March 28 Results
Saturday Blues (Any Given Saturday - Blue Lagoon by Saint Ballado) was scratched, leaving 8 on the fast track. Coral Glade (Unbridled's Song - Jessamy Lane by Hennessy) was favored, and Ice Cream Silence (Street Sense - Double Scoop by Seeking the Gold) was 9-2. City Empress (Empire Maker - Pretty City by Carson City) ducked in at the start and trailed, and Kitty Caution (Tale of the Cat - Catch a Warning by Caveat) stumbled. Going to the lead from the outside was Coral Glade. Down West (Gone West - Down Here by Dehere), Ice Cream Silence, and Joya Real (Eddington - Regal Locket by Regal Classic) were all showing early interest. Coral Glade continued to lead, and was able to finally get over towards the rail. However, she was unable to shake free from her competition. Joya Real made the first move, getting even on the turn. But making an inside move was Ice Cream Silence. Joya Real stuck with her for a bit, but then Ice Cream Silence pulled away, recording an easy 4 1/2 length win. Joya Real was safe in second, and Coral Real tired to third. Watch the Replay.
March 28, 2012
Gulfstream Park Race 7
Maiden Special Weight
|Ice Cream Silence
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Corinthian Leather (filly; Corinthian - Belle Excel by Gone West) finished third as the favorite in race 10 at Gulfstream Park, a 5.5 furlong Maiden Claiming Race (Claiming Price $12,500). The winner was Gold Knife (Touch Gold - House of Cheer by Housebuster) by a neck. Watch the Replay.
March 29 Entries
Cerce Cay is a Certainty for an Irish Mission
March 29, 2012
Gulfstream Park Race 8
Maiden Special Weight
1 1/8 miles turf
Post Time 4:35 PM ET HRTV
||Ghost of Sage Cat (KY)
||Irish Mission (ON)
||Left a Message (KY)
||Debase the Dollar (KY)
||Molly Morgan (KY)
||Lady Kierkegaard (KY)
||Cerce Cay (KY)
||So Flute (KY)
Cerce Cay (Hard Spun - Timely Legend by Navorone) makes her first start of 2012, running a mile and an eighth on the turf at Gulfstream. Last year, she ran three times, finishing 11th at a mile and a sixteenth on the turf at Keeneland on October 12, 2nd at a mile and an eighth on the Polytrack at Keeneland on October 29, and 2nd at a mile and a sixteenth on the turf at Churchill Downs on November 26. She has been prepping for her return at Payson Park, including 4 furlongs in :50.30 on March 23. Cerce Cay is out of the winning mare Timely Legend, who has produced 6 winners from 7 to run, including stakes winners Celluloid Hero and Song of Navarone, and grade III turf stakes-placed Reel Legend. Two of Timely Legend's offspring won on the turf. Timely Legend is a half sister to 2 winners.
Vacationing (Harlan's Holiday - Seattle Qui by Seattle Slew) and Irish Mission (Giant's Causeway - Misty Mission by Miswaki) finished 3rd and 6th in a 1 1/16 mile turf race at Gulfstream Park on February 12. Vacationing, who closed on February 12, has run three additional times, finishing 3rd at a mile and a sixteenth at Belmont Park on October 6, 5th at a mile at Aqueduct on November 18, and 8th at a mile at Gulfstream Park on December 18. All three of those starts were on the dirt. Vacationing sold for $300,000 as a yearling, and is a half sister to 2 winners, including stakes winner Classical Slew, who earned $126,880. Seattle Qui, dam of Vacationing, is a half sister to 11 winners, including stakes winner Alybgood, turf stakes winner Quartier Latin, and group II turf winner Que Belle. Irish Mission pressed the early pace on February 12. She did her previous running at Woodbine, finishing 8th at 7 furlongs on good turf on August 11, 6th at 7 furlongs on the Polytrack on September 3, 4th at a mile and a sixteenth on that surface on October 9, and 5th in the mile and a sixteenth Princess Elizabeth Stakes on the Polytrack on October 29. Irish Mission was purchased for $375,000 as a yearling, and is out of turf stakes winner Misty Mission, who earned $194,320. Misty Mission has produced 3 winners, including grade III turf winner French Beret, who earned $659,434 in her career. Two of Misty Mission's offspring have won on the turf. Misty Mission is a half sister to 5 winners, including turf stakes winner Comet Shine.
Certainty (Lawyer Ron - I Don't Know by Star de Naskra) has run 8 times, including 7 times on the turf, finishing second 4 times. All of her placings have been on the turf. Most recently, she finished 2nd in a mile turf race at Gulfstream Park on February 4, behind Parranda. Certainty was favored in that race, and stumbled at the start. Certainty sold for $55,000 as a 2-year-old, and is a half sister to 3 winners. Her dam, I Don't Know, is a half sister to 5 winners.
Molly Morgan (Ghostzapper - Capitulation by Distorted Humor) has run four times, twice on the dirt and twice on the turf. She finished 7th at 6 furlongs on the dirt at Churchill Downs on October 30, 3rd at a mile and a sixteenth on the turf at Churchill on November 12, 5th at a mile and a sixteenth on the turf at Gulfstream Park on December 21, and 3rd at a mile on the dirt at Gulfstream on March 9. She sold for $90,000 as a yearling, and is the second foal out of stakes-placed Capitulation. Capitulation is a half sister to 5 winners.
Finishing 2nd in her only start was Left a Message (Mr. Greeley - Chief Secretary by Deputy Minister), who ran a mile on the turf at Tampa Bay Downs on February 16. She was purchased for $240,000 as a yearling, and is out of turf winner Chief Secretary. Chief Secretary has produced the winner Mr. Realistic, and is a half sister to 7 winners, including grade III turf winner Sabre d'Argent, and grade II winner Exchange Rate, who was grade II stakes-placed on the turf.
Lady Kierkegaard (Arch - Realm by Mr. Prospector) is another veteran of one turf start. She finished 3rd at a mile and an eighth on the turf at Gulfstream Park on February 20. A $85,000 yearling, Lady Kierkegaard is out of the winning mare Realm. Realm has produced 7 winners, including stakes winner Haint, grade I stakes-placed Play With Fire, and Shape, a full brother to Lady Kierkegaaard. Realm is a half sister to 9 winners, including turf stakes winner Dibs, grade III winners Announce, and Narrate, grade III turf winner Double Feint, and grade II winner Region.
So Flute (Broken Vow - Home Run Hitter by Grand Slam) also has turf experience, having finishing 6th at a mile at Gulfstream Park on March 7. That was her only start. So Flute was purchased for $50,000 as a yearling, and is out of stakes winner Home Run Hitter. Home Run Hitter has produced one winner, and is a half sister to 5 winners.
Debase the Dollar (Malibu Moon - Listen by Chester House) also made her only start at Gulfstream Park on March 7, finishing 4th in a 7.5 furlong race on the dirt. She was purchased for $160,000 as a weanling, and for $270,000 as a yearling. She is the second foal out of grade III stakes-placed Listen. Listen's first foal is the winner General Bunching. Listen is a half sister to 4 winners, including stakes winner Indy Bird, and grade II winner Listen Here.
Ghost of Sage Cat (Ghostzapper - Sage Cat by Tabasco Cat) has run twice, finishing 9th on February 5, and 5th on March 11. Both starts were at 1 1/16 miles on the dirt at Gulfstram Park. Ghost of Sage Cat is out of the winning mare Sage Cat, who has produced 4 winners from 5 to run, including stakes winner Elliecat, who was stakes-placed on the turf; and grade II winner Desert Party, who earned $928,467. All four of Sage Cat's winning offspring won on the turf. Sage Cat is a full sister to one winner and a half sister to one winner.
Completing the field is unraced Hallnor (Horse Chestnut (SAF) - Dynamite Cocktail by Dynaformer), who is out of the turf-winning mare Dynamite Cocktail. Dynamite Cocktail has produced 2 winners from 2 to run, including turf stakes winner Hollinger, who was a debut winner and has earned $576,789. Dynamite Cocktail is a half sister to 4 winners, including turf stakes winner Avenue Sister.
Other March 29 Entries
Bobby Boucher (colt; Corinthian - Vicki Vallencourt by Regal Classic) and Lane Drifter (gelding; Street Sense - Sweet Little Avie by Lord Avie) meet in race 6 at Gulfstream Park, a mile Maiden Claiming Race (Claiming Price $12,500). Post time is 3:35 PM ET. Bobby Boucher is unraced. He has been working at Palm Meadows, including 4 furlongs from the gate in :49.22 on March 22. He was purchased for $75,000 as a yearling, and is out of stakes winner Vicki Vallencourt, a debut winner, who earned $356,014 in her career. Vicki Vallencourt has produced 2 winners from 2 to run, including stakes-placed Magic Norman. One of Vicki Vallencourt's offspring was a debut winner. Vicki Vallencourt is a half sister to 3 winners, including stakes-placed Cute Caboose. Lane Drifter has run once, finishing 9th in a 6 furlong Maiden Claiming Race at Gulfstream Park on March 9. He's worked a couple of times since then, including 3 furlongs in :37.12 at Palm Meadows on March 28. Lane Drifter sold for $200,000 as a weanling, and for $230,000 as a yearling, and is out of stakes-placed Sweet Little Avie. Sweet Little Avie has produced 2 winners, and is a half sister to three winners.
Night Dance (filly; Street Sense - Fly to the Stars by Giant's Causeway) faces 4 in race 1 at Golden Gate Fields, an Allowance/Optional Claiming Race at a mile on the Tapeta. Post time is 3:45 PM ET. Night Dance has one win in 5 starts. Last time out, she finished 5th in a 6.5 furlong race on the downhill turf course at Santa Anita on February 26. She's worked several times at Santa Anita since then, including 5 furlongs in 1:00.00 on March 24. Night Dance was purchased for $150,000 as a yearling, and is a half sister to the winner Jake's Mission. Their dam, Fly to the Stars, is a half sister to 6 winners, including stakes winners Gallant Talent and Resounder.
Silent Sister (filly; Corinthian - Salceda by Forestry) is on the AE list for race 6 at Fair Grounds, a mile and 70 yard Maiden Claiming Race (Claiming Price $10,000). Post time is 4:14 PM ET. Silent Sister has one third in 6 starts. She finished fourth in her last two starts, on February 21, and on March 11. Both of those races were at a mile and 70 yards at Fair Grounds. Silent Sister sold for $36,000 as a weanling, and for $55,000 as a yearling, and is the first foal out of the unraced mare Salceda. Salceda is a half sister to one winner, and a full sister to stakes winner Selvatica, who earned $356,999.
Hard Nosed (colt; Hard Spun - Katy Kat by Forest Wildcat) runs in race 5 at Oaklawn Park, a 1 1/16 mile Starter Allowance. Post time is 4:21 PM ET. Hard Nosed has one win and one third in 7 starts. He was third in his most recent race, a 6 furlong Claiming Race at Oaklawn Park on March 4. He last worked on March 24 at Oaklawn, going 4 furlongs in :47.00. Hard Nosed is out of stakes winner Katy Kat. Katy Kat, who earned $210,788. She has produced 5 winners from 5 to run, including stakes winner Katy Now, who has earned $225,012. Katy Kat is a full sister to stakes winner Yaddo Cat, and a half sister to 5 winners, including grade III stakes-placed Kombat Kat.