Maddie's Odyssey to Presque Isle

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Results

May 26

Moving Violation (colt; Medaglia d'Oro - Talk Me Again (ARG) by Mutakddim) was the winner, and Col. Wease (gelding; Birdstone - Tango Red by High Brite) finished 2nd, in their mile and 70 yard Starter Allowance at Philadelphia Park. These two dueled late and were 9 lengths clear of the rest. Watch the Replay.

Oriental Sunshine (filly; Medaglia d'Oro - Kristi's Sunshine by Miswaki) won her Allowance race at Indiana Downs by 8 lengths.

Point Lookout (colt; Medaglia d'Oro - Potomac Bend by Polish Numbers) was scratched from his Allowance/Optional Claiming contest at Delaware Park.

May 27

Shared Account (filly; Pleasantly Perfect - Silk n' Sapphire by Smart Strike) stalked the pacesetter and pulled away late to win Allowance race at Delaware Park. Watch the Replay. Shared Account has now run 5 times and won 3 races, earning $64,660. Her only defeats were in graded stakes.

Sweetie Bird (filly; Birdstone - Kacie's Favor by Distinctive Pro) was a winner in a Maiden Claiming race at Indiana Downs.

Rue Du Bois (filly; Congaree - Aroz by Fappiano) finished 3rd in a Maiden Special Weight at Delaware Park. Watch the Replay.

Lovesmelovesmenot (gelding; Congaree - Casanova Consort by Silver Ghost) who debuted at Presque Isle Downs, ducked in after the break and lost his rider.

Maddie's Odyssey to Presque Isle

May 29, 2009
Presque Isle Downs
Maiden Special Weight

4.5 furlongs
2-year old fillies
Post Time: 5:30 PM ET

P Horse
1. Blackwell
2. Maddie's Odyssey
3. Letter of the Law
4. Wild Hare
5. Royal Cherokee Run
6. Sensipon
7. Jade Warrior
8. Bronx City Girl
9. Cowgirls Rule

Maddie's Odyssey (filly; Kitten's Joy - Personal Odyssey by Lemon Drop Kid), who was 8th in her debut on May 14 on a sloppy Churchill Downs track, returns to action at Presque Isle Downs. Maddie's Odyssey is the first foal out of the winning mare Personal Odyssey. Personal Odyssey is a half-sister to 2 winners. Kitten's Joy's 8 runners have made 11 starts, recording 2 seconds and 2 thirds.

Wild Hare (Wild Zone - Rabbit by Clever Trick) has run twice, finishing 3rd at Keeneland on April 4, and 2nd at Woodbine on May 10. She is out of the winning mare Rabbit. Rabbit has produced 4 winners, including 2-year old winner Wascally Wabbit.

Jade Warrior (Jade Hunter - Rizara by Geri) finished 2nd in her only start, in the mud at River Downs on May 17. She is the first foal out of the unraced mare Rizara. Rizara is a half-sister to 4 winners, including stakes-placed Canadian Gem. Another winning sibling is by Jade Hunter, sire of Jade Warrior.

The final filly with experience is Letter of the Law (Stormy Atlantic - Feather Boa by Saint Ballado), who finished 3rd in her only start, at Keeneland on April 24. She is out of the winning mare Feather Boa, who was a winner at 2 and who earned $127,338. Feather Boa is a half-sister to 4 winners, including stakes-placed Runaway Cat.

Bronx City Girl (Yankee Gentleman - Carsona by Carson City) sold for $100,000 as a yearling, and is out of grade I stakes-placed Carsona, who earned $174,862 in her career. Carsona has produced 6 winners from 7 to run, including grade II winner Siphon City. Three of Bronx City Girl's siblings won at 2, including Siphon City, who was a debut winner at 2.

Blackwell (Came Home - One Eye Love by Quiet American) is out of the winning mare One Eye Love, who has produced two winners from 2 to run. One offspring, Devastador, was a winner at 2 and is a full-brother to Blackwell.

Royal Cherokee Run (Yonaguska - Royal Lassie by Deerhound) is a half-sister to two winners. Her dam, Royal Lassie, is a half-sister to 6 winners, including grade III stakes-placed Trippi Street.

Sensipon (Yes It's True - Alize by Lord Carson) is out of the winning mare Alize. Alize is a half-sister to 6 winners, including grade II winners Early Flyer and Fun House.

Willowy Proof, dam of Cowgirls Rule (Musical Dreamer - Willowy Proof by Proof), was a debut winner at 2. She has produced 5 winners from 6 to run. Three of Cowgirls Rule's siblings won at 2, and one was a debut winner.

Other Entries May 29

D'oro Diablo (gelding; Medaglia d'Oro - Dancehall Floozy by Paramount Jet) and Midnight Mischief (colt; Medaglia d'Oro - Western Reel by Gone West) face each other and 12 others (plus 2 on the AE list) in a mile Maiden Special Weight on the Woodbine turf, race 8. Post time is 4:34 PM ET. D'oro Diablo has run three times, finishing 3rd each time. This will be his first turf effort. This is also the first turf start for Midnight Mischief, who has run twice. He most recently finished 2nd on the Woodbine Polytrack on May 10.

Presents for Berti (gelding; Congaree - Agiftfrom Bertie by Monetary Gift) faces 9 in an Allowance race at Churchill Downs, race 10. Post time is 7:24 PM ET for this one, scheduled for one mile on the turf. Presents for Berti last ran on April 29, finishing 2nd on the Churchill Downs turf.

Gallery Sculpture (filly; Birdstone - Mona Lisa Lady by El Prado (IRE)) also goes a mile on the turf, but at Canterbury Park. This Maiden Special Weight for 3, 4, and 5 year-olds is race 2, post time 8:28 PM ET. Gallery Sculpture has run twice without placing. Her most recent race was on April 18, when she finished 8th on the Tampa Bay turf.

Capitol Limited (colt; Saarland - Radiantly by Mountain Cat) faces 7 in a 6.5 furlong Allowance race at Lone Star, race 9. He'll break from post 7 at approximately 11:19 PM ET. He last ran on May 8 at Lone Star, finishing 2nd in a 6 furlong Allowance race.

New Workers

May 26

New to this blog is Wild Banshee (filly; Afleet Alex - Flashy Three (GB) by Pulpit), who worked 3 furlongs in :36.84 at Belmont. Wild Banshee, who sold for $190,000 as a yearling, has recorded 4 previous works. She is the first foal out of stakes-placed Flashy Three, who was a debut winner at 2.

Also new to this blog is Dynazaper (filly; Ghostzapper - Broad Dynamite by Broad Brush), who worked 4 furlongs at Saratoga in :52.04. Dynazaper previously worked 3 furlongs at Saratoga on May 18 in :38.23, and 3 furlongs on May 9 in :39.85, also at Saratoga. She sold for $300,000 as a yearling, and is out of grade II winner Broad Dynamite. Broad Dynamite won 3 races at 2, including the Astarita (gr. II). Broad Dynamite has produced 6 winners.

Brake Lights (colt; Saint Liam - Miss Golden Circle by Crafty Prospector) worked 3 furlongs in :36.88 at Belmont Park. Brake Lights brought $220,000 as a weanling, and is out of grade II winner Miss Golden Circle. Miss Golden Circle won 3 out of 4 races at 2, including the Astarita (gr. II). Miss Golden Circle has produced 2 winners.

Also working 3 furlongs in :36.88 at Belmont Park was Saint Will (colt; Saint Liam - Gold Mover by Gold Fever). Grade II winner Gold Mover, dam of Saint Will, earned $1,523,010 in her career and won her first 4 races at 2. Victories at 2 included the Schuylerville (gr. II), the Debutante (gr. III), and the Kentucky Breeders' Cup Stakes (gr. III). Gold Mover has produced the winner Giant Mover.

Lu Lu Mess (filly; Saint Liam - Battenkill by Rahy) worked 4 furlongs in :52.40 at Elloree Training Center. Lu Lu Mess sold for $22,000 as a yearling, and is out of grade III stakes-placed Battenkill. Battenkill earned $143,386 and is the dam of grade II winner War Kill.

May 27

Speedy Mon (colt; Afleet Alex - Ringlet by Maria's Mon) worked 3 furlongs in :39.20 at Churchill Downs. Speedy Mon sold for $135,000 as a weanling, and $180,000 as a yearling. He is the first foal out of the winning mare Ringlet, who was a winner at 2.

Defender (colt; Rock Hard Ten - Small Promises by Carson City) worked 3 furlongs in :38.00 at Keeneland. Defender brought $320,000 as a yearling, and is out of stakes winner Small Promises. Small Promises was 2 for 2 at 2, and earned $567,913 overall. Defender is her second foal. Her first foal, Be by Me, was a winner at 2.

Working 3 furlongs in :40.40 at Arlington Park was Sheltowee (colt; Saint Liam - Crafty Oak by Crafty Prospector). Sheltowee is out of grade III winner Crafty Oak, who earned $442,155 in her career. Crafty Oak has produced 6 winners from 6 to run, including stakes winners Apple Martini and Giant Oak. Giant Oak won the Arlington Classic Stakes on May 23. Sheltowee is also the name given to Daniel Boone by his Shawnee captives, when he was adopted into the tribe. It means Big Turtle.

May 28

New to this blog is Two Joys (filly; Kitten's Joy - Emily's Joy by Mr. Greeley), who worked 4 furlongs at Presque Isle Downs in :49.00. She previously worked at Churchill Downs, 4 furlongs in :50.80 on May 19, and 3 furlongs in :37.40 on May 13. Two Joys is out of the winning mare Emily's Joy, who has produced 3 winners from 3 to run.

Returning Workers

May 26

Stately Victor (colt; Ghostzapper - Collect the Cash by Dynaformer) worked 4 furlongs at the Churchill Downs Training Center, recording a time of :48.80.

William's Kitten (colt; Kitten's Joy - Blush by Menifee) worked 4 furlongs in :48.80 at the Churchill Downs Training Center.

Krypton (colt; Rock Hard Ten - Freedom Reigns by Unbridled's Song) worked 3 furlongs in :39.02 at Saratoga.

Also working 3 furlongs at Saratoga, was Salaam Alaykum (filly; Saint Liam - Our Legacy by Kingmambo), who recorded a time of :39.66.

At Monmouth, Wild Saint (colt; Saint Liam - Wild Snitch by Forest Wildcat) worked 4 furlongs in :50.00.

At Thistledown, Draw a Blank (filly; Saint Liam - Forget About It (IRE) by Be My Guest) worked 4 furlongs in :50.40.

May 27

Kera's Kitten (colt; Kitten's Joy - Mrs. K. by Dixieland Band) worked 4 furlongs at the Churchill Downs Training track in :48.60.

Beyondallboundarys (filly; Saint Liam - In Secure by A. P. Indy) worked at Arlington, going 3 furlongs in :38.20.

May 28

Dublin (colt; Afleet Alex - Classy Mirage by Storm Bird) worked 3 furlongs on a muddy Churchill track, recording a time of :35.80.

Hunter's Kitten (colt; Kitten's Joy - Computer Hacker by Lear Fan) worked 3 furlongs at Keeneland in :36.00. It was the fastest of 14 works at the distance.

Jill's Kitten (filly; Kitten's Joy - Southern Barfly by Southern Halo) and Steve's Kitten (colt; Kitten's Joy - Cat's Prize by Golden Missile) went 3 furlongs at Keeneland in :36.20.

Honor the Hero (colt; Saint Liam - Are You Up by Eagle Eyed) worked 3 furlongs at Keeneland in :36.00. It was the fastest of 14 works at the distance (tied with Hunter's Kitten above).

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8 Comments

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sweet terchi

I know not many people comment on Maiden Watch, but I would like for you to know I enjoy reading it very much. Looking at all the newbies, I love it. Thank You

29 May 2009 3:46 PM
Blood-Horse Staff

sweet terchi - Thanks for your comments. It's good to hear that there are readers out there.

29 May 2009 6:21 PM
sweet terchi

It's that everyone gets caught up in the other blogs, myself included, but I have always had a soft spot for the babies, and through this blog, I look at some and keep my eye out for their progress, plus the fact I love to look at the pedegrees. I notice right now  the Afleet Alex's are out and by this posting lot's Kittens Joy's. I'm going to keep my eye on Two Joys.

29 May 2009 6:57 PM
Blood-Horse Staff

That's ok, I understand why this blog doesn't draw as many comments. It's not controversial or issue-based. I'll keep plugging away regardless.

29 May 2009 9:03 PM
AnneM

I see that Midnight Mischief won his race. Those Medaglia d'Oro babies just keep on winning. Does anyone know where I could see a replay of that race. TVG never shows Woodbine races.

Again I will say this blog is wonderful.

29 May 2009 10:06 PM
Blood-Horse Staff

AnneM - thanks for your comments. I looked a bit but I don't know where to find Woodbine replays free online. Unfortunately, bloodhorse.com does not have them (yet). I will ask again whether we will be getting them soon.

I use my twinspires.com account to watch the races.

The other Medaglia in the race, D'oro Diablo set the pace, but he was no match for Midnight Mischief. He really pulled away at the end. I like the versatility of the Medaglias. Speed, off the pace, dirt, poly, turf.

29 May 2009 11:12 PM
AnneM

I did see the race afterall on a small video (very dark). I have a subscription to TDN and there was a write up on the race and a link to the video. From what I can see Midnight Mischief had a great kick in the end. Too bad D'oro Diablo faded at the end.

29 May 2009 11:18 PM
sweet terchi

BTW, big thanks for the replays. I am on a budget so I can't afford the channels that devote themselves to horse racing, where I live I have to buy a "package" that has a lot of useless channels for big moola. So plug away, you do have readers!

29 May 2009 11:26 PM

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