Queen of England at Belmont Park

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Filare l'Oro (Hard Spun - Elusive Gold by Strike the Gold) was scratched from the 6th race at Delaware Park on July 12. The winner was Believe You Can (Proud Citizen - El Fasto by El Prado (IRE)), who took the lead at the start, and held off Diamante de Fuego (El Corredor - Matsue by Lure) by a neck. Perfect's Lil Sis (Purge - Mary Alex by Honour and Glory) was third. Watch the Replay.

July 14 Entry

Queen of England at Belmont Park

July 14, 2011
Belmont Park Race 4
Maiden Special Weight

6 furlongs turf
2-year-old fillies
Post Time 2:36 PM ET HRTV/TVG

P Horse
1. Isra (KY)
2. False Alibi (NY)
3. Sleeping Star (NY)
4. Sisterhood (KY)
5. War Queen (KY)
6. Terralba (KY)
7. More Than Love (KY)
8. Valley of Avoca (KY)
9. Queen of England (KY)
10. St Pancras (KY)

Queen of England (English Channel - Babae (CHI) by Barkerville) is scheduled to make her first start, going 6 furlongs on the inner turf at Belmont. She has been working at Saratoga, including two works on the turf training course. Most recently, she went 5 furlongs in 1:01.18 on the turf at Saratoga on July 8. Babae, dam of Queen of England, won or placed in 11 group/graded stakes on the turf, and earned $755,334. She has produced 2 winners, one of which won on the turf. Babae is a half sister to 8 winners, including turf stakes winner Queen of Hearts, and Zorro Rojo, a group I winner in Peru. English Channel's 5 runners have made 9 combined starts, recording 1 win, 2 seconds, 2 thirds, and $32,669 in earnings. Grade I turf winner English Channel won his only race at 2, a 1 1/16 mile race on the turf, and earned $5,319,028 overall. He was named Champion Grass Horse of 2007.

Isra (Easing Along - Constant Companion by Relaunch) finished second in her only start, a 6 furlong turf race at Belmont Park on June 29. She was favored in that race, and rallied late. Isra is a half sister to 5 winners, including grade I turf winner Forever Together, who was 2008 champion grass mare. Forever Together won her only race at 2, and earned $2,957,639 in her career. Another sibling of Isra, Princess Patricia, was a winner at 2. Constant Companion, dam of Isra, is a half sister to 9 winners, including stakes winners Puzzled Look and Where's the Ring, and grade III turf winner Winged Victory.

Terralba (Langfuhr - Marquee Attraction by Storm Cat), who is part of an entry with Isra, also finished second in her only race, a 5 furlong dirt race at Monmouth on June 26. She sold for $140,000 as a weanling, and is a half sister to two winners. Both of her winning siblings won at 2, and one won on the turf. Marquee Attraction, dam of Terralba, is a full sister to 4 winners, including stakes winner Gold Trader, grade III stakes-placed Swift Attraction, and grade III stakes-placed Big Top Cat. She is also a half sister to one winner.

Finishing third in her only start was Valley of Avoca (Intidab - Al Basar by Sahm), who ran 5.5 furlongs on the dirt at Belmont on June 24. She sold for $2,000 as a yearling, and is the first foal out of the unraced mare Al Basar. Al Basar is a half sister to 4 winners, including grade I turf winner Harayir, who earned $497,287.

The other fillies are unraced, including St Pancras (Scat Daddy - Marylebone by Unbridled's Song), who is by freshman sire Scat Daddy. Scat Daddy's 20 runners have made 27 combined starts, recording 3 wins, 3 seconds, 2 thirds, and $111,283 in earnings. St Pancras is out of grade I winner Marylebone, who won her first two starts at 2, including the Matron Stakes (gr. I), and earned $171,800 in her career. Marylebone is a half sister to four winner, including turf stakes-placed Unigold.

More Than Love (More Than Ready - I'm in Love by Zafonic) sold for $130,000 as a yearling. She is the first foal out of turf stakes winner I'm in Love, who was a winner on the turf at 2, and who earned $211,267 overall. I'm in Love is a half sister to 5 winners.

Bringing $30,000 as a yearling was War Queen (War Chant - Love's Sensation by Lear Fan), who is out of the turf-winning mare Love's Sensation. Love's Sensation has produced 2 winners from 2 to run, both of which won on the turf. Love's Sensation's offspring include Sensational Love, a full sister to War Queen, who was a winner at 2, and who has earned $135,932 through 2011.

False Alibi (Kitten's Joy - Ticket by Cryptoclearance) and Sisterhood (Kitten's Joy - Caterette by Cozzene) are both by Kitten's Joy. False Alibi is out of the turf-placed mare Ticket, who has produced the winner Cash Keeper. Ticket is a half sister to 7 winners, including turf stakes winner Historic. Sisterhood is out of the turf-winning mare Caterette. Caterette has produced Becky's Kitten and Cozy Kitten, both full siblings to Sisterhood, who were grade III stakes-placed on the turf. Both also won on the turf at 2, and Cozy Kitten was a debut winner on the turf that season. Caterette is a half sister to 4 winners, including stakes winner Enduring Will, who was stakes-placed on the turf.

Sleeping Star (Andromeda's Hero - Sleeplessnseattle by Seattle Dancer) is out of stakes-placed Sleeplessnseattle, who was a winner on the turf. Sleeplessnseattle has produced 2 winners, including stakes-placed Fivefifteen. Sleeplessnseattle is a half sister to 3 winners.

New Workers

July 13, 2011

Boudicca (filly; Hard Spun - Taft Lil Queen by Irish Open) worked at Laurel, 3 furlongs in :37.60. Stakes winner Taft Lil Queen, dam of Boudicca, was a debut winner at 2, and earned $245,515 overall. She has produced 5 winners, including stakes winner For Royalty, and El Viento, a grade I winner in Puerto Rico. Four of her offspring were debut winners at 2. Taft Lil Queen is a full sister to stakes winner Irish Cherry, and a half sister to four winners. Irish Cherry is the dam of grade I winners Spun Sugar and Daaher.

Seeker (colt; Hard Spun - Classic Olympio by Olympio) worked 4 furlongs in :52.60 on a muddy track at Churchill Downs. He is out of stakes winner Classic Olympio, who won three races at 2, including two stakes, and earned $336,578 overall. Classic Olympio has produced three winners from three to run, including stakes winners Classify and Simplify. Simplify was a debut winner at 2. Classic Olympio is a half sister to 5 winners, including stakes winner Mr. Felipe.

Returning Workers

July 12, 2011

At Belmont Park, One Slick Dude (colt; Corinthian - Easabeau Fille by Capote) went 5 furlongs in 1:02.66.

At Hollywood Park, Hand Spun (filly; Hard Spun - Flexible Princess by Honour and Glory) went 5 furlongs in 1:02.00.

Clear Danger (filly; Hard Spun - Present Danger by Souvenir Copy) went 4 furlongs in :48.40 at Keeneland.

Hierro (colt; Hard Spun - Brief Bliss by Navarone) worked at Saratoga, 4 furlongs in :49.91.

July 13, 2011

Race Palace (filly; Corinthian - Southern Swing by Dixieland Band) worked from the gate at Monmouth, 4 furlongs in :48.60.

Working 5 furlongs in 1:01.20 on a good track at Churchill was Tiara (filly; Corinthian - Fusaichi Lady by Fusaichi Pegasus). It was the fastest of 8 works at the distance.

Channel the Green (filly; English Channel - Grab the Green by Cozzene) went 3 furlongs in :39.22 at Belmont Park.

Marco's Bon Vivant (colt; Hard Spun - Staraway by Star de Naskra) worked at Churchill, 5 furlongs in 1:05.20 on a good track.

At Belmont, Five Sixteen (colt; Invasor (ARG) - Third Street by Salt Lake) went 5 furlongs in 1:01.24.

I Sense Your Luck (filly; Street Sense - Racing Luck by Out of Place) worked at Santa Anita, 5 furlongs in 1:01.40.

At Keeneland, Ice Cream Silence (filly; Street Sense - Double Scoop by Seeking the Gold) went 4 furlongs in :49.40.

Street Dreams (filly; Street Sense - Honorable Cat by Honor Grades) went 5 furlongs on a good track at Churchill Downs in 1:02.20.

Street Life (colt; Street Sense - Stone Hope by Grindstone) worked 4 furlongs in :51.20 at Adena Springs Farm.

At Monmouth, Street Thug (colt; Street Sense - Richbabe by Richman) went 3 furlongs in :36.20. Interestingly, Street Thug's dam, Richbabe, sold for $240,000 to top the first phase of the Heiligbrodt dispersal at Fasig-Tipton on Tuesday.

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Fran Loszynski

Thank you Bloodhorse for the great pic of Bizzy Caroline and Rafael. Into my scrapbook it goes. Hope she wins for Afleet Alex. I feel another Zenyatta coming on!

On another note, does the Queen of England know she has a fillie here in America named for her? how cool is that!

14 Jul 2011 7:56 AM

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