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Be Smart Overtaken by an Express

As expected, Mani Bhavan broke on top and went right to the lead. However, Be Smart (Smarty Jones) went right up to her. After 6 furlongs, Be Smart stuck her head in front and assumed the lead, as Mani Bhavan began to retreat. Alas, Dream Empress was closing with a lot of energy and Be Smart had nothing left to stop her assault. But, she was well clear of the third place finisher, Devotee. It was a very promising stakes debut for Be Smart, who was making her first start against winners and was going from 5.5 furlongs to a mile and a sixteenth. She should continue to improve off of this effort. Be Smart is the first stakes-placed performer for her sire, Smarty Jones.

Read more about the Alcibiades here.

Result: October 3, 2008 
Keeneland Race 9
Darley Alcibiades (gr. I)

Dream Empress $6.80
Be Smart


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Marija Gets her Wish Over Noble Rule

Ariel Rose and Chatter Wine dueled for the early lead, while Noble Rule (Peace Rules) lingered at the back on the pack. Samantha G, who had been stalking the top pair, hid the lead in the stretch, as Ariel Rose and Chatter Wine began to retreat. Marija's Wish was rallying at this time. Also making up some ground was Noble Rule. Marija's Wish was in a bit tight, but got through and swept past a stubborn Samantha G. Noble Rule worked her way up to third, but didn't threaten the top two. The fractions in this race were less than impressive, so it was encouraging that Noble Rule was able to close.

Result: October 3, 2008 
Calder Race 1
Maiden Special Weight

Marija's Wish $21.60
Samantha G
Noble Rule  


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Reynaldo Tries his Wizardry in the Lane's End

October 4, 2008
Keeneland Race 7
Lane's End Breeders' Futurity (gr. I)
1 1/16 miles
2-year Olds
Post Time: 4:22 PM TVG

P Horse
1. Flashmans Papers
2. Reynaldothewizard
3. Notonthesamepage
4. His Greatness
5. Pioneerof the Nile
6. Majestic Blue
7. Zion
8. Square Eddie
9. Terrain
10. Deposer
11. Advice

Reynaldothewizard (Speightstown - Holiday Runner by Meadowlake) will make his second stakes try, after finishing 3rd in the Saratoga Special (gr. II) on August 14. In that race, he broke in the air and never really recovered. However, he did manage to beat out several horses for third. Reynaldothewizard's first start resulted in an impressive victory on July 2 at Churchill Downs, where he stalked early and took control late. Four horses that finished behind Reynaldothewizard that day have since won. Reynaldothewizard has been working regularly since the Saratoga Special, including one work at Keeneland.

Flashmans Papers (Exceed and Excel (AUS) - Franglais (GER) by Lion Cavern), Square Eddie (Smart Strike - Forty Gran by El Gran Senor), and Deposer (Kheleyf - Bezant (IRE) by Zamindar) invade from England, where Flashmans Papers was a stakes winner. He has raced a total of 7 times, breaking his maiden in the Windsor Castle Stakes on June 17. More recently, he was 5th in the Toteswinger Sirenia (Eng-III) on September 6. Second in that race was Square Eddie, who had broken his maiden on July 22. Square Eddie also finished 11th in the Coventry Stakes, a race in which Lord Shanakill was third. Deposer also ran in the Toteswinger Sirenia, finishing 6th. He broke his maiden on July 9, and also finished 6th in the Irish Thoroughbred Marketing Gimcrack Stakes (Eng-II) on August 22.

Terrain (Sky Mesa - Minery by Forty Niner), Advice (Chapel Royal - Word o' Wisdom by Hennessy), Zion (Thunder Gulch - Riverkeeper by Awesome Again), and His Greatness (Honour and Glory - Klair Alley by Well Decorated) all met on September 13 in the Arlington-Washington Futurity at Arlington Park, a race full of troubled running lines. Terrain finished third in the race, but was awarded the victory after a double-disqualification of Jose Adan, who crossed the wire in front, and Advice. This victory left Terrain with an unblemished record, as he had previously broken his maiden on July 3 at Churchill Downs, and won the Mountaineer Juvenile Stakes on August 2. Advice finished 2nd in the Arlington-Washington Futurity, but was placed 3rd. His only previous start was a maiden win at Arlington Park on July 3. Fourth in the Arlington-Washington was Zion, who also had to alter course late. He broke his maiden on July 5 at Churchill Downs, and then finished 4th in an allowance race (behind Jose Adan) at Arlington Park on August 13. Zion will be closing from far off the pace. His Greatness was mostly clear of the trouble in the Arlington-Washington Futurity, finishing 7th. He came into that race off of a maiden win at Arlington Park on August 9

Notonthesamepage (Catienus - Blue Holiday by Cure the Blues) is the only other entrant with stakes experience. After breaking his maiden in his second start on April 30 at Churchill Downs, Notonthesamepage made his third start 3 months later in the Tyro Stakes. He was heavily favored in that one, and led for much of the race, but tired late and finished 2nd. Next time out, he tried grade I company in the Hopeful, finishing 5th.

Pioneerof the Nile (Empire Maker - Star of Goshen by Lord at War (ARG)) has made 2 starts, both at 1 1/16 miles on the grass at Saratoga. He finished 4th in his first start on August 4, before winning his next start on August 25. He has had several works since then, including one at Keeneland.

Majestic Blue (Forestry - Cariada by Seeking the Gold) was a winner in his only start, a 5.5 furlong contest at Saratoga on August 27. He has had 4 works since that victory.

Read more about the Lane's End Breeders' Futurity here.

Collegiate and Gemswick Park Tangle in Frizette

October 4, 2008
Belmont Race 8
Frizette (gr. I)
1 mile
2-year Old Fillies
Post Time: 4:43 PM HRTV/TVG

P Horse
1. Sky Diva
2. Royal Ballade
3. War Echo
4. Miss Ocean City
5. Persistently
6. Collegiate
7. Winning Brew
8. Coffee in Bed
9. Heavenly Vision
10. Gemswick Park

Collegiate (Saarland - La Sorbonne (ARG) by Southern Halo) and Gemswick Park (Speightstown - Queen's Park by Relaunch) face off in the Frizette at Belmont. Collegiate broke her maiden in her first start, going gate-to-wire on June 19 at Belmont, and then finished 4th in the Schuylerville (gr. III), and third in the Spinaway (gr. I), both at Saratoga. Perhaps the return to Belmont will signal a return to winning for Collegiate. She will be adding blinkers for this race and boasts several nice works since the Spinaway. Gemswick Park broke her maiden in her most recent start on September 14 at Belmont Park by 6 lengths, while leading for most of the race. She finished 2nd in her first start, where she was also a pace factor. Gemswick Park has had two works since her win.

Finishing 5th in the Spinaway, behind Collegiate, was Winning Brew (Milwaukee Brew - Winning Kiss by Grand Slam). Winning Brew had previously finished 6th in the Astoria at Belmont on June 29. Her maiden victory came at Penn National on May 14. Winning Brew, who adds blinkers today, had a sharp workout on September 30 to prepare for this race.

Persistently (Smoke Glacken - Just Reward by Deputy Minister), Heavenly Vision (Forestry - Holy Bubbette by Holy Bull), and Miss Ocean City (Mineshaft - Madam Lagonza by Kingmambo) met in the Matron Stakes at Belmont on September 13, finishing 2nd, 5th, and 6th respectively. Persistently trailed early, before closing well late, which she has done in all three of her races, including her maiden win on August 17 at Saratoga. One would think that the added distance would help her chances, but sometimes it doesn't work that way. Persistently has had one work since the Matron. Heavenly Vision, who was the favorite in the Matron, won her only other start, a maiden race at Saratoga on August 24. She has had two Belmont works since the Matron. Miss Ocean City has also made 2 starts. Interestingly, in Miss Ocean City's maiden win on July 27 at Saratoga, she finished in front of Persistently who was third. Miss Ocean City had a bullet work at Saratoga on September 26.

Coffee in Bed (Toccet - Grace Bay by Waquoit), by first-crop sire Toccet, broke her maiden last time out, in her third start at Monmouth Park on September 13.

Also by a first-year sire is War Echo (Tapit - Wild Vision by Wild Again). War Echo finished 7th in Miss Ocean City's maiden race (where Persistently was third), before going gate-to-wire in her most recent start on September 10. War Echo is a half-sister to Pyro. Actually, they are more closely related than that since Pyro is by Pulpit, who is also the sire of Tapit. War Echo has worked twice since her win.

Sky Diva (Sky Mesa - Swift Girl by Unbridled) and Royal Ballade (Elusive Quality - Musical Chimes by In Excess (IRE)) were both winners in their only starts. Sky Diva, who ran at Delaware Park on September 9, was a winner by 10 lengths. She has had one work since that run. Royal Ballade's winning margin was 6 lengths, as she scored on September 14 at Belmont. She has also worked once since that win.

Read more about the Frizette here.

The Hopeful Part II

October 4, 2008
Belmont Race 9
Champagne Stakes (gr. I)
1 mile
2-year Olds
Post Time: 5:15 PM HRTV/TVG

P Horse
1. Break Water Edison
2. Cribnote
3. Vineyard Haven
4. Hello Broadway
5. Girolamo
6. A. P. Cardinal
7. Ventana
8. Brave Victory
9. Gone Astray
10. Munnings

For all those who said, if only Munnings hadn't been left at the break, if only Cribnote had run straight, if only Break Water Edison wouldn't have been bumped, and also for those who said, forget all that Vineyard Haven would have won anyway, we present the Hopeful part II, otherwise known as the Champagne.

Munnings (Speightstown - La Comete by Holy Bull) finished 3rd in the Hopeful, after stumbling at the start and then rushing a bit. He had previously broken his maiden in impressive fashion on July 26 at Saratoga. Since the Hopeful, he has worked three times.

Vineyard Haven (Lido Palace (CHI) - Princess Aloha by Aloha Prospector) won the Hopeful in gate-to-wire fashion, after previously finishing third in the Sanford (gr. II). His maiden win came from just off the pace on June 28 at Calder. Since the Hopeful, he has worked three times, including a 5 furlong bullet at Belmont on September 29.

Cribnote (Read the Footnotes - Totebook by Notebook), by first-crop sire Read the Footnotes, finished 2nd in the Hopeful despite blowing the turn and heading for the outside rail. He adds blinkers for today's contest. He broke his maiden by an impressive 13 lengths, after finishing a troubled 4th in his debut on July 3. He has had two works since the Hopeful.

Finishing fourth in the Hopeful was Break Water Edison (Lemon Drop Kid - August Storm by Storm Creek). He did not have the same magnitude of trouble as Munnings and Cribnote, but he did break outward and was bumped. Previously, Break Water Edison had finished 2nd in the Saratoga Special (gr. II). His maiden win came on July 17 at Belmont. He has worked twice since the Hopeful.

Girolamo (A. P. Indy - Get Lucky by Mr. Prospector) and Gone Astray (Dixie Union - Illicit by Mr. Prospector) met in the Futurity at Belmont on September 13, finishing 4th and 5th respectively. Girolamo closed a bit in that one, while Gone Astray raced evenly. Girolamo broke his maiden in a 7 furlong race at Saratoga on August 16. Since the Futurity, he has had one work. Gone Astray finished third in his first start (behind Brave Victory who was 2nd), before drawing off to victory on August 23 at Saratoga. His one work since the Futurity was a 4 furlong bullet on September 30.

Brave Victory (Lion Heart - I'm In Celebration by Copelan) finished 2nd twice, before breaking his maiden impressively by 7 lengths on September 20 at Belmont. Brave Victory is by leading freshman sire Lion Heart.

Hello Broadway (Broken Vow - Nightstorm by Storm Cat), A. P. Cardinal (A. P. Indy - Smok'n Frolic by Smoke Glacken), and Ventana (Toccet - Full Figure by Polish Numbers) were victorious in their first and only starts. Hello Broadway, who came from off the pace in his August 30 triumph at Saratoga, has had three works at Belmont since his win. A. P. Cardinal, who is the first foal out of grade II winner and millionaire Smok'n Frolic, dueled early before winning his September 14 race at Monmouth. He has had one work since that start. Ventana, by first-crop sire Toccet, won his race on September 5 at Belmont by 5 lengths. Prince Charming, 2nd in that race, has since broken his maiden. Ventana has worked three times at Belmont since that victory.

Read more about the Champagne here.

Hug It Out Has a Runaway Heart for Petty Things

October 4, 2008
Keeneland Race 2
6.5 furlongs
2-year Old Fillies
Post Time: 1:42 PM TVG

P Horse
1. Petty Things
2. Kentucky Peaches
3. Runaway Heart
4. Windmill Hill
5. Talkinontherun
6. Champagne Launch
7. Champ Laila
8. Hug It Out

Hug It Out (Medaglia d'Oro - Dazzling Contrast by General Meeting) tries allowance company after breaking her maiden first time out at Arlington Park on August 27. In that race, she went to the lead early and just held on. Since that race, she has had three 4 furlong works with almost identical times of around 48 and a half seconds. There appears to be plenty of speed in this one, so Hug It Out better learn to rate if she wants to see the winner's circle.

Runaway Heart (Runaway Groom - Atrial Flutter by Lear Fan) broke her maiden in her second start, winning by 8 lengths at Calder on May 31. She then finished 9th in the Debutante (gr. III) at Churchill Downs on June 28, and 6th in the Colleen Stakes on August 2 at Monmouth. The Colleen was won by Smokin Bayou, whose maiden victory came over Petty Things (Put It Back - Silk Petticoat by Halo's Image). Petty Things won her next start by 9 lengths in gate-to-wire fashion at Arlington Park on July 26. Since that race, she finished 7th in the Ontario Debutante Stakes on August 16 at Woodbine.

Champagne Launch (Cuvee - Launch a Double by Bright Launch) and Champ Laila (Champali - Valid Deduction by Bet Big), who are both by first-crop sires, met on August 16. In that race, Champagne Launch was victorious and Champ Laila was a closing third. Champ Laila broke her maiden next time out at Turfway Park on September 12. In her next start, Champagne Launch tried stakes company in the Bassinet Stakes at River Downs where she finished 9th.

Kentucky Peaches (Mancini - Prado's Tune by El Prado (IRE)) broke her maiden in her second start on June 27 at Churchill Downs coming from just off the pace. Since then, she has faced allowance company 3 times, finishing 8th, 4th, and most recently, 3rd at Ellis Park on August 29. Fourth in that race was Talkinontherun (Bernstein - Toot's Classic by Well Decorate), who had previously broke her maiden on the lead on August 10 at Ellis Park. More recently, Talkinontherun finished 3rd at Turfway Park in allowance company behind multiple winner Ravin Maniac.

Completing the field is Windmill Hill (Grand Slam - Magical Holiday by Slew o' Gold), who broke her maiden in her most recent start at Turfway Park on September 5.

Frosty Diamond Will be a Transporter for Tactical Light

October 4, 2008
Calder Race 4
Maiden Special Weight
5.5 furlongs
2-year Olds
Post Time: 2:18 PM HRTV

P Horse
1. Frosty Diamond
2. Chapel Run
3. Under Contract
4. Trippbuster
5. Siccardi
6. Tactical Light
7. Transporter
8. Good Mornin Jordan
9. My Daddio

Frosty Diamond (Medaglia d'Oro - Heirloom Diamond by Grindstone) has run 3 times, finishing 4th at Calder on July 5, 5th at Saratoga on August 6, and 2nd at Saratoga on August 27. His most recent effort was easily his best, as he held the lead until late. Since that race, he has had one work at Calder. Frosty Diamond sold for $100,000 as a yearling. His dam was a stakes winner at 2, who has produced one winner from two to race. Medaglia d'Oro has had 37 runners who have made 84 total starts, recording 17 wins, 8 seconds, 11 thirds, and $658,588 in earnings.

Tactical Light (Colony Light - Rainbow Fame by Quest for Fame (GB)), Trippbuster (Trippi - Cool Cara by Housebuster), and Siccardi (Pure Prize - Blushing Bribe by Red Ransom) met on September 13 at Calder in a 5 furlong Maiden Special Weight contest, finishing 2nd, 4th, and 6th respectively. It was the first and only start for all three. Tactical Light is a full-brother to Batavia Light, a group I winner in Peru, stakes winner Dantrelle Light, and winner Rain Light. Dantrelle Light was a stakes winner at 2 and earned $189,130 overall. Trippbuster is out of a winning mare who has produced 1 winner from 2 to run. Siccardi is a half-brother to 3 winners.

Good Mornin Jordan (First Tour - Good Dancing by Robyn Dancer) is a veteran of 7 starts, all at Calder. In his most recent start, he finished 5th at a mile on September 5. Good Mornin Jordan, is out of a mare who was a winner of $54,965. Good Mornin Jordan is a full-brother to 2 winners, 1 of which won as a 2-year old.

My Daddio (Essence of Dubai - Twilight Mirage by Jeblar) has made 5 starts at Calder including 1 second and 2 thirds. Most recently, he was 5th at 5 furlongs on August 23. My Daddio is out of a mare who was stakes-placed as a 2-year old and earned $159,829.

Chapel Run (Chapel Royal - Lost Judgement by Judge Smells) and Transporter (Exchange Rate - J Lo On the Go by Swedaus) have not started since May. Chapel Run, by first-year sire Chapel Royal, finished 4th on May 14 at Churchill Downs and 2nd at Keeneland on April 24. Chapel Royal is the sire of 61 starters which have made 150 total starts, recording 17 wins, 14 seconds, 25 thirds, and $531,939. Chapel Run, who sold for $60,000 as a yearling, is the second foal out a stakes winning dam who earned $265,939 and won as a 2-year old. Transporter was 3rd on May 24 and 2nd on April 26, both starts at Calder. Transporter is the first foal out of a mare who is a half-sister to 7 winners.

Under Contract (Three Wonders - Pride of the Hunt by Hunting Hard) has made start, finishing 8th in the Fasig Tipton Turf Dash on September 6 at Calder. Under Contract is a half-brother to stakes winner Far West. Far West was also a winner at 2.

Promise Me Merlot, An Elegant Cad or a Classy Wonder?

October 4, 2008
Keeneland Race 4
7 furlongs
2-year Olds
Post Time: 2:46 PM TVG

P Horse
1. General Quarters
2. Promise Me Merlot
3. Hongkong Superstar
4. Mesa Gold
5. Beethoven
6. Crown the Chief
7. Classy Wonder
8. Elegant Cad
9. Troy G.
10. Ivan Ivan
11. Tamborim
12. Casey's On Call

Promise Me Merlot (Peace Rules - Promise Me Magic by Pentelicus) broke his maiden by 6 lengths in his third start on August 9. He then tried stakes company in the Seacliff Stakes on September 6, finishing 8th. He has had a couple of works at Churchill since that race. For his first start outside of Florida, he'll try allowance company. He is a generous 30-1 on the morning line.

Elegant Cad (Chapel Royal - Power Gem by Mutakddim), by freshman sire Chapel Royal, comes in from Europe where his only win came on an All Weather surface. His most recent start was in the Corbett Charity Nightingale House Hospice E. B. F. Conditions Stakes, where he was 6th on August 30.

The only other entrant with experience against winners is General Quarters (Sky Mesa - Ecology by Unbridled's Song) who broke his maiden on May 30 at Churchill Downs, and then finished 6th in the Bashford Manor (gr. III) at that track on July 5. He has not run since then, but has been working at Churchill.

Crown the Chief (Chief Seattle - Crown Jewel by Regal Search) and Mesa Gold (Sky Mesa - Fairway Gold by Gold Legend) met on August 16 at Ellis Park, where Crown the Chief won and Mesa Gold was 2nd. Interestingly, third in that race was Just Like Biscuit, who then won next time out. Crown the Chief has not started since that race, but he has had five works at Churchill Downs. Mesa Gold has had two additional starts, finishing 4th on September 6, and then breaking his maiden on September 18 at Turfway Park. That was a Maiden Claiming race.

The only horse with experience at Keeneland is Troy G. (Cape Canaveral - Caveat Apt by Chief's Crown), who finished 3rd in his debut at the track on April 9. He was then off for three months, before breaking his maiden at Saratoga on August 17. Since that race, he has had three works at Keeneland, including a 4 furlong bullet on September 13.

Beethoven (Sky Mesa - Moonlight Sonata by Carson City) finished 5th in his debut at Churchill Downs on July 2, behind Renaldothewizard, who goes in the Lane's End Breeders' Futurity (gr. I) later on the Keeneland card. Beethoven had some time off after that race, and then came back and won at Turfway Park on September 13. Finishing 2nd in that race was Turfiste, who won on October 3 at Keeneland. Beethoven is a regular Keeneland worker and has had one work since his last start. Beethoven is the third horse by Sky Mesa in the field.

Tamborim (Belong to Me - Miu Miu by Kris S.) made his debut at Arlington Park on August 9, finishing a closing 4th behind His Greatness, who runs in the Lane's End Breeders' Futurity (gr. I). His second start came at a mile and a sixteenth at Arlington Park on September 4. In that race, he came from just off the pace to take the victory. Tamborim has had two works at Arlington since that race.

The remaining entrants were all victorious in the first and only starts. Classy Wonder (Najran - On My Last Nerve by Housebuster) and Ivan Ivan (Double Honor - Van Van by Vanlandingham) went gate-to-wire in their wins. Classy Wonder, who won at Turfway Park on September 4, had a winning margin of 1 3/4 lengths. Classy Wonder regularly works at Keeneland and has had one work since his win. Ivan Ivan's win came on September 1 at River Downs, where he won by better than 3. He has worked once since then.

Casey's On Call (Gimmeawink - Silver Tear by Silver Buck), by first-year sire Gimmeawink, dueled throughout his maiden win, before prevailing by a neck. This was at Arlington Park on August 16. He has been working regularly at Arlington since that victory.

Also by a freshman sire is Hongkong Superstar (Lion Heart - Betty's Solutions by Eltish), by Lion Heart. Hongkong Superstar came from just off the pace in his maiden win at Ellis Park on August 30. He works regularly at Keeneland and has put in several works since his victory. Notable is a :46 4/5 four furlong work on September 27, the second fastest of 55 at the distance.

Chattertown Will Sashshay Away On a Magicalcarpetride

October 4, 2008
Delaware Park Race 6
Maiden Special Weight
6 furlongs
2-year Old Fillies
Post Time: 3:00 PM

P Horse
1. Magicalcarpetride
2. Gnome's Delight
3. Chattertown
4. Sashshay Away
5. Gentleman's Hoti
6. Yes I Am American
7. Island Bird
8. What a Smile
9. Meander
10. Sara's Six Hearts

Chattertown (Speightstown - Chatter Chatter by Lost Soldier), who has been working at Fair Hill, debuts at Delaware Park at 6 furlongs. Chattertown brought $105,000 as a yearling and $250,000 at 2. Chattertown is the 1st foal out of a stakes winner Chatter Chatter, who earned $393,940. Chatter Chatter won 2 stakes at Calder when she was 2. Speightstown's 31 runners have made 62 total starts, recording 12 wins, 12 seconds, 11 thirds, and $678,084.

What a Smile (Aptitude - Unfinished Dream by Silver Deputy) and Sashshay Away (Malibu Moon - Buy the Dips by Meadowlake) met on September 6 at Delaware, finishing 2nd and 10th respectively. It was the first start for both fillies. What a Smile was a $100,000 yearling and is the first foal out of the unraced mare, Unfinished Dream. Unfinished Dream is a half-sister to 4 stakes winner, including 1997 Champion 2-year old filly, Countess Diana. Countess Diana won 5 of 6 starts at 2, and earned $1,019,785 that year. Sashshay Away is out of a winning mare who has produced 2 winners from 2 to run, including stakes-placed Yankee Victoria.

On September 13, Yes I Am American (Yes It's True - American in Paris by American Chance) and Gentleman's Hoti (Yankee Gentleman - Simple Plan by Press Card) met at Delaware Park in a 5 furlong race, finishing 2nd and 6th respectively. Yes I Am American, who sold for $70,000 at 2, had made 2 previous starts, finishing 2nd and 3rd at Calder. Yes I Am American is the first foal out of stakes winner American in Paris, who earned $307,685 in 5 years of racing. Gentleman's Hoti is the 2nd foal out of a winning mare who is a half-sister to grade II stakes winner Touch Love. Touch Love was 3 for 3 at 2, winning the Schuylerville (gr. II) and the Astoria.

The remaining fillies are making their debut including Magicalcarpetride (Smart Strike - Catch the Moment by Unbridled), who sold for $220,000 as a yearling. Magicalcarpetride is the first foal out of an unraced mare who is a half-sister to one winner.

Meander (Maria's Mon - Mythical by Dixieland Band) was a $210,000 yearling and is the first foal out of a mare who is a half-sister to 10 winners, including stakes winner Binalegend. Binalegend, who was also a 2-year old winner, earned $288,245 in her career.

Island Bird (Forest Camp - Stand On Top by Peaks and Valleys), who sold for $95,000 as a yearling, is the first foal out of the mare Stand On Top who was third in the Sorority Stakes (gr. III) at 2.

Gnome's Delight (Harlan's Holiday - Exotic City by Carson City) sold for $40,000 as a weanling and $70,000 as a yearling. She is a half-sister to the winner Itsacelebration.

Sara's Six Hearts (Lion Heart - Mariyda (IRE) by Vayrann) is by leading freshman sire, Lion Heart, whose 56 runners have made 130 total starts, recording 22 wins, 19 seconds, 11 thirds and $982,087. Sara's Six Hearts brought $50,000 as a yearling and is out of a winning mare who has produced 5 winners. One of Sara's Six Hearts' siblings won at 2.

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