Maiden Watch

Monitoring the progress of prominent freshman Thoroughbred sires

October 2008 - Posts

A Bird, a Beach, a Cherry, and some Lace

Maraschino Red (Medaglia d'Oro) and Legacy and Lace (Saarland) in Maiden races, Normansbirdie (Birdstone) in claiming company, and an allowance try for Mullins Beach (Speightstown). Plus, result for Antigone Jones (Smarty Jones). ... Read More

Catching Up

Updating Maiden Watch races missed because of the Breeders' Cup. Plus, Antigone Jones (Smarty Jones) at Churchill Downs on October 29.... Read More

Slick Miss Won't be Smart N Lonely

Slick Miss (Congaree) takes to the Keeneland Polytrack, while Smart N Lonely (Smarty Jones) is in action on the Pro-Ride at Santa Anita. Plus, Renda (Medaglia d'Oro) checks out the Santa Anita turf in preparation for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf.... Read More

Dreaming of Stakes

Our Golden Dream (Medaglia d'Oro) and Figlia d'Oro (Medaglia d'Oro) in stakes and the return of Curly. Plus plenty of maiden action.... Read More

Maiden Watch in the Breeders' Cup

Maiden Watch is very well represented in the Breeders' Cup, with runners in all four 2-year old races. Which of the Maiden Watch horses do you think is most likely to hit the board?... Read More

Mine That Bird BC Bound

The Pre-Entries for the Breeders' Cup will be announced on October 16, so tomorrow we'll see which Maiden Watch horses will be trying for the big prize. As many of you already know, Mine That Bird will be on the list.... Read More

River Fancies the Meadowlands Turf

River Fancy (Congaree) looks good on the Meadowlands turf, while Peace Town (Peace Rules) finishes a decent 2nd in the TRAPP Mountain. Entries include Congar Light (Congaree) at Laurel and Floating On Air (Peace Rules) at Oak Tree.... Read More

Just Call Sarah a Winner

Himynamissarah (Saarland) outfinishes Conga Queen (Congaree) at Remington Park. Meanwhile, at Belmont, Xtra Heat's daughter, Elusive Heat blows away the competition. Entries include In Speight of It (Speightstown) and Peace Town (Peace Rules) in the TRAPP Mountain Stakes. ... Read More


Texas Birdstone's win in the Razorback Futurity highlights a day with 6 Maiden Watch Victories.... Read More

Pamona Ball is Steel Lucky

Steel Lucky (Congaree) scores at Thistledown, while Pamona Ball (Pleasantly Perfect) takes a ride on the Pro-ride. Plus, more results and plenty of entries - including a stakes try for Texas Birdstone (Birdstone).... Read More

Back on Track

I'm back on track after a short absence. Two races featuring three horses for October 8 - Exclusive Scheme (Saarland) at Belmont, and Pearl of Valor (Medaglia d'Oro) and Verdant (Pleasantly Perfect) at Keeneland.... Read More

Stakes Action at Woodbine

The Mazarine (Can-III) features 4 Maiden Watch horses, all by different sires. Bedtime Story (Pleasantly Perfect), Livin Lovin (Birdstone), Mullins Beach (Speightstown), and Retraceable (Medaglia d'Oro).... Read More

It's a Grade I Day

This is a day mostly devoted to Maiden Watch graduates, as we have three grade I's and two allowances. And, just so the name of the blog doesn't have to change, maiden tries for Frosty Diamond (Medaglia d'Oro) and Chattertown (Speightstown). Plus, a grade I result for Be Smart (Smarty Jones) and a maiden result for Noble Rule (Peace Rules).... Read More

Cradle of Peace Takes a Turn

Cradle of Peace swerved, almost unseating his rider. I thought, uh-oh, here we go again. Plus, Our Golden Dream (Medaglia d'Oro) and Saarlandisourland (Saarland) in the Miss Grillo Stakes (gr. III).... Read More

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