The Prince and a Couple of Navigating Fillies

Catching up on results after a few days off, and entries for Saturday, December 8.

Results

December 2

Midnight Mazel (Midnight Lute - Dothetwist by Distorted Humor) was a 9-length debut winner in race 4 at Hawthorne, a 6 furlong Maiden Special Weight. Watch the Replay.

Midnight Flute (Midnight Lute - Battle Search by Regal Search) closed to finish 5th, and Tipsy At Midnight (Midnight Lute - Tipsy Girl by Raise a Cup) finished 10th, after blowing the turn, in race 7 at Fair Grounds, a Maiden Special Weight at about a mile on the firm turf. The winner was Propelleroneway (Malibu Moon - Catch the Blue Hat by Storm Cat). Watch the Replay.

Like a Treasure (Curlin - Oelectra by Gulch) finished 7th (last) in race 2 at Hawthorne, a 6 furlong Maiden Claiming Race (Claiming Price $25,000). E. Grace (Value Plus - Culpeper Moon by Malibu Moon) won by 8 lengths. Watch the Replay.

Naked Watch (Curlin - Time Reveals All by Pulpit) finished 10th of 10 in race 5 at Gulfstream Park, a mile and a sixteeth Maiden Special Weight on the turf. The winner was Tapicat (Tapit - Zealous Cat by Storm Cat). Watch the Replay.

December 5

Professor Midnight (Midnight Lute - Prof. McGonagall by Storm Cat) finished 6th in race 4 at Aqueduct, a mile and a sixteenth Maiden Special Weight on good turf. Favorite Chamois (Smart Strike - Meridiana (GER) by Lomitas (GB) led all the way for the win. Watch the Replay.

December 6

Jay Eye See (Curlin - England's Rose by Nureyev) finished 4th, and Wabbajack (Midnight Lute - Fast and Early by Carson City), who was favored, was 7th, in race 6 at Gulfstream Park, a 6.5 furlong Maiden Special Weight. Acclaim (Tiz Wonderful - Miss Elusive by Elusive Quality) finished first, but was disqualified and placed second behind Red Hot Randy (Peace Rules - Niblett's Bluff by Mt. Livermore). Watch the Replay.

Jias Curls (Curlin - Spectacular Day by Carson City) finished 5th in race 2 at Remington Park, a mile Maiden Special Weight. Sheza Roman Ruler (Roman Ruler - She's Exclusive by Pyramid Peak) was the winner by 3 lengths. Watch the Replay.

December 7

Countess Curlin (Curlin - Profit Column by Private Account) was heavily favored, went right to the front, and was a winner by 4 1/2 lengths in race 2 at Retama Park, a mile Maiden Special Weight. Watch the Replay.

Having Abig Middle (Big Brown - Lady On Holiday by Harlan's Holiday) finished third in race 4 at Hollywood Park, a Maiden Special Weight at a mile and a sixteenth on the good turf, after hopping at the start. Watch the Replay.

Melody Lin (Curlin - Melody Que (IRE) by Sadler's Wells) was favored in race 2 at Aqueduct, a Maiden Claiming Race (Claiming Price $50,000) at a mile and a sixteenth on the good turf, but came up short and finished 3rd behind Mineshaft Dream (Mineshaft - Nicole's Dream by Northern Trend). Watch the Replay.

Of Sorrow Speak (Midnight Lute - Pieria by Atticus) finished 3rd in race 1 at Laurel Park, a 6 furlong Maiden Claiming Race (Claiming Price $14,000). Persnickity (Value Plus - Gold Melody by Golden Gear) was the winner. Watch the Replay.

December 8 Entries

Stakes Entry

Stakes winner Midnight Ballet (filly; Midnight Lute - Buzz Song by Unbridled's Song) faces 7, including Executiveprivilege (First Samurai - Refugee by Unaccounted For) in the 1 1/16 mile Hollywood Starlet Stakes (gr. I) at Hollywood Park. Post time is 7:34 PM ET, and she has the 5 post. Midnight Ballet won her debut, overcoming a slow start in a 6 furlong race at Del Mar on August 11, and then finished 5th in a 6 furlong Allowance Race at Santa Anita on October 4, behind future Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) winner Beholder. Most recently, Midnight Ballet came on late to win the 1 1/16 mile Sharp Cat Stakes at Hollywood Park on November 11. She last worked on December 4, going 5 furlongs in 1:00.60 at Hollywood Park. It was the fastest of 10 works at the distance. Midnight Ballet was purchased for $100,000 as a yearling, and is out of Buzz Song. Buzz Song won 2 races at 2, including the Blue Hen Stakes. She has produced 2 additional winners, including stakes-placed Buzz Town. Buzz Song is a half sister to 10 winners, including stakes winners Affair With Aflair and Chasing Stars. Read more about the Hollywood Starlet here.

Maiden Entries

Prince Curlin is Kid Lightning with Mudflats

December 8, 2012
Aqueduct Race 6
Maiden Special Weight

7 furlongs
2-year-olds
Post Time: 2:50 PM ET HRTV/TVG

PP Horse
1. Coldblack (KY)
2. Prince Curlin (KY)
3. Kenalantic (KY)
4. Street Prince (KY)
5. Souper Funny (FL)
6 Kid Lightning (KY)
7. Elnaawi (KY)
8. Malachite (LA)
9. Mudflats (KY)

Prince Curlin (Curlin - No Small Wonder by Capote) is scheduled to debut in this 7 furlong race at Aqueduct, where he has been working. He last worked on November 26, going 5 furlongs in 1:03.59. He was purchased for $42,000 as a weanling, for $15,000 as a yearling, and for $22,000 at 2. He is out of the winning mare No Small Wonder, who is the dam of stakes winner Wonderful Luck. Wonderful Luck won 2 races at 2, her debut and the Cinderella Stakes, and earned $120,020 in her career. No Small Wonder is a half sister to one winner. Curlin's 42 runners have made 90 combined starts, recording 14 wins, 20 seconds, 13 thirds, and earnings of $517,314.

Also unraced is Elnaawi (Street Sense - Pilfer by Deputy Minister), who was purchased for $500,000 as a yearling. He is out of stakes winner Pilfer, a debut winner at 2, who earned $126,360 overall. Pilfer is the dam of grade I winner To Honor and Serve. To Honor and Serve won 3 races at 2, including the Nashua Stakes (gr. II) and the Remsen Stakes (gr. II). Overall, he earned $1,798,840. Pilfer is a half sister to 5 winners, including stakes winner Sing Softly, and grade II winner India, who earned $630,859.

Mudflats (Tapit - Sunny Morning by Tale of the Cat) and Kenalantic (Stormy Atlantic - Kenathena by Cryptoclearance) finished 4th and 6th in a 6 furlong race at Belmont Park on September 15. Mudflats subsequently finished 3rd at a mile at Belmont on October 13. He was purchased for $150,000 as a 2-year-old, and is the first foal out of the winning mare Sunny Morning. Sunny Morning is a half sister to 4 winners, including stakes-placed Mississippi Madam, and stakes winner Langston, who earned $258,223. Kenalantic has two additional starts, finishing 3rd at a mile on a muddy track at Belmont Park on October 4, and 6th at a mile on the firm turf at Aqueduct on November 23. Kenalantic is out of stakes winner Kenathena, who won the Tah Dah Stakes at 2. Kenathena has produced 6 winners, one of which won at 2. She is a half sister to 8 winners, including two stakes-placed winners.

Coldblack (Ready's Image - Golden Surprise by Hurontario) has run three times, finishing 2nd at 5.5 furlongs at Penn National on August 24, 4th at 5.5 furlongs on the turf at Laurel on September 20, and 3rd at that same track, distance, and surface on October 13. He was sold for $105,000 as a yearling, and for $90,000 at 2, and is a half brother to 6 winners, including stakes-placed Paris Gold. Two of his siblings won at 2. Golden Surprise, dam of Coldblack, is a half sister to 7 winners, including stakes winners Golden Derby, Goldmist and Captain's Gold, and grade II winner Lot o' Gold, who earned $461,769. Coldblack is by first-year sire Ready's Image, whose 23 starters have run 69 times in all, registering 9 wins, 9 seconds, 7 thirds, and earnings of $393,490.

Street Prince (Street Sense - Meditations by Out of Place), who is part of an entry with Prince Curlin, finished second in his only start, a 6 furlong race at Aqueduct on November 24. He was purchased for $12,000 at 2, and is the second foal out of stakes winner Meditations. Meditations won 2 races at 2, including the Three Ring Stakes. Meditations is a half sister to one winner.

Malachite (Notional - Jena's Gold by Seeking the Gold) also finished second in his only race, running 6 furlongs at Saratoga on August 30. He was purchased for $16,000 as a yearling, and for $42,000 at 2, and is the first foal out of the unraced mare Jena's Gold. Jena's Gold is a half sister to 3 winners. Malchite is by freshman sire Notional, whose 14 runners have made 32 total starts, recording 8 wins, 6 seconds, 1 third, and $159,298 in earnings.

Finishing 5th in his only start was Kid Lightning (Lemon Drop Kid - Heat Lightning by Summer Squall), who ran 7 furlongs on the good turf at Belmont Park on October 14. He was favored in that race, but broke slowly. He was a $300,000 yearling, and is out of the placed mare Heat Lightning. Heat Lightning has produced 9 winners, including stakes-placed Queen Joanne, group III winner Theyskens' Theory, and grade I winner Stevie Wonderboy. Three of her offspring won at 2, including Theyskens' Theory and Stevie Wonderboy. Stevie Wonderboy won 3 races at 2, including the Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I), and was named Champion 2-year-old colt for 2005. Overall, he earned $1,058,940. Heat Lightning is a half sister to 10 winners, including stakes winner Linda Coqueta, and grade II winner Fair Judgment, who earned $275,401.

Souper Funny (Distorted Humor - Zoftig by Cozzene) finished 9th in his lone attempt, a 6 furlong race at Belmont on October 6. He is out of grade I winner Zoftig, who won her only race at 2, and earned $401,024 overall. Zoftig is the dam of 3 winners, grade I winners Zaftig and Zo Impressive, and Zofzig, who was 2 for 2 at 2. Zoftig is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to 4 winners.

Rowdy Friends have Arushingchill with Soft Wind

December 8, 2012
Turfway Park Race 8
Maiden Special Weight

6 furlongs
2-year-old fillies
Post Time: 4:40 PM ET TVG

PP Horse
1. Rowdy Friends (KY)
2. Thirty Eight Plus (KY)
3. Ready Express (KY)
4. Soft Wind (ON)
5. Scarlett Sue (KY)
6 Arushingchill (IN)
7. Valanis (KY)
8. Ju Ju Judy (KY)
9. Wifeonthewarpath (KY)
10. Uptown Gal (OH)
11. Juanita Senorita (KY)
12. Awesome Mama (KY)

Rowdy Friends (Henrythenavigator - King Shooting Star by Storm Cat) makes her debut running 6 furlongs on the Polytrack at Turfway. She has been working at The Thoroughbred Center, including 4 furlongs in :52.20 on November 30. She is a half sister to winner Dads Shooting Star. Their dam, King Shooting Star, is a half sister to 2 winners. Henrythenavigator's 44 runners have made 122 total starts, recording 20 wins, 15 seconds, 9 thirds, and earnings of $1,230,508.

The veteran of the field is Ju Ju Judy (Istan - Judiths Rumour by Hennessy), who has run 5 times. She finished 5th at 5.5 furlongs at Turfway Park on September 9, and 2nd at 6.5 furlongs at that track on September 30. She then ran twice on the Polytrack at Keeneland, finishing 3rd at 6.5 furlongs on October 11, and 4th at a mile and a sixteenth on October 25. Most recently, she finished 6th at a mile and a sixteenth on the turf at Churchill Downs on November 24. She was purchased for $1,000 as a yearling, and is out of the winning mare Judiths Rumour. Judiths Rumour is the dam of 2 winners, one of which won at 2. Judiths Rumour is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to 3 winners, including stakes-placed Sadler's Trick.

Scarlett Sue (Mr. Sekiguchi - Really Ameadowstar by Meadowlake) has run once, finishing 8th in a 6 furlong race at Churchill Downs on November 2. She is out of Really Ameadowstar, who was a winner at 2. Really Ameadowstar has produced 9 winners, including one that won at 2. Really Ameadowstar is a half sister to 4 winners.

Ready Express (More Than Ready - Boston Express by Boston Harbor) also made her lone start in a 6 furlong race at Churchill Downs, finishing 9th on November 15. A $80,000 yearling, Ready Express is out of stakes winner Boston Express, who earned $189,189. Boston Express is the dam of winner Mayday Maria, who was placed at 2. Boston Express is a half sister to 5 winners.

The other fillies are unraced, including Soft Wind (Flatter - Miss Jeanne Cat by Tabasco Cat), who was purchased for $100,000 as a yearling. She is out of Miss Jeanne Cat, who won her first 2 races at 2, including the Time to Leave Stakes. Miss Jeanne Cat has produced 3 winners from 3 to run, including Murjan, a group I winner in Peru. Two of her offspring won at 2. Miss Jeanne Cat is a half sister to 5 winners, including grade III stakes-placed Well Said, and grade III winner Silent Valor.

Awesome Mama (Awesome Again - Mama Nadine by A.P. Indy) sold for $65,000 as a 2-year-old. She is the second foal out of stakes winner Mama Nadine. Mama Nadine is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to 3 winners. Her dam is grade I winner Countess Diana, who earned $1,117,185, and was Champion 2-year-old filly for 1997.

Juanita Senorita (Corinthian - Gran Senorita by El Gran Senor) was purchased for $90,000 as a yearling, and for $20,000 at 2. She is a half sister to 3 winners, including stakes-placed Kay West Breeze, and stakes winner Gilded Gold, who earned $410,182. Kay West Breeze was a winner at 2. Gran Senorita, dam of Juranita Senorita, is a half sister to 3 winners, including stakes winners What a Breeze and Venables.

Thirty Eight Plus (Catienus - Busty Miss by Deputy Commander) is the first foal out of the winning mare Busty Miss, who was placed at 2. Busty Miss is a half sister to 3 winners.

Arushingchill (Pass Rush - Azichill by Plenty Chilly) is out of the winning mare Azichill, who was placed at 2. Azichill is the dam of 2 winners, including Azicharmyou, who was placed at 2, and has earned $153,889. Azichill is a half sister to 6 winners, including stakes winner Azireprice, who earned $173,286.

Valanis (Quiet American - Valhalla Vixen by Deerhound) is out of the winning mare Valhalla Vixen, who is the dam of four winners, including stakes-placed School for Scandal. Valhalla Vixen is a half sister to 4 winners.

Wifeonthewarpath (War Chant - Dona Bonita by El Prado (IRE)) is a half sister to 2 winners. Her dam, Dona Bonita, is a half sister to 3 winners.

Uptown Gal (Don't Get Mad - Great Goin Rose by Albert the Great) is the first foal out of stakes-placed Great Goin Rose, who was 2 for 2 at 2. Great Goin Rose is a half sister to one winner.

Ethela has Dancing Years for a Bag of Gold

December 8, 2012
Turfway Park Race 11
Maiden Special Weight

6 furlongs
2-year-old fillies
Post Time: 6:13 PM ET TVG

PP Horse
1. Sedecrem (KY)
2. St. Louie Slew (KY)
3. Aziforcast (IN)
4. Ellie's the Boss (IL)
5. Reina Diamante (KY)
6 Ethela (KY)
7. Bag of Gold (KY)
8. Sunandsea (KY)
9. Bluegrass d'Lite (KY)
10. Night Over Egypt (KY)
11. Dancing Years (KY)
12. Princess Dubai (KY)

Ethela (Henrythenavigator - Ethel Anna by Storm Cat) runs for the first time in this 6 furlong contest at Turfway. She has been working at Churchill Downs, including 4 furlongs from the gate in :49.40 on December 3. She is out of the placed mare Ethel Anna, who has produced 2 winners. Ethel Anna is a half sister to 4 winners. Her dam is grade II winner Glowing Honor, who earned $296,450. Glowing Honor is a half sister to grade I winners Hero's Honor and Sea Hero. Henrythenavigator's 44 runners have made 122 total starts, recording 20 wins, 15 seconds, 9 thirds, and earnings of $1,230,508.

St. Louie Slew (Flower Alley - My Sweet Sug by Slew City Slew) did her previous running on the Polytrack at Arlington Park. She finished 3rd at 5 furlongs on August 23, 4th at 5 furlongs on September 9, and 5th at 6 furlongs on September 29. St. Louie Slew was purchased for $13,000 as a yearling, and is the second foal out of stakes winner My Sweet Sug, who earned $123,761. My Sweet Sug is a half sister to 5 winners, including stakes-placed Saint Golddigger, who earned $118,608.

Night Over Egypt (Noble Causeway - Blue Silk by Richter Scale) finished 11th in her debut at 6 furlongs at Turfway Park on September 23, and then finished 4th in a 5.5 furlong race at Mountaineer on November 10. She is the first foal out of the winning mare Blue Silk. Blue Silk is a full sister to 3 winners, and a half sister to 3 winners, including Don Saviano, who was group I stakes-placed in Panama.

Sedecrem (Henny Hughes - Singinginthestreet by Street Cry (IRE)) has run twice, finishing 8th on October 28, and 7th on November 16. Both starts were at 6 furlongs at Churchill Downs. She was purchased for $3,000 as a yearling, and is a half sister to stakes-placed Teryns Song, who was a winner at 2. Singinginthestreet is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to 10 winners, including stakes winner Grand Heritage, who earned $303,074.

Another with two starts is Bluegrass d'Lite (Bluegrass Cat - Unbridled Action by Unbridled's Song), who finished 8th at 6.5 furlongs on the Polytrack at Keeneland on October 5, and 10th at 6.5 furlongs on the dirt at Churchill Downs on November 15. Bluegrass d'Lite was purchased for $4,000 as a yearling, and is the first foal out of the unraced mare Unbridled Action. Unbridled Action is a half sister to 4 winners, including grade I winner Action This Day, who earned $822,484.

The final filly with experience is Dancing Years (El Prado (IRE) - Mista Mayberry by Touch Gold), who finished 8th in her only race, a 6.5 furlong contest at Churchill Downs on November 8. She is out of the winning mare Mista Mayberry, who is the dam of 2 winners. One of her offspring won at 2. Mista Mayberry is a half sister to 5 winners, including stakes-placed A Real Lady, and stakes winner Markus.

Ellie's the Boss (Street Boss - Swither by Anees) is by freshman sire Street Boss, whose 50 runners have made 150 total starts, recording 21 wins, 16 seconds, 14 thirds, and earnings of $771,833. Ellie's the Boss is out of Swither, a stakes winner at 2, who earned $153,846 in her career. Swither has produced 2 winners from 2 to run. She is a half sister to 3 winners, including stakes winner How 'bout No, who earned $112,733.

Reina Diamante (Pulpit - Bridge Game by Giant's Causeway), who is by the recently deceased Pulpit, is the second foal out of grade III winner Bridge Game, who earned $234,555. Bridge Game's first foal is the winner Bridge Loan. Bridge Game is a half sister to 2 winners.

Princess Dubai (E Dubai - Legion of Merit by Danzig) was purchased for $8,500 as a yearling, and is a half sister to 3 winners, including one that won at 2. Legion of Merit, dam of Princess Dubai, is a half sister to 7 winners, including stakes winner Dr. Cho, and group III stakes-placed Kelly's Olympics.

Sunandsea (Henny Hughes - Cayman Sunset by Wolf Power (SAF)) was purchased for $6,500 as a yearling, and is out of stakes winner Cayman Sunset. Cayman Sunset won 2 races at 2, and is the dam of 5 winners, including stakes winner Sailor's Sister, and grade III winner Sailors Sunset, who earned $388,383, and was a winner at 2. Cayman Sunset is a half sister to 4 winners, including stakes-placed Oh Summer, who earned $160,570.

Aziforcast (El Nino - Azirandan by A Native Danzig) is out of the winning mare Azirandan, who was a winner at 2. Azirandan has produced 7 winners from 7 to run, including stakes winner Azireprice, who earned $173,286. Two of her offspring won at 2. Her winning offspring include Azichill, dam of Arushingchill, who debuts in race 8 at Turfway on Saturday. Azirandan is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to 6 winners.

Bag of Gold (Catienus - Treasure Chest by Lemon Drop Kid) is the second foal out of the winning mare Treasure Chest, whose first foal is the winner Mi Margarita. Treasure Chest is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to 6 winners.

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