Maiden Watch

Monitoring the progress of prominent freshman Thoroughbred sires

December 2008 - Posts

A Bird, a Cat, and a King

Results for Nancy's Voyage (Medaglia d'Oro), Alexabella (Congaree), and My Little Sister (Saarland). Entries for Ivory Bill (Birdstone), Bajan Kitty (Speightstown), and Gifts for a King (Saarland).... Read More

Resplendently Back in Action

Resplendently (Birdstone), who impressed everyone first-time out with a fast closing third, returns to take on 8 at a mile at Santa Anita. Also, recapping the week's results - highlighted by Peace Town's (Peace Rules) victory in the Maryland Juvenile Championship Stakes.... Read More

Happy Holidays

I am going to be out of town for the holidays, so there will be no Maiden Watch updates for the next week. So, I thought I would leave you with some questions to ponder and comment about. ... Read More

La Equivocada is the Right One

La Equivocada (Smarty Jones) wins the grade III Alsito Roig Stakes in Puerto Rico to become the first stakes winner for her sire. Also, an impressive maiden score for Pitched Perfectly (Pleasantly Perfect).... Read More

Mine That Bird Takes a Sovereign

Mine That Bird (Birdstone) takes home a Sovereign as Canada's champion 2-year-old male for 2008. Entries are highlighted by graded stakes tries for Pamona Ball (Pleasantly Perfect) and La Equivocada (Smarty Jones).... Read More

Haynesfield Takes the Damon Runyon

Haynesfield (Speightstown) takes the Damon Runyon to become the latest Maiden Watch stakes winner. Dashin' Idea (Congaree) and Channingstown (Speightstown) are in action on Dec. 9.... Read More

Oconee On Display

C. S. Silk (Medaglia d'Oro) can't stop Four Gifts in the Delta Princess, and Oconee's (Congaree) try in the Display Stakes tops the entries for December 6.... Read More

Aswaaq Makes the Perfect Pitch

Pitched Perfectly (Pleasantly Perfect) comes up a neck short at Aqueduct. Also results for Canadian Royalty (Peace Rules), and entries for Bella d'Oro (Medaglia d'Oro), Barrichello (Speightstown), and Greer Lynn (Speightstown).... Read More

Making a Pitch for Canadian Royalty

Pitched Perfectly (Pleasantly Perfect) makes his 2nd start, and Canadian Royalty (Peace Rules) his 1st. Plus, results for the Peace Rules battle between Rule of Motion and Cradle of Peace. New worker Congotown - who is not by Congaree.... Read More

An Allowance Clash of Peace

Peace Rules' offspring Cradle of Peace and Rule of Motion face off in an Allowance race. Results are highlighted by a promising debut by Resplendently (Birdstone) at Hollywood Park on November 30.... Read More

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