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Racing was canceled on August 29 at Delaware Park, so Red Flair (Invasor - Vanity Flair by Affirmed) will wait until August 31 to run (see preview below).

August 31 Entries

Physical Gold is Moreforyourmoney with Two Left Shoes

August 31, 2011
Saratoga Race 2
Maiden Claiming ($35,000)

6 furlongs
2-year-olds
Post Time 1:32 PM ET HRTV/TVG

P Horse
1. Night Maneuver (NY)
2. King and Crusader (MD)
3. Texas Josh (KY)
4. Physical Gold (KY)
5. Fancy Farm (KY)
6. Moreforyourmoney (KY)
7. Two Left Shoes (LA)
8. Harry Consolidator (KY)

Physical Gold (Corinthian - Duchess Zea by Ascot Knight) makes his debut, going 6 furlongs at Saratoga. He has had several works at Saratoga, including 5 furlongs from the gate in 1:02.26 on August 21. Physical Gold sold for $40,000 as a yearling, and is out of stakes winner Duchess Zea, who was placed at 2. Duchess Zea has produced 7 winners, including stakes winner Molly's Pride, and grade III winner A La Reine. A La Reine was a winner at 2, and earned $266,400 in her career. Duchess Zea is a half sister to 5 winners, including stakes winners Silver Ace, Silver Set, and Bold Nxs. Corinthian's 26 runners have made 38 total starts, recording 3 wins, 4 seconds, 7 thirds, and $145,728 in earnings.

Also unraced are Night Maneuver (Orientate - Smoke N Shadows by Smoke Glacken) and Fancy Farm (Forest Grove - Delacour by Our Emblem. Night Maneuver is out of the winning mare Smoke N Shadows. Smoke N Shadows did not run at 2, but was a debut winner at 3. She has produced the winner Lilys Shadow. Smoke N Shadows is a full sister to grade III winner Carthage, and a half sister to 8 winners, including grade III stakes-placed Big Numbers. Fancy Farm is a half brother to 3 winners, including one that won at 2. His dam, Delacour, is a half sister to three winners, including grade III winner Stay Sound.

Moreforyourmoney (Value Plus - I's a Fact by Is It True) and King and Crusader (Lion Heart - Sugarloaf by Regal Intention) finished 5th and 6th in a 5.5 furlong Maiden Claiming race at Saratoga on July 31. It was the first and only start for both. Moreforyourmoney, who dueled for the lead for most of the July 31 race, sold for $32,000 as a 2-year-old. He is out of stakes-placed I's a Fact, who has produced two winners from three to run. Both of her winning offspring won at 2. King and Crusader, who hit the gate at the start of the July 31 race, brought $8,000 as a yearling, and $26,000 as a 2-year-old. He is out of Sugarloaf, who won her only race at 2, and has produced 4 winners, including stakes-placed Homesteader. Sugarloaf is a half sister to 7 winners, including stakes winner McKilts.

Two Left Shoes (Wildcat Shoes - Contemplative by Native Uproar) finished third in his lone start, a 4.5 furlong Maiden Claiming race at Delaware Park on July 5. He is out of the winning mare Contemplative, who has produced 8 winners, including stakes-placed Intellect. Three of her offspring won at 2, including Intellect. Contemplative is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to 6 winners.

Texas Josh (Istan - Carmrachkim by Go for Gin) did his previous running on the turf at Saratoga, where he finished 7th in a 5.5 furlong Maiden Special Weight race on July 27. He is by freshman sire Istan, whose 11 runners have made 18 combined starts, recording 3 wins, 2 seconds, 1 third, and $60,968 in earnings. Texas Josh is the first foal out of the winning mare Carmrachkim. Carmrachkim is a half sister to 4 winners, including stakes winner She's a Mugs.

Harry Consolidator (Consolidator - Gammy's Alden by John Alden) finished 7th (last) in his only start, a 5.5 furlong Maiden Special Weight at Saratoga on July 23. Harry Consolidator sold for $12,000 as a yearling, and is out of stakes winner Gammy's Alden. Gammy's Alden was a winner at 2, and earned $270,809 in her career. She has produced stakes-placed Johannesburg Star, who was a winner at 2. Gammy's Alden is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to 6 winners, including stakes winner Lonesome Sound.

Red Flair will Just Nod and Smile at the Hideaway Moon

August 31, 2011
Delaware Park Race 4
Maiden Claiming ($10,000 - $7,500)

6 furlongs
2-year-olds
Post Time 2:36 PM ET

P Horse
1. Milestone (KY)
2. Groovy Max (MD)
3. Faneuil Wildcat (FL)
4. Hideaway Moon (MD)
5. Smarley (PA)
6. Just Nod and Smile (FL)
7. Red Flair (KY)
8. Dinos Romance (PA)
9. Date a Saint (FL)
10. Chief Wild Eagle (NY)
11. Yardee (KY)

Red Flair (Invasor - Vanity Flair by Affirmed), who has been working at Delaware Park, makes his first start at that track. Most recently, he went 5 furlongs in 1:03.20 from the gate on August 17. He is out of the winning mare Vanity Flair, who has produced 2 winners from 2 to run. One of her offspring won at 2. Vanity Flair is a half sister to 5 winners, including stakes-placed Fogerty, a debut winner at 2, who earned $176,631. Invasor's 5 runners have made 9 total starts, recording 2 seconds, 3 thirds, and earnings of $11,387.

Just Nod and Smile (Double Honor - Little Out by Outflanker) and Date a Saint (Saint Anddan - Party Date by Formal Dinner) finished 3rd and 6th in a 5.5 furlong Maiden Claiming race at Delaware Park on August 10. Just Nod and Smile, who set the pace on August 10, has no other starts. He is out of stakes-placed Little Out, who has produced 2 winners from 3 to run. One of her offspring won at 2. Little Out is a full sister to 2 winners, and a half sistesr to 6 winners, including stakes winner Jeb's Honor. Date a Saint also has no other starts. He is by first-year sire Saint Anddan, whose 21 runners have made 43 total starts, recording 4 wins, 5 seconds, 6 thirds, and $133,669 in earnings. Date a Saint is out of the winning mare Party Date, who has produced the winner Mirthful Flirt. Party Date is a half sister to 10 winners, including stakes winner Out 'Till Midnight.

Chief Wild Eagle (Wild Desert - Bella Bolchina by Beau Genius) has run twice, finishing 2nd at 4.5 furlongs at Parx on July 3, and 8th at a mile and 70 yards on a sloppy track at Delaware Park on August 9. He is by first-year sire Wild Desert, whose 7 runners have made 14 total starts, recording 2 seconds, 1 third, and $18,674 in earnings. Chief Wild Eagle is the first foal out of the winning mare Bella Bolchina. Bella Bolchina is a half sister to 7 winners, including grade III stakes-placed Bolchina's Prize.

Yardee (Grand Reward - Stet by Diesis (GB)) has also made two starts, finishing 9th at 5.5 furlongs on the Colonial Downs turf on July 28, and 4th at 6 furlongs on the Delaware Park dirt on August 16. He sold for $4,000 as a 2-year-old, and is a half brother to 4 winners, two of which won at 2. His dam, Stet, is a half sister to 7 winners, including stakes winners Carni Gal and St. Elmo's Light.

Dinos Romance (Mr. Dino - Road Romance by Cahill Road) finished 8th in his only start, a 6 furlong contest at Delaware Park on August 6. He is out of the winning mare Road Romance, a winner at 2, who earned $120,864 in her career. Road Romance has produced 2 winners. Road Romance is a half sister to stakes-placed Classic Ingrid, stakes winner Vogue Girl, and grade II winner Scrimshaw.

The others are unraced, including Groovy Max (Scipion - Dorothy Ann by Groovy), who is by first-crop sire Scipion. Scipion has had 4 starters, which have run 7 times in all, recording 1 win, 2 thirds, and $22,836 in earnings. Groovy Max sold for $1,000 as a yearling, and is out of stakes winner Dorothy Ann, who earned $298,006. Dorothy Ann has produced three winners from three to run. She is a half sister to 6 winners, including stakes winner Asheville.

Selling for $60,000 as a weanling was Milestone (Birdstone - Gilded Connection by Gilded Age), who is out of Gilded Connection, a debut winner at 2. Gilded Connection has produced 9 winners, including grade III winners Connecting Terms and P Day. Three of her offpring won at 2, including P Day, who earned $683,023 in his career.

Faneuil Wildcat (Wildcat Heir - Deux Amours by Personal Flag) sold for $10,000 as a yearling, and for $14,000 as a 2-year-old. He is a half brother to 5 winners, including stakes-placed Mister Deux. Two of his siblings won at 2, including Mister Deux, who was a debut winner that season. Deux Amours, dam of Faneuil Wildcat, is a half sister to 6 winners, including stakes winner Chase the Dream.

Hideaway Moon (Mojave Moon - Cross Over Please by Valley Crossing) is out of the winning mare Cross Over Please, who has produced three winners from three to run. Cross Over Please is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to 2 winners.

Smarley (Smart Guy - Gray Lady Dancer by Gilded Time) is a half brother to 3 winners, including stakes-placed Gone Prospecting, a winner at 2, who has earned $151,259 through 2011. Gray Lady Dancer, dam of Smarley, is a half sister to 8 winners, including stakes winner Fappitass.

English Puddin is Playing Dirty on a Classic Journey

August 31, 2011
Del Mar Race 3
Maiden Claiming ($32,000 - $28,000)

5.5 furlongs
2-year-old fillies
Post Time 6:04 PM ET TVG

P Horse
1. Cappie (AZ)
2. Sudden Ghost (KY)
3. All I Want (TX)
4. Warren's Judy (CA)
5. Hanserella (CA)
6. English Puddin (KY)
7. Classic Journey (CA)
8. Kvetch (FL)
9. Ansede (KY)
10. Anna You're Up (CA)
11. Playing Dirty (KY)
12. Sheza Great Friend (KY)
AE Jimini Christmas (CA)
AE Bold Remark (AZ)

English Puddin (English Channel - Go for Puddin by Go for Gin) will try once again to make her debut, after being scratched at the gate on August 25 at Del Mar. She has had most of her works at Hollywood Park, but she does have 2 works at Del Mar, 3 furlongs from the gate on August 14 in :36.00, and 5 furlongs in 1:01.00 on August 20. She sold for $6,000 as a weanling, and for $10,000 as a yearling. She is out of the winning mare Go for Puddin, who earned $245,078 in 48 starts. Go for Puddin has produced 2 winners from 2 to run, including one that was a debut winner at 2. Go for Puddin is a half sister to 6 winners, including stakes winner Myfriendwil. English Channel's 16 runners have made 28 total starts, recording 4 wins, 6 seconds, 3 thirds, and $167,754 in earnings.

Ansede (Catienus - Brag (IRE) by Mujadil), AE entrant Jimini Christmas (Tribal Rule - Amphorae by Smoke Glacken), AE entrant Bold Remark (College Graduate - Kalamata by Benchmark), All I Want (Valid Expectations - Templemartin by Wolf Power (SAF)), and Warren's Judy (Lake George - On Duty by Songandaprayer) finished 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 10th in a 5.5 furlong Maiden Claiming race at Del Mar on August 11. Ansede, who closed from the back on August 11, has no other starts. She is the first foal out of stakes-placed Brag, who was a winner at 2, and earned $168,513 in her career. Brag is a half sister to stakes winner Strut, and grade III stakes-placed Vaunt. Jimini Christmas, who sold for $2,700 as a yearling, also has no other starts. She is the second foal out of the winning mare Amphorae, who was a winner at 2. Amphorae is a half sister to 2 winners. Bold Remark, who just edged All I Want for 4th on August 11, has three additional starts. She finished 3rd at 4.5 furlongs at Golden Gate on June 9, 2nd at 5.5 furlongs at Pleasanton on July 9, and 5th at 5.5 furlongs at Del Mar on July 27. A $2,000 yearling, Bold Remark is the first foal out of the winning mare Kalamata, who earned $114,006. Kalamata is a half sister to one winner. All I Want previously finished 5th in a 5.5 furlong Maiden Special Weight at Lone Star Park on July 4. She was purchased for $19,000 as a weanling, and is out of the winning mare Templemartin . Templemartin has produced 4 winners, including stakes winner Valid Message. Valid Message won 3 races at 2, including 2 stakes, and earned has earned $204,179 through 2011. Templemartin is a half sister to grade II winner Freedom Crest. Warren's Judy has no other starts. She is the first foal out of stakes-placed On Duty, who won 2 races as a 2-year-old. On Duty is a half sister to 2 winners.

The only other filly with experience is Sheza Great Friend (Stevie Wonderboy - Carsona by Carson City), who has run three times. She finished 6th at 5 furlongs at Hollywood Park on June 26, 8th at 5.5 furlongs at Del Mar on July 21, and 4th at 6 furlongs at Del Mar on August 10. Sheza Great Friend is by freshman sire Stevie Wonderboy, whose 13 runners have made 30 total starts, recording 3 wins, 4 seconds, 4 thirds, and $129,852 in earnings. Sheza Great Friend is out of grade I stakes-placed Carsona, who earned $174,862. Carsona has produced 7 winners, including grade II winner Siphon City. Four of her offspring won at 2. Carsona is a half sister to 8 winners.

Kvetch (Discreet Cat - Swish by Songandaprayer), who sold for $20,000 as a yearling, is by freshman sire Discreet Cat. Discreet Cat's 22 runners have made 36 combined starts, recording 9 wins, 2 seconds, 2 thirds, and $166,695 in earnings. Kvetch is a half sister to the winner Fabulous Frances, who was placed at 2. Their dam, Swish, is a half sister to 5 winners, including stakes winner Unreal Moment.

Playing Dirty (Closing Argument - Lemon Fresh Tide by Lemon Drop Kid) was purchased for $1,000 as a yearling, and for $13,000 at 2. She is the first foal out of the winning mare Lemon Fresh Tide. Lemon Fresh Tide is a half sister to 2 winners.

Selling for $10,000 as a yearling was Sudden Ghost (Ghostzapper - Too Late Now by Raj Waki), who is out of grade I winner Too Late Now, who earned $566,110. Too Late Now did not run at 2, but was a debut winner at 3. She has produced 2 winners from 2 to run. Too Late Now is a half sister to 3 winners.

Hanserella (Terrell - Hanselina by Hansel) was purchased for $10,000 as a 2-year-old, and is out of stakes winner Hanselina. Hanselina was placed at 2, and earned $317,449 overall. She has produced 2 winners from 2 to run, including stakes-placed Overtime Victory. Both of her winning offspring won at 2, and one was a debut winner that season. Hanselina is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to 6 winners.

Cappie (Benton Creek - Fairfield by Conquistador Cielo), who sold for $5,200 as a yearling, is out of the winning mare Fairfield. Fairfield has produced 7 winners, including 5 full siblings to Cappie. These include stakes winner Willcox, who was a winner at 2. Another full sibling to Cappie, stakes-placed Stockton Pass, was also a winner at 2. Fairfield is a full sister to stakes-placed Smartweed, and a half sister to 7 winners.

Classic Journey (Good Journey - Classie Girl by Broad Brush) is a half sister to 6 winners. Two of her siblings won at 2, and one was a debut winner that season. Classie Girl, dam of Classic Journey, is a half sister to 7 winners, including stakes winner Mr. Pappion.

Anna You're Up (Terrell - Feed the Kitty by Coronado's Quest) is out of the winning mare Feed the Kitty. Feed the Kitty has produced three winners, including grade III stakes-placed Justdontcallmejeri. Two of her offspring won at 2. Feed the Kitty is a half sister to 2 winners.

Returning Workers

August 28, 2011

At Keeneland, Etar (colt; Corinthian - Feathered Diamond by A.P. Indy) went 4 furlongs in :48.80.

Love and Faith (filly; Corinthian - Known Romance by Known Fact) worked at Del Mar, 4 furlongs in :48.80.

At Del Mar, Blueskiesnrainbows (colt; English Channel - Cho Cho San by Deputy Minister) went 7 furlongs in 1:29.80.

At Woodbine, English Crossing (filly; English Channel - Lady Solvig by Giant's Causeway) worked 5 furlongs in 1:02.00.

Ormond Quay (colt; English Channel - Go Again Valid by Valid Appeal) worked at Arlington, 5 furlongs in 1:01.80.

At Santa Anita, Bella's Fantasy (filly; Hard Spun - Fantasy Lake by Salt Lake) went 5 furlongs in 1:00.80.

Flame Run (filly; Hard Spun - Swept Away by Mystery Storm) worked at Churchill, 5 furlongs in 1:03.40.

At Louisiana Downs, Secret Threat (colt; Hard Spun - Regal Miss Copelan by Copelan) went 4 furlongs in :52.00.

At Arlington, Afford (colt; Street Sense - Unaffordable by Unbridled) went 5 furlongs in 1:03.60.

Night Dance (filly; Street Sense - Fly to the Stars by Giant's Causeway) went 4 furlongs in :49.40 at Churchill.

August 29, 2011

Spiced Latte (filly; Corinthian - Latte by Pleasant Tap) worked at Del Mar, 5 furlongs in 1:03.00.

At Woodbine, Ascot Hailey (filly; English Channel - Katherine of Ascot by Ascot Knight) went 3 furlongs in :36.80.

Optimizer (colt; English Channel - Indy Pick by A. P. Indy) went 3 furlongs in :36.15 at Saratoga.

Working from the gate at Churchill Downs was Wish Keeper (filly; Hard Spun - Wacky Patty by Formal Dinner), who went 4 furlongs in :50.80.

Cheechako (filly; Invasor - Bird Harbor by Boston Harbor) went 4 furlongs in :49.80 at Churchill.

Photon (colt; Invasor - Lady Bertrando by Bertrando) went 6 furlongs in 1:15.20 at Arlington.

At Santa Anita, Vionnet (filly; Street Sense - Cambiocorsa by Avenue of Flags) worked 4 furlongs in :49.60.

August 30, 2011

At Pleasanton, Miss Corinthian (filly; Corinthian - Miss General by Posse) went 4 furlongs in :48.20.

Preach Easy (filly; Corinthian - Maypole Dancer by Northern Raja) worked 4 furlongs in :51.00 at Churchill Downs.

Hunt Crossing (colt; Corinthian - Silver Lace by Silver Deputy) went 5 furlongs in 1:00.45 at Saratoga.

At Keeneland, Cojo's Channel (colt; English Channel - Northwest Storm by Tsunami Slew) went 4 furlongs in :49.60.

Grace for Grace (filly; English Channel - Sunette by Lil's Lad) went 6 furlongs in 1:14.80 at Keeneland.

Patrice Merion (filly; English Channel - Scrofa by Unusual Heat) went 4 furlongs in :50.06 at Saratoga.

At Keeneland, Strait Jazz (filly; English Channel - Jazzy One by Horatius) went 4 furlongs in :51.00.

At Laurel, Boudicca (filly; Hard Spun - Taft Lil Queen by Irish Open) worked 4 furlongs in :49.20.

Common Bond (colt; Hard Spun - Pilfer by Deputy Minister) worked at Belmont Park, 3 furlongs in :39.23.

Lady Clara (filly; Hard Spun - Victorica by Exbourne) went 4 furlongs in :49.44 at Saratoga.

At Del Mar, Midnight Transfer (colt; Hard Spun - French Satin by French Deputy) went 4 furlongs in :49.40.

Midnight Transfer (colt; Hard Spun - French Satin by French Deputy) went 4 furlongs in :47.40 at Del Mar.

Ribbon Taffy (filly; Hard Spun - Partyship by Premiership) worked at The Thoroughbred Center, 4 furlongs from the gate in :51.60.

Pedestrian (filly; Street Sense - Under Fire by Gulch) went 3 furlongs in :39.40 at Keeneland.

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