May 6 Three-year old Results
Zapparition (filly; Ghostzapper - Herzblatt by Cozzene) saved ground early while racing off the pace, and then came running late, to break her maiden in race 4 at Churchill Downs, a 1 1/16 mile turf Maiden Claiming race. Watch the Replay.
Lacrosse Player (colt; Saint Liam - Almost Saintly by St.
Jovite) stayed straight this time around, leading most of the way to break his maiden in race 9 at Lone Star Park, a Maiden Claiming race at 1 1/16 miles on the turf. Watch
Speedy Solution (gelding; Afleet Alex - Perfect Solution by Seeking the Gold) just got beat in his 1 1/16 mile Claiming race at Churchill Downs, finishing a head behind in second. Watch the Replay.
Quick Breeze (filly; Ghostzapper - Quick Temper by A. P. Indy) finished fourth in race 9 at Churchill Downs, a 7 furlong Allowance race. Watch the Replay.
Love That Kitten (filly; Kitten's Joy - Littlebitoflove by High Yield) was hampered by a slow start in her debut in race 7 at Churchill Downs, a 1 1/16 mile Maiden Claiming race on the turf, and finished 8th. Watch the Replay.
May 7 Entries
Champagne Tommie, Shezsocool at the Internet Cafe
May 7, 2010
Churchill Downs Race 4
Maiden Special Weight
Post Time: 4:18 PM ET HRTV
||Dance With Another
||No More Yogi's
Champagne Tommie (Henny Hughes - Champagne Sunset by Gulch) makes her second start, after finishing 7th first time out in a 4.5 furlong race at Keeneland on April 16. Since then, she worked 3 furlongs in :35.20 at Churchill Downs on April 29. It was the fastest of 19 works at the distance. Champagne Tommie is the only runner so far for Henny Hughes. Grade I winner Henny Hughes won his first three races as a 2-year-old, including the Saratoga Special (gr. II) and the Tremont Stakes. He also finished 2nd in the Hopeful (gr. I), the Champagne (gr. I), and the Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) that year. Overall, he earned $1,124,820 with 6 wins and 3 seconds in 10 starts. Champagne Tommie sold for $45,000 at the OBS February Selected Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training. She is a half sister to the winner Thieve This, who was placed at 2. Champagne Sunset, dam of Champagne Tommie, is a half sister to 9 winners, including stakes winner Harbor Springs, and champion Groovy.
Bach Hamilton (Cherokee Run - Chilling Effect by Gold Fever) finished 2nd, in front of Champagne Tommie on April 16 at Keeneland. She also finished 2nd at 4.5 furlongs at that same track on April 23. She is out of stakes-placed Chilling Effect, who earned $196,433. Chilling Effect is a half sister to 5 winners.
No More Yogi's (Salt Lake - Yogi's Polar Bear by Lucky Lionel) finished 4th, behind Bach Hamilton, on April 23 at Keeneland. Previously, she was 2nd in a 4.5 furlong race at Keeneland on April 15. Yogi's Polar Bear, dam of No More Yogi's, won the Cinderella Stakes as a 2-year-old. No More Yogi's has produced 3 winners from 4 to run, including grade III stakes-placed Yogi'ssplashofgold. All three of No More Yogi's winning siblings won at 2, including Yogi'ssplashofgold, who has earned $154,539 through 2010.
Tribal Strike (Tribal Rule - R Lucky Strike by In Excess (IRE)), who is part of an entry with No More Yogi's, also ran on April 23 at Keeneland, but in a different 4.5 furlong race. She finished 3rd in her race, behind Bluegrass Phenom. She is the second foal out of the winning mare R Lucky Strike. R Lucky Strike was a winner at two. R Lucky Strike's first foal is stakes winner Strike the Tiger. Strike the Tiger won his first 3 starts at 2, including the Windsor Castle Stakes at Ascot and the Chenery Stakes.
Ridem Up (Candy Ride (ARG) - Halo Tyra by Sunny's Halo) finished 3rd in her only start, a 4.5 furlong race at Keeneland on April 9. Stakes winner Halo Tyra, dam of Ridem Up, earned $154,564 in 18 starts. Halo Tyra is a half sister to 2 winners.
The others are unraced, including Dance With Another (Mineshaft - Chance Dance by American Chance), who is part of an entry with Champagne Tommie. She sold for $30,000 as a yearling, and is the second foal out of stakes winner Chance Dance, who earned $339,395. Chance Dance's first foal, Another Dancer, is a winner. Chance Dance is a half sister to 4 winners.
Internet Cafe (Freefourinternet - Starlet Note by Notebook) is part of an entry with Bach Hamilton. She sold for $6,500 as a yearling, and $27,000 as a 2-year old. She is the second foal out of the winning mare Starlet Note. Starlet Note is a half sister to 5 winners, including stakes winner Nancy's Glitter.
Shezsocool (Tale of the Cat - Cool Spell by Grand Slam) brought $200,000 as a 2-year old, and is out of stakes winner Cool Spell. Cool Spell was a winner and stakes-placed at 2. Cool Spell is a half sister to 2 winners, including grade III stakes-placed Presto Change O.
Selling for $17,000 as a yearling was Rory's Dividend (Eurosilver - Da's Mimi by Imperial Falcon), who is out of stakes-placed Da's Mimi. Da's Mimi was a winner at 2, and has produced 7 winners. Rory's Dividend's siblings include Iztla, who was a winner at 2, and a group I winner in Mexico at 3.
Stake-placed Hip Wolf , dam of Menwolf (Menhal - Hip Wolf by Northern Wolf), was a winner at 2, and earned $313,942 in her career. Hip Wolf has produced 2 winners, one of which won at 2.
Conspicuous (filly; Ghostzapper - Kalahari Cat by Cape Town) and Afleeting Lady (filly; Afleet Alex - Oatsee by Unbridled) meet in race 2 at Belmont, a mile Maiden Special Weight. Post time is 1:32 PM ET. Conspicuous has run twice, finishing third last time out in a mile Maiden Special Weight at Gulfstream on February 5. She has been working steadily since then, including 4 furlongs in :48.78 at Saratoga on May 2. Afleeting Lady has also run twice, finishing 2nd in her most recent start, at a mile at Gulfstream Park on March 6. Her last work was on April 30 at Belmont, when she went 5 furlongs in 1:01.26.
It's the Big Cat (colt; Kitten's Joy - Sweeping Cat by End Sweep) runs in race 4 at Belmont, a 6 furlong Maiden Special Weight on the turf. Post time is 2:36 PM ET for this contest for New York-breds. It's the Big Cat has one second and 2 thirds in 7 starts, most recently finishing 3rd at a mile on the turf at Aqueduct on April 8. His last work was 3 furlongs in :38.82 at Belmont on April 24.
New Year's Baby (filly; Afleet Alex - You Again by Wild Again) breaks from the rail in race 5 at Woodbine, a 7 furlong Maiden Claiming race. Post time is 2:55 PM ET. This will be her first start of 2010. Last year, she ran 3 times, with one second and one third. All of her starts were Maiden Claiming races at Woodbine. New Year's Baby has been working at Woodbine, including 5 furlongs in 1:02.00 on April 26.
Syo Defenceman (colt; Afleet Alex - Southern Sandra by Dixie Brass) runs in race 7 at Belmont, scheduled for a mile on the turf. Post time is 4:12 PM ET for this Allowance contest. Syo Defenceman has 2 wins and 2 seconds in 6 starts, and most recently finished 2nd in a 1 1/16 mile turf Allowance at Gulfstream Park on April 10.
Wonderboy Roy (gelding; Ghostzapper - Lady Shari by Judge T C) is scheduled to debut in race 5 at Churchill Downs, a 1 1/16 mile Maiden Claiming race on the turf. Post time is 4:50 PM ET. He has been working at Gulfstream Park, including 5 furlongs in :59.80 from the gate on April 14. He sold for $75,000 as a 2-year old, and is out of grade I winner Lady Shari. Lady Shari has produced the winner Soldier Sam, her only offspring to race so far.
Speedy Mon (colt; Afleet Alex - Ringlet by Maria's Mon) faces 11 in race 8 at Churchill Downs, scheduled for 1 1/16 miles on the turf. This Maiden Claiming race goes to post at 6:22 PM ET. Speedy Mon has run 3 times without placing, including an 11th-place finish at a mile and an eighth at Keeneland on April 2. His most recent work was at Churchill, when he went 5 furlongs in 1:03.40 on a muddy track on April 26.
Alex a Fortiori (gelding; Afleet Alex - Channel Crossing by Deputy Minister) takes on 8 in race 1 at Charles Town, a 7 furlong Maiden Claiming race. Post time is 7:15 PM ET. Alex a Fortiori has run 5 times, and finished third once. Last time out, he was 6th in a 4.5 furlong Maiden Claiming race at Charles Town on April 29.
Shessuchastandout (filly; Afleet Alex - For Rubies by Not For Love) makes her second start in race 10 at Churchill Downs, a 6 furlong Maiden Claiming race. Post time is 7:24 PM ET. She finished 8th in her debut, a 7 furlong Maiden Claiming race at Keeneland on April 21.
Russian Kitten (filly; Kitten's Joy - Nikita by Slew City Slew) goes in race 8 at Presque Isle Downs, a 5.5 furlong Claiming race. Russian Kitten has one win and one third in 6 starts. Last time out, she was 5th in a 5 furlong Claiming race at Thistledown on April 26. Since then, she worked 3 furlongs in :36.00 at Thistledown on May 4.
Fleet Special (filly; Afleet Alex - Dance Alexa by Southern Halo) runs in race 8 at Charles Town, a 6.5 furlong Claiming race. Post time is 10:25 PM ET. Fleet Special broke her maiden on March 7 at Charles Town, and then finished 5th in a 4.5 furlong Allowance at that track on April 14.
Boogie to Seattle (filly; Bluegrass Cat - Exogenetic by Unbridled's Song) worked 2 furlongs in :24.20 at Emerald Downs. She is a half sister to stakes winner Elusive Horizon, who was a winner at 2, and who earned $241,715. Exogenetic, dam of Boogie to Seattle, is a half sister to 4 winners, including grade I winner Exogenous.
Traverse Bay (colt; Rockport Harbor - Juliac by Accipiter) worked 3 furlongs in :36.20 at the Mercury Equine Center. It was the fastest of 6 works at the distance. He is a half brother to 9 winners, including stakes winner Holy Bubbette and grade II winner Sum Runner.
R Fast Cat (colt; Bluegrass Cat - R Fast Lady by Artax) worked 3 furlongs in :37.68 at Niall Brennan Stables.
Statehood (colt; Bluegrass Cat - Heavenly Humor by Distorted Humor) went 3 furlongs in :38.22 at Niall Brennan Stables.
Road Man (colt; Bellamy Road - Glimmer Twin by Kris S.) worked 3 furlongs in :38.20 at Mercury Equine Center.
Kathmanblu (filly; Bluegrass Cat - Abba Gold by Devil's Bag) went 4 furlongs in :52.40 at Churchill Downs.
Bracket Buster (colt; Henny Hughes - Code of Love by Cryptoclearance) worked 4 furlongs in :51.40 at Churchill Downs.
Peb Hughes (colt; Henny Hughes - Race Artist by Mr. Prospector) worked 4 furlongs in :50.00 at Fair Hill.
At Hollywood Park, Hurricane Harbor (colt; Rockport Harbor - Sweet Sixteen by Montbrook) worked 3 furlongs in :35.60.