The Perfect Valentine Melody

February 3 Results

She Hung the Moon

All 10 ran, and the track was fast. Hung the Moon (Malibu Moon - Storm Breaking by Storm Cat) was favored. Jias Curls (Curlin - Spectacular Day by Carson City) was 64-1. The start was good. Sitara (Point Given - November Snow by Storm Cat) broke on top, with She's Got Swag (Student Council - Frigidette by It's Freezing) right with her. She's Got Swag took advantage of her inside post to take the lead over Sitara. These two were followed by Jias Curls, Mary Bernice (Bernardini - Coronation Cup by Chief's Crown), and Alli Leigh (Student Council - Allison P. by Unbridled). She's Got Swag and Sitara continued 1-2, and began to separate from the others. Alli Leigh moved closer, and Marathon Lady (Graeme Hall - Abuela Esther (URU) by Crater (ARG)) was starting to roll. Making progress from the back was Hung the Moon. She's Got Swag led them into the stretch, but Hung the Moon swept by on the outside for a 1 1/4 length win. Marathon Lady stuck her head in front of She's Got Swag late to take second, with Mary Bernice (Bernardini - Coronation Cup by Chief's Crown) back in fourth. Jias Curls stopped after her early involvement, finishing 10th (last). Watch the Replay.

February 3, 2013
Oaklawn Park Race 9
Maiden Special Weight

Hung the Moon
$5.20
$4.00
$2.80
Marathon Lady

$17.00
$10.20
She's Got Swag


$6.20

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Other February 3 Results

Green Money (filly; The Green Monkey - Take Into Account by Top Account) was a winner by a head in Race 4 at Camarero, a mile Allowance. She now has 4 wins in 7 starts, with earnings of $25,693.

Rich Chocolate (filly; Big Brown - Rizzi Girl by Rizzi) stalked the early pace in Race 4 at Gulfstream Park, a mile Maiden Claiming Race (Claiming Price $75,000) at a mile on the turf on the turf, but tired and finished 7th. E B Ryder (Bluegrass Cat - Back to Earth by Theatrical (IRE)) ran down favorite Bricks and Clicks (Belgravia - Maggies Storm by Stormy Atlantic). Watch the Replay.

Another Flashback (filly; Curlin - Flashy by Wild Again) was scratched from Race 3 at Golden Gate Fields, a mile Maiden Special Weight on the Tapeta. Catrageous (Tale of the Cat - Frozen Treat by Dynaformer) came from off the pace to run down Life Is a Stone (Globalize - Tadita by Indian Charlie). Watch the Replay.

February 4 Result

Dazzle Me Darling (filly; The Green Monkey - Tiz a Dancer by West Acre) was favored in Race 2 at Parx Racing, a 6 furlong Claiming Race, and pulled away late for a 1 1/2 length win. Watch the Replay. Dazzle Me Darling now has 2 wins and 1 second in 6 starts, with earnings of $41,100.

February 6 Result

Curlamorous (filly; Curlin - Glamorous Lady by Kingdom of Spain) fnished third in Race 2 at Laurel, a 6 furlong Allowance/Optional Claiming Race, behind Hailey's Star (Medaglia d'Oro - Turbulent Air by Montbrook). Watch the Replay.

February 7 Entry

The Perfect Valentine Melody

February 7, 2013
Aqueduct Race 7
Maiden Claiming (Claiming Price $35,000)
1 mile
3-year-old fillies
Post Time: 3:18 PM ET HRTV/TVG

PP Horse
1. High Inflation (KY)
2. Taylor Jagger (AR)
3. Al's Rosie (KY)
4. Melody Lin (KY)
5. Myperfectvalentine (KY)
6. Chartier (KY)
7. Fuhrika (PA)
8. Pure Afleet (FL)
9. Stick to Your Guns (KY)

Curlin fillies Melody Lin (Curlin - Melody Que (IRE) by Sadler's Wells) and Myperfectvalentine (Curlin - Netherland (ARG) by Roy) meet at a mile at Aqueduct. Melody Lin has run 5 times, finishing 4th at a mile on the turf at Belmont Park on September 13, 2nd at a mile and a sixteenth on good turf at Aqueduct on November 14, 3rd at a mile on the dirt at Aqueduct on November 29, 3rd at a mile and a sixteenth on the turf at Aqueduct on December 7, and 6th at a mile on good dirt at Aqueduct on December 30. She last worked on February 3, going 3 furlongs in :37.05 at Belmont Park. She was purchased for $70,000 as a weanling, and is out of the unplaced mare Melody Que. Melody Que is a full sister to 4 winners, including stakes winners Ballarat and Hijaz, and a half sister to 6 winners, including stakes winners Savethidanceforme and Lady Eclair, and group II winner Crimson Quest. Myperfectvalentine has made three starts, finishing 8th at a mile on yielding turf at Belmont Park on September 30, 5th at a mile and 70 yards at Aqueduct on December 16, and 4th at a mile and 70 yards in the mud at Aqueduct on January 13, after settng the pace. This is her first start in a Maiden Claiming Race. She was purchased for $125,000 as a yearling, and is out of Netherland, who was a grade I winner in Argentina, and a stakes winner in the U.S. Netherland earned $229,440 in her career. She is the dam of 2 winners, including stakes-placed Full Snow Moon. Netherland is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to 2 winners. 

High Inflation (Touch Gold - Unreined by Unbridled), Stick to Your Guns (Awesome Again - El Bank Robber by Eltish), and Fuhrika (Langfuhr - Tarika by Cozzene) finished 2nd, 3rd, and 4th at a mile on December 30 at Aqueduct, in front of Melody Lin. High Inflation set the pace on December 30, and lost by just a head. She has two previous starts, finishing 8th at 5 furlongs on July 25, and 6th at 6 furlongs on August 30. Both starts were on the dirt at Saratoga. High Inflation sold for $8,000 as a yearling, and for $40,000 at 2. She is a half sister to 2 winners, and a full sister to 1 winner. Unreined, dam of High Inflation, is a half sister to 5 winners, including grade III winner Illiquidity, who earned $429,262. Stick to Your Guns has four additional starts, finishing 8th at 6 furlongs on October 11 at Belmont Park, 6th at a mile at Aqueduct on November 9, 4th at a mile and an eighth at Aqueduct on November 30, and 5th at a mile and 70 yards at Aqueduct on January 20. She was a $100,000 yearling, and is the second foal out of stakes winner El Bank Robber. El Bank Robber is a full sister to 2 winners, and a half sister to 5 winners, including grade III stakes-placed She's Vested. Fuhrika also ran against Melody Lin on November 14, finishing behind her in 8th, and on December 7, finishing behind her in 6th. Furhrika has one other start, finishing 8th at 7 furlongs on a sloppy track at Belmont Park on October 19. Fuhrika was purchased for $3,200 as a yearling. She is out of the unplaced mare Tarika, who has produced 5 winners, including stakes winner Auction Watch, and stakes-placed Quechee. Tarika is a full sister to stakes-placed Tikkanita, and grade I winner Tikkanen; and a half sister to 4 winners, including stakes winner Greenville, and group I winner Turgeon.

Al's Rosie (Harlan's Holiday - Cuscowilla by Notebook) and Pure Afleet (Afleet Alex - Pure Charm by Storm Cat) finished 5th and 7th in a mile and a sixteenth contest over good turf at Aqueduct on December 1. Al's Rosie subsequently finished 5th in a mile race on the dirt at Aqueduct on December 31. She sold for $50,000 as a yearling, and for $57,000 at 2, and is out of the winning mare Cuscowilla. Cuscowilla has produced 3 winners from 4 to run, including stakes winners Repenting and Come Sunday. Cuscowilla is a half sister to 2 winners, including stakes winner Mr. Bigglesworth.

Chartier (Toccet - Lydia Louise by Southern Halo) did her previous running on the Polytrack at Woodbine, finishing 5th at 6 furlongs on October 13, 2nd at 6.5 furlongs on November 10, and 5th at 6 furlongs on December 16. She was purchased for $2,500 as a weanling, and for $23,000 at 2, and is out of the winning mare Lydia Louise. Lydia Louise has produced 4 winners from 5 to run, including stakes-placed Acinonyx.

Completing the field is unraced Taylor Jagger (Student Council - Arboresque by Cure the Blues). She was purchased for $12,000 as a weanling, and is out of the placed mare Arboresque. Arboresque has produced 5 winners, including stakes-placed Brickyard Fast, and stakes winner Meadow Blue. Meadow Blue earned $323,064 and was a debut winner. Arboresque is a full sister to 2 winners, and a half sister to 3 winners, including stakes winner General Perfect.

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