The Top Business of Kerfuffle

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January 3 Results

Featherwing (Rockport Harbor - Tasso Run by Cherokee Run) was scratched from race 3 at Fair Grounds, a 6 furlong Maiden Special Weight. The winner was Bagmyfable (Quiet American - Bagthemoney by Devil's Bag), by a nose over favorite It's My Passion (Successful Appeal - My Mach Four by Machiavellian). Bagmyfable was the pacesetter. Watch the Replay.

Malicious (colt; Rockport Harbor - My Allegiance by Exploit) finished third in race 7 at Calder, a 6 furlong Maiden Claiming race (Claiming Price $25,000). Watch the Replay.

January 4 Result

Steinbrenner (gelding Bellamy Road - So Close by North Tower) closed well to finish 4th in race race 5 at Parx Racing, a 6 furlong Maiden Claiming race (Claiming Price $25,000) for Pa-breds. Watch the Replay.

January 5 Entries

Kerfuffle is Portside with Siggi the Alien

January 5, 2011
Aqueduct Race 2

Maiden Special Weight
6 furlongs
3-year-old fillies
Post Time: 12:57 PM ET HRTV/TVG

P Horse
1. Corleone
2. Espresso Martini
3. Portside
4. Satilla Shores
5. Kerfuffle
6. J C's Queen
7. Siggi the Alien

Kerfuffle (Henny Hughes - Stormy Blues by Cure the Blues) makes her third start in this contest at Aqueduct. Previously, she finished 5th at Saratoga on August 28, and 3rd at Aqueduct on November 28. Those starts were also at 6 furlongs. She last worked on December 31 on the dirt training track at Belmont, going 4 furlongs in :50.43. Grade I winner Stormy Blues, dam of Kerfuffle, won or placed in 6 graded stakes, and earned $441,510 in her career. Stormy Blues has produced 5 winners, including stakes winner Forest Blue and Storm Street, a group I winner in the Trinidad.

J C's Queen (Hold That Tiger - Skip Queen by Skip Away) is a veteran of four races. Her best finish was 3rd at 5.5 furlongs at Belmont on October 14. Her most recent race was on December 15, when she was 7th in a mile Maiden Claiming race at Aqueduct. J C's Queen is the first foal out of the winning mare Skip Queen, who earned $143,408. Skip Queen is a half sister to one winner.

Corleone (Indian Charlie - Fast an Sexy by Mining) has run three times, finishing 6th at 6 furlongs at Delaware Park on September 18, 2nd at 7 furlongs at Keeneland on October 15, and 9th at 1 1/16 miles on a sloppy Churchill Downs track on November 18. Corleone sold for $130,000 as a weanling, for $175,000 as a yearling, and for $325,000 as a 2-year-old. She is out of stakes-placed Fast an Sexy, who earned $154,085. Fast an Sexy has produced 6 winners from 7 to run, including stakes winner Swede.

Portside (Congrats - Port Isabel by Time to Explode) has made two starts, both at Aqueduct. She was 4th in a 5.5 furlong dirt race on November 11, and 5th in a mile turf race on November 24. She brought $87,000 at 2, and is a half sister to 2 winners. Port Isabel, dam of Portside, is a half sister to 9 winners, including grade III winner Abaginone and grade I winner Cara Rafaela, dam of Bernardini.

The others are unraced, including Espresso Martini (Grand Slam - Espresso Song by Siphon (BRZ)), who brought $150,000 as a 2-year-old. She is a half sister to 2 winners, including grade III stakes-placed Mallory Square. Espresso Song, dam of Espresso Martini, is a half sister to 4 winners.

Selling for $90,000 as a yearling was Siggi the Alien (Include - Moment of Honour by Honour and Glory), who is the second foal out of the winning mare Moment of Honour. Moment of Honour's first foal, Send Him In, is a winner. Moment of Honour is a half sister to 4 winners, including grade II winner Kafwain.

Stakes winner North Lake Jane, dam of Satilla Shores (Speightstown - North Lake Jane by Meadowlake), earned $263,321. She has produced 4 winners from 4 to run, including Jane's Gal, a full sister to Satilla Shores. North Lake Jane is a full sister to grade III winner People's Princess and grade II winner Meadow Flight, and a half sister to 4 winners.

It Show Time for Top Business on Wonway Street

January 5, 2011
Gulfstream Park Race 9

Maiden Special Weight
7.5 furlongs turf
3-year-olds
Post Time: 4:52 PM ET HRTV

P Horse
1. Witty Kid
2. Show Time
3. Assimilation
4. Noah's Harvest
5. Sandys Diamond
6. Derby Kitten
7. Hondo Scores
8. Wonway Street
9. Winter's Fury
10. Classical Chant
11. Top Business
12. Vapor Trace
MTO Kitten's Caregiver
AE Yes This Is It
AE Cooks Forest
AE Hampton Bays Sun

Top Business (Bluegrass Cat - Dynamic Lady by Dynaformer) has run three times, and finished third twice, at 1 1/16 miles on the dirt on November 12 and at 1 1/16 miles on the turf on December 11. His remaining race was on October 10, when he was 8th at 5.5 furlongs. All of his previous efforts were at Calder. Top Business sold for $5,000 as a yearling, and is out of turf stakes-placed Dynamic Lady, who earned $117,750. Dynamic Lady has produced 2 winners from 3 to run, and is a half sister to 3 winners.

Assimilation (Pleasantly Perfect - Exploivacious by Exploit) finished 7th, behind Top Business, on the Calder turf on December 11. It was his only start. He was a $25,000 yearling, and is the first foal out of stakes-placed Exploivacious. Exploivacious is a half sister to three winners, including stakes-placed High Silver.

Derby Kitten (Kitten's Joy - Blush by Menifee) and Sandys Diamond (Roman Ruler - Ideal Image by Hennessy) finished 5th and 6th in a mile and a sixteenth turf contest at Aqueduct on November 13. The winner of that race was King Congie, who won the Tropical Park Derby on January 1. Derby Kitten has 4 additional starts, including 3 on the turf. His best finish was second in a mile and a sixteenth contest at Belmont on yielding turf on October 17. He also finished 3rd in a mile turf race on September 4 at Monmouth. He is out of the winning mare Blush, who has produced stakes winner William's Kitten, a full brother to Derby Kitten, who is a winner on the turf. Blush is a full sister to 3 winners. Sandys Diamond has no other starts. He brought $62,000 as a 2-year-old, and is out of the turf-placed mare Ideal Image. Ideal Image is the dam of grade II winner Sassy Image, who has earned $312,184. Ideal Image is a half sister to 8 winners, including turf stakes winner Dynaman and Adair, who was group I stakes-placed on the turf.

The final horse in the main field with turf experience is Winter's Fury (Stormy Atlantic - Beautiful Noise by Sunny's Halo), who was 5th at 5.5 furlongs on the Ellis Park turf on August 28. He has three additional starts, finishing 4th at 6 furlongs on the dirt at Ellis on August 8, 4th at a mile and a sixteenth on the Polytrack at Keeneland on October 9, and 4th at 6 furlongs on the dirt at Churchill Downs on November 4. He is out of Beautiful Noise, a grade II winner on the turf, who earned $516,902. Beautiful Noise has produced 2 winners, one of which won on the turf. Beautiful Noise is a half sister to 6 winners, including Listening, a grade I winner on the dirt, who was grade III stakes-placed on the turf.

Hondo Scores (Vindication - Candybedandy by Holy Bull) has run three times. His best finish was 2nd at 6 furlongs on the Keeneland Polytrack on October 9. He also finished 6th at 5 furlongs on the dirt at Mountaineer on August 31, and 12th at 6 furlongs on the dirt at Churchill Downs on October 31. Hondo Scores is the first foal out of stakes winner Candybedandy, who earned $230,497. Candybedandy is a half sister to 3 winners, including stakes-placed Caped for Flight.

Noah's Harvest (Full Mandate - Wordy Yes by Affirmed) did his previous running on the Tapeta at Presque Isle Downs, at 5 furlongs on June 26, at 6 furlongs on July 14, and at 5 furlongs on July 31. He finished fourth in each race. Noah's Harvest is a half brother to 5 winners. His dam, Wordy Yes, is a half sister to 7 winners, including grade III turf winner Berbatim.

Vapor Trace (Ghostzapper - Ingot's Dance Away by Gate Dancer) was fourth in his only start, a mile and 70 yard contest run on a sloppy track at Monmouth on August 22. He is a half brother to 6 winners, including stakes winner Platinum Couple and grade III turf winner Dance Away Capote. Four other siblings of Vapor Trace won on the turf. Ingot's Dance Away, dam of Vapor Trace, is a half sister to 9 winners, including Horse of the Year Skip Away.

Finishing 5th in his only race was Show Time (The Cliff's Edge - Halo Babe by Southern Halo), who did his running at a mile at Calder on December 16. A $20,000 yearling, he is a half brother to grade II turf winner Rendezvous, who has earned $411,505. Their dam, Halo Babe, is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to three winners, including stakes-placed Mystic Wood.

Classical Chant (War Chant - Great Buy by Smart Strike) also finished fifth in his lone start, a 6 furlong race on the Woodbine Polytrack on November 21. He sold for $60,000 as a yearling was, and is a full brother to the turf winner Paradigm Shift. Their dam, Great Buy, is a half sister to 6 winners, including turf stakes winners Guana and Great News.

Wonway Street (Street Cry (IRE) - Toll Taker by Bernstein) has run twice, and finished 8th twice, at Belmont on September 18, and at Monmouth on October 23. Both starts were at 6 furlongs on the dirt. He is the first foal out of grade III winner Toll Taker, who was stakes-placed on the turf. Toll Taker earned $397,213 in her career, and is a half sister to 6 winners, including stakes winner Choragus.

Completing the main field is unraced Witty Kid (Lemon Drop Kid - Fantastic Promise by Fantastic Light), who is the first foal out of the unplaced mare Fantastic Promise. Fantastic Promise is a half sister to turf winner Jodie Pisati.

Also unraced is AE entrant Hampton Bays Sun (During - Halo Sun by Southern Halo), who sold for $3,000 as a weanling. He is the second foal out of the turf winning mare Halo Sun.

AE entrant Yes This Is It (Yes It's True - Raspberry Affair by Black Tie Affair (IRE)) has run three times. His best finish came in a 7 furlong turf race at Belmont on September 23, where he finished second. He also ran in a 1 1/16 mile turf race at Saratoga on July 29, finishing 8th. His remaining start came at 7 furlongs on the dirt at Saratoga on August 25. He was 4th in that race. Yes This Is It is out of the winning mare Raspberry Affair, who earned $149,094. Raspberry Affair has produced 5 winners, including one that won on the turf. Raspberry Affair is a half sister to one winner, and a full sister to grade III stakes-placed Strawberry Affair.

AE entrant Cooks Forest (War Chant - Lookin' Swell by Wild Rush) is a veteran of 5 starts, all on the dirt. His best finish was at 6 furlongs at Saratoga on August 14, where he finished 2nd. His most recent race was on October 31, when he was 3rd in a 6 furlong Maiden Claiming race at Belmont on October 31. Cooks Forest brought $45,000 as a yearling, and $60,000 as a 2-year old. He is the first foal out of the winning mare Lookin' Swell. Lookin' Swell is a half sister to 6 winners, including stakes winners Outlaw and Inlaw.

On the MTO list is Kitten's Caregiver (Kitten's Joy - On Broadway by Rubiano), who has run three times. He was 8th at a mile on the turf at Kentucky Downs on September 20, 3rd at 5 furlongs on the dirt at Calder on September 30, and 5th at 6 furlongs on the dirt at Churchill Downs on November 4. He is out of the winning mare On Broadway, who has produced 5 winners, including stakes winners Kathern's Cat and Lights of Broadway. One winning offspring, Looks Purrrfect, is a full brother to Kitten's Caregiver. On Broadway is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to 9 winners, including stakes winner Basic Concern.

Other January 5 Entries

New House Rules (colt; Rockport Harbor - Migrate by Storm Bird) makes his second start in race 6 at Parx Racing, a mile and 70 yard Maiden Claiming race (Claiming Price $25,000). Post time is 2:31 PM ET. First time out, New House Rules finished 5th in a mile and 70 yard Maiden Claiming race at Parx on December 10. That race had a Claiming Price of $40,000. New House Rules sold for $25,000 as a weanling, and for $90,000 as a yearling, and is out of the winning mare Migrate. Migrate has produced 4 winners, including grade II winner Warning Zone, who earned $342,810 overall.

Victoria's Wildcat (filly; Bellamy Road - Flaming Mirage by Woodman) is an MTO entrant for race 7 at Gulfstream, scheduled for a mile on the turf. Post time is 3:52 PM ET. Victoria's Wildcat broke her maiden last time out, in a 6 furlong Allowance race at Churchill Downs on November 27. She also has one second and three fourths to her credit. She last worked on January 3, going 5 furlongs in 1:02.60 at Gulfstream. Victoria's Wildcat sold for $20,000 as a yearling, and is a half sister to 6 winners, including grade I winner Kinsale King. Kinsale King has earned $1,478,920.

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