The first runner for Bernardini, Zanazzi (filly; Bernardini - Silken Cat by Storm Cat) debuted in a 6 furlong Maiden race on the all-weather track at Kempton in Great Britain today, June 2. She finished 2nd behind Lily Again (American Post (GB) - Sari (GB) by Faustus). It took Zanazzi a little while to get started, but she finished well. Zanazzi sold for $360,000 as a yearling, and is out of stakes winner Silken Cat. Silken Cat was 3 for 3 at 2, including victory in the Mazarine Stakes. Silken Cat is the dam of grade I winner and champion sprinter Speightstown. Watch Replay (Kempton 19:50 - European Breeders' Fund Maiden Fillies' Stakes (div 2)). Thanks to K. Robb for the replay link. View Results
June 1 Three-Year-Old Results
Zori's Eye (filly; Rock Hard Ten - Congratulations by Mercedes Won) sat off the early pace and ran down the pacesetter late, despite drifting, to win race 5 at Indiana Downs, an Allowance at 1 mile on the turf. Watch the Replay.
Grecian Maiden (filly; Ghostzapper - Willa On the Move by Two Punch) was fractious in the gate and delayed the start of race 7 at Delaware Park, a Maiden Special Weight at 1 1/16 miles on the turf, and was near the back early on. But, she came rolling late to break her maiden by 2 1/4 lengths. Watch the Replay.
Bedbug Eddy (gelding; Afleet Alex - Fighting Jet by Copelan) finished first in his 5.5 furlong Maiden Claiming race at Suffolk Downs, but was disqualified for interfering in the stretch and placed second.
Smilin and Dancin (colt; Kitten's Joy - De Ice by Dehere) was scratched from race 6 at Colonial Downs, a Maiden Claiming race at 5.5 furlongs on the turf.
June 2 Three-Year-Old Results
Kratisto (colt; Afleet Alex - Torch by Risen Star) finished 5th in race 6 at Delaware Park, a 1 1/16 mile Claiming race. Watch the Replay.
New Year's Baby (filly; Afleet Alex - You Again by Wild Again) finished 7th in race 1 at Woodbine, a 7 furlong Maiden Claiming race. Watch the Replay.
June 3 Three-Year-Old Entries
Wonderboy Roy (gelding; Ghostzapper - Lady Shari by Judge T C) is scheduled to debut in race 3 at Woodbine, a 6 furlong Maiden Special Weight. Post time is 2:57 PM ET. Wonderboy Roy 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.
Three Inthe Kitty (filly; Kitten's Joy - Blues On Parade by Cure the Blues) faces 8 in race 6 at Woodbine, a mile Allowance on the turf. Post time is 4:27 PM ET. Three IntheKitty won her first start, at a mile on the Tampa Bay Downs turf on December 26. In 2010, she has run 3 times and finished 6th three times, most recently in a 7 furlong Allowance race at Woodbine on May 16.
Scottkeith'skitten (colt; Kitten's Joy - Miss Bergdorf by Old Trieste) runs in race 3 at Presque Isle Downs, a 1 1/16 mile Claiming race. Scottkeith'skitten has one win, three seconds, and one third in 12 starts. Last time out, he was 2nd in a mile and 70 yard Claiming race at Presque Isle Downs on May 15.
New to this blog: Occelli (colt; Bernardini - Grannies Feather by At Full Feather) worked 3 furlongs in :36.40 at the Greentree Training Center. He also worked 3 furlongs in :36.00 at the Greentree Training Center on May 21. Occelli is a half brother to grade II winner Fusaichi Rock Star and grade I winner Wild Fit.
Dalamar (colt; Henny Hughes - Dutchess Mojo by Deputy Minister) worked 4 furlongs in :52.40 at Delaware Park. Dalamar is out of the unraced mare Dutchess Mojo, who is a half sister to 3 winners, including grade III stakes-placed Where's That Tiger and grade II stakes-placed One Great Cat. Dalamar's second dam is a half sister to grade I winner Fusaichi Pegasus.
Bluegrass Jet (colt; Bluegrass Cat - License Free by Miswaki) worked 3 furlongs in :38.42 at Belmont. He sold for $100,000 as a 2-year-old, and is a half brother to the winner Monty Cat. License Free, dam of Bluegrass Jet, is a half sister to 7 winners, including grade III winner License Fee.
Majestic Harbor (colt; Rockport Harbor - Champagne Royale by French Deputy) worked 3 furlongs in :38.20 at Churchill. A $20,000 yearling, Majestic Harbor is the second foal out of stakes-placed Champagne Royale. Champagne Royale is a half sister 2 winners, including stakes winner He's Hammered.
Malicious (colt; Rockport Harbor - My Allegiance by Exploit) worked 3 furlongs in :37.00 at the Ocala Training Center. He is out of the placed mare My Allegiance. My Allegiance is a half sister to 3 winners, including stakes winner Colonial Glitter and grade III winner Fight for Ally.
Working 4 furlongs from the gate at Delaware Park were Jinjalad (colt; Bellamy Road - Maria Dolores by Prized) and Tidwell (colt; Bellamy Road - Back It Up by Mt. Livermore), who went in :49.20.
At Woodbine, Cher Dini (colt; Bernardini - Rare Opportunity by Danzig Connection) worked 2 furlongs in :24.40.
Major Duomo (colt; Bernardini - Karis Makaw by Charismatic) worked 3 furlongs in :35.40 at Churchill Downs. This was the fastest of 21 works at the distance.
At Keeneland, Texas Tempest (filly; Bernardini - Copelan's Bid Gal by Copelan) worked 4 furlongs in :48.40 from the gate.
Blue Right By (colt; Bluegrass Cat - Shades of Grace by Seeking the Gold) worked 4 furlongs in :52.40 at Churchill Downs.
Bluesy Cat (colt; Bluegrass Cat - Belsay by Leo Castelli) worked 3 furlongs in :38.20 at Delaware Park.
At Presque Isle Downs, Cat Sweep (colt; Bluegrass Cat - Nany's Sweep by End Sweep) worked 3 furlongs in :35.80.
At Philadelphia Park, Rockport Radiance (filly; Rockport Harbor - Saint Kaytie by Captain Bodgit) worked 5 furlongs in 1:01.71.
Road Man (colt; Bellamy Road - Glimmer Twin by Kris S.) worked 3 furlongs in :37.20 at Mercury Equine Center.
At Santa Anita, A Z Warrior (filly; Bernardini - Carson Jen by Carson City) worked 3 furlongs in :35.60.
Primp (filly; Bernardini - Runway Model by Petionville) worked 4 furlongs in :51.00 at the Mercury Equine Center.
Soul Silence (colt; Bernardini - Valid Blend by Valid Appeal) worked at Saratoga, 3 furlongs in :38.40.
At Emerald Downs, Boogie to Seattle (filly; Bluegrass Cat - Exogenetic by Unbridled's Song) worked 4 furlongs in :50.80 on a sloppy track.
Cobalt Cat (colt; Bluegrass Cat - Afternoon Dreams by Afternoon Deelites) worked at Woodbine, 4 furlongs in :47.60.
At Monmouth, Moonshine Magic (filly; Bluegrass Cat - Rhum by Go for Gin) worked 3 furlongs in :39.80 on a muddy track.
At Santa Anita, Retail (filly; Bluegrass Cat - Jill Robin L by Precocity) worked 3 furlongs in :36.20.
Hughes Your Daddy (colt; Henny Hughes - Alycheer by Alydeed) worked 4 furlongs in :51.40 at Woodbine.
Wear Red (filly; Henny Hughes - Aldebaran Light by Seattle Slew) worked at Saratoga, 3 furlongs in :38.60.