code of Love has produced 5 winners from 6 to run, including stakes winner Casino Evil who earned $309,906. Casino Evil was also a 2-year old winner.

Paramedic (Hook and Ladder - Whispered Call by Phone Trick) is out of a mare who was one-for-one as a 2-year old and earned $68,250. She has produced one winner, Fire Fire, who is a full-brother to Paramedic.

The Cuff Shooter (Western Expression - Commander's Lady by Deputy Commander) is out of a stakes-placed mare who earned $112,043. The Cuff Shooter is her first foal.

Cat Three Approach (Catienus - Flag Pin by Personal Flag) is the first foal for stakes winner, Flag Pin. Flag Pin is a half- or full- sister to 9 winners. Flag Pin is also a half-sister to Russian Holiday who finished 8th at Belmont on July 9, the race in which Glory Gold was a scratch.

A Texan Debut for Birdstone

July 10, 2008
Lone Star Park Race 3
Maiden Special Weight

5 furlongs
2 Year Olds
Post Time: 7:31 PM

P Horse
1. Rileys Cat Burglar
2. Art Thief
3. Eve N Touch
4. Mercury Express
5. Lang Heart
6.
Gator Bait
7.
Bronze Fox
8.
Wonder No More
9.
River Rascal
10.
Texas Birdstone
11.
Nun Like Me
12.
Tres Dangereux

Arkansas-bred Texas Birdstone (Birdstone - Imatexantoo by Ray's Pegasus) debuts at Lone Star, where he has been working for the past month. Texas Birdstone is a half-brother to 5 winners, including Texas Code who was a stakes winner at 2 and 3, earning $182,149.

Tres Dangereux (Valid Expectations - Dangereux by Rhythm) has raced twice, finishing 4th on May 23 and 9th on June 7 in the TTA Sales Futurity (a race won by Lyin' Heart who ran 3rd in the Bashford Manor (gr. III)). Tres Dangereux is out of a winning mare who has produced one winner from  to run.

The other experienced runner is Wonder No More (Three Wonders - Wish for Candi by Candi's Gold) who finished 5th in his only start at Lone Star on June 5. Wonder No More, who sold for $25,000 as a yearling, is out of Wish for Candi who was a stakes winner as a 2-year old. Wonder No More is a half-brother to 2 winners and a full-brother to Pete's Wonder, who was stakes-placed as a 2-year old and who has earned $256,208 through 2008.

Art Thief (Scrimshaw - Jet n' Expectation by Valid Expectations) is by first-year sire Scrimshaw whose 8 runners have made a collective 18 starts, registering 1 win, 4 seconds, and 2 thirds. Art Thief's dam was a winner of $91,833. Art Thief is her first foal.

Selling for $25,000 as a yearling was Mercury Express (Richter Scale - Ella Bella by Meadowlake) who is the first foal out of 2-year old winner Ella Bella.

Nun Like Me (Favorite Trick - Nun On the Run by Red Bishop) sold for $17,500 as a 2-year old. Nun Like Me is the first foal out of a stakes-placed mare who earned $152,810 in her career.

Rileys Cat Burglar (Karen's Cat - Town Lake by West by West) is the first foal out of a winning mare who is a half-sister to 4 winners.

Eve N Touch (Stephen Got Even - Clare'sgoldentouch by Touch Gold) is the first foal out of an unraced mare who is a half-sister to one winner.

Lang Heart (Langfuhr - Roberto's Gal (GB) by Roberto) is half-brother to 2 winners including Lucky Roberto who won the Hopeful (gr. I) and was 2nd in the Tremont Stakes as a 2-year old and earned $214,684 in his career.

Gator Bait (Carlisle Bay - Expensive One by Spend a Buck) is out of a winning mare and is a full-brother to the winner Carlisles Jet who has earned $34,446.

Bronze Fox (Bernstein - Elegant Fox by Foxhound) is the first foal out of a winning mare who is a half-sister to 4 winners.

Zonal Flow, the dam of River Rascal (Magic Cat - Zonal Flow by River Special), was stakes-placed and earned $66,455. Zonal Flow has produced 3 winners including 2 that won as 2-year olds.

Passum Pattie Wants to Make a Gateway Break for Passion Glory

July 10, 2008
Charles Town Race 2
Maiden Special Weight

4.5 furlongs
2 Year Old Fillies
Post Time: 7:39 PM

P Horse
1. Gateway Break
2. Eagle Pass
3. Passion Glory
4. With a Fling
5. Nasty Widow
6.
Stay in Canada
7.
Tamboz
8.
Super Sweet Tea
9.
Passum Pattie
10.
Creme de Cuvee
AE
Rewrapped
AE
Twisted Vale

Passum Pattie (Peace Rules - Princess Patti by Polish Numbers) debuts in a big field at Charles Town. Passum Pattie is a half-sister to one winner, who won during her 2-year old season and earned $158,745 overall. Her dam, Princess Patti is half-sister to grade III stakes winner, K. O. Punch who won the Hollywood Juvenile Championship Stakes (gr. III) as a 2-year old and earned $212,870.

Super Sweet Tea (Cowboy Carson - Cause I'm Worth It by Dayjur), Tamboz (Tapit - Winning Call by Deputy Minister), and Passion Glory (Purple Passion - Ample's Star by Risen Star) finished 2nd, 3rd, and 10th respectively in a 4.5 furlong Maiden Special contest at Charles Town on June 19. Super Sweet Tea is out of a winning dam and is a half-sister to one winner, who broke her maiden as a 2-year old. Tamboz is a daughter of first-crop sire, Tapit whose 9 runners have made a total of 16 starts, recording 2 wins, 5 seconds, and 3 thirds and earning $64,002. Tamboz' dam was a winner who has produced 2 winners. Passion Glory's winning dam is a half-sister to 4 winners.

Nasty Widow (Ten Most Wanted - Widow Women by Synastry), Gateway Break (Sunday Break (JPN) - Novice by Elusive Quality), and Eagle Pass (Posse - Native Wager by Valid Wager) met in a Maiden Special Weight race at Charles Town on June 21 with Nasty Widow 2nd, Gateway Break 7th, and Eagle Pass 8th. Nasty Widow is by freshman sire, Ten Most Wanted. Ten Most Wanted has had 11 runners who have made a total of 18 starts, recording 2 seconds (both seconds were recorded by Nasty Widow). Nasty Widow is a half-sister to one winner, Captain Prudent, who earned $57,521. Gateway Break is the first runner for a mare who was a 2-year old winner and earner of $58,220. Eagle Pass, who has run three times, sold for $16,000 as a yearling. Eagle Pass is the first foal out of a stakes winning mare who earned $195,319. She was also a debut winner at 2.

Twisted Vale (Comeonmom - Bronze Vale by Image of Greatness) is the final experienced running, having finished 5th in a Maiden Claiming race at Colonial Downs on June 20. Twisted Vale is out of a winning mare and is a half-sister to 2 winners.

Stay in Canada (Canadian Frontier - Keepit to Yourself by Siphon (BRZ)) is by first-year stallion, Canadian Frontier, whose 6 runners have collectively made 9 starts, recording 1 2nd. Stay in Canada is the first foal out of an unraced mare who is a half- or full-sister to 8 winners including stakes winner Lolabell who was a 2-year old winner and earned $130,416 overall.

Also by a first-crop sire is Creme de Cuvee (Cuvee - Mary Linoa by L'Emigrant), a daughter of Cuvee. Cuvee is the sire of 17 runners who have made a total of 33 starts, recording 2 wins, 4 seconds, and 4 thirds. Creme de Cuvee's dam was a group I winner in France as a 2-year old and earned $199,363 in her career. She has produced 5 winners.

With a Fling (With Approval - Philipino Baby by Manila) is out of a winning dam who has produced 5 winners, 2 of which won as 2-year olds.

Malo, the dam of Rewrapped (Outofthebox - Malo by Gold Case), won 11 races and earned $162,247 in three years of racing. Rewrapped is her first foal.

King Congo Makes Another Run

July 10, 2008
Emerald Downs Race 4
Maiden Claiming (Claim Price $40,000)

5 furlongs
2 Year Olds
Post Time: 10:27 PM

P Horse
1. Silver Lake Max
2. Admire James
3. Vickys Fast Boy
4. Three Agree
5. King Congo
6.
Inhoc Signo Vinces
7.
Fast Tacticts

After finishing 8th in his debut on June 21, King Congo (Congaree - Hansel's Star by Hansel) returns to try again. Since that race, he's had a couple of decent workouts and since there's only 7 horses in this one, he's guaranteed to improve his finish. King Congo, who sold for $20,000 as a yearling, is a half-brother to one winner, Bullish Yield, who has earned $85,425 through 2008. In addition, his dam is a half-sister to 8 winners including 2 2-year old winners.

Finishing in front of King Congo on June 21 was Silver Lake Max (Salt Lake - Silver Screen Girl by Silver Ghost) who was 6th. Silver Lake Max is the first foal out the stakes winner, Silver Screen Girl, who earned $127,121 and who is a half-sister to 9 winners.

Fast Tacticts (Delineator - Tacticts by La Saboteur) finished 2nd in his only start on June 12. Fast Tacticts is the 2nd foal out of a mare who won $31,119 in three years of racing.

The last entry with experience is Admire James (Flatter - Degree by Vanlandingham), who was 7th in his only start on June 29. Admire James' dam, Degree, earned $50,237 while winning 3 races. Degree is the dam of 3 winners including stakes winner, Sunshine Scholar.

Vickys Fast Boy (Katowice - Vancouver Victory by Secret Claim) is out of a winning mare and is a half- or full- brother to 5 winners, including 1 2-year old winner.

Three Agree (Slewdledo - Nifty Purchase by Northern Jove) sold for $17,000 as a yearling. His dam, Nifty Purchase, was a winner. Three Agree is a full-brother to 8 winners including 2 stakes winners. Three of his siblings won as 2-year olds.

Inhoc Signo Vinces (Malek (CHI) - Sweethrtofsigmachi by General Meeting) is the first foal out of a winning mare who is a half- or full-sister to 8 winners including grade III stakes winner, Chic Dancer.

2-Year Old Works

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Working 3 furlongs at Laurel in :37.20 was Casa d'Oro (colt; Medaglia d'Oro - Six Pack Sally by Tale of the Cat). Casa d'Oro sold for $70,000 as a yearling and is the first foal out of a stakes-placed dam who earned $58,234.

Crema d'Oro (filly; Medaglia d'Oro - Courageous Maiden by Broad Brush) worked 3 furlongs in :36.24 at Belmont Park. Crema d'Oro was a $100,000 2-year old and is out of the stakes-placed mare, Courageous Maiden. Courageous Maiden has produced 2 winners, one of which won as a 2-year old.

Returning to the WorkTab (horses previously mentioned in this blog)

July 8

Fufty Too (colt; Speightstown - Cape North by Capote) - Arlington Park, 3 furlongs, :37.00.

July 9

Breakwithtradition (colt; Birdstone - Princess Penny by Joyeux Danseur) - Woodbine, 4 furlongs (gate), :50.00.

Longandstrong (colt; Birdstone - Bessie's Chips by Rakeen) - Monmouth Park, 4 furlongs, :50.80. 

Don't You Linger (colt; Congaree - So Long Dearie by D'Accord) - Belmont, 5 furlongs, 1:03.04.   

Wear Blush (filly; Congaree - Tifonica (ARG) by Equalize) - Hollywood Park, 5 furlongs, 1:01.60. 

Zigaree (colt; Congaree - Zigabout by Danzig) - Evangeline Training Center, 4 furlongs, :49.74.  

Glory Gold (filly; Medaglia d'Oro - Gayla by Lord Gaylord) - Laurel, 5 furlongs, 1:01.60. 

Party Hard (colt; Medaglia d'Oro - Keys to the Heart by Wild Again) - Hollywood Park, 3 furlongs, :35.20.

Follow the Rules (colt; Peace Rules - Floramera by Seattle Slew)  - Churchill Downs, 5 furlongs, 1:00.60 (fastest of 11 works).

Light Green (filly; Pleasantly Perfect - Green Light by Sheikh Albadou (GB)) - Saratoga, 5 furlongs, 1:04.00.

Collegiate (filly; Saarland - La Sorbonne (ARG) by Southern Halo) - Belmont Park, 5 furlongs, 1:00.64.   

Saardona (filly; Saarland - Golden Penny by Touch Gold) - Churchill Downs, 4 furlongs, :52.60. 

Scootin Scooter (colt; Saarland - Sarah's a Winner by Cormorant) - Laurel Park, 4 furlongs, :51.00.

Smart Woman (filly; Smarty Jones - Storming Beauty by Storm Cat) - Saratoga, 3 furlongs, :36.43. 

Exile (colt; Speightstown - Ruff by Clever Trick) - Santa Anita, 5 furlongs, 1:01.80. 

Speight the Halo (colt; Speightstown - Ballado's Halo by Saint Ballado) - Santa Anita, 4 furlongs, :47.60 

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J.B.STONED

heir to the stone rocks oh ya and so does BIRDSTONE...

10 Jul 2008 4:15 PM

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