Last Goodbye for a Sweetsoutherndame

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I am going to be on vacation next week (starting on Sunday, June 9), so I'll leave you with 2 entries for Colonel John fillies, Last Goodbye (filly; Colonel John - Les Cocos by Honour and Glory) at Calder on Sunday, and Sweetsoutherndame (filly; Colonel John - Southbound by Southern Image) on Monday at Presque Isle Downs. Also, good luck to Palace Malice (Curlin) in the Belmont Stakes, and safe trips to all.


Palace Malice at Belmont Park - Rick Samuels Photo

June 9 Entry

Last Goodbye is Nothin' But Tough with the Look of a Star

June 9, 2013
Calder Race Course Race 4
Maiden Special Weight
5.5 furlongs
2-year-old fillies
Post Time: 2:11 PM ET HRTV

PP Horse
1. Liberty Fuze (FL)
2. Lori's Comprise (FL)
3. Flat Out Charming (FL)
4. Concord Park (FL)
5. Sweet Anne Gold (FL)
6. Look of a Star (FL)
7. Amor Incondicional (FL)
8. Magic Lily (FL)
9. Last Goodbye (FL)
10. Nothin' But Tough (FL)
11. Cambiata (FL)
12. Tracy's Treasure (KY)

Last Goodbye (Colonel John - Les Cocos by Honour and Glory), who has been working at the Classic Mile, makes her first start in a big field at Calder. Most recently, she worked 5 furlongs in 1:03.20 on May 31. She is the third foal out the unraced mare Les Cocos. Les Cocos is the dam of the three-year-old Midnight Lute gelding Brenda's Bar, who has finished 2nd twice and third once in 11 starts. Les Cocos is a half sister to 5 winners, including grade I stakes-placed Liquidity, who earned $240,520 and was a debut winner at 2. Colonel John has had 2 runners, which have run three times total, recording 1 win 1 second, and earnings of $28,250. Grade I winner Colonel John won 2 races at 2, including the Real Quiet Stakes. Overall, he earned $1,779,012.

Amor Incondicional (With Distinction - Self Seeker by Skywalker) and Lori's Comprise (Comprise - Lady Lori by First Tour) finished 3rd and 6th in a 4.5 furlong race on a sloppy track at Calder on May 30. Amor Incondicional has two additional starts, finishing 4th on April 26, and 6th on May 11. Those starts were also 4.5 furlongs at Calder. She was purchased for $1,000 as a yearling, and is a half sister to the winner Joy Up. Their dam, Self Seeker, is a half sister to 10 winners, including stakes winners Little Gray Wolf and Nat's Big Party, who earned $563,137. Lori's Comprise has no other starts. She is the first foal out of the winning mare Lady Lori, who was a winner at 2. Lady Lori is a full sister to 3 winners, and a half sister to 5 winners, including grade II stakes-placed Rexson's Rose, who earned $190,598, and stakes-placed Anita's Comprise. Anita's Comprise is by Comprise, sire of Lori's Comprise.

Sweet Anne Gold (Gottcha Gold - Sweet Davia by Hennessy) finished 3rd, in front of Amor Incondicional, on May 11 at Calder. Sweet Anne Gold has no other starts. She was purchased for $1,000 as a yearling, and is out of the winning mare Sweet Davia, who was a winner at 2. Sweet Davia is the dam of the winner Idon'tknogoaskanni, and is a half sister to 5 winners. 

Liberty Fuze (Mass Media - Country Code by Omega Code) and Nothin' But Tough (D'wildcat - That's So Funny by Yes It's True) met in a 4.5 furlong race at Calder on May 18, with Liberty Fuze finishing 3rd, and Nothin' But Tough 5th. It was the only start for both. Liberty Fuze was purchased for $3,000 as a weanling, and for $2,200 as a yearling. She is the first foal out of the winning mare Country Code, who was a winner at 2. Country Code is a half sister to 4 winners, including stakes-placed winners Tactical Candy and My Kim. Nothin' But Tough, who was part of the early pace on May 18, is the first foal out of the winning mare That's So Funny. That's So Funny was placed at 2, and is a half sister to 2 winners.

The others are unraced, including Cambiata (Concerto - Striking T by Smart Strike), who is part of an entry with Liberty Fuze. Cambiata is out of the winning mare Striking T, who was placed at 2. Striking T has produced 2 winners from 2 to run, including one who won at 2. Striking T is a half sister to 6 winners, including stakes winner Moonlight Dancer, who earned $419,104.

Concord Park (Consolidator - Lottsa Talc by Talc) is out of grade II winner Lottsa Talc, a winner at 2, who earned $1,206,248. Lottsa Talc is the dam of 5 winners, including grade III winner Fort Loudon, who has earned $901,873. Two of Lottsa Talc's offspring at 2, including Fort Loudon, who won 4 races at 2, including three stakes. Lottsa Talc is a half sister to 6 winners, including stakes winner Appealing Guy, who earned $220,003.

Magic Lily (With Distinction - Gray Trick by Favorite Trick) was purchased for $15,000 as a yearling, and is a half sister to 3 winners. Two of Gray Trick's offspring won at 2. Gray Trick is a half sister to 5 winners, including stakes winner Yukon Pete, and grade III winner Quick Blue, who earned $480,680.

Flat Out Charming (Flatter - Gentle Charmer by Bertrando) is the second foal out of stakes winner Gentle Charmer, a winner at 2, who earned $344,313. Gentle Charmer's first foal is stakes-placed Indirectly A.P. Indirectly A.P. won 2 races at 2, and has earned $105,308. Gentle Charmer is a full sister to 2 winners, including stakes winner Strategically, and a half sister to 2 winners.

Look of a Star (Exclusive Quality - November Moon by Regal Classic) is out of the placed mare November Moon, who has produced 5 winners from 6 to run. Three of November Moon's offspring won at 2, including one who was a debut winner at 2. November Moon is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to 6 winners, including stakes-placed Mooncoin.

Tracy's Treasure (Corinthian - Cashier by Seeking the Gold) is the first foal out of unraced mare Cashier. Cashier is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to grade I stakes-placed Sea Island and grade II winner Sightseeing, who earned $508,401.

June 10 Entry

Sweetsoutherndame is an Almighty Storm at Cahokia

June 10, 2013
Presque Isle Downs Race 1
Maiden Special Weight
5 furlongs
2-year-old fillies
Post Time: 5:25 PM ET

PP Horse
1. Hop the Six (KY)
2. Darby Doll (FL)
3. Cahokia (KY)
4. Trippydoodle (PA)
5. Mrs. Asher (KY)
6. Miss Woodburn (FL)
7. Sara's Angel (KY)
8. Almighty Storm (PA)
9. Sweetsoutherndame (KY)

Sweetsoutherndame (Colonel John - Southbound by Southern Image) makes her first start facing 8 on the Tapeta at Presque Isle Downs. She has been working at that track, including 5 furlongs in 1:00.34 on June 3. She is the first foal out of the unraced mare Southbound. Southbound is a half sister to stakes-placed Givhans Ferry, stakes winner Tiz Now Tiz Then, who earned $434,353, and group III winner Maoineach, who was a debut winner at 2. Colonel John has had 2 runners, which have run three times total, recording 1 win 1 second, and earnings of $28,250. Grade I winner Colonel John won 2 races at 2, including the Real Quiet Stakes. Overall, he earned $1,779,012.

Hop the Six (Artie Schiller - Pulpit Fiction by Pulpit) and Darby Doll (D'wildcat - Silver Shannon by Pentelicus) finished 2nd and 4th in a 4.5 furlong race at Presque Isle Downs on May 22. It was the first and only start for both. Hop the Six is out of the winning mare Pulpit Fiction, who has produced 2 winners. One of Pulpit Fiction's offspring won at 2. Pulpit Fiction is a full sister to 2 winners, and a half sister to 3 winners. Darby Doll, who was fractious in the gate on May 22, adds blinkers for this start. She is a full sister to stakes winner D'honorable One, who was a winner at 2. Silver Shannon, dam of Darby Doll, is a full sister to grade II stakes-placed Pat n Jac, who earned $257,528, and a half sister to 7 winners.

Cahokia (Shaniko - Native Aly by Sir Cat) has run once, finishing 6th in a 5 furlong race at Churchill Downs on May 23. She is out of the winning mare Native Aly, who has produced 3 stakes-placed winners. Two of Native Aly's offspring won at 2. Native Aly is a half sister to 4 winners, including stakes-placed Perfect Parfait and stakes winner Gallant Secret. Gallant Secret, who earned $309,846, finished third in the 2005 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I).

Another veteran of one start is Mrs. Asher (Successful Appeal - Mary Dunn by Exchange Rate), who finished 6th in a 4.5 furlong race at Churchill Downs on May 1. She was purchased for $6,500 as a yearling, and is the first foal out of the unraced mare Mary Dunn. Mary Dunn is a half sister to 6 winners, including stakes-placed Paris Gold.

The others are unraced, including Miss Woodburn (First Defence - Zamindarling by Zamindar), who is part of an entry with Sweetsoutherndame. Miss Woodburn was a $10,000 yearling, and is out of the winning mare Zamindarling. Zamindarling is the dam of the winner Run Right At It. Zamindarling is a half sister to 7 winners, including stakes winner Cat Affair.

Sara's Angel (Service Stripe - Overboard by Stormy Atlantic) sold for $6,000 as a yearling, and is a half sister to the winner Make a Splash. Overboard, dam of Sara's Angel, is a half sister to 11 winners, including stakes-placed Fast Cat, and grade II winner Sovereign Kitty, who earned $458,704.

Trippydoodle (Salute the Sarge - Trippin Star by Trippi), who runs without shoes, was purchaed for $1,200 as a 2-year-old, and is the second foal out of stakes-placed Trippin Star. Trippin Star won 2 races at 2, and earned $102,499 overall. Trippin Star is a half sister to 6 winners, including grade II winner Tackleberry, who earned $914,892.

Almighty Storm (Ecclesiastic - Storminthewoods by Woodman) is out of Storminthewoods, who was placed at 2 and 3. Storminthewoods has produced 6 winners from 6 to run, including stakes-placed Persian Storm. Two of her offspring won at 2. Storminthewoods is a half sister to 5 winners, including grade III stakes-placed Babe Hall, and stakes winner Gold Storm.

New Workers

June 5

Coach Hamilton (colt; Dunkirk - Brian's Beauty by With Approval) worked at Cain's Thoroughbred Training Center, 3 furlongs in :39.20. He is out of the winning mare Brian's Beauty, who was a debut winner at 2, and earned $104,357 overall. Brian's Beauty has produced 3 winners from 3 to run, including one who won at 2. Brian's Beauty is a half sister to 8 winners, including stakes winners Highland Appeal, Cash Twenty, and Amazon River.

June 6

Better in Theory (colt; Dunkirk - Mischievious by Maria's Mon) went 3 furlongs in :37.88 at Belmont Park. He was purchased for $50,000 as a weanling, for $150,000 as a yearling, and for $75,000 at 2. He is the first foal out of the winning mare Mischievious, who was a winner at 2. Mischievious is a half sister to 4 winners, including group III winner What a Name, and grade II winner Diabolical, who earned $1,467,401.

Nile Empress (filly; Pioneerof the Nile - Terrell Cheney by Mineshaft) worked at Saratoga, 3 furlongs in :37.66. She sold for $80,000 as a yearling, and is the first foal out of the placed mare Terrell Cheney. Terrell Cheney is a half sister to 5 winners, including stakes winners Roman Emperor and Seruni.

June 7

Desired Storm (filly; Colonel John - Causin a Storm by Giant's Causeway) worked at Prairie Meadows, 3 furlongs in :35.46. She is out of the unplaced mare Causin a Storm, who has produced 2 winners from 2 to run, including stakes winner Agent Scully. Causin a Storm is a half sister to 4 winners, including grade I winners Cindy's Hero and Fourty Niners Son.

Military Tradition (colt; Colonel John - Guiding Star by Touch Gold) went 3 furlongs in :37.20 at WinStar Training Center. It was the fastest of 6 works at the distance. He was purchased for $150,000 as a yearling, and is out of the winning mare Guiding Star, who earned $143,325. Guiding Star is the dam of the winner Estrella Del Dia, and is a half sister to 4 winners.

Unbridled Retreat (colt; Dunkirk - Dancin Up a Storm by Stormin Fever) worked at Lone Star Park, 3 furlongs in :36.40. It was the fastest of 7 works at the distance. He is a half brother to the winner Latent Prospect. Their dam, Dancin Up a Storm, is a half sister to 2 winners.

Returning Workers

June 5

At Penn National, Dunkirk's Best (filly; Dunkirk - Defended by Vindication) went 4 furlongs in :49.60.

Johnny Meatballs (filly; Dunkirk - Flip Cat by Maria's Mon) worked at Aqueduct, 4 furlongs in :50.70.

Judski (colt; Pioneerof the Nile - Gullible Gal by Hook and Ladder) went 4 furlongs in :49.72 at Aqueduct.

Z Colcon (colt; Pioneerof the Nile - Tamar by Indian Charlie) went 3 furlongs in :36.00 at Santa Anita.

See Ya Signe (filly; Sea The Stars - Santa Teresita by Lemon Drop Kid) worked 5 furlongs in 1:03.20 at Santa Anita.

June 6

Art the Ribbon Man (colt; Dunkirk - Catlike Dancer by Tale of the Cat) worked at Evangeline Downs, 3 furlongs in :36.40.

At Delaware Park, Theoryofrelativity (colt; Einstein (BRZ) - Border Bound by Boundary) went 4 furlongs in :51.40.

Captainofindustry (colt; Pioneerof the Nile - Skymiler by Stephen Got Even) went 3 furlongs in :37.80 at Pimlico.

At Saratoga, Catch My Drift (filly; Pioneerof the Nile - Drift to the Lead by Yonaguska) went 3 furlongs in :39.63.

Charm City Girl (filly; Pioneerof the Nile - Charming Toutsie by Storm Cat) worked at Fair Hill, 3 furlongs in :39.00.

Silver Empire (filly; Pioneerof the Nile - Hail Ho Silver by Silver Deputy) worked 4 furlongs in :52.20 at the Churchill Downs Training Center. 

June 7

Johnny Football (colt; Colonel John - Sweet November by Storm Cat) went 4 furlongs in :48.00 at Keeneland. It was the fastest of 13 works at the distance.

At Emerald Downs, Articulate (filly; Dunkirk - Mia Gatto by Cat Thief) went 4 furlongs in :50.60.

James T. (colt; Dunkirk - Sephora by Newfoundland) worked 3 furlongs in :28.40 at Will Rogers Downs. 

Ari the Adventurer (filly; Pioneerof the Nile - Wild Catseye by Forest Wildcat) worked 3 furlongs in :37.30 at WinStar Training Center.

Hail to the Nile (colt; Pioneerof the Nile - Takeaway by Fly So Free) worked at Churchill Downs, 3 furlongs in :38.20.

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Cathy in Washington

Congratulations to Maiden Watch graduate Palace Malice on his win in the Belmont Stakes.

09 Jun 2013 8:46 AM
Fran Loszynski

You always give the young colts and fillies you followed their due and here's one for A fleet Alex-- the only racehorse to win the double Preakness Belmont races since 2005. And don't worry Alex your kid is going to win the Derby someday. Congrats to all the beautiful colts and fillies that grew into their own and gave us exciting races this season

09 Jun 2013 7:54 PM

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