April 11 Results
I Am Indy (colt; Saint Liam - Teenage Temper by A. P. Indy) set the early pace in his Maiden Special Weight at Keeneland, but tired and finished 5th. Watch the Replay.
Afleet Jane (filly; Afleet Alex - North Lake Jane by Meadowlake) finished 6th in her Starter Allowance at Philadelphia Park. Watch the Replay.
Draw a Blank (filly; Saint Liam - Forget About It (IRE) by Be My Guest) was involved early in her Allowance race at Keeneland, but weakened and finished 12th. Watch the Replay.
Hey Hey Mama (filly; Rock Hard Ten - Gemilli by Lemon Drop Kid) was scratched from race 3 at Gulfstream Park.
April 12 Results
Delaney's d'Lite (gelding; Afleet Alex - Dame d'Loc by Mt. Livermore) finished 4th in his Maiden Special Weight at Philadelphia Park. Watch the Replay.
Saint Spirit (filly; Saint Liam - Unbridled Spirit by Unbridled's Song) was scratched from her turf Allowance at at Turf Paradise.
April 14 Entries
Since we have no 2-year-old entries for April 14, I thought I'd look at race 6 at Keeneland, which features two of our 3-year-olds making their first starts.
Ghost Shopper will be Feelin Fine
April 14, 2010
Keeneland Race 6
Maiden Special Weight
Post Time: 3:35 PM ET TVG
||Control the Dice
Ghost Shopper (Ghostzapper - Shop Till You Drop by Thunder Gulch) has been working at Keeneland since January. Most recently, he went 5 furlongs in 1:00.40 on April 9. Stakes winner Shop Till You Drop, dam of Ghost Shopper, was a debut winner, and earned $199,826 overall. Shop Till You Drop is a half sister to 3 winners, including grade III stakes-placed Clays Awesome and stakes winner In Rome. Feelin Fine (Afleet Alex - Say It With Feelin by Deputy Minister) was working at Palm Meadows, but also has a couple of works at Keeneland. Most recently, he worked 3 furlongs in :35.00 on April 12 at Keeneland. It was the fastest of 12 works at the distance. Feelin Fine sold for $150,000 as a yearling, and is the first foal out of the unraced mare Say It With Feelin. Say It With Feelin is a daughter of grade I winner Hookedonthefeelin, who earned $488,554. Hookedonthefeelin has produced 4 winners, including grade I winner Pussycat Doll.
Mo'millions (Horse Chestnut (SAF) - Plenty of Sugar by Ascot Knight) has run twice, finishing 7th at 5.5 furlongs on March 12, and 2nd at 6 furlongs on March 27. Both races were at Turfway Park. Grade III winner Plenty of Sugar, dam of Mo'millions, earned $781,765 in 34 starts. Plenty of Sugar has produced 6 winners, including stakes winners Sermon of Love and Sugar Mom.
Platinum Hunter (Jade Hunter - Maha Al Iman by Pulpit) has also run twice. He finished 8th at 6.5 furlongs on December 21 at Calder, and 11th at a mile and a sixteenth on the Gulfstream Park turf on March 6. Platinum Hunter sold for $20,000 as a yearling, and is a half-brother to 2 winners. His dam, Maha Al Iman, is a half-sister to one winner.
The only other entrant with experience is Dancing Roman (Roman Ruler - Glitterbdancing by Glitterman), who was 4th in his only start, a 5.5 furlong race at Gulfstream Park on March 20. He brought $170,000 as a yearling, and is the first foal out of stakes-placed Glitterbdancing. Glitterbdancing earned $140,923, and is a half sister to 6 winners.
Deets (Forestry - Cabo Sunrise by Elusive Quality) brought $50,000 as a yearling, and $100,000 as a 2-year old. He is out of the winning mare Cabo Sunrise, who has produced the winner West Web. West Web is a full brother to Deets. Cabo Sunrise is a half sister to 4 winners, including grade II winner Dream Run.
Control the Dice (Mineshaft - Alive With Hope by Alydar) is out of grade III stakes-placed Alive With Hope, who earned $184,631. Alive With Hope has produced 3 winners, including grade I winner America Alive. One of Control the Dice's siblings was a debut winner.
Proud Jared (Proud Accolade - Twisted Cord by Pick Up the Phone) is the first foal out of stakes winner Twisted Cord. Twisted Cord was a debut winner, and earned $167,109 in her career. Twisted Cord is a half sister to 8 winners, including stakes winner Saint Wynn.
Other April 14 Entries
Speedy Solution (gelding; Afleet Alex - Perfect Solution by Seeking the Gold), who broke his maiden in his most recent start on February 26 at Fair Grounds, will face 7 in race 2 at Keeneland. Post time is 1:35 PM ET for this 7 furlong Claiming race. Speedy Solution has worked a couple of times since his win, including 4 furlongs in :52.60 at Churchill Downs on April 6.
Mochachino (gelding; Afleet Alex - Peacock Sally by Marquetry) makes his second start in race 9 at Aqueduct. Post time is 4:55 PM ET for this 6 furlong Maiden Claiming race for 3-year-olds and up. First time out, Mochachino finished 6th in a 6 furlong Maiden Claimng race at Aqueduct on March 11. Since then, he worked 5 furlongs in 1:02.06 on the dirt training track at Belmont on April 3.
Fleet Special (filly; Afleet Alex - Dance Alexa by Southern Halo) runs in race 8 at Charles Town, a 4.5 furlong Allowance. Post time is 10:03 PM ET. Fleet Special broke her maiden in her most recent start, a 4.5 furlong Maiden Claiming race at Charles Town on March 7.
Break Up the Game (colt; Bernardini - Pennant Champion by Mr. Prospector) went 3 furlongs in :39.11 at Niall Brennan Stables. Break Up the Game is out of the winning mare Pennant Champion, who has produced 6 winners. Pennant Champion is a daughter of the great champion Personal Ensign, who died last Thursday. Pennant Champion is a full sister to grade I winners Miner's Mark and Traditionally, and a half sister to grade I winner My Flag.
New to this blog, Bella Palooza (filly; Bellamy Road - Steal the Show by Cat Thief) worked 3 furlongs in :35.00 at Hollywood Park. It was the fastest of 29 works at the distance. Previously, she worked 1 furlong in :10.40 at Fairplex on March 19. Bella Palooza sold for $32,000 at the Barretts March 2010 Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training. She is the second foal out of stakes-placed Steal the Show, who was a winner at 2. Steal the Show is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to 3 winners.
New to this blog, Champagne Tommie (filly; Henny Hughes - Champagne Sunset by Gulch) worked 3 furlongs in :35.60 at Keeneland. It was the fastest of 12 works at the distance. She has one other official work, a 4 furlong work at Keeneland on April 5 in :47.40. Champagne Tommie sold for $45,000 at the OBS 2010 Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. She is a half sister to the winner Thieve This. Champagne Sunset, dam of Champagne Tommie, is a half sister to 9 winners, including stakes winner Harbor Springs, and champion Groovy.
Blue Orleans (filly; Bluegrass Cat - Sheila Purple (BRZ) by Purple Mountain) and Sky Hosoya (filly; Bluegrass Cat - T. K. O. Lady by Two Punch) worked 4 furlongs in :50.90 at Palm Meadows.
Hughes Your Momma (filly; Henny Hughes - With Flair by Broad Brush) worked 3 furlongs in :37.16 at the Evangeline Training Center.
Jinjalad (colt; Bellamy Road - Maria Dolores by Prized) worked 3 furlongs in :36.50 at Fair Hill.
Tidwell (colt; Bellamy Road - Back It Up by Mt. Livermore) worked 2 furlongs in :25.40 at Fair Hill.
Blindsidehit (filly; Bluegrass Cat - Heart Lake by Unbridled) worked 2 furlongs in :25.40 at Woodbine.
Retail (filly; Bluegrass Cat - Jill Robin L by Precocity) went 3 furlongs in :36.60 at Fair Hill.