News and Notes
Jillnextdoor (Henrythenavigator - Royal Shyness (GB) by Royal Academy) was a non-runner at Salisbury. The winner was Saint Jerome (Jeremy - Eminence Gift (GB) by Cadeaux Genereux (GB)), who overtook Rock Up (Kheleyf - Kissing Time (GB) by Lugana Beach (IRE)) late to win by 1 1/2 lengths. Digress (Oasis Dream (GB) - Change Course (GB) by Sadler's Wells) closed to finish third. Watch the Replay.
August 16 Entry
Mach Seven is an Enduring Cause in the Caribbean Storm
August 16, 2012
Delaware Park Race 7
Maiden Special Weight
Post Time: 4:15 PM ET
||D C Dancer (MD)
||Caribbean Storm (KY)
||Enduring Cause (KY)
||Tate's Landing (KY)
||Coco Knows (MD)
||Mach Seven (KY)
||El Tequila (PA)
Mach Seven (Big Brown - Little Miss Zip by City Zip) debuts running 5.5 furlongs at Delaware Park. He has been working at Fair Hill, including 4 furlongs in :49.40 on August 11. Mach Seven was purchased for $130,000 as a yearling, and is the second foal out of stakes winner Little Miss Zip. Little Miss Zip won 2 races at 2, her debut and the Lady Fingers Stakes, and earned $225,442 overall. Little Miss Zip is a half sister to 3 winners, including grade III stakes-placed Phone Home. Meadow Dream, dam of Little Miss Zip, is a half sister to grade II winner Forty One Carats, who owns the track record for 6 furlongs at Calder. Big Brown's 10 runners have made 14 total starts, recording 6 wins, 1 second, 1 third, and earnings of $194,389.
Also unraced are: D C Dancer (Not For Love - Parlez by French Deputy), Enduring Cause (Giant's Causeway - Jelani by Smarty Jones), and Tate's Landing (Orientate - Treetop Landing by Forestry). D C Dancer sold for $60,000 as a yearling, and for $67,000 at 2. He is out of the winning mare Parlez, who is the dam of 2 winners, including stakes winner Fools in Love, who has earned $240,746. Both of Parlez' winning offspring are full siblings to D C Dancer, and both won at 2, including Fools in Love, who was a debut winner at 2. Parlez is a half sister to 6 winners, including grade III stakes-placed Lovely Sage. Enduring Cause is the first foal out of the unraced mare Jelani. Jelani is a half sister to 7 winners, including grade II winner Lasting Approval, and grade I winner Icon Project, who earned $660,965. Tate's Landing was a $72,000 purchase at 2, and is the second foal out of the placed mare Treetop Landing. Treetop Landing is a half sister to 7 winners, including stakes winner Balmy, and grade II winner Irguns Angel, who earned $276,155.
Parseghian (Will He Shine - Marinade by Chenin Blanc) has run twice, and finished 2nd twice, at 5 furlongs on July 5, and at 5.5 furlongs on July 26. Those races were also at Delaware Park. He was purchased for $4,000 as a yearling, and for $50,000 at 2, and is the first foal out of the winning mare Marinade. Marinade is a full sister to 2 winners, and a half sister to 4 winners, including stakes-placed winners Wingate and Afternoon Clinic.
Caribbean Storm (Stormy Atlantic - Tres Dream by Chester House) ran in a different 5 furlong race at Delaware Park on July 5, finishing 3rd. He subsequently finished 2nd at that same distance and track on July 21. A $190,000 yearling, Caribbean Storm is the first foal out of stakes winner Tres Dream. Tres Dream was a winner at 2, and earned $261,970 overall. She is a half sister to 5 winners, including group II winner Daddy Long Legs, who has earned $1,320,175.
Coco Knows (Love of Money - Maria's Reply by Maria's Mon) finished 7th in his only start, a 5 furlong contest over a sloppy track at Parx on July 28. He was purchased for $1,400 as a yearling, and is a half brother to 2 winners. His dam, Maria's Reply, is a half sister to the winner Too Big to Fail.
El Tequila (Weigelia - Astana by Citidancer) has also run once at Parx, finishing 8th in a 4.5 furlong race on July 4. He is the second foal out of the winning mare Astana. Astana is a half sister to 5 winners, including stakes winner Natalicat, who earned $260,629. El Tequila is by freshman sire Weigelia, whose 5 runners have made 11 total starts, registering 1 win, 1 second, 1 third, and earnings of $41,315.
August 15, 2012
Big Sam (colt; Big Brown - Sashay Away by Farma Way) went 4 furlongs from the gate at Belmont Park in :50.10.
Working from the gate at Golden Gate Fields was Lovely Daughter (filly; Big Brown - Bobbie Use by Not For Love), who went 6 furlongs in 1:16.80.
French Curls (filly; Curlin - French Satin by French Deputy) worked at Hollywood, 4 furlongs in :50.40.
Melody Lin (filly; Curlin - Melody Que (IRE) by Sadler's Wells) worked on the turf at Saratoga, 5 furlongs in 1:04.44.
At Hollywood Park, Navigate the Stars (filly; Henrythenavigator - Me Moe You Curly by Memo (CHI)) went 3 furlongs in :39.00.
Never Touch a Star (filly; Henrythenavigator - Mekko Hokte by Holy Bull) went 3 furlongs in :38.08 at Belmont Park.
Bringinginthelute (filly; Midnight Lute - Starry Pie by Pioneering) went 5 furlongs in 1:03.24 at Remington Park.
Also at Remington, Lutethetill (filly; Midnight Lute - Emptythetill by Holy Bull) worked 4 furlongs in :48.66.
Holy Lute (colt; Midnight Lute - Holy Christmas by Holy Bull) worked at Del Mar, 3 furlongs in :37.80.
At Laurel, Midnight Memories (colt; Midnight Lute - Lucette by Dayjur) went 4 furlongs in :48.80.
Fortyshadesofgreen (filly; The Green Monkey - Truly Loved by Yes It's True) worked from the gate at Belmont Park, 3 furlongs in :36.26.