News and Notes
Nighttiming (Pioneerof the Nile - Razzi Cat by Storm Cat) was scratched from the 7th at Laurel on September 19. The winner was first-timer Daring Dancer (Empire Maker - Vienna Affair (GB) by Red Ransom), who was favored and came from off the pace. Hotspur Harriet (Love of Money - Dance Approval by With Approval) finished second after dueling for much of the race, and McArthur Parkway (Divine Park - Bells for Marlin by Marlin) closed well for third. Watch the Replay.
September 20 Entry
Charm City Girl is a Naive Enough Lightnin Fast Girl
September 19, 2013
Laurel Park Race 6
Maiden Special Weight
Post Time: 3:44 PM ET HRTV
||Nicki Flash (KY)
||Tupancy Links (KY)
||Naive Enough (KY)
||Charm City Girl (KY)
||Lightnin Fast Girl (KY)
||Miss Lizzie (FL)
||Steady N Love (MD)
Charm City Girl (Pioneerof the Nile - Charming Toutsie by Storm Cat) is scheduled to make her first start in this 6 furlongs contest at Laurel. She is also entered Tuesday, September 24, at Presque Isle Downs, so we'll see where she runs. She has been working at Fair Hill, including 6 furlongs in 1:14.00 on September 13. She was purchased for $150,000 as a yearling, and is out of the unraced mare Charming Toutsie. Charming Toutsie has produced three winners from three to run, including stakes winner I'm Mom's Favorite, who has earned $146,773. Two of Charming Toutsie's offspring won at 2, and one was a debut winner that season. Charming Toutsie is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to 3 winners, including grade I stakes-placed Dancing House. Charming Toutsie's dam is grade I winner Tout Charmant, who earned $1,781,879. Pioneerof the Nile has had 23 runners, which have made 37 total starts, recording 9 wins, 4 seconds, 3 thirds, and earnings of $323,416.
Kohanya (Spring At Last - Potomac Bend by Polish Numbers) and Naive Enough (Street Sense - Light From Above by A.P. Indy) finished 2nd and 8th in a 5.5 furlong race at Delaware Park on August 17. It was the only start for both. Interestingly, 9th in that race was Queenofzeenile, who broke her maiden in her next start on September 18. Kohanya, who was just a head from the win on August 17, sold for $45,000 as a yearling. She is out of grade III winner Potomac Bend, who earned $149,345, and was a winner at 2. Potomac Bend is the dam of 5 winners, including stakes winner Bluegrass Atatude. Two of Potomac Bend's offspring were winners at 2, including Bluegrass Atatude. Potomac Bend is a half sister to 5 winners, including stakes-placed Rachelle's Numbers, who earned $128,140. Naive Enough, who is part of an entry with Charm City Girl, was a $90,000 yearling. She is out of the winning mare Light From Above, who has produced 3 winners from 4 to run. Light From Above is a half sister to 3 winners, including grade II stakes-placed Victory Light, and grade III winner Strategic Partner, who earned $353,821.
The only other filly with experience is Tupancy Links (Kodiak Kowboy - Oral Argument by Outofthebox), who finished 7th in her only start, a 5 furlong contest at Penn National on August 22. She sold for $19,000 as a yearling, and for $22,000 at 2. She is the second foal out of the winning mare Oral Argument, whose first foal is the winner Public Defender. Oral Argument is a half sister to 5 winners, including grade III winner Closing Argument, who earned $986,984. Tupancy Links is by freshman sire Kodiak Kowboy, whose 21 runners have made 42 combined starts, recording 7 wins, 7 seconds, 6 thirds, and earnings of $253,715.
Miss Lizzie (Chapel Royal - West Texas Girl by West by West) was purchased for $6,000 as a weanling, and for $42,000 at 2. She is out of the unraced mare West Texas Girl, who has produced 4 winners from 4 to run. Two of West Texas Girl's offspring won at 2, including Andysun, who earned $140,865. West Texas Girl is a half sister to 3 winners.
Lightnin Fast Girl (Harlington - Jungle Storm by Storm Boot) sold for $27,000 as a yearling, and for $15,000 at 2. She is out of the winning mare Jungle Storm, who was placed at 2. Jungle Storm has produced 2 winners from 2 to run, including Its the Rush, a full sister to Lightnin Fast Girl. Its the Rush was a winner at 2. Jungle Storm is a half sister to 4 winners, including stakes-placed High Humidity, and a full sister to grade III winner Primal Storm.
Steady N Love (Not For Love - Slow and Steady by Malibu Moon) is out of the winning mare Slow and Steady, who was placed at 2, and earned $123,510 in her career. Slow and Steady has produced 4 winners from 4 to run, including stakes-placed Hanky Doodle, and stakes winner Steady Warrior, who has earned $253,876. All four of Slow and Steady's winners won at 2, and 2 were debut winners that season, including Steady Warrior. Slow and Steady is a half sister to 7 winners, including stakes-placed Titranium.
Nicki Flash (Birdstone - She'll Be Doggone by Gone West) is the first foal out of the winning mare She'll Be Doggone, who was a debut winner at 2. She'll Be Doggone is a half sister to one winner.
Baby Titan (colt; Colonel John - Rainbow Girl by Conquistador Cielo) went 4 furlongs in :49.72 at Belmont Park.
Fire Ship (filly; Colonel John - Sovereignoftheseas by Boston Harbor) worked at Aqueduct, 4 furlongs in :50.75.
At Presque Isle Downs, Sweetsoutherndame (filly; Colonel John - Southbound by Southern Image) worked 4 furlongs in :47.34.
Holabird (filly; Dunkirk - Graeme Central by Graeme Hall) went 4 furlongs in :50.75 at Aqueduct.
At Woodbine, Conquest Top Gun (colt; Pioneerof the Nile - Early Vintage by Jump Start) went 5 furlongs in 1:00.80.
Infinitys Nile (filly; Pioneerof the Nile - Set Point by Langfuhr) worked at Louisiana Downs, 4 furlongs in :52.40.
Molly Jordan (filly; Pioneerof the Nile - Charleston Springs by Capote) worked at Belmont Park, 4 furlongs in :48.46.