Another Flashback for a Foxy Star

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October 12 Results

Hold Our Destiny (Midnight Lute - Perfect Charm by Charismatic) sat off the early pace, made her move on the outside in the stretch, and was really motoring late to run down pacesetter Back to Class (Montbrook - Cut Class Leanne by Cutlass) in race 9 at Laurel Park, an Allowance/Optional Claiming Race at 5.5 furlongs on the firm turf. Watch the Replay. Hold Our Destiny now has 2 wins, 1 second, and 1 fourth in 4 starts, with earnings of $43,042.

Infanta Branca (filly; Henrythenavigator - Totemic by Vanlandingham) finished 4th in the 7 furlong Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund Star Appeal Stakes (Listed) on the All-Weather track at Dundalk behind favorite Lines of Battle (War Front - Black Speck by Arch). View Race Details

October 13 Entries

Stakes Entries

Group II stakes-placed Cristoforo Colombo (colt; Henrythenavigator - La Traviata by Johannesburg) is entered in the 6 furlong Group I Vision.ae Middle Park Stakes at Newmarket. Post time is 9:20 AM ET, and he has drawn the 9 post. In his most recent start, Cristoforo Colombo ran in the Group I Phoenix Stakes at the Curragh on August 12. But, he clipped heels late, fell, and failed to finish the race. Prior to the Phoenix Stakes, Christoforo Colombo won his debut, a 6 furlong contest over good ground at Navan on May 20, finished third behind Dawn Approach in the group II 6 furlong Coventry Stakes at Royal Ascot on June 19, and finished 2nd in the group II Railway Stakes at 6 furlongs at the Curragh on June 30 behind Probably. Cristoforo Colombo is the second foal out of grade III winner La Traviata, who earned $129,248. La Traviata's first foal is group I winner Crusade, who earned $164,123. La Traviata is a half sister to one winner, and a full sister to one winner. Read more about the Middle Park Stakes here.

Group I stakes-placed George Vancouver (colt; Henrythenavigator - Versailles Treaty by Danzig) faces 5, including undefeated Dawn Approach, in the group I Dubai Dewhurst Stakes at 7 furlongs at Newmarket. He has drawn the 4 post, and the race goes at 9:55 AM ET. George Vancouver broke his maiden in his third start, running 6 furlongs on the All-Weather at Dundalk on July 16. He then finished 2nd in the 5 furlong Group I Darley Prix Morny over good ground at Deauville on August 19. Last time out, he finished 6th in the Group III Go And Go Round Tower Stakes at 6 furlongs over good ground at the Curragh. George Vancouver was purchased for $450,000 as a weanling, and is out of grade I winner Versailles Treaty. Versailles Treaty won her only race at 2, and earned $1,271,154 in her career. She is the dam of four additional winners, including grade II winner Saarland, who earned $595,250. Saarland won 2 races at 2, including the Remsen Stakes (gr. II). Versailles Treaty is a half sister to 6 winners, including stakes winner On Retainer and grade III winner For Kicks. Read more about the Dewhurst Stakes here.

Maiden Entries

One Foxy Grey Tizgone with the Original Script

October 13, 2012
Woodbine Race 1
Maiden Special Weight

1 1/16 miles
2-year-old fillies
Post Time: 1:05 PM ET TVG

PP Horse
1. Original Script (ON)
2. Smartyfly (ON)
3. Tizgone (ON)
4. Shi Shi Foo Foo (KY)
5. One Foxy Grey (KY)
6. Include the Browns (KY)
7. Sky's Legacy (ON)

One Foxy Grey (Big Brown - Irish Smoke by Smoke Glacken) makes her second start, facing 6 at a mile and a sixteenth on the Polytrack at Woodbine. Her first start was at 6 furlongs on the Polytrack at Woodbine on September 15. She was favored in that race, and showed early speed, before finishing third. She's had several works since then, including 3 furlongs in :37.60 at Woodbine on October 11. One Foxy Grey was purchased for $220,000 as a yearling, and is the first foal out of Irish Smoke, who won her first 2 races at 2, including the Spinaway Stakes (gr. I), and earned $217,241 in her career. Irish Smoke is a half sister to 2 winners, including stakes winner King Puma, who earned $107,900. Big Brown's 26 runners have made 44 total starts, recording 9 wins, 7 seconds, 2 thirds, and earnings of $381,708.

Sky's Legacy (Dixie Union - Sky Select by Sky Mesa) finished 6th, behind One Foxy Grey, on September 15. It was her only start. She is the second foal out of the unraced mare Sky Select. Sky Select is a half sister to 4 winners, including stakes winner Arco's Gold, and grade II winner A Bit O'Gold, who earned $1,788,256.

Shi Shi Foo Foo (First Defence - Peggotty by David Copperfield) has run three times, all on the Woodbine Polytrack. She finished 5th at 4.5 furlongs on May 12, 3rd at that same distance on May 26, and 5th in the 5 furlong My Dear Stakes on June 24. Shi Shi Foo Foo is the first foal out of the unraced mare Peggotty. Peggotty is a half sister to 4 winners. Shi Shi Foo Foo is by first-year sire First Defence, whose 19 runners have made 34 total starts, recording 4 wins, 5 seconds, 5 thirds, and earnings of $239,549.

Smartyfly (Smart Strike - Scarlet Butterfly by Theatrical (IRE)) was 2nd in her only start, a 7 furlong contest on the Polytrack on September 7. She is the second foal out of grade III stakes-placed Scarlet Butterfly, who was placed at 2, and earned $241,017 overall. Scarlet Butterfly is a half sister to 4 winners, including stakes-placed winners Red Strike and Strike Red. All four of her winning siblings are by Smart Strike, sire of Smartyfly.

Tizgone (Tiznow - Dance to the Sea by Gone West), who is part of an entry with Smartyfly, made her only start at 7 furlongs on the turf at Woodbine on August 24. She is the second foal out of the unraced mare Dance to the Sea. Dance to the Sea is a half sister to 6 winners, stakes winner Scatter the Gold, grade II winner Dance With Ravens, and grade I winner Dancethruthedawn, who earned $1,609,643. Dance to the Sea's dam is grade I winner Dance Smarty, who earned $3,263,835, and was 1991 Canadian Horse of the year.

Finishing 5th in her only start was Include the Browns (Include - Starz Street by Siphon (BRZ)), who ran a mile and 70 yards at Woodbine on September 2. She is a half sister to 3 winners, including Storm Holiday, who was group II stakes-placed in Mexico at 2. Two of her siblings won at 2. Starz Street, dam of Include the Browns, is a half sister to stakes winner City Street, who was 2 for 2 at 2.

The only unraced entrant is Original Script (Malibu Moon - Seanachai by El Prado (IRE)), who is the second foal out of the winning mare Seanachai. Seanachai is a half sister to 2 winners, including stakes winner Honoria.

Never Touch a Star is a Wine Burglar on Tokyo Time

October 13, 2012
Belmont Park Race 8
Maiden Special Weight

7 furlongs turf
2-year-old fillies
Post Time: 4:34 PM ET HRTV/TVG

PP Horse
1. Bricks and Clicks (FL)
2. Girl Code (KY)
3. Tokyo Time (KY)
4. Tie Dye (KY)
5. Flotilla (KY)
6. Wine Burglar (KY)
7. Switchboard (KY)
8. How Cheeky (KY)
9. Channel of Gold (KY)
10. Never Touch a Star (KY)
MTO Visions of Annette (KY)
MTO Korat (KY)

Never Touch a Star (Henrythenavigator - Mekko Hokte by Holy Bull) makes her first start, running 7 furlongs on the turf at Belmont Park. She has been working at Belmont, including 4 furlongs in :51.05 on October 6. She is out of stakes winner Mekko Hokte, who won 2 races at 2. Mekko Hokte has produced 3 winners from 3 to run, including grade II winner My Jen, who earned $203,000. Two of her offspring won at 2, including My Jen, who was 3 for 3 at 2. Mekko Hokte is a half sister to 2 winners. Henrythenavigator's 33 starters have run 89 times in all, recording 13 wins, 13 seconds, 8 thirds, and earnings of $490,717.

Tie Dye (Hard Spun - Fruhl's Gold by Crafty Prospector) and MTO entrant Korat (Pulpit - Que Piensa Cat (ARG) by Easing Along) finished 2nd and 11th in a 7 furlong contest on yielding turf at Belmont Park on September 9. Tie Dye, who closed well on September 9, previously finished 8th in a 5.5 furlong race on good turf at Saratoga on August 13. She sold for $85,000 as a yearling, and for $110,000 at 2, and is a half sister to the winner Dance Raining. Their dam, Fruhl's Gold, is a half sister to 9 winners. Korat also has one additional start, finishing 5th in a 5.5 furlong race on the dirt at Saratoga on August 1. She is the first foal out of Que Piensa Cat, a grade I winner in Argentina, who was a winner at 2. Que Piensa Cat is a half sister to 2 winners, including stakes winner Balada Bay; and a full sister to grade I stakes-placed Simpatica Cat.

Girl Code (Teuflesberg - Code Satan by Lost Code) also ran on September 9 at Belmont, finishing 2nd in a mile race over good dirt. She previously finished 3rd at 5.5 furlongs on a sloppy track at Saratoga on August 10. Girl Code was purchased for $4,000 as a yearling, and is out of turf stakes winner Code Satan, a winner at 2, who earned $227,390 overall. Code Satan is a half sister to 7 winners, including stakes-placed King and Hart.

Bricks and Clicks (Belgravia - Maggies Storm by Stormy Atlantic) finished 4th in her only start, a 6 furlong contest over firm turf at Belmont Park on September 26. She was purchased for $80,000 as a yearling, and is out of the placed mare Maggies Storm. Maggies Storm is the dam of grade I winner Comma to the Top, who is a grade III winner on the turf. Comma to the Top won 6 races at 2, including the CashCall Futurity (gr. I), the Generous Stakes (gr. IIIT), and the Real Quiet Stakes. He has earned $922,096 through 2012. Maggies Storm is a half sister to 7 winners, including stakes winner Yes He's a Pistol. Bricks and Clicks is by freshman sire Belgravia, whose 8 runners have made 15 totals starts, recording 2 wins, 4 seconds, and $37,380 in earnings.

Another with one turf start is Wine Burglar (Rock Hard Ten - Bluegrass Sara by Tabasco Cat), who was 7th at a mile and a sixteenth on firm turf at Belmont Park on September 16. She was purchased for $95,000 as a yearling, and is out of stakes winner Bluegrass Sara. Bluegrass Sara won her first three races at 2, including two stakes. Overall, she earned $153,052, and is the dam of the winner Dixie Babe. Bluegrass Sara is a half sister to 4 winners, including stakes-placed winners Fortunate Bebe and Tioga, and stakes winner Richbabe.

The others in the main field are unraced, including Switchboard (Bernardini - High Speed Access by Kingmambo), who was purchased for $160,000 as a yearling. She is out of turf stakes winner High Speed Access, who earned $157,115 and was placed at 2. High Speed Access has produced 3 winners from 3 to run, one of which won at 2, and one of which won on the turf. High Speed Access is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to 4 winners, including turf stakes winner Storm Alert.

How Cheeky (Mr. Greeley - Barbette by High Yield) was a $100,000 yearling, and is the first foal out of turf stakes winner Barbette, who earned $197,866. Barbette is a half sister to 7 winners, including stakes winner Tropical Blossom, and grade II winner Diamond On the Run, who was stakes-placed on the turf.

Channel of Gold (Bernardini - Cross Channel by Giant's Causeway) was also purchased for $100,000 as a yearling. She is the second foal out of the winning mare Cross Channel, who was a winner on the turf at 2. Cross Channel's first foal is the winner Junior Diary. Cross Channel is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to 6 winners, including grade III turf stakes-placed Cable, grade III turf winner Sabre d'Argent, and grade II winner Exchange Rate, who was grade II stakes-placed on the turf.

Tokyo Time (Medaglia d'Oro - Flying Passage by A. P. Indy) is out of the winning mare Flying Passage, who has produced 3 winners from 3 to run, including grade III winner Soaring Empire, and grade II turf winner Hungry Island, who has earned $543,770. Soaring Empire was a debut winner at 2. Flying Passage is a half sister to 5 winners, including grade II winners Tara Roma and Waldoboro.

Flotilla (Mizzen Mast - Helstra by Nureyev) is out of the winning mare Helstra, who has produced 6 winners, including Dr Arbatach, a grade I winner in Puerto Rico, and turf stakes winner Stern Opinion, who earned $246,356. Both Dr Arbatach and Stern Opinion, who is a full brother to Flotilla, were debut winners at 2. One other offspring of Helstra also won at 2, and one other also won on the turf. Helstra is a half sister to 4 winners, including stakes winners Stormy Atlantic and Mr. Katowice.

Also unraced is MTO entrant Visions of Annette (Distorted Humor - Jeweled Lady by General Meeting), who was purchased for $275,000 as a yearling, and is a half sister to stakes winners Petition the Lady and Saucey Evening. Saucey Evening won 3 races at 2, her debut and 2 stakes, and earned $368,459 in her career. Jeweled Lady, dam of Visions of Annette, is a full sister to stakes winner Western Hemisphere, and grade I winner General Challenge; and a half sister to 3 winners, including grade I winner Notable Career.

Another Flashback is Hot and Pleasing with Big Variety

October 13, 2012
Santa Anita Race 4
Maiden Special Weight

6 furlongs
2-year-old fillies
CA-breds
Post Time: 5:34 PM ET HRTV

PP Horse
1. Hot and Pleasing (CA)
2. Jeanne Marini (CA)
3. Another Flashback (CA)
4. Cayton (CA)
5. Tiz a Kiss (CA)
6. Boller Bomb (CA)
7. Global Warming (CA)
8. Sophie's Secret (CA)
9. Maddog Maddie (CA)
10. Big Variety (CA)
11. Home Journey (CA)

Another Flashback (Curlin - Flashy by Wild Again) makes start number 3 in this 6 furlong race at Santa Anita. Her first start was in a 6 furlong race on the Polytrack at Del Mar on August 26, when she also faced California-breds. She was favored in that race and was making up good ground late, to come up just 1/2 length plus a neck short. She then ran in the 6.5 furlong Barretts Debutante Stakes at Fairplex on September 15. She was involved early in that race, before fading and finishing 10th. She has worked several times at Hollywood Park since that race, including 5 furlongs in 1:00.60 on October 6. Another Flashback is out of the winning mare Flashy, who has produced 2 winners, including grade II stakes-placed Nacho Saint, who has earned $223,510. One of Flashy's offspring won at 2. Flashy is a half sister to 5 winners, including grade III stakes-placed Kings Lynn, and grade III winner Scoop, who earned $337,170. Curlin's 31 runners have made 45 combined starts, recording 9 wins, 9 seconds, 8 thirds, and earnings of $242,467.

Sophie's Secret (Belong to Me - Move Smartly by Star of the Crop), Hot and Pleasing (Unusual Heat - Pleasing by Falstaff), Maddog Maddie (Tribal Rule - Shay by Incinderator), Boller Bomb (Unusual Heat - Ligacao Direta (BRZ) by Minstrel Glory), and Big Variety (Tizbud - Another Variety by Apollo) finished 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, and 8th in a 7 furlong race on the Polytrack at Del Mar on September 5. Sophie's Secret, who was favored on September 5 and led for much of the race, previously finished 3rd in a 5.5 furlong race at Del Mar on August 12. She was purchased for $25,000 as a yearling, and for $150,000 at 2. She is a half sister to 7 winners, including stakes-placed Topper's Movin', who earned $124,157. One of her siblings won at 2. Move Smartly, dam of Sophie's Secret, is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to 10 winners, including stakes winners Lord Pergrine, Stalker, and Cash Road. Hot and Pleasing has no other starts. She sold for $110,000 as a 2-year-old, and is a half sister to 5 winners, including stakes-placed Pleasing Sunrise, and grade III winner Excessivepleasure, who earned $1,081,615. Both Pleasing Sunrise and Excessivepleasure won at 2, and Excessivepleasure was 2 for 2 that season. Pleasing, dam of Hot and Pleasing, is a half sister to 9 winners, including stakes-placed Hedonic, and stakes winner Azusa, and a full sister to stakes winner Brew, who earned $357,481. Maddog Maddie previously finished 8th in a 6 furlong race at Del Mar on August 19. She is out of stakes winner Shay, who was placed at 2, and earned $122,694 overall. Shay is the dam of 3 winners, including stakes-placed Getback Time, who earned $384,050. Shay is a half sister to 5 winners. Boller Bomb has run three additional times, all at Del Mar. She finished 2nd at 5.5 furlongs on July 28, 4th at 5.5 furlongs on August 12, behind Sophie's Secret, and 3rd in the 6 furlong Generous Portion Stakes on August 29. She is the second foal out of stakes-placed Ligacao Direta. Ligacao Direta is a daughter of Sempre Preta, a group III winner in Brazil. Big Variety has no other starts. She is out of the winning mare Another Variety, who has produced stakes-placed Real Dream. Real Dream won 2 races at 2. Another Variety is a half sister to 3 winners, and a full sister to 2 winners, including stakes-placed Apollo King, who earned $177,919.

Global Warming (Stormin Fever - Alashir's World by Spinning World) finished 5th at 5.5 furlongs at Del Mar on August 12, behind Sophie's Secret and Boller Bomb. It was her only start. She is out of the winning mare Alashir's World, who was a winner at 2. Alashir's World is the dam of 2 winners, including stakes winner Antares World, who earned $438,328. Both of Alashir's World's winners won at 2. Alashir's World is a half sister to 6 winners, including stakes winner Look At the Time, who earned $225,870.

The remaining four fillies are unraced, including Jeanne Marini (Marino Marini - Kiss Me Not by Deputy Minister), who was purchased for $70,000 as a yearling. She is a half sister to 2 winners, and a full sister to one winner. Her dam, Kiss Me Not, is a half sister to 4 winners, including stakes-placed Max Jones, who earned $210,284.

Tiz a Kiss (Cee's Tizzy - Candy Factory by Seattle Bound) sold for $27,000 as a yearling, and is the second foal out of stakes winner Candy Factory, who earned $257,377. Candy Factory's first foal is the winner Candy's Sunrise, who was placed at 2. Candy Factory is a half sister to 4 winners.

Cayton (Tribal Rule - Free Spending Kim by Fargo) is a half sister to the winner Here Comes Bonnie, who was placed at 2. Their dam, Free Spending Kim, is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to one winner.

Home Journey (Good Journey - Goodtobehome by Came Home) is the second foal out of the winning mare Goodtobehome, whose first foal is Amazingly, a debut winner at 2. Goodtobehome is a half sister to 4 winners.

Other Entry

Lady of Luck (Curlin - Lunarlady by Yes It's True) is entered in Race 1 at Keeneland, a 1 1/16 Allowance Race over the Polytrack. Post time is 1:05 PM ET, and she is in the 2 post. Lady of Luck was a winner in her only start, a 5.5 furlong race on the dirt at Ellis Park on August 26. Since then, she's worked several times at Keeneland, including 5 furlongs in 1:02.60 on October 6. Lady of Luck is the second foal out of stakes winner Lunarlady, who won 2 races at 2, including the Prairie Meadows Debutante Stakes. Lunarlady is a full sister to stakes winner Lunargal, and a half sister to 2 winners, including grade III winners Lunarpal and Astrology. Astrology has earned $516,977 in 12 starts. 

New Worker

October 12, 2012

Bella Castani (filly; Big Brown - Caroni by Rubiano) worked 3 furlongs in :39.20 at the Churchill Downs Training Center. She was purchased for $50,000 as a yearling, and for $125,000 as a 2-year-old. She is a half sister to stakes winner Beautician, who was a debut winner at 2, and was also grade I stakes-placed that season. Overall, Beautician earned $636,175 in 17 starts. Caroni, dam of Bella Castani, is a half sister to 5 winners, including grade II winner Kashatreya, who earned $541,590.

Curlin Song (colt; Curlin - Song of Royalty by Unbridled's Song) worked at Calder, 3 furlongs in :39.20. He was purchased for $20,000 as a yearling, and is a half brother to 3 winners, including stakes-placed Sir Silver Fox, and grade III winner Elusive Lady. Both Sir Silver Fox, who earned $465,930, and Elusive Lady were winners at 2. Song of Royalty, dam of Curlin Song, is a half sister to 4 winners.

Midnight Sweetie (filly; Midnight Lute - Sweet Breanna by Sahm) worked 3 furlongs in :39.20 at the Churchill Downs Training Center (probably working with Bella Castani above). She sold for $72,000 as a yearling, and for $75,000 at 2, and is the first foal out of stakes-placed Sweet Breanna, who was a winner at 2, and earned $353,362 overall. Sweet Breanna is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to 5 winners, including stakes-placed Elshabiba, and stakes winner Jah.

Returning Workers

October 12, 2012

All That (colt; Big Brown - Miss Forest City by Coronado's Quest) worked 4 furlongs in :48.02 at Saratoga.

Lovely Daughter (filly; Big Brown - Bobbie Use by Not For Love) went 4 furlongs in :48.60 at Hollywood Park.

At Turfway Park, Senioritis (colt; Big Brown - She's a Lively One by Lively One) went 5 furlongs in 1:01.80 from the gate.

Jubliant Girl (filly; Henrythenavigator - Gamely Girl by Arch) worked at Hollywood, 6 furlongs in 1:14.40.

Senate Whip (colt; Henrythenavigator - Just Reward by Deputy Minister) worked 3 furlongs in :39.42 at the Niall Brennan Stables.

May Day Cash (colt; Midnight Lute - May Day Bluff by Pine Bluff) went 4 furlongs in :50.40 at Fair Hill.

At Hollywood, Mezzanotte (filly; Midnight Lute - Bellastrega by Deputy Minister) went 5 furlongs in 1:03.40.

Midnight Lure (colt; Midnight Lute - Ivy's Jewel by Rizzi) worked at Delta Downs, 4 furlongs in :49.20.

At Fair Hill, Where's Dominic (colt; Midnight Lute - Woodflower by Woodman) went 5 furlongs in 1:02.40.

Winner's Legacy (filly; Midnight Lute - Very Very by Royal Academy) went 4 furlongs in :49.58 at Saratoga.

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Don from PA/DE

At Belmont I am very highon TieDye should be favorite but will be my key with anyone else prob BricksnChicks or Wine Burgler....another winner for CQ yesterday at Calder Dublin's Diamond had her beat the favorite well..2 more runningtoday.

13 Oct 2012 10:22 AM
Don from PA/DE

Actually Chris, one of those CQ runners at Calder Saturday won the Florida Stallion My Dear Girl stakes, $300,000 "Verso A Verso" in her 2nd race after being claimed as FTS 8/12 and winning. Had her at 10-1 was a nice win gutsy filly so far...Don

15 Oct 2012 10:59 PM
Blood-Horse Staff

Don - Here's the replay of Verso a Verso's win for your enjoyment: www.bloodhorse.com/.../florida-stallion-my-dear-girl-s

16 Oct 2012 11:37 PM
Don from PA/DE

Thanks Chris, nice to see again, no distance problems with this filly

17 Oct 2012 6:45 AM

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