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Needless to Say Hopes to Score One More for One Royal Story
July 22, 2008
Philadelphia Park Race 5
Maiden Special Weight
2 Year Old Fillies
Post Time: 2:04 PM
||Our Lady Chapel
||Slew All Over
||Score One More
||Needless to Say
||One Royal Story
||Creme de Cuvee
||Reine des Lions
Needless to Say (Peace Rules - Expected Temper by Valid Expectations) returns after finishing a non-threatening 6th first time out on July 5. Hopefully, she has learned something from that experience. Needless to Say is out of a winning mare who is a half-sister to four winners including Tempered Appeal who was a stakes winner as a 2-year old.
Finishing just behind Needless to Say in 7th on July 5 was Kentucky Justice (Tenpins - Syrian Silence by Damascus) who is on the AE list for this race. Kentucky Justice is out of an unraced Damascus mare who has produced 7 winners including 3 which won as 2-year olds.
The only other experienced horse in the field is One Royal Story (Chapel Royal - Inside Story by Moscow Ballet). One Royal Story, who sold for $69,000 as a 2-year old, finished 4th in her only start at Delaware Park on June 28. Inside Story, the dam of One Royal Story, was a 2-year old winner and she has produced 2 winners from two to run including 2-year old winner Philadelphia Moon. One Royal Story is by freshman sire Chapel Royal, who has sired 32 runners who have made 61 total starts, recording 8 wins, 6 seconds, and 6 thirds and earnings of $215,140.
Chapel Royal is also the sire of Our Lady Chapel (Chapel Royal - Chic Anita by Regal Search) who was a $25,000 2-year old. Our Lady Chapel's dam was a stakes winner who earned $134,600. She has produced 2 winners.
Leading first-crop sire Lion Heart is the sire of Darci (Lion Heart - Teerrific Sue by Turkoman) and Reine des Lions (Lion Heart - Moments Delight by General Assembly). Lion Heart's 20 runners have made 36 total starts, registering 11 wins, 4 seconds, and 4 thirds and $421,753 in earnings. Darci, who was a $115,000 yearling, is out of a mare who was a stakes winner at 2 and earned $129,082 overall. Darci is a half-sister to 2 winners. Moments Delight, dam of Reine des Lions who sold for $65,000 as a 2-year old, was a winner of $40,954. Moments Delight has produced 10 winners including stakes winner Sleetwood Mac who earned $287,813.
First-crop sire, Even the Score, is the sire of Score One More (Even the Score - Snap to It by Honour and Glory) who brought $50,000 as a 2-year old. Even the Score's ten starters have made a collective 18 starts, registering 1 win, 3 seconds, and 4 thirds. Score One More's dam, Snap to It, is a half-sister to 7 winners including stakes winner Sea Dub who earned $365,343.
Also by a first-crop sire is Creme de Cuvee (Cuvee - Mary Linoa by L'Emigrant) whose sire Cuvee has sired 19 runners who have made 40 total starts with 2 wins, 7 seconds, and 5 thirds. Mary Linoa, dam of Creme de Cuvee, was a group I winner in France as a 2-year old and earned $199,363. Mary Linoa has produced 5 winners including stakes winner Marrast who earned $336,484.
Selling for $85,000 as a yearling was Brave Love (Indian Charlie - Loveswept by Clever Trick). Brave Love is out of a 2-year old winning mare who has produced 8 winners, 4 of which won at 2.
Saintly Rose (Graeme Hall - Pinta by Carson City) is a half-sister to 3 winners including Rojo Toro who won the San Rafal Stakes (gr. II). Rojo Toro was also 2 for 2 as a 2-year old and earned $268,917 in his career.
Plain All Over, dam of Slew All Over (Matty G. - Plain All Over by Jimmy Plains), won or placed in 11 stakes including 3 as a 2-year old and earned $175,754. Plain All Over has produced 8 winners including stakes winner Over Protected who earned $132,011.
Chiffies Roan (Tekken (IRE) - Genial Hostess by Beau Genius) is out of a winning mare and is a half- or full-sister to 5 winners.
2-Year Old Works
New to this blog
D'oro Diablo (colt; Medaglia d'Oro - Dancehall Floozy by Paramount Jet) worked 2 furlongs at Woodbine in :24.60. D'oro Diablo's dam was a winner and has produced 4 winners from 4 to race including Dancehall Deelites who was stakes-placed as a 2-year old.
Returning to the WorkTab (horses previously mentioned in this blog)
Conseated Lady (filly; Congaree - Seattle Stardust by Slew City Slew) - Saratoga, 3 furlongs, :37.84.
Quiet Dancer (filly; Peace Rules - Grey Ballet by Imperial Ballet (IRE)) - Saratoga, 4 furlongs, :50.84.
Cottage Industry (filly; Saarland - Act Stormy by Storm Creek) - Belmont, 3 furlongs, :38.81.
Go Smarty Go (colt; Smarty Jones - Sarah's World by Holy Bull) - Saratoga, 5 furlongs, 1:01.87.
Spot On (filly; Speightstown - Cedar Knolls by Broad Brush) - Saratoga, 4 furlongs, :51.72.
Normansbirdie (filly; Birdstone - She's a Cool Cat by Mountain Cat) - Calder, 4 furlongs, :49.80.
Tbilisi (filly; Birdstone - Tripp Trial by Skip Trial) - Woodbine, 5 furlongs, 1:02.80.
Congaree Park (colt; Congaree - King's Daughter by Ferdinand) - Hollywood, 4 furlongs, :48.80.
Laguna de Oro (colt; Medaglia d'Oro - Blue Lagoon by Saint Ballado) - Belmont Park, 5 furlongs (gate), 1:02.94.
Retraceable (filly; Medaglia d'Oro - Embraceable by Dehere) - Woodbine, 5 furlongs turf, 1:00.80.
The Gang of Four (colt; Medaglia d'Oro - One Tough Cat by Mountain Cat) - Churchill Downs, 4 furlongs, :49.60.
Absolutelymaybe (filly; Peace Rules - Maybe in May by Miswaki) - Churchill Downs, 4 furlongs, :50.40.
Hippie Princess (filly; Peace Rules - Royal Pelliknow by Raja's Revenge) - Calder, 3 furlongs, :36.20.
Trifecta King (filly; Peace Rules - Mamita by Unbridled) - Del Mar, 4 furlongs, :48.40.
Pitched Perfectly (colt; Pleasantly Perfect - Musical Minister by Deputy Minister) - Saratoga, 4 furlongs, :50.01.
Quite the Lady (filly; Pleasantly Perfect - Separata (CHI) by Sam M) - Arlington, 4 furlongs, :49.80.
First Magnitude (colt; Saarland - Fapindy by A. P. Indy) - Arlington, 6 furlongs, 1:17.40.
Regent Street (colt; Saarland - Regents Signet by Commemorate) - Woodbine, 4 furlongs, :49.40.
Smart N Lonely (filly; Smarty Jones - Lonely Girl by Relaunch) - Del Mar, 3 furlongs, :36.80.
Gemswick Park (filly; Speightstown - Queen's Park by Relaunch) - Belmont Park, 4 furlongs, :49.12.
Greer Lynn (filly; Speightstown - Roll Over Baby by Rollin On Over) - Churchill Downs, 5 furlongs, 1:02.40.
Haynesfield (colt; Speightstown - Nothing Special by Tejabo) - Belmont Park, 5 furlongs, 1:02.94.
Munnings (colt; Speightstown - La Comete by Holy Bull) - Belmont Park, 5 furlongs (gate), 1:00.61.
Speight the Halo (colt; Speightstown - Ballado's Halo by Saint Ballado) - Del Mar, 5 furlongs, :59.60.