Maiden Watch

Monitoring the progress of prominent freshman Thoroughbred sires

August 2009 - Posts

No Catching Maggi

Afleet Maggi cruises at Saratoga to become the 6th winner for Afleet Alex. Plus, Shrimp Dancer (Kitten's Joy) is back in action.... Read More

Kijo Nipped by the Cat

Another close defeat for Kijo (Kitten's Joy). Also, other August 29 results and Afleet Maggi (Afleet Alex) and Harissa (Afleet Alex) in action on August 30.... Read More

Returning to Action

Catching up on 2-year old results from the past week, highlighted by Becky's Kitten's triumph on the Saratoga turf. Plus, 6 horses in 5 races for Saturday, August 29.... Read More

Saratoga Saturday

Ok, so we also have horses entered at Monmouth, and a stakes try for Golden Ghost (Ghostzapper) at Delaware Park. But, with 5 horses entered in 3 races at Saratoga, the spa is bound to dominate this Saturday. Results include a promising debut for Best Actor (Rock Hard Ten).... Read More

Is Dynazaper the Best Actor?

Dynazaper (Ghostzapper) makes her second start, running at Saratoga, while Best Actor (Rock Hard Ten) is set to debut at Arlington Park. Plus, Ciminella (Afleet Alex) starts slow and finishes fast at Saratoga. ... Read More

Seeking Love for Kaila Ann

Kaila Ann's Kitten (Kitten's Joy) and Cuqui's Love (Afleet Alex) are our Wednesday entries. Plus, results for Billy's Punch (Saint Liam) and Cutter (Saint Liam).... Read More

Stakes-placed Alexes

The Afleet Alex offspring Kratisto and Miss Afleet Alex can now add "stakes-placed" to their resumes. Plus, 5 maiden races for Sunday, August 16.... Read More

Saratoga Turf? And Delaware Dirt

Catching up on results from August 3 and 4, and entries for August 4, including Dean's Kitten (Kitten's Joy), Cutter (Saint Liam) and Saint Eligius (Saint Liam) at Saratoga, and William Paley (Afleet Alex) and King Rock (Rock Hard Ten) at Delaware Park. ... Read More

Sweet Victory

The last time Sweet Kitten (Kitten's Joy) ran, she finished 2nd in an allowance race. I commented that all she needed was to run against maidens. She got that chance on August 2.... Read More

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