News and Notes
Electromagnetic (Henrythenavigator - Wind in My Wings by Sligo Bay (IRE)) was scratched from Race 5 at Monmouth Park on Sunday, July 8. The winner was favorite Drum Roll (Majestic Warrior - Sparkling Forest by Forest Wildcat), who recovered from a slow start to win by 2 3/4 lengths over longshot Dark Roast (Mingun - Jenny Bean Girl by Sefapiano), the only one with previous experience. Demographic Trend (Fairbanks - Foxy Friend by Crafty Friend) was third. Drum Roll is the second winner for Majestic Warrior. Watch the Replay.
Chelokee and War Pass both picked up their first winners on Sunday, July 8, with Lady Kee (filly; Chelokee - Fantango Lady by Lytrump) winning at Prairie Meadows (VIDEO), and Java's War (colt; War Pass - Java (GB) by Rainbow Quest) taking a mile turf race at Ellis Park (VIDEO).
July 11 Entry
Brenda's Bar is a Stealer of Gold with an Omission
July 11, 2012
Northlands Park Race 4
Maiden Claiming ($20,000)
Post Time: 9:20 PM ET
||Country Button (AB)
||Nats Golden Nugget (AB)
||Brenda's Bar (KY)
||Stealer of Gold (AB)
Brenda's Bar (Midnight Lute - Les Cocos by Honour and Glory) makes his second start, after trailing throughout in his debut at Northlands on June 20. That race was at 3.5 furlongs over a good track. The extra 2 furlongs, plus the experience should help him here. He's worked a couple of times since his debut, including 4 furlongs in :50.20 on July 6. Brenda's Bar was purchased for $18,000 at the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2012 Spring Sales of Two-Year-Olds in Training. He is the second foal out of the unraced mare Les Cocos. Les Cocos is a half sister to 4 winners, including grade I stakes-placed Liquidity, who earned $240,520. Midnight Lute has had 6 runners, which have made a total of 8 starts, recording 1 win, 1 second, one third, and earnings of $23,991.
Nats Golden Nugget (Desperately - Golden Remark by Regal Remark) finished 3rd, in front of Brenda's Bar, on June 20 at Northlands Park, after acting during the load. It was his only start. He is out of stakes winner Golden Remark, who won 2 races at 2, including the Sturgeon River Stakes. Overall, Golden Remark earned $235,021 in 35 starts. She is a half sister to 3 winners, and a full sister to 4 winners, including stakes winner Crescent Remark, and grade III stakes-placed Pat of Gold.
Country Button (Deputy Country - Alpinia by Geri) finished 4th in his only race, a 3.5 furlong contest over a muddy track at Northlands on June 10. He is a half brother to stakes-placed Fahspa. Their dam, Alpinia, is a half sister to 2 winners.
Skim (Skimming - Ascending Lady by Excavate) ran evenly to finish 5th in his lone start, a 3.5 furlong race on a fast Northlands track on June 24. He is out of the winning mare Ascending Lady, who is a half sister to 4 winners, including Bachoco, who was group I stakes-placed in Mexico.
Another veteran of one start at 3.5 furlongs at Northlands is Omission (Defer - Naima by Quiet American), who finished 5th in a Maiden Claiming race on June 27. Interestingly, he was second-choice in the wagering that day. He was purchased for $1,200 as a yearling, and is the second foal out of Naima, who was a winner at 2. Naima is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to 2 winners, including stakes winner Feodor.
Quintilis (July Child - Betyouwishyouhad by Bet Twice) and Stealer of Gold (Gold Legend - Steal a Win by Fruition) are unraced. Quintilis was purchased for $1,000 as a 2-year-old, and is out of the winning mare Betyouwishyouhad. Betyouwishyouhad has produced 2 winners, one of which won at 2. Betyouwishyouhad is a full sister to stakes-placed Royal Exacta, and a half sister to 8 winners. Stealer of Gold, the only filly in the race, is the first foal out of the winning mare Steal a Win. Steal a Win is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to 3 winners.
July 8, 2012
Solo for Lute (colt; Midnight Lute - Alozaina (IRE) by Perugino) worked 3 furlongs in :36.60 at Hollywood Park. He is out of stakes winner Alozaina, a debut winner at 2, who earned $344,058 overall.
June 10, 2012
Magical Flute (filly; Midnight Lute - Dahlia Dearest by A.P. Indy) worked at Mountaineer, 3 furlongs in :38.40. She was purchased for $25,000 as a yearling, and for $33,000 at 2, and is a half sister to 2 winners, including grade II stakes-placed Our Dahlia. Dahlia Dearest, dam of Magical Flute, is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to 3 winners, including grade II winner Capital Plan, who has earned $305,800.
July 8, 2012
Big Brown Brookski (filly; Big Brown - Ms Brookski by Montbrook) worked from the gate at Woodbine, 4 furlongs in :48.80.
At Prairie Meadows, I Am Miss Brown (filly; Big Brown - Formal Miss by Formal Dinner) went 4 furlongs in :47.78.
Curlamorous (filly; Curlin - Glamorous Lady by Kingdom of Spain) went 3 furlongs in :36.80 at Delaware Park.
Warship (colt; Henrythenavigator - Well Done My Love (GER) by Dashing Blade (GB)) worked at Belmont, 4 furlongs in :51.80.
Midnight Cruise (colt; Midnight Lute - Toula by Bold Executive) worked 5 furlongs in 1:02.00 at Woodbine.
At Golden Gate Fields, Midnight Moves (colt; Midinight Lute - Easy Pass by Easy Goer) went 3 furlongs in :36.80. It was the fastest of 34 works at the distance.
At Hastings, Prohibiting (gelding; Midnight Lute - Blazing Cat by Tabasco Cat) went 5 furlongs in 1:01.00. It was the fastest of 19 works at the distance.
July 9, 2012
Aventurine (filly; Big Brown - Julie Truly by Miner's Mark) worked on the turf at Saratoga, 5 furlongs in 1:02.02.
At River Downs, Senioritis (colt; Big Brown - She's a Lively One by Lively One) went 5 furlongs in 1:04.68.
Melody Lin (filly; Curlin - Melody Que (IRE) by Sadler's Wells) went 4 furlongs in :51.04 on the turf at Saratoga.
No Curfew (filly; Curlin - Misty Hour by Miswaki) went 3 furlongs in :36.60 at Churchill Downs.
Working from the gate at Belmont was Ol Donyo (filly; Curlin - Royal Tigress by Storm Cat), who went 4 furlongs in :47.60.
At Emerald Downs, Stopshoppingdebbie (filly; Curlin - Taste the Passion by Wild Again) worked 3 furlongs in :37.60.
Reef Road (filly; Henrythenavigator - Cloakof Vagueness by El Prado (IRE)) worked 4 furlongs in :50.63 on the turf at Saratoga.
Midnight Ballet (filly; Midnight Lute - Buzz Song by Unbridled's Song) worked at Churchill Downs, 3 furlongs in :37.40.
At Calder, Midnight Notes (colt; Midnight Lute - Note d'Amour by Notebook) went 4 furlongs in :51.00.
Prettiereverydave (filly; Midnight Lute - Confidential by Smarten) went 4 furlongs in :50.80 at Churchill.
July 10, 2012
Working 5 furlongs in 1:03.15 at Saratoga was All That (colt; Big Brown - Miss Forest City by Coronado's Quest).
Brown Eyes Blue (filly; Big Brown - Golden Lips by Silver Ghost) worked 4 furlongs in :48.60 at Churchill Downs. It was her first work since winning on June 30.
Air Squadron (colt; Curlin - Air France by French Deputy) worked at Saratoga, 4 furlongs in :50.50.
Federal Agent (colt; Curlin - Gwenjinsky by Seattle Dancer) went 3 furlongs in :39.88 at Belmont.
At Santa Anita, Moulin de Mougin (filly; Curlin - Cambiocorsa by Avenue of Flags) went 5 furlongs in 1:03.80.
Electromagnetic (colt; Henrythenavigator - Wind in My Wings by Sligo Bay (IRE)), who was scratched at Monmouth on June 8, worked 5 furlongs in 1:02.60 at Monmouth.
At Churchill Downs, Order of Magnitude (colt; Henrythenavigator - Jewel Princess by Key to the Mint) went 4 furlongs in :49.60.
Raise Up (filly; Henrythenavigator - Ticker Tape (GB) by Royal Applause (GB)) worked 2 furlongs in :27.20 at Adena Springs.
At Bowie, Hold Our Destiny (filly; Midnight Lute - Perfect Charm by Charismatic) went 4 furlongs in :52.80.
Midnight Memories (colt; Midnight Lute - Lucette by Dayjur) worked at Laurel, 4 furlongs in :49.60.
Overnight Trading (colt; Midnight Lute - Rainbow Promise by Known Fact) went 4 furlongs in :50.28 at Belmont Park.
Trumpeter Swan (colt; Midnight Lute - School for Scandal by Is It True) went 3 furlongs in :38.82 at Saratoga.