Sark is a Voodoo Daddy Dattts Happy

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August 17 Entry

Sark is a Voodoo Daddy Dattts Happy

August 17, 2011
Saratoga Race 3
Maiden Special Weight

5 furlongs
2-year-olds
Post Time 2:06 PM ET HRTV/TVG

P Horse
1. Voodoo Daddy (KY)
2. Sinatra (KY)
3. Rockin Boogie (KY)
4. Sark (KY)
5. Dattts Happy (KY)

Sark (English Channel - November Snow by Storm Cat) faces just 4 in this 5 furlong race at Saratoga. He has 4 previous starts, 2 on the dirt and 2 on the turf. Running on the dirt at Churchill Downs, he finished 3rd both at 5 furlongs on May 19, and at 4.5 furlongs on June 11. He then finished 4th at 5 furlongs on the turf at Churchill Downs on June 25. Most recently, he was 2nd at 5.5 furlongs on good turf at Saratoga on July 27. Since then, he worked 4 furlongs in :50.94 on the dirt at Saratoga on August 11. Sark is out of grade I winner November Snow, who won three out of four races at two, and earned $554,628 in her career. November Snow has produced 6 winners, including November Slew, who was a winner at 2, and also grade II stakes-placed that season. November Snow is a full sister to grade III winner Scatmandu, and a half sister to 9 winners, including stakes winner Lady Sorolla. English Channel's 12 runners have made 22 total starts, recoriding 4 wins, 5 seconds, 3 thirds, and $147,856 in earnings.

Rockin Boogie (Rockport Harbor - Only Seventeen by Exploit) finished 4th in his only start, a 5.5 furlong race at Belmont Park on July 9. The winner of that race was Stat, who finished 2nd in the Saratoga Special (gr. II) on August 15. Rockin Boogie sold for $77,000 as a yearling, and for $200,000 as a 2-year-old. He is out of Only Seventeen, who was a winner at 2. Only Seventeen has produced 2 winners from 3 to run, including grade II winner Made for Magic. Made for Magic was a winner at 2, and earned $314,644 in her career. Only Seventeen is a half sister to 6 winners.

The others are unraced, including the cleverly-named Sinatra (Harlan's Holiday - My Way by Unbridled's Song), who is the second foal out of the winning mare My Way. My Way is a half sister to 7 winners, including grade III winners Good Mood and Statuette, and grade II winner Academy Award.

Voodoo Daddy (City Zip - Deadly by Williamstown) is out of the winning mare Deadly, who was a winner at 2. Deadly has produced 2 winners, including stakes winner Deadly Dealer. Deadly Dealer was a winner at 2, and earned $327,841 overall. Deadly is a half sister to 7 winners.

Dattts Happy (Indian Charlie - Royal Cheer by Royal Anthem) is the second foal out of stakes-placed Royal Cheer. Royal Cheer is a half sister to 2 winners. One of her winning half-siblings is by Indian Charlie, sire of Dattts Happy.

New Workers

August 15, 2011

English Lace (filly; English Channel - Sandi M by Silver Hawk) worked 2 furlongs in :25.20 at Emerald Downs. She sold for $2,000 as a yearling, and is a half sister to 2 winners, including Pitch, who was a debut winner at 2. Sandi M, dam of English Lace, is a full sister to stakes winner Coshocton, and grade III winner Bold Hawk; and a half sister to one winner.

August 16, 2011

Heaven's Song (filly; Hard Spun - Unbridled Beauty by Unbridled's Song) worked 3 furlongs in :36.80 at The Thoroughbred Center. She is out of Unbridled Beauty, who was a debut winner at 2, and also finished 2nd in the Adirondack Stakes (gr. II) and the Astoria Stakes that season. Unbridled Beauty has produced stakes winner Meal Penalty, who won his first 2 races at 2, and earned $243,910 overall. Unbridled Beauty is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to 2 winners, including stakes winner Tax Refund.

Returning Workers

August 15, 2011

Tarsus (colt; Corinthian - Takeaway by Fly So Free) went 4 furlongs in :52.20 at San Luis Rey Downs.

Blueskiesnrainbows (colt; English Channel - Cho Cho San by Deputy Minister) worked at Del Mar, 6 furlongs in 1:13.20.

Also at Del Mar, La Malaguena (filly; English Channel - Brazilian by Stravinsky) went 6 furlongs in 1:14.60.

Strait Jazz (filly; English Channel - Jazzy One by Horatius) worked at the Thoroughbed Center, 4 furlongs in :49.60. It was the fastest of 6 works at the distance.

Hardbody (filly; Hard Spun - Zaheemah by El Prado (IRE)) worked 5 furlongs in 1:02.20 at Emerald Downs.

At Churchill Downs, Wish Keeper (filly; Hard Spun - Wacky Patty by Formal Dinner) went 4 furlongs in :50.60.

August 16, 2011

Corinthiano (colt; Corinthian - Pearly Beach by Tiznow) worked 4 furlongs in :48.60 at The Thoroughbred Center.

Rail Jumper (gelding; Corinthian - Lady Doc by Doc's Leader) went 5 furlongs in 1:05.20 at Churchill Downs.

At Fort Erie, English Sunrise (filly; English Channel - California Sunset by Deputy Minister) went 5 furlongs in 1:02.00.

Wicked Hard (colt; Hard Spun - Pennant Winner by Crafty Prospector) worked at Woodbine, 5 furlongs in 1:02.20.

At Del Mar, I Sense Your Luck (filly; Street Sense - Racing Luck by Out of Place) went 5 furlongs in 1:01.20.

4 Comments

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skyringer

Can you round out my list of English Channel's starters?  I have Patrice Merion, Ann of the Dance, Sark, R Next Gem, Optimizer, Ormand Quay, Manx, Queen of England, and Captain Webb.

Thanks!

16 Aug 2011 7:30 PM
Blood-Horse Staff

skyringer - The following are English Channel's starters:

Ann of the Dance (W)

Captain Webb (W)

Channel Quest

English Code

Jonathan C

Manx

Optimizer (W)

Ormond Quay

Patrice Merion

Queen of England

R Next Gem

Sark

17 Aug 2011 10:01 AM
mz

Hey!  I thought I was the ONLY person who could make comments on clever names!

Sinatra.

Love it.

Good luck to Sark anyways.  Hoping to see the English Channels doing much better next year with the 3YO and up turf racing.

17 Aug 2011 2:15 PM
skyringer

Excellent, thank you!

17 Aug 2011 7:47 PM

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