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Two-Year-Old Entries

Systems Go has Serious Coin for Ellis Island

September 9, 2010
Penn National Race 1

Maiden Claiming ($25,000)
5.5 furlongs
2-year-old fillies
Post Time: 6:30 PM ET

P Horse
1. Serious Coin
2. Alyssas Luckycharm
3. Ellis Island
4. Europa
5. Witt'sannouncement
6. Systems Go

Systems Go (Bluegrass Cat - Risk Aversion by Grindstone) debuts at Penn National, where she has been working. Most recently, she went 4 furlongs from the gate in :48.80 on August 28. She is a half sister to grade III winner Control System, who earned $368,844 in 13 starts. Risk Aversion, dam of Systems Go, is a half sister to 6 winners. Bluegrass Cat's 35 runners have made 84 total starts, recording 13 wins, 11 seconds, 12 thirds, and $466,269 in earnings.

Also unraced is Alyssas Luckycharm (Alphabet Soup - Cheerio Charmer by Dixieland Band), who is a half sister to 5 winners, including stakes winner Alpha Charmer. Two of Alyssas Luckycharm's siblings won at 2, and one was a debut winner that season. Cheerio Charmer, dam of Alyssas Luckycharm, is a full sister to 2 winners, including grade I stakes-placed Happy Jazz Band; and a half sister to 7 winners, including grade III winner El Amante.

Ellis Island (Safe in the U S A - Just Call Me Berty by Bertrando), which is a great name for a Safe in the U S A filly, has run 4 times, all at Penn National. Her best finish was 2nd in a 5 furlong Maiden Claiming race on July 15. Most recently, she was 6th in a 5 furlong Maiden Special Weight on August 19. She is out of the winning mare Just Call Me Berty, who was placed at 2. Just Call Me Berty has produced 2 winners, including Call Me Now, a full brother to Ellis Island. Call Me Now has earned $126,858 through 2010. Just Call Me Berty is a full sister to stakes winner Little Snake Bit, and a half sister to 3 winners.

Serious Coin (Outofthebox - Two Dozen Roses by Two Punch) has run 3 times, including 2 starts at Penn National. She was 2nd at 4.5 furlongs at Penn National on June 21, 8th at 4.5 furlongs at Philadelphia Park on July 13, and 4th at 5 furlongs at Penn National on August 6. She sold for $3,000 as a weanling, and is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to one winner. One of her siblings was a winner at 2. Two Dozen Roses, dam of Serious Coin, is a half sister to 8 winners, including grade III winner Mayflower Lass.

Europa (No Armistice - Runaway Jeanne by Runaway Groom) has run run once, finishing 2nd in a 5 furlong Maiden Claiming race at Penn National on August 18. She is a half sister to 4 winners, one of which won at 2. Her dam, Runaway Jeanne, is a full sister to 4 winners, including stakes winner Doradoradora; and a half sister to 3 winners, including stakes winner Sky Dancer.

Witt'sannouncement (Announce - Yourebarnormine by Lost Soldier) made her only start in a 5.5 furlong Maiden Special Weight at Penn National on September 1, finishing 3rd. She is the first foal out of the winning mare Yourebarnormine, who was a winner at 2. Yourebarnormine is a half sister to 3 winners.

Texas Tempest will be Quite Sharp in Omega City

September 9, 2010
Remington Park Race 1

Maiden Special Weight
6 furlongs
2-year-old fillies
Post Time: 7:30 PM ET TVG

P Horse
1. Shamrock Omega
2. Tourmaline
3. Addison Trail
4. Alabama Wildcat
5. Quite Sharp
6. Texas Tempest
7. Memory Divides
8. Omega City
9. Jazzin' Okie

Texas Tempest (Bernardini - Copelan's Bid Gal by Copelan), who was the first North American starter for Bernardini back on July 4, makes her second start at Remington Park. She debuted at 6 furlongs at Churchill Downs, but didn't do much running, finishing 10th. Since then, she has been working at Remington Park, including 4 furlongs in :49.77 on September 5. Texas Tempest is out of stakes winner Copelan's Bid Gal, who won 2 races at 2. Copelan's Bid Gal has produced 5 winners from 6 to run, including stakes winner Namaste's Wish and grade I winner Purge. Four of Texas Tempest's siblings won at 2. Copelan's Bid Gal is a half sister to grade II winner Valid Wager, and 7 other winners. Bernardini's 21 runners have made 34 total starts, recording 7 wins, 9 seconds, and $286,128 in earnings.


Texas Tempest at Churchill Downs before her debut on July 4
Photo by Christine A. Wittmer

Entrymates Quite Sharp (Sharp Humor - Search Light by Metfield) and Addison Trail (Birdstone - Trail Guide by Our Native) finished 2nd and 9th in a 5.5 furlong Maiden Special Weight at Remington Park on August 21. Quite Sharp previously finished 3rd on June 20 at Lone Star Park, and 6th at 5.5 furlongs at Lone Star on July 11. Quite Sharp is by freshman sire Sharp Humor, whose 31 runners have made 73 total starts, registering 8 wins, 17 seconds, 12 thirds, and $310,500 in earnings. Quite Sharp sold for $6,000 as a yearling, and is out of the placed mare Search Light. Search Light is a half sister to 7 winners, including grade III winner Queen of Money. Addison Trail has no other starts. She was a $17,000 yearling, and is out of the winning mare Trail Guide. Trail Guide has produced 11 winners, including stakes winner Georgia's Joey and stakes-placed Sassy Skipper. Another winning offspring, Birdseye, is a full sister to Addison Trail. Four of Addison Trail's siblings won at 2.

The only other filly with experience is Alabama Wildcat (Forest Wildcat - Sweet Alabama by Kris S.), who has run 3 times. She finished 2nd at 5 furlongs on June 12, 6th in the Princess Stakes at 5 furlongs on the turf on July 3, and 7th at 6 furlongs on August 1. Those starts were all at Louisiana Downs. Alabama Wildcat sold for $6,000 as a yearling, and is out of the unplaced mare Sweet Alabama. Sweet Alabama is a half sister to 3 winners, including grade III winner Evil Minister.

Memory Divides (Star Dabbler - Griffin's Harbor by Boston Harbor) is by first-crop sire Star Dabbler, whose 6 runners have made 15 total starts, recording 2 wins, 2 seconds, 4 thirds, and $61,524 in earnings. Memory Divides sold for $3,000 as a yearling, and for $6,000 as a 2-year-old. She is the second foal out of the unplaced mare Griffin's Harbor. Griffin's Harbor is a half sister to 2 winners.

Stakes winner The Goddess Athird, dam of Shamrock Omega (Omega Code - The Goddess Athird by Sword Dance (IRE)), earned $177,396 in 22 starts. She has produced the winner Count On It.

Tourmaline (Kafwain - Career Time by Kris S.) is a half sister to the winner Azucar de Cana, who was a winner at 2. Their dam, Career Time, is a half sister to 2 winners.

Omega City (Omega Code - Carson City Summer by Lord Carson) is a half sister to Summer Cactus, group II stakes-placed in the Trinidad. Carson City Summer, dam of Omega City, is a half sister to 11 winners, including grade III winner Soldier Field.

Jazzin' Okie (Candy Ride (ARG) - Jazzy Okie by King of Scat) is the first foal out of stakes winner Jazzy Okie. Jazzy Okie won 3 races at 2, including her debut and 2 stakes, and earned $236,245 in her career.

Hen Reception will Follow the Star like a Wild Rain Cat

September 9, 2010
Charles Town Race 3

Maiden Special Weight
4.5 furlongs
2-year-old fillies
Post Time: 8:07 PM ET HRTV

P Horse
1. Flattering Annie
2. Desafinado Bay
3. Miss Quick Punch
4. Follow the Star
5. Will's Presence
6. Hen Reception
7. Weather Gal
8. Ravens Case
9. Wild Rain Cat
10. Afleet Princess
AE Warmwoolenmittens

Hen Reception (Henny Hughes - Court Reception by A. P. Indy) is scheduled to debut in this 4.5 furlong contest at Charles Town. She has been working at Laurel, including 3 furlongs in :36.00 on September 4. Hen Reception is a half sister to 5 winners, including grade II winner Ruby's Reception. Two of her siblings won at 2, including Ruby Reception, who won 3 races at 2, including her debut and the Anna M. Fisher Debutante Stakes. Henny Hughes has had 30 runners which have made 57 total starts, recording 7 wins, 9 seconds, 5 thirds, and $159,065 in earnings.

Ravens Case (Dance With Ravens - Another Case by In Case) and Desafinado Bay (Consolidator - Protostar by Procida) finished 3rd and 6th in a 4.5 furlong Maiden Special Weight at Charles Town on August 25. Ravens Case has no other starts. She is out of the unraced mare Another Case, who is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to 4 winners, including stakes winner Northern Thinking and grade III winner Steve's Double. Desafinado Bay has 3 additional starts. She was 9th on June 19, 4th on July 11, and 2nd on July 29. All of her starts have been 4.5 furlong Maiden Special Weight races at Charles Town. She is a half sister to 10 winners, including stakes winner Blue Sky Baby and grade II stakes-placed Harlan Traveler. One of Desafinado Bay's siblings won at 2. Protostar, dam of Desafinado Bay, is a half sister to 6 winners, including stakes winner Point Spread.

Will's Presence (Will's Way - Timely Presence by Unaccounted For) finished 7th, behind Desafinado Bay, on July 29 at Charles Town. It was her only start. She is out of the winning mare Timely Presence, who earned $109,693. Timely Presence is a half sister to 2 winners, including stakes-placed Fort Funston, who earned $113,045.

AE entrant Warmwoolenmittens (Medallist - Wild Roan by Wild Rush) finished 3rd, in front of Desafinado Bay, on July 11 at Charles Town. She has run two other times, finishing 6th at 5 furlongs at Monmouth on June 5, and 3rd at 5 furlongs at Laurel on August 1. Warmwoolenmittens is a half sister to the winner Wild Irish Rogue, who was a winner at 2.

Flattering Annie (Flatter - Storming Annie by Swain (IRE)) did her previous running at Penn National, finishing 2nd on July 29, and 5th on August 19. Both races were at 5 furlongs. Flattering Annie is a half sister to the winner Storming Tom. Their dam, Storming Annie, is a half sister to 2 winners.

The others are unraced, including Miss Quick Punch (Two Punch - Remiss by Summer Squall), who sold for $7,500 as a weanling. She is a half sister to 5 winners, including stakes-placed winners Perfect Connection and Gold Rush Casey, who both won at 2. Remiss, dam of Miss Quick Punch, is a half sister to 4 winners, including stakes winners Expensive Slew and Relato Del Gato.

Follow the Star (Race On Green - Dough Re Mi by Sewickley) is out of the winning mare Dough Re Mi. Dough Re Mi is a half sister to 6 winners.

Weather Gal (Stormin Fever - Try Lea by Marquetry) is the first foal out of the placed mare Try Lea. Try Lea is a half sister to 9 winners, including stakes winners Prospectlea and Unaccountedlea.

Stakes-placed Rainbow Pride, dam of Wild Rain Cat (Forest Wildcat - Rainbow Pride by Prospectors Gamble), was 2 for 2 as a 2-year-old. She has produced 3 winners, including one 2-year-old winner. Another offspring, Colorful Delight, did not run at 2, but was 3 for 3 at 3. Rainbow Pride is a full sister to 2 winners, and a half sister to 4 winners, including stakes winner The Professor.

Afleet Princess (Prints of Peace - I'm Afleet by Northern Afleet) is the first foal out of the winning mare I'm Afleet. I'm Afleet is a half sister to one winner.

Other Two-Year-Old Entries

Allumeuse (filly; Rockport Harbor - Atlantic Frost by Stormy Atlantic) makes her first start going 7 furlongs at 1:15 PM ET at Kempton. She is one of two fillies in the 12 horse race, and has drawn the one hole. Allumeuse sold for $130,000 as a yearling, and is the first foal out of stakes winner Atlantic Frost, who earned $201,930. Atlantic Frost is a full sister to 2 winners, including stakes winner Snow Lass; and a half sister to 3 winners.

Three-Year-Old Stakes Entry

Subsidized (filly; Ghostzapper - Oh Nellie by Tilt the Stars) runs in the 6.5 furlong Beverly J. Lewis Stakes at Fairplex. Post time is 8:10 PM ET.

New Worker

September 8

Sinai (colt; Rockport Harbor - Dontgetinmyway by Machiavellian) worked at Fairplex, 3 furlongs in :37.00. He sold for $50,000 as a weanling, and as a yearling, and is a half brother to the winner Ready to Score. Dontgetinmyway, dam of Sinai, is a half sister to 3 winners, including grade II winner Even the Score. Even the Score is by Unbridled's Song, sire of Rockport Harbor.

Returning Workers

September 8

Flowerming (filly; Bellamy Road - Red Sonnet by Red Ransom) worked at Saratoga, 4 furlongs in :51.10.

At Arlington Park, Lumberyard Jack (colt; Bellamy Road - Shellys Terms by Private Terms) went 3 furlongs in :37.20.

Vintaggrace (filly; Bellamy Road - Fast Lover by Not For Love) worked 5 furlongs in 1:01.66 from the gate at Remington Park.

Crossbow (colt; Bernardini - Forest Heiress by Forest Wildcat) worked 5 furlongs in 1:00.02 at the Greentree Training Center.

Villa (filly; Bernardini - Critical Crew by Dr. Blum) worked 3 furlongs in :37.12 at the Greentree Training Center.

At Woodbine, Bluegrass Bebe (filly; Bluegrass Cat - Singit by Sultry Song) went 3 furlongs in :38.60.

At Delaware Park, Fantasy Bay (filly; Bluegrass Cat - South Bay Cove by Fusaichi Pegasus) and Bryan's Jewel (filly; Rockport Harbor - Saphiria by Touch Gold) worked 5 furlongs in 1:02.80.

Uncle Carm (colt; Bluegrass Cat - Lady Cruella by Capote) worked 4 furlongs in :49.55 at Belmont Park.

Flounced (colt; Henny Hughes - Wild and Wonderful by Kennedy Road) worked 3 furlongs in :36.97 at the Greentree Training Center.

At Belmont, Adaptable (filly; Rockport Harbor - Sutter Sutter by Sutter's Prospect) went 4 furlongs in :53.30.

La La Pazusa (filly; Rockport Harbor - Azusa by Flying Paster) worked 4 furlongs in :51.57 at Aqueduct.

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