Two Jacks in Control in Relative Time

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I'm back after a few days off, so I'll update results missed, and preview a couple of races for December 7.

December 1 Result

Audreys Choice (filly; Dunkirk - Honorary by Saint Ballado) led early in Race 1 at Woodbine, a 5 furlong Maiden Special Weight, but faded and finished 6th (last). Town Grad (Speightstown - P. S. U. Grad by Harlan's Holiday) took the race by 5 1/4 lengths. 

December 5 Results

Oh Wise One (filly; Dunkirk - Wise Ending by End Sweep) closed to finish 3rd, and Hubbala Hubbala (filly; Colonel John - Miss Buddhafull by Buddha) finished 7th (last) after lugging out in Race 6 at Fair Grounds, a Maiden Claiming Race (Claiming Price $30,000) at about 5.5 furlongs on the firm turf. 

La Gorda (filly; Dunkirk - Significant Tri by Irish Sur) finished 4th in Race 2 at Camarero Race Track, a 1 1/16 mile Claiming Race (Claiming Price $20,000).

December 7 Entries

Stakes Entry

Grade II winner Concave (Colonel John - Galadriel by Ascot Knight) runs in the grade I Hollywood Starlet at a mile and a sixteenth on the Cushion Track at Hollywood Park. Post time is 6:03 PM ET, and she breaks from the rail. Last time out, she finished 3rd in the Delta Downs Princess Stakes (gr. III) on November 23. Concave won her first 2 starts, a 5 furlong maiden race on the turf at Hollywood Park on July 12, and the Sorrento Stakes (gr. II) at 6.5 furlongs on the Polytrack at Del Mar on August 7. She then finished 3rd in the 7 furlong Del Mar Debutante Stakes (gr. I) at Del Mar on August 31, and 9th, after taking up to avoid a fallen horse, in the 1 1/16 mile Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) on November 2. Concave was purchased for $75,000 as a yearling, and for $160,000 at 2. She is out of stakes winner Galadriel. Galadriel is the dam of 6 additional winners, including stakes-placed I Raffaella, and stakes winner Peisinoe, who earned $179,363. Galadriel is a half sister to 7 winners, including grade I winner El Brujo, who earned $721,439. Read more about the Hollywood Starlet here.

Maiden Entries

Two Jacks Wild Hertzalot on a Quay to Heaven

December 7, 2013
Tampa Bay Downs Race 5
Maiden Special Weight

1 1/16 miles turf
2-year-olds
Post Time: 2:24 PM ET TVG

PP Horse
1. Scuba (KY)
2. Two Jacks Wild (KY)
3. English Deputy (KY)
4. Hertzalot (KY)
5. Three Men On (KY)
6. I'm the Lucky One (FL)
7. I Will (FL)
8. Quay to Heaven (KY)
9. D W's Warrior (KY)
10. Allstar (KY)
AE Sea of Clouds (KY)
AE Henry Eight (KY)
AE Ex Pirate (FL)
AE Major Darby (KY)

Two Jacks Wild (Colonel John - Waltzing With Deb by Robyn Dancer) makes his debut in this contest scheduled for 1 1/16 miles on the turf. He has been working at Oakridge Equine Center, including 4 furlongs from the gate in :53.00 on December 3. He was purchased for $40,000 as a yearling, and is out of the winning mare Waltzing With Deb, who was a winner at 2. Waltzing With Deb has produced 10 winners from 10 to run, including turf stakes-placed Waltzing With Blue, and grade II stakes-placed Wild Horses, who earned $236,025. Three of Waltzing With Deb's offspring won on the turf, and 2 won at 2, including one who was a debut winner at 2. Colonel John has had 29 runners, which have run 74 times in all, recording 9 wins, 9 seconds, 7 thirds, and earnings of $654,182.

I'm the Lucky One (Value Plus - Beautiful Caroline by With Approval) has run three times, all at a mile on the turf. He finished 3rd at Delaware Park on August 26, 3rd at Belmont Park on October 3, and 3rd at Belmont on October 24. He is out of the turf-winning mare Beautiful Caroline, who is the dam of 5 winners, including turf stakes-placed Blazen. Blazen has earned $246,454. Three of Beautiful Caroline's offspring won on the turf. Beautiful Caroline is a half sister to 5 winners, including Pageant Baby, who was stakes-placed on the turf and dirt, and turf stakes winner Jeb's Wild. 

I Will (Yes It's True - Chacana by Forest Camp) has run twice on the turf, finishing 4th at 5.5 furlongs at Laurel Park on September 25, and 3rd at a mile at the Meadowlands on October 25. He was a $80,000 yearling, and is the second foal out of the winning mare Chacana. Chacana is a half sister to 4 winners, including stakes-placed Wild Celebration.

Quay to Heaven (Circular Quay - Divine Shadow by Capote) did his previous running at Gulfstream Park. In two dirt starts, he finished 7th at 4.5 furlongs on July 4, and 5th at a mile on August 31. He then ran on the turf, finishing 5th at a mile on September 28, and 4th at a mile and a sixteenth on November 17. He is out of the turf-winning mare Divine Shadow, who is the dam of the winner Bellamy's Boss. Divine Shadow is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to 5 winners, including stakes winner Rivertown Belle, who has earned $210,936.

The last horse in the main field with experience is D W's Warrior (Majestic Warrior - Peig Sayers by Fusaichi Pegasus). He has made 4 starts, all at Calder. He finished 2nd at 6.5 furlongs on the fast dirt on September 20, 5th at a mile on the good turf on October 11, 3rd at a mile on good dirt on November 8, and 4th at a mile on a sloppy track on November 23. D W's Warrior sold for $42,000 as a weanling, for $15,000 as a yearling, and for $13,000 at 2. He is the second out of the winning mare Peig Sayers, whose first foal is the winner Blothefeld Away. Blothefeld Away, who was a winner at 2, is a full brother to D W's Warrior. Peig Sayers is a half sister to one winner, and a full sister to stakes winner Killenaule, who earned $238,934. Peig Sayers' dam is grade I winner Tipically Irish, who earned $231,895.

Scuba (Tapit - Cuaba by Smoke Glacken) was purchased for $375,000 as a weanling, and is out of grade II stakes-placed Cuaba. Cuaba was a winner on the turf, placed at 2, and earned $208,264 overall. Cuaba is the dam of the winner L'Amour de Ma Vie, and is a half sister to 2 winners.

Three Men On (Grand Slam - Uvalde by Cure the Blues) was a $12,000 yearling, and is a half brother to 3 winners. His dam, Uvalde, is a full sister to stakes winner Entepreneur, who earned $441,214; and a half sister to 3 winners, including stakes-placed Surefire Success.

Allstar (Flower Alley - Carolina Blue by Victory Gallop) was purchased for $3,000 as a weanling, for $25,000 as a yearling, and for $175,000 at 2. He is a half brother to 2 winners. His dam, Carolina Blue, is a half sister to 9 winners, including stakes-placed Upside, and stakes winners Call'er Incredible and Incredible Carson.

Hertzalot (Smart Strike - Megahertz (GB) by Pivotal (GB)) is out of grade I turf winner Megahertz, a winner on the turf at 2, who earned $2,261,594 overall. Megahertz is the dam of 2 winners, including one turf winner. Megahertz is a full sister to 3 winners, including turf stakes-placed Heavenly Dawn, and group III turf winner Heaven Sent.

English Deputy (English Channel - Spanked by Deputy Minister) is a half brother to the winner Bravo Whiskey, who was a debut winner at 2. Their dam, Spanked, is a half sister to 7 winners, including grade III stakes-placed Tipperary Melody.

Also unraced is AE Entrant Henry Eight (Henrythenavigator - Piconeach (NZ) by Spectacular Love). He is out of turf stakes-placed Piconeach, who was a winner on the turf. Piconeach has produced 2 winners from 2 to run, including grade II turf winner Havelock, who has earned $619,514. Piconeach is a half sister to one winner.

AE Entrant Ex Pirate (Malibu Moon - Island Hop by Dynaformer) has run three times, all at Arlington Park. He finished 2nd at 5.5 furlongs on the Polytrack on August 3, 4th at a mile on the surface on September 6, and 3rd at a mile on the turf on September 27. He is out of stakes-placed Island Hop, a winner on the turf, who was placed on the turf at 2. Island Hop is the dam of turf winner Fluent. Island Hop is a half sister to 2 winners, including grade I stakes-placed Palacio de Amor, who earned $145,180. Island Hop's dam is stakes winner Haitian Vacation, who was stakes-placed on the turf.

AE Entrant Major Darby (U S Ranger - Parcae by Woodman) has made 2 starts, finishing 8th at 6 furlongs on the Polytrack at Keeneland on October 11, and 12th at 7 furlongs on the dirt at Churchill Downs on November 1. He is out of the winning mare Parcae, who is the dam of 7 winners, including group III turf stakes-placed Go Robin, who earned $192,565. One of Parcae's offspring won at 2, and three won on the turf. Parcae is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to 3 winners. Major Darby is by first-crop sire U S Ranger, whose 26 runners have made 72 total starts, recording 2 wins, 11 seconds, 8 thirds, and earnings of $247,637.

Completing the AE list is Sea of Clouds (Malibu Moon - Winner's Ticket by Jolie's Halo), who finished 7th in his only start, a 6 furlong contest at Penn National on November 7. He was a $170,000 yearling, and is out of Winner's Ticket, who was a winner at 2. Winner's Ticket is the dam of 8 winners, including stakes winner My Heavenly Sign, and grade III winner Skip to the Stone, who earned $270,829. Four of Winner's Ticket's offspring won at 2. Winner's Ticket is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to 6 winners, including group III turf winner Theophanu.

Cash Control is Miss Dream Cat In My Time

December 7, 2013
Fair Grounds Race 4
Maiden Special Weight

About 5.5 furlongs turf
2-year-olds fillies
Post Time: 3:26 PM ET HRTV

PP Horse
1. Miss Dream Cat (KY)
2. Mission Reports (LA)
3. Adrianne G (KY)
4. Enoree (ON)
5. Cash Control (KY)
6. Arlington Getaway (KY)
7. Painter's Palette (OK)
8. In My Time (KY)

Cash Control (Pioneerof the Nile - Hidden Assets by Mt. Livermore) makes her debut on the turf at Fair Grounds. She has been working at Churchill Downs, including 4 furlongs in :47.00 on November 30. That was the fastest of 37 works at the distance. Cash Control is out of grade III winner Hidden Assets, who earned $298,313. Hidden Assets has produced 7 winners from 7 to run, including turf stakes winners Due Date, Country Day, and Good Deed. Four of Hidden Assets's offspring won on the turf, and one was a winner at 2. Hidden Assets is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to 7 winners, including group III turf stakes-placed Daiwa Ripples, and grade III turf winner Smooth Runner, who earned $402,963. Pioneerof the Nile's 34 runners have made 75 total starts, recording 14 wins, 10 seconds, 10 thirds, and earnings of $706,768.

Stakes-placed Enoree (More Than Ready - Woodsmoke by Langfuhr) did her previous running at Woodbine, finishing 12th in a 7 furlong maiden race on the turf on August 23, and 3rd in the 6 furlong Deputy Jane West Stakes on the Polytrack on September 21. She is the first foal out of Woodsmoke, who was a stakes winner on the turf and the Polytrack, and earned $198,157 overall. Woodsmoke is a full sister to one winner, and a half sister to 2 winners.

Adrianne G (Indygo Shiner - Anne Margaret by Songandaprayer) has run twice, finishing 2nd at 5.5 furlongs on October 23, and 5th at 6 furlongs on November 13. Both races were at Remington Park. She was purchased for $17,000 as a yearling, and for $35,000 at 2. She is the first foal out of the placed mare Anne Margaret. Anne Margaret is a half sister to stakes-placed Mr. Flatter, and a full sister to stakes winner Song of Humor, who earned $163,345.

The only other filly with experience is In My Time (Scat Daddy - Irish Starlet by Irish River (FR)), who finished 9th in her only start, a 6 furlong contest on the dirt at Churchill Downs on November 10. She was a $145,000 yearling, and is out of the placed mare Irish Starlet. Irish Starlet is the dam of 6 winners, including stakes-placed Irish Fantasy, who earned $149,775. Three of Irish Starlet's offspring won at 2, and 2 won on the turf. Irish Starlet is a half sister to 12 winners, including stakes winners De La Concorde, Tango Red, Minty Flavors, Dharma Girl, and Cash the Flash. De La Concorde and Dharma Girl were both stakes-placed on the turf.

Arlington Getaway (Speightstown - Phi Beta Mom by Johannesburg) was purchased for $75,000 at 2, and is the second foal out of the turf-winning mare Phi Beta Mom. Phi Beta Mom's first foal is the winner Thetaloveandmine. Phi Beta Mom is a full sister to 2 winners, including grade II winner Teuflesberg, who was stakes-placed on the turf and earned $621,981 overall. 

Miss Dream Cat (Tale of the Cat - Tres Dream by Chester House) sold for $42,000 as a yearling, and is the second foal out of stakes winner Tres Dream, who was a winner at 2. Tres Dream's first foal is Caribbean Storm, who was also a winner at 2. Tres Dream is a half sister to 5 winners, including group II turf winner Daddy Long Legs, who has earned $1,343,231.

Mission Reports (Global Mission - Time to Pour by High Brite) is out of the winning mare Time to Pour, who was a winner at 2, and earned $140,298 overall. Time to Pour is the dam of 2 winners, including stakes-placed E Z Time, who earned $213,698. One of Time to Pour's offspring won on the turf. Time to Pour is a half sister to 2 winners.

Painter's Palette (Emblazon - Harlowe by Peppermint Schnaps) is out of the winning mare Harlowe. Harlowe is a half sister to 5 winners, including stakes-placed Cowboy, and stakes winner Red Sled.

Relative Time at the Yard Line for The Admiral

December 7, 2013
Betfair Hollywood Park Race 2
Maiden Special Weight

6 furlongs
2-year-olds
Post Time: 4:00 PM ET HRTV/TVG

PP Horse
1. Chitu (KY)
2. Yard Line (KY)
3. Red N Black Attack (KY)
4. ZZ Thunder (KY)
5. Melatonin (KY)
6. Confisio (KY)
7. The Admiral (KY)
8. Relative Time (KY)
9. Los Borrachos (KY)

Relative Time (Einstein (BRZ) - Lila Hope by Sharp Victor) makes his second start in this 6 furlong race at Hollywood Park. He finished finished 3rd in his debut, a 6.5 furlong race on the downhill turf course at Santa Anita on October 27. He has been working at Santa Anita, including 3 furlongs in :36.00 on December 1. Relative Time is out of the winning mare Lila Hope. Lila Hope is a half sister to 7 winners, including stakes-placed Winning Stripes, and stakes winner Sweet Stepper, who earned $444,858 overall. Einstein's 14 runners have made 43 combined starts, recording 6 wins, 5 seconds, 5 thirds, and earnings of $305,242.

Melatonin (Kodiak Kowboy - Yanquee Reign by Yankee Victor) has run twice, finishing 3rd at 6 furlongs on the Polytrack at Del Mar on August 28, and 2nd at 6.5 furlongs on the Cushion Track at Hollywood Park on November 16. He was a $20,000 yearling, and is out of stakes-placed Yanquee Reign. Yanquee Reign has produced 2 winners from 3 to run, including one who won at 2. Yanquee Reign is a half sister to 7 winners. Melatonin is by freshman sire Kodiak Kowboy, whose 25 runners have made 90 total starts, recording 16 wins, 15 seconds, 16 thirds, and earnings of $518,195.

Another with two starts is Confisio (E Dubai - Clochard by Devil's Bag), who made both of his starts on the Polytrack at Del Mar. He finished 2nd at 5.5 furlongs on August 17, and 6th at a mile on August 31. He is out of the winning mare Clochard, who has produced 4 winners from 5 to run, including stakes winner Vanessa Wins. Clochard is a half sister to 3 winners, including grade II stakes-placed Sweep Dreams, who earned $147,448.

The others are unraced, including ZZ Thunder (Zensational - Thundercup by Thunder Gulch), who is by freshman sire Zensational. Zensational's 36 runners have made 96 combined starts, recording 10 wins, 11 seconds, 11 thirds, and earnings of $536,086. ZZ Thunder was purchased for $100,000 as a weanling, and for $260,000 as a yearling. He is a half brother to the winner Lil Miss Jones. Their dam, Thundercup, is a half sister to 8 winners, including grade II winner Rare Blend, who earned $657,785.

Chitu (Henny Hughes - Sea Gift by A.P. Indy) was purchased for $67,000 as a yearling, and for $300,000 at 2. He is out of the winning mare Sea Gift. Sea Gift did not run at 2, but was a debut winner at 3. Sea Gift is the dam of 3 winners, including one who won at 2. Sea Gift is a half sister to 6 winners, including group III stakes-placed Bicoastal.

Red N Black Attack (Big Brown - Fish Bowl by Northern Afleet) sold for $1,000 as a weanling, for $21,000 as a yearling, and for $60,000 at 2. He is the first foal out of the winning mare Fish Bowl. Fish Bowl did not run at 2, but was a debut winner at 3. Fish Bowl is a half sister to the winner Berrythegold, who earned $108,819. Fish Bowl's dam is stakes-placed Bowl of Berries.

The Admiral (Giant's Causeway - Sassy Pants by Saratoga Six) is out of stakes winner Sassy Pants, who earned $239,284. Sassy Pants did not run at 2, but was a debut winner at 3. Sassy Pants is the dam of stakes winner Real Estate, and grade I winners Dubai Escapade and Madcap Escapade. Madcap Escapade earned $1,052,852. Sassy Pants is a half sister to 6 winners, including stakes-placed Greetings, and stakes winners Apalachee Special and Delicatessa.

Los Borrachos (Pulpit - Champagne Taste by Distorted Humor) is the first foal out of stakes winner Champagne Taste, who earned $115,622. Champagne Taste is a half sister to 5 winners, including grade I stakes-placed Miss Mittagong, who earned $211,324.

Yard Line (Discreet Cat - Perceive by A.P. Indy) is the first foal out of the unraced mare Perceive. Perceive is a half sister to grade III winner Out of Bounds, and grade II winner Etched, who earned $587,586. Perceive's dam is grade I winner Unbridled Elaine, who earned $1,770,740.

Other Entry

Last Goodbye (filly; Colonel John - Les Cocos by Honour and Glory) runs in Race 3 at Charles Town, a 4.5 furlong Maiden Claiming Race (Claiming Price $10,000). Post time is 8:10 PM ET, and she has post 3. Last Goodbye has run 6 times without placing. Her best finish was 4th, which she achieved both on August 25 at 6 furlongs at Calder, and on September 14 at 5.5 furlongs at Gulfstream Park. Most recently, she was 6th at 7 furlongs at Calder on September 29. She last worked on November 15, going 4 furlongs in :49.40 at Charles Town. Last Goodbye is out the unraced mare Les Cocos, who is the dam of the winner Brenda's Bar. Les Cocos is a half sister to 5 winners, including grade I stakes-placed Liquidity, who earned $240,520 and was a winner at 2. Colonel John has had 29 runners, which have run 74 times in all, recording 9 wins, 9 seconds, 7 thirds, and earnings of $654,182.

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