Maiden Watch

Monitoring the progress of prominent freshman Thoroughbred sires

July 2009 - Posts

Kratisto Comes Home Strongest

Kratisto becomes the first winner for Afleet Alex, at the same track and distance as his sire. Plus entries for Fox Hunt (Saint Liam), Remarkable Rocket (Afleet Alex), Doubles Partner (Rock Hard Ten), and Tribecky (Saint Liam). ... Read More

Kittens On Fire

A good day for Kitten's Joy with 2 winners and a second, plus a nice debut for Crimson Glory (Ghostzapper). Entries include Maddie's Odyssey (Kitten's Joy) in the Tippett Stakes at Colonial Downs. ... Read More

Sunday Happenings

Much improved outing for Gray Flash (Afleet Alex), Yala Yala Bull (Saint Liam) gets left at the gate, and Looks Purrrfect (Kitten's Joy) is definitely one to keep an eye on.... Read More

Places for Keith and Miss Afleet Alex

No 2-year old wins on July 17, but seconds for Keith's Kitten and Miss Afleet Alex, and 3-year old Our Golden Dream (Medaglia d'Oro) takes the Dam Little Stakes. Ciminella (Afleet Alex) is on tap for Saturday, along with some 3-year old stakes.... Read More

William Conquers the Ellis Turf

William's Kitten pulls away at Ellis to become Kitten's Joy's first turf winner, and 3rd winner overall. Also, good showings from King Kitten (Kitten's Joy) and Hazards of Love (Saint Liam). For Friday, five more 2-year olds in action. ... Read More


A little case of Seconditis, as all three of our July 15 runners finished second. On the other hand, they collectively defeated 15 opponents (if my math is right). For July 16, 4 more 2-year olds in action.... Read More

Wild Wednesday

Wild Lime takes down Cutter (Saint Liam) and Golden Ghost (Ghostzapper) at Delaware Park on July 14. Four horses in three races for July 15: Sweet Kitten (Kitten's Joy) at Camarero, and Tribecky (Saint Liam), Zori's Eye (Rock Hard Ten), and Afleet Maggi (Afleet Alex) at Arlington.... Read More

The Joy of Winning

Two Joys (Kitten's Joy) becomes the 2nd winner for Kitten's Joy on the Tapeta of Presque Isle Downs. Also, placings for Self Reliance (Afleet Alex) and Steve's Kitten (Kitten's Joy). Plus, Cutter (Saint Liam) and Golden Ghost (Ghostzapper) in action on Tuesday.... Read More

Big Win for Rhonda

Hey Big Rhonda (Saint Liam) fights for her maiden win at Prairie Meadows. New workers include the Ghostzapper filly Wicked Charm, half-sister to champion English Channel. ... Read More

No Blanks Here

Draw a Blank picks up a nice win in her second start at Presque Isle Downs, becoming the first U.S. winner for her sire, Saint Liam.... Read More

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