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Easing back into the Maiden Watch Routine with three Maiden previews for Saturday November 10. Plus, a stakes attempt for Amerigo Vespucci.

November 10 Entries

Stakes Entry

Amerigo Vespucci (colt; Henrythenavigator - Senza Paura by Fly Till Dawn) faces 5 in the 6 furlong James F. Lewis III Stakes at Laurel. Post time is 2:56 PM ET, and he has drawn the rail. Amerigo Vespucci won his 2 previous starts, a 6 furlong maiden race on October 8, and a 7 furlong Allowance/Optional Claiming Race on October 25. Both starts were at Laurel. He is out of stakes winner Senza Paura, who earned $150,141. Senza Paura is the dam of 5 additional winners, including stakes winner Gattopardo, who earned $147,975. Senza Paura is a half sister to 6 winners, including group I winner Germany, who earned $842,568. 

Maiden Entries

Miss Lucky Sevens is Quite the Sis with a Stormy Caress

November 10, 2012
Churchill Downs Race 4
Maiden Special Weight

1 mile turf
2-year-old fillies
Post Time: 2:06 PM ET HRTV

PP Horse
1. Miss Lucky Sevens (KY)
2. Dido (KY)
3. Pomelia (KY)
4. Mizz Krizten (KY)
5. Stormy Caress (KY)
6. La Rignana (KY)
7. Tizexx (KY)
8. Bold Kitten (IL)
9. Souparion (FL)
10. Penrose (KY)
11. Seetsang (KY)
12. Quite the Sis (KY)
AE Mary's Derby Rose (KY)
AE Allanah (KY)
AE Mystical Dreamer (KY)
AE Nomorewar (KY)

Miss Lucky Sevens (Big Brown - Fancy Clancy by Rahy) faces a full field at Churchill Downs, in a race scheduled for a mile on the turf. They were off the turf on Friday at Churchill, so the surface may be subject to change. Miss Lucky Sevens was 11th in her only official start, a mile turf race at Keeneland on October 7. But, she also finished 1st at a mile on the turf at Arlington Park on September 15 in a race that was declared a no-contest after parts of the rail broke loose. She last worked on November 3, going 5 furlongs in 1:04.20 at Churchill Downs. Miss Lucky Sevens was purchased for $50,000 as a yearling, and is out of the turf-winning mare Fancy Clancy. Fancy Clancy is the dam of 6 winners, including stakes winner Fancy Fusaichi, turf stakes winner Fancy Point, and grade III turf stakes-placed El Commodore. Four of her offspring won on the turf, and one won at 2. Fancy Clancy is a half sister to 8 winners, including turf stakes winner Fabuleux Dancer, grade III winner Doubles Partner, and grade I turf winner Joyeux Danseur. Big Brown's 28 runners have made 59 total starts, recording 12 wins, 7 seconds, 3 thirds, and earnings of $447,756.

Bold Kitten (Kitten's Joy - I'll Do More by More Than Ready) and Souparion (Alphabet Soup - Arion by High Yield) finished 4th and 7th in a 7 furlong race on the Polytrack at Keeneland on October 19. It was the first and only start for both. Bold Kitten, who was favored on October 19, is the second foal out of the winning mare I'll Do More. I'll Do More is a half sister to 2 winners. Souparion  is out of the unraced mare Arion, who is a half sister to 5 winners, including turf stakes winner War Tigress. War Tigress won 3 of 4 at 2, including her debut and the Caressing Handicap, and earned $171,293 in her career.

Dido (Bernstein - Anyhow by Tiznow) and Penrose (Lemon Drop Kid - Tasha's Delight by Afternoon Deelites) met in a 1 1/16 mile turf race at Keeneland on October 17, with Dido finishing 2nd and Penrose 9th. Dido previously finished 4th in a 5.5 furlong race on the Tapeta at Presque Isle Downs on September 12. She is a half sister to Brother Pat, who was a winner at 2, and also won on the turf. Their dam, Anyhow, is a half sister to 10 winners, including turf stakes winner Apple Charlotte, and grade III turf winner Mythical Gem. Penrose, who had early speed on October 17, has two additional starts, finishing 2nd at a mile on the Polytrack at Turfway Park on September 16, and 6th at 5 furlongs on the dirt at Ellis Park on August 5. She is out of grade III turf stakes-placed Tasha's Delight, who was a winner at 2, and earned $163,200 overall. Tasha's Delight is the dam of grade II turf winner Wilkinson, who has earned $336,994, and was a winner at 2. Tasha's Delight is a half sister to 6 winners, and a full sister to 2 winners, including grade II winner Miss Pickums, who earned $376,809.

Tizexx (Speightstown - Tizsweet by Cee's Tizzy) has run twice, finishing 5th at 6 furlongs on September 19, and 3rd at 5.5 furlongs on a sloppy track on October 17. Both races were at Hoosier Park. Tizexx was purchased for $42,000 as a yearling, and for $50,000 at 2. She is out of Tizsweet, who was placed at 2. Tizsweet is the dam of stakes-placed Tizsweetdreams. Tizsweet is a half sister to 4 winners, and a full sister to 5 winners, including stakes winner Tizbud, grade II winner Budroyale, and grade I winner Tiznow, who earned $6,427,830, and was 2000 Horse of the Year.

Mizz Krizten (Mizzen Mast - Debora Ann by Belong to Me) finished 9th in her only start, a 4.5 furlong race on the dirt at Churchill Downs on July 1. She was purchased for $15,000 as a yearling, and is a half sister to turf winner Positive Side. Debora Ann, dam of Mizz Krizten, is a half sister to group III turf winner Abtaal, grade III winner Single Solution, and grade I turf winner Vacare, who earned $1,269,086.

Also finishing 9th in her only start was Seetsang (Fusaichi Pegasus - Curve Ahead by Laabity), who ran 6 furlongs on the dirt at Churchill Downs on October 28. She is out of stakes-placed Curve Ahead, a winner at 2, who earned $164,708 in her career. Curve Ahead is the dam of two winners, including one which was a winner at 2. Curve Ahead is a full sister to 2 winners, and a half sister to 4 winners, including Miami Blase, a stakes winner on the turf and dirt.

The final filly with experience is Stormy Caress (Stormy Atlantic - Caressing by Honour and Glory), who was 10th in her only start, a 6 furlong race on the Polytrack at Keeneland on October 11. She is out of grade I winner Caressing, who won 3 races at 2, including the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I). Overall, Caressing earned $955,998. Caressing is the dam of 4 winners, and is a half sister to 8 winners, including turf stakes winner Platinum Blonde.

La Rignana (Galileo (IRE) - A Footstep Away by Giant's Causeway) was purchased for $170,000 as a yearling, and is the second foal out of the unraced mare A Footstep Away. A Footstep Away is a half sister to 2 winners, grade II winner Lu Ravi, who earned $1,819,781, and Half Queen, dam of grade I winner Halfbridled.

Quite the Sis (Quiet American - Ole' Sis by Ole') is out of the winning mare Ole' Sis, who has produced 5 winners, including turf stakes winner Stage Player, and Elaine's Angel, who was stakes-placed on the turf and dirt. Both Stage Player and Elaine's Angel won at 2, and Elaine's Angel was a debut winner that season. Three of Ole' Sis' offspring won on the turf. Ole' Sis is a half sister to 6 winners.

Pomelia (Purge - Horticulture by Forest Wildcat) is the first foal out of the winning mare Horticulture. Horticulture is a half sister to 4 winners, including turf stakes winner Demonstrate, who earned $127,243.

Also unraced are AE entrants Mary's Derby Rose (Sightseeing - Mary E by St. Jovite), Allanah (Scat Daddy - Star in the Corner by Holy Bull), Mystical Dreamer (Elusive Quality - Miss Fanny by Theatrical (IRE)), and Nomorewar (More Than Ready - War Charm by War Chant). Mary's Derby Rose is a half sister to 3 winners, one of which won at 2. Mary E, dam of Mary's Derby Rose, is a half sister to 3 winners, including grade II stakes-placed Eugene's Third Son. Mary's Derby Rose is by first-year sire Sightseeing, whose 24 runners have made 87 combined starts, recording 8 wins, 12 seconds, 12 thirds, and $464,460 in earnings. Allanah was purchased for $87,000 as a yearling, and for $185,000 as a 2-year-old. She is out of the placed mare Star in the Corner, who has produced turf winner Star Vesta. Star in the Corner is a half sister to 9 winners, including stakes winners Winning Agenda and Dixie Two Star, and Canta Ke Brave, who was a grade I winner on the turf over jumps. Mystical Dreamer sold for $40,000 as a yearling, and is out of Miss Fanny, who was placed on the turf. Miss Fanny has produced 2 winners, including Dream Pegasus, a debut winner at 2. Miss Fanny is a half sister to 4 winners, and a full sister to group III turf winner Drama Critic. Nomorewar is the second foal out of turf stakes winner War Charm. War Charm is a half sister to 6 winners.

The Golden Monkey has Rich Intentions for Majestic Flyight

November 10, 2012
Calder Race Course Race 12
Maiden Special Weight

6 furlongs
2-year-olds
Post Time: 5:16 PM ET HRTV

PP Horse
1. Majestic Flyight (FL)
2. Baumgartner (KY)
3. World Traveler (KY)
4. The Golden Monkey (FL)
5. Trinni Heart (PA)
6. Don of Dons (KY)
7. Rich Intentions (FL)
8. Chrisandthecapper (KY)
9. Value Trap (FL)
10. Free Range Man (FL)

The Golden Monkey (The Green Monkey - Golden Anklet by Menifee) is scheduled to make his first start in this 6 furlong race at Calder. He has been working at Calder, including 5 furlongs in 1:06.60 on October 31. The Golden Monkey is the second foal out of the unraced mare Golden Anklet. Golden Anklet is a half sister to 4 winners. The Green Monkey's 11 runners have made 33 total starts, recording 4 wins, 6 seconds, 3 thirds, and earnings of $124,859.

Don of Dons (Tiz Wonderful - Donna's Doll by Pleasant Tap) has run twice, and finished second twice, on September 29 and on October 20. Both races were 5.5 furlongs at Calder. He was purchased for $55,000 as a yearling, and for $28,000 at 2, and is out of the winning mare Donna's Doll. Donna's Doll is the dam of the winner Norma's Dream, and is a half sister to 5 winners, including stakes-placed Indy Lead, who earned $245,867. Don of Dons is by freshman sire Tiz Wonderful, whose 30 runners have made 71 combined starts, registering 8 wins, 14 seconds, 12 thirds, and earnings of $519,973.

Chrisandthecapper (First Samurai - Wini Jones by Seeking the Gold) did his previous running at Monmouth Park, finishing 5th at 5 furlongs on July 27, and 2nd at 5.5 furlongs on August 17. Both races were Maiden Claiming contests. He sold for $34,000 as a yearling, and for $45,000 at 2. He is out of the winning mare Wini Jones, who has produced 6 winners, including stakes-placed winners Maxinkuckee Miss and Winiliscious. Three of Wini Jones' offspring won at 2, and one was a debut winner at 2. Wini Jones is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to 2 winners, including grade III winner Fly'n J. Bryan, who earned $159,785.

Rich Intentions (Untuttable - Design Appeal by Honour and Glory) has also run twice, finishing 7th both on October 4, and on November 1. Both races were 5.5 furlong Maiden Claiming Races at Calder. He is a half brother to 2 winners, one of which won at 2. Design Appeal, dam of Rich Intentions, is a half sister to 7 winners, including stakes winner Timeless Design, who earned $404,777.

Finishing 7th in his only start was World Traveler (Heatseeker (IRE) - It's Spooky by Silver Ghost), who ran 6.5 furlongs at Calder on September 15. He is out of stakes-placed It's Spooky, who was placed at 2, and earned $143,420 in her career. It's Spooky has produced 2 winners from 3 to run, including stakes-placed Garnet Crystals, who has earned $138,045, and Spooky's Ready, a winner at 2. It's Spooky is a half sister to 5 winners. World Traveler is by freshman sire Heatseeker. Heatseeker's 26 runners have made 63 combined starts, recording 8 wins, 11 seconds, 10 thirds, and earnings of $268,211.

The others are unraced, including Majestic Flyight (Majestic Warrior - Sweet Flyight by Storm Boot), who is by first-year sire Majestic Warrior. Majestic Warrior's 58 runners have made 164 total starts, recording 21 wins, 16 seconds, 24 thirds, and earnings of $809,676. Majestic Flyight was purchased for $6,700 as a yearling, and for $40,000 at 2. He is the second foal out of the winning mare Sweet Flyight, whose first foal is the winner Get a Rope. Get a Rope was a winner at 2. Sweet Flyight is a 4 winners, including stakes winner Round Trip Flight, who earned $151,430. Majestic Flyight

Baumgartner (Dixie Union - Jennifer by Dehere) sold for $17,000 as a yearling, and for $35,000 at 2. He is out of the winning mare Jennifer. Jennifer did not run at 2, but was a debut winner at 3. Jennifer is the dam of 4 winners, including 2 which won at 2. Jennifer is a half sister to 2 winners, including Top Lightning, a grade III winner in the Dominican Republic.

Value Trap (Value Plus - Beach of Bali by Holy Mountain) sold for $5,500 as a yearling, and for $32,000 at 2. He is out of the winning mare Beach of Bali, who was a winner at 2. Beach of Bali has produced 2 winners from 2 to run. She is a half sister to 7 winners.

Trinni Heart (Lion Heart - Probing by Brocco) was purchased for $24,000 at 2, and is out of the placed mare Probing. Probing has produced 5 winners from 5 to run, including one which won at 2. Probing is a half sister to 8 winners, including grade III winner Perfect Cat, and group III winner Tokio Perfect, who $2,119,528.

Free Range Man (Halo's Image - Silver Doe by Silver Buck) is a half brother to 7 winners, including stakes-placed Silversandoftime, stakes winner Silver Rail, and grade III winner Supervisor, who earned $470,979. Three of his siblings won at 2, and one was a debut winner that season. Silver Doe, dam of Free Range Man, is a half sister to 6 winners, including stakes winner Crafty Chris, who earned $295,732.

Syndicated is an Aerial Artist for Anytime

November 10, 2012
Hollywood Park Race 9
Maiden Special Weight

6 furlongs turf
2-year-olds
Post Time: 7:38 PM ET HRTV/TVG

PP Horse
1. Will True Up (KY)
2. Say Ow (KY)
3. Long Beach Logan (CA)
4. Real Heat (CA)
5. Royal Barrister (KY)
6. Anytime (AZ)
7. Syndicated (KY)
8. Najran Breeze (KY)
9. Aerial Artist (KY)
10. Derringer (KY)
11. Misdeed (KY)
12. Dice Flavor (KY)
AE The Cleaners (KY)

Syndicated (Midnight Lute - Letithappencaptain by Captain Bodgit) makes his debut going 6 furlongs on the turf. He has been working on the Cushion track at Hollywood Park, most recently going 4 furlong from the gate in :48.00 on November 4. He was purchased for $22,000 as a yearling, and is out of Letithappencaptain, who was a stakes winner on the dirt and turf. Letithappencaptain was 2 for 2 at 2, and earned $223,125 overall. She has produced 3 winners from 3 to run, including grade I turf winner Ultimate Eagle, who has earned $467,800. Two of Letithappencaptain's offspring won on the turf. Letithappencaptain is a half sister to 3 winners. Midnight Lute's 24 runners have made 54 total starts, recording 9 wins, 11 seconds, 8 thirds, and earnings of $346,493.

Dice Flavor (Scat Daddy - Afleet Summer by Afleet), Aerial Artist (Kitten's Joy - Something Dixie by Dixie Union), and Anytime (Any Given Saturday - Drawing a Blank by El Prado (IRE)) finished 3rd, 4th, and 5th in a 6.5 furlong race on the downhill turf course at Santa Anita on October 14. Dice Flavor has no other starts. He was purchased for $80,000 as a yearling, and for $100,000 at 2. He is a half brother to 4 winners, including turf stakes winners Carolina Sky and Swift Warrior. Three of his siblings won on the turf, and one, Swift Warrior, was a winner at 2. Aerial Artist has two additional starts, finishing 8th at a mile on the Tapeta at Golden Gate on September 16, and 6th at a mile on the turf at Del Mar on August 15. He was purchased for $40,000 as yearling, and is the second foal out of the winning mare Something Dixie. Something Dixie's first foal the winner Kittenish, a full sister to Aerial Artist. Something Dixie is a half sister to 5 winners, including grade I stake-placed Desert Key, who earned $279,694. Anytime has three previous starts, finishing 7th at 5.5 furlongs at Del Mar on September 2, 4th at that same track and distance on August 4, and 2nd at 6 furlongs on the turf at Hollywood Park on July 12. He is out of the winning mare Drawing a Blank, who earned $207,948. Drawing a Blank is the dam of 3 winners, including one which won at 2. Drawing a Blank is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to 6 winners, including stakes winner Becky in Pink, and grade III winner Miss Matched, who earned $339,799.

Najran Breeze (Najran - Fun Flower by Came Home) finished 3rd in his only start, a 5.5 furlong contest on the dirt at Santa Anita on October 20. He was purchased for $20,000 as a yearling, and for $32,000 at 2. He is the first foal out of the unplaced mare Fun Flower. Fun Flower is a half sister to 2 winners, including grade III turf stakes-placed Pay Zone, who earned $154,134.

Real Heat (Unusual Heat - Chi Chi Nette by Ole') finished 4th in his debut at 5.5 furlongs on the Polytrack at Del Mar on September 3, and then ran in the 1 1/16 mile Bob Benoit California Cup Juvenile Stakes on the dirt at Santa Anita on October 13, finishing 6th. He was a $100,000 yearling, and is out of the winning mare Chi Chi Nette. Chi Chi Nette is the dam of 3 winners, including stakes winner Mensa Heat, who was grade III stakes-placed on the turf. Mensa Heat has earned $505,718, and was a debut winner at 2. Two of Chi Chi Nette's offspring won at 2, and all three winning offspring are full siblings to Real Heat. Chi Chi Nette is a half sister to 2 winners.

Derringer (Langfuhr - Broken Romance by Broken Vow) was 4th in his only race, a 5 furlong Maiden Claiming contest on the Polytrack at Del Mar on August 23. He was purchased for $4,500 as a yearling, and is the second foal out of the winning mare Broken Romance. Broken Romance's first foal is the winner Name Dropper. Broken Romance is a half sister to 4 winners, including grade II winner High Limit, who earned $922,500.

Finishing 7th in his only start was Say Ow (Langfuhr - Lacy Lady by Jeblar), who ran 5.5 furlongs on the Polytrack at Del Mar on September 2. He is out of stakes-placed Lacy Lady, a winner at 2, who earned $124,550. Lacy Lady is the dam of the winner Devil Maker, is a half sister to 6 winners.

The others in the main field are unraced.

Will True Up (Lawyer Ron - My Into Wishin by Outofthebox) sold for $65,000 as a yearling, and for $165,000 at 2. He is the first foal out of the placed mare My Into Wishin. My Into Wishin is a half sister to 2 winners, including stakes winner End Sweep's Girl, who earned $232,986.

Royal Barrister (Lawyer Ron - Queens Plaza by Forestry) was purchased for $50,000 as a weanling, and for $150,000 as a yearling. He is out of Queens Plaza, who won 2 races at 2, including the Sorority Stakes. Queens Plaza is the dam of Queen Teuta, a winner at 2, who also finished 3rd in the Debutante Stakes (gr. III) at 2. Queens Plaza is a half sister to 3 winners.

Misdeed (Rock Hard Ten - Miss Dahlia by Strawberry Road (AUS)) was purchased for $60,000 as a yearling. He is a half brother to 3 winners, including grade II turf stakes-placed Skellytown, and a full brother to grade II turf winner Capital Plan, who has earned $305,800. Three of his siblings won on the turf. Miss Dahlia, dam of Misdeed, is a half sister to 9 winners, including grade II turf winners Wajd and Llandaff, and a full sister to grade I winners Dahar, Rivlia, and Dahlia's Dreamer. Miss Dahlia is by grade I turf winner Dahlia.

Long Beach Logan (Game Plan - Belleslittlesister by Avenue of Flags) is the second foal out of the unraced mare Belleslittlesister. Belleslittlesister is a half sister to 3 winners, including grade III winner Tres Paraiso, who earned $361,375; and a full sister to grade II winner Belle's Flag, who earned $570,297.

Also unraced is AE entrant The Cleaners (City Zip - Yesshesarocket by Yes It's True) was purchased for $45,000 as a yearlling, and for $170,000 as a 2-year-old. He is the first foal out of Yesshesarocket, who was a winner at 2 and on the turf. Yesshesarocket is a half sister to 6 winners.

Other November 10 Entries

Ellsmere Island (filly; Midinight Lute - Water Music by Danzig) debuts in race 1 at Woodbine, a 6.5 furlong Maiden Claiming Race (Claiming Price $50,000). Post time is 1:05 PM ET, and she in in the 4 hole. Ellsmere Island has been working at Woodbine, most recently going 2 furlongs in :26.00 from the gate on November 7. She was purchased for $35,340 as a yearling, and is out of Water Music, who was a debut winner at 2. Water Music is the dam of 2 winners, and is a half sister to 5 winners, including grade III stakes-placed Ford Every Stream, and stakes winner Surging River, who earned $326,164. Midnight Lute's 24 runners have made 54 total starts, recording 9 wins, 11 seconds, 8 thirds, and earnings of $346,493.

Of Sorrow Speak (filly; Midnight Lute - Pieria by Atticus) is scheduled to make her first start in race 4 at Laurel Park, a 5.5 furlong Maiden Claiming Race (Claiming Price $25,000). Post time is 1:59 PM, and Of Sorrow Speak is in post 3. She has been working at Bowie, including 4 furlongs in :50.80 from the gate on November 3. She was purchased for $9,000 as a yearling, and is out of the winning mare Pieria. Pieria is the dam of 3 winners, including stakes winner One Smokin' Lady, who earned $283,620. Pieria is a half sister to 7 winners, including stakes winner U. S. Deputy, and grade III winner Surprising Fact. Midnight Lute's 24 runners have made 54 total starts, recording 9 wins, 11 seconds, 8 thirds, and earnings of $346,493.

Midnight Moves (colt; Midnight Lute - Easy Pass by Easy Goer) makes his first start in race 8 at Golden Gate Fields, a 5.5 furlong Maiden Special Weight on the Tapeta. Post time is 7:23 PM ET, and he is in post 7. Midnight Moves has been working at Golden Gate, including 4 furlongs in :48.40 on November 4. Midnight Moves is a half brother to 3 winners, including stakes winner Came to Pass. One of his siblings won at 2. Easy Pass, dam of Midnight Moves, is a half sister to 6 winners, including grade III stakes-placed Balladry, and group III winner Gold Seam. Midnight Lute's 24 runners have made 54 total starts, recording 9 wins, 11 seconds, 8 thirds, and earnings of $346,493.

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