Eze Does It has Turbo Time to Track N Attack
June 4, 2009
Hollywood Park Race 3
Willard L. Proctor Memorial Stakes
Post Time: 5:00 PM ET TVG
||Grace Upon Grace|
||Eze Does It|
||Track N Attack|
Eze Does It (Afleet Alex - Eze by Williamstown), who finished 2nd in his debut on May 15 at Golden Gate (Watch the Replay), returns to action in stakes company. Since that race, he's worked once, going 5 furlongs in :59.80 at San Luis Rey. Because he is still a maiden, he will get a weight allowance of 5 pounds. Eze Does It sold for $50,000 as a 2-year old in training, and is out of grade III winner Eze. Eze earned $170,514 in a 17 race career. She has produced 3 winners from 4 to run, including stakes winner He's Eze. Afleet Alex has had 3 runners, which have made 4 total starts, recording one second. Afleet Alex himself won or placed in 4 graded stakes as a 2-year old. Overall, Afleet Alex earned $2,765,800 and was Champion 3-year old colt for 2005.
The only other maiden in the field is unraced Zip Quik (City Zip - Senita Lane by Ascot Knight). Zip Quik sold for $35,000 as a yearling, and $320,000 as a 2-year old. He is out of stakes winner Senita Lane, who won 2 races at 2, including the Breeders' Cup Lassie Stakes. Senita Lane has produced 4 winners, including 2 2-year old winners. One of Zip Quik's siblings was a debut winner at 2.
Turbo Time (Nineeleven - Better Day by Afleet) and Coo Cachoo (colt; Mingun - Danse Kongo by Petionville) both were victorious at 2 furlongs at Santa Anita, in their first and only races. Turbo Time, whose victory came on March 26, is out of a winning mare who has produced 5 winners, including stakes winner Jazz Sweep and stakes-placed Turbo Call. Turbo Call is a full-brother to Turbo Time. Coo Cachoo is the first and only winner (so far) for first-crop sire Mingun. He has had one other runner, who was unplaced. Coo Cachoo won his race on April 2. Coo Cachoo is the first foal out of the winning mare Danse Kongo. Danse Kongo is a half-sister to stakes-placed Tender Toes, and a full-sister to 3 winners, including grade II stakes-placed Tangled Tango.
The rest of the field has started once and won once, while running 4.5 furlongs at Hollywood Park.
Classical Slew (Bernstein - Seattle Qui by Seattle Slew) was a winner by 5 on May 13. His dam, Seattle Qui, is a half-sister to 11 winners, including stakes winners Alybgood and Quartier Latin, and group II winner Que Belle.
Chasing Wind, dam of Grace Upon Grace (Rio Verde - Chasing Wind by Mining), was stakes winner and has produced 2 stakes winners. These stakes winners include Rgirldoesn'tbluff, who earned $241,270 and won or placed in 10 stakes. Grace Upon Grace's win came on April 22.
Ritzville (Swiss Yodeler - Alarcity by Allen's Prospect) was a winner on April 29. He is out of the winning mare Alarcity, who was a winner at 2. Alarcity has produced 4 winners, including stakes-placed Chilliwack.
Track N Attack (Atticus - Ringading by Gilded Time) took his race on May 7 by 2 lengths. He is out of the winning mare Ringading, who is a half-sister to 3 winners.
Hazards of Love, it's Justamatteroftime cause He's Dangerous
June 4, 2009
Churchill Downs Race 7
Maiden Special Weight
Post Time: 3:57 PM ET HRTV
||Grand Slam Andre|
||Hazards of Love|
Hazards of Love (Saint Liam - Spring Rush by Wild Rush), who has 3 official works at Churchill Downs, debuts at that track going 5.5 furlongs. Hazards of Love sold for $50,000 as a yearling, and is out of stakes winner Spring Rush. Spring Rush won 2 races at 2, including her debut, and earned $226,475 overall. Hazards of Love is her first foal. Horse of the year Saint Liam has had 2 runners, which have run 3 total times, recording 1 third.
Top-seller in the race is unraced Mesa Vista (Sky Mesa - Gata Secreta by Spinning World), who sold for $110,000 as a weanling, $200,000 as a yearling, and $500,000 as a 2-year old. He is out of the unplaced mare Gata Secreta, who is a half-sister to 3 winners, including grade II winner Dubleo.
The only other first-time starter is Leroidugazon (Leroidesanimaux (BRZ) - Captive Miss by Acaroid), by freshman sire Leroidesanimaux. Leroidesanimaux has had one starter, who has run twice without placing. Champion Leroidesanimaux was a winner at 2, and earned $1,658,377 overall. Grade I winner Captive Miss, dam of Leroidugazon, earned $386,693 in her career. Captive Miss has produced 4 winners, including stakes-placed Captive Audience. Leroidugazon sold for $25,000 as a yearling.
Also by a first-crop sire is He's Dangerous (Forest Danger - She's the Queen by Lasting Approval), by Forest Danger. Forest Danger has had three runners (including He's Dangerous), who have started 4 total times, recording 1 win. Forest Danger did not run at 2, but he did win his first three races at 3. Overall, he earned $423,000. He's Dangerous has run twice, finishing fourth at sloppy Churchill Downs on April 28 and May 6. He is the first foal out of the winning mare She's the Queen. She's the Queen is a half-sister to 5 winners, including stakes winners Lotta Rhythm and Lotta Kim. Lotta Kim is the dam of Rachel Alexandra.
Marathon Moon (Malibu Moon - Showcase by Storm Cat), Justamatteroftime (Taste of Paradise - Green Mill by Green Dancer), and Moon Nistle (Van Nistelrooy - Misti Moon by Formal Dinner met May 13 in a 5 furlong race at Churchill Downs, with Marathon Moon finishing 2nd, Justamatteroftime 4th, and Moon Nistle 5th (Watch the Replay). Marathon Moon is the 2nd foal out of the unraced mare Showcase. Showcase is a full-sister to grade I winner Tactical Cat and grade II stakes-placed Storm Passage. Justamatteroftime is by first-crop sire Taste of Paradise, whose 3 runners have made 4 combined starts without placing. Grade I winner Taste of Paradise ran once at 2 without placing, but he earned $1,019,455 in his career over 28 starts. Justamatteroftime's dam, Green Mill, was a winner and has produced 2 winners from 3 to run. Moon Nistle is out of the winning mare Misti Moon. Misti Moon has produced the winner Moon Ruler.
Grand Slam Andre (Grand Slam - Spring Free by Royal Academy), who sold for $95,000 as a yearling, was 3rd in his only start, at Keeneland on April 23. Grand Slam Andre is the first foal out of the winning mare Spring Free. Spring Free is a half-sister to three winners, including grade II winner Spring House.
Other Entries June 4
Glorious Bird (filly; Birdstone - Primequest by Coronado's Quest) debuts in a 4.5 furlong Maiden Special Weight at Charles Town, race 1. Post time is 7:15 PM ET for this contest, and she breaks from post 3. Glorious Bird is a half-sister to 2 winners, one of which was a debut winner. Her dam, Primequest, is a half-sister to group III winner Maltese Superb and grade II winner Prime Directive.
New to this blog is Sweet Alexander (colt; Afleet Alex - Sweet Screamer by Belont to Me), who worked 3 furlongs at Ellis Park in :38.40. He is out of the winning mare Sweet Screamer, who has produced the winner Dominating Cat. Dominating Cat was a winner at 2. Sweet Alexander is also a half-brother to the 3-year old unraced Smarty Jones filly Smart Chic. Sweet Alexander has been entered Saturday at Churchill Downs.
Kenneth's Kitten (colt; Kitten's Joy - Shortstop Sal by Ghazi) worked 3 furlongs in :37.80 at the Churchill Downs Training Center. Kenneth's Kitten is the 2nd foal out of the winning mare Shortstop Sal. Shortstop Sal is a full-sister to 3 winners, including stakes winner Lock in the Money and grade III winner Beckon the King.
Naturaliste (colt; Saint Liam - Goldina by Rahy) worked 3 furlongs in :37.80 at Santa Anita. Naturaliste is the first foal out of the winning mare Goldina. Goldina is a half-sister to one winner.
Papaw Broughton (colt; Saint Liam - Princess Pegasus by Fusaichi Pegasus) worked 3 furlongs in :35.60 at the Churchill Downs Training Center. Papaw Broughton sold for $120,000 as a yearling, and is the first foal out of the winning mare Princess Pegasus. Princess Pegasus is a half-sister to group II winner Diffident.
Jill's Kitten (filly; Kitten's Joy - Southern Barfly by Southern Halo) worked 4 furlongs at Keeneland, recording a time of :47.40.
Also working 4 furlongs at Keeneland was Steve's Kitten (colt; Kitten's Joy - Cat's Prize by Golden Missile), who went in :47.60.
William's Kitten (colt; Kitten's Joy - Blush by Menifee) worked 5 furlongs in 1:00.20 at the Churchill Training Center.
Defender (colt; Rock Hard Ten - Small Promises by Carson City) worked 3 furlongs in :36.60 at Keeneland.
Working 3 furlongs in :38.65 at Saratoga was Krypton (colt; Rock Hard Ten - Freedom Reigns by Unbridled's Song).
At Belmont Park, Brake Lights (colt; Saint Liam - Miss Golden Circle by Crafty Prospector) worked 4 furlongs in :49.45.
Liam's Dream (filly; Saint Liam - Danzig's Dreamer by Rubiano) worked 4 furlongs in :49.70 at Philadelphia Park.
Salaam Alaykum (filly; Saint Liam - Our Legacy by Kingmambo) worked 3 furlongs in :38.23 at Saratoga.
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