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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2014

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V. E. Day, Tonalist get in final Gold Cup drills

V. E. Day will seek to become the first horse in five years to sweep the Travers and Jockey Club Gold Cup (Lauren King/Adam Coglianese Photography)

A pair of Grade 1-winning three-year-olds turned in separate five-furlong breezes on the Belmont Park training track on Monday, with Travers winner V. E. Day covering the distance in 1:00 3/5 and Belmont Stakes victor Tonalist being clocked in 1:00.

Both colts went out at approximately 9:40 a.m. (EDT) and are expected to compete in the Grade 1, $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup at 1 1/4 miles on Saturday. The training track was labeled good.

V. E. Day, who is trained by Jimmy Jerkens for Magalen O. Bryant, went alone under exercise rider Kelvin Pahal.

"It wasn't an ideal track, but it was good enough," Jerkens said. "I wanted to give him a work on the main track, but (breezing on the training track) was a no-brainer. I thought his breeze was good. I watched it from the eighth pole, but it looked like he was nice and steady the whole way."

Tonalist, ridden by jockey Joel Rosario, worked in company with stablemate Bluegrass Flash. It was the first workout over the training track for Tonalist, who is trained by Christophe Clement for Robert Evans.

"We had to reschedule the work twice, unfortunately, because of the weather," Clement said. "The main track was not suitable yesterday or this morning. So we went to the training track, which was a first for him. It was a little bit difficult for me to assess the work, because I've had nothing to compare it with. But, he worked fast, he worked well, he was moving well in the work, and the jockey was happy. So we're all happy."

In the Travers, V. E. Day closed from seventh and got up in the last stride to defeat his stablemate, Wicked Strong, by a nose. Tonalist was third, beaten 2 1/2 lengths. On Saturday, Wicked Strong breezed six furlongs in 1:13 over the main track.

Other Super Saturday stakes contenders on the Monday worktab were Abaco (Grade 1, $600,000 Flower Bowl), four furlongs on yielding turf in :49 1/5; Imagining (Grade 1, $600,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic); five furlongs on yielding turf in 1:02 4/5; Micromanage (Grade 1 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic), four furlongs on yielding turf in :50; Scarly Charly (Grade 2, $400,000 Kelso Handicap), five furlongs on the training track in 1:01; and Stopchargingmaria (Grade 1, $400,000 Beldame), four furlongs on the training track in :48 1/5.

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V. E. Day, Tonalist get in final Gold Cup drills

V. E. Day will seek to become the first horse in five years to sweep the Travers and Jockey Club Gold Cup (Lauren King/Adam Coglianese Photography)

A pair of Grade 1-winning three-year-olds turned in separate five-furlong breezes on the Belmont Park training track on Monday, with Travers winner V. E. Day covering the distance in 1:00 3/5 and Belmont Stakes victor Tonalist being clocked in 1:00.

Both colts went out at approximately 9:40 a.m. (EDT) and are expected to compete in the Grade 1, $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup at 1 1/4 miles on Saturday. The training track was labeled good.

V. E. Day, who is trained by Jimmy Jerkens for Magalen O. Bryant, went alone under exercise rider Kelvin Pahal.

"It wasn't an ideal track, but it was good enough," Jerkens said. "I wanted to give him a work on the main track, but (breezing on the training track) was a no-brainer. I thought his breeze was good. I watched it from the eighth pole, but it looked like he was nice and steady the whole way."

Tonalist, ridden by jockey Joel Rosario, worked in company with stablemate Bluegrass Flash. It was the first workout over the training track for Tonalist, who is trained by Christophe Clement for Robert Evans.

"We had to reschedule the work twice, unfortunately, because of the weather," Clement said. "The main track was not suitable yesterday or this morning. So we went to the training track, which was a first for him. It was a little bit difficult for me to assess the work, because I've had nothing to compare it with. But, he worked fast, he worked well, he was moving well in the work, and the jockey was happy. So we're all happy."

In the Travers, V. E. Day closed from seventh and got up in the last stride to defeat his stablemate, Wicked Strong, by a nose. Tonalist was third, beaten 2 1/2 lengths. On Saturday, Wicked Strong breezed six furlongs in 1:13 over the main track.

Other Super Saturday stakes contenders on the Monday worktab were Abaco (Grade 1, $600,000 Flower Bowl), four furlongs on yielding turf in :49 1/5; Imagining (Grade 1, $600,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic); five furlongs on yielding turf in 1:02 4/5; Micromanage (Grade 1 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic), four furlongs on yielding turf in :50; Scarly Charly (Grade 2, $400,000 Kelso Handicap), five furlongs on the training track in 1:01; and Stopchargingmaria (Grade 1, $400,000 Beldame), four furlongs on the training track in :48 1/5.

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Goldencents to stay home at Santa Anita for BC prep

Goldencents will use the SA Sprint Championship en route to a BC swan song (Breeders' Cup Ltd. Photo)
Multiple Grade 1 winner Goldencents will not ship to Keeneland for a turf debut against Wise Dan in the October 4 Shadwell Turf Mile, connections announced Monday.

"Goldencents will remain in California," trainer Doug O'Neill said via Facebook. "His next race will be the Santa Anita Sprint and then onto the Breeders' Cup to close out his racing career."

Goldencents is therefore taking the same route as last year, when missing narrowly to ill-fated champion Points Offthebench in the six-furlong Santa Anita Sprint Championship before stretching out to conquer the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile.

Glenn Sorgenstein, who owns the majority share in W.C. Racing, told The Blood-Horse's Steve Haskin that the decision was made following the colt's half-mile move in :52 3/5 over Santa Anita's turf this past Saturday.

"(Jockey Rafael Bejarano) felt he had good energy, but he was a little hesitant stretching out over a surface that was unfamiliar to him," Sorgenstein said. "He thought maybe Goldencents was over-thinking it a little too much."

Sorgenstein added that his choice of Breeders' Cup targets remains open, depending upon how he performs in the Santa Anita Sprint Championship, also on October 4. If Goldencents "runs lights out," he could opt for the Breeders' Cup Sprint over the same track and trip instead of a title defense in the Dirt Mile.

Runner-up in the June 7 Metropolitan Handicap at Belmont Park in his seasonal reappearance, Goldencents was again second in the July 27 Bing Crosby at Del Mar, but reverting to no-holds-barred front-running tactics in the August 24 Pat O'Brien brought out the best in the four-year-old. Goldencents rolled by 4 1/4 lengths in track-record time of 1:20.99 for seven furlongs on the Polytrack.

Plans call for Goldencents, who has amassed a bankroll of $2,434,000 from a record of 16-6-6-0, to enter stud at Spendthrift in 2015. He will stand alongside his sire, Into Mischief, at the Lexington, Kentucky, farm.

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Goldencents to stay home at Santa Anita for BC prep

Goldencents will use the SA Sprint Championship en route to a BC swan song (Breeders' Cup Ltd. Photo)
Multiple Grade 1 winner Goldencents will not ship to Keeneland for a turf debut against Wise Dan in the October 4 Shadwell Turf Mile, connections announced Monday.

"Goldencents will remain in California," trainer Doug O'Neill said via Facebook. "His next race will be the Santa Anita Sprint and then onto the Breeders' Cup to close out his racing career."

Goldencents is therefore taking the same route as last year, when missing narrowly to ill-fated champion Points Offthebench in the six-furlong Santa Anita Sprint Championship before stretching out to conquer the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile.

Glenn Sorgenstein, who owns the majority share in W.C. Racing, told The Blood-Horse's Steve Haskin that the decision was made following the colt's half-mile move in :52 3/5 over Santa Anita's turf this past Saturday.

"(Jockey Rafael Bejarano) felt he had good energy, but he was a little hesitant stretching out over a surface that was unfamiliar to him," Sorgenstein said. "He thought maybe Goldencents was over-thinking it a little too much."

Sorgenstein added that his choice of Breeders' Cup targets remains open, depending upon how he performs in the Santa Anita Sprint Championship, also on October 4. If Goldencents "runs lights out," he could opt for the Breeders' Cup Sprint over the same track and trip instead of a title defense in the Dirt Mile.

Runner-up in the June 7 Metropolitan Handicap at Belmont Park in his seasonal reappearance, Goldencents was again second in the July 27 Bing Crosby at Del Mar, but reverting to no-holds-barred front-running tactics in the August 24 Pat O'Brien brought out the best in the four-year-old. Goldencents rolled by 4 1/4 lengths in track-record time of 1:20.99 for seven furlongs on the Polytrack.

Plans call for Goldencents, who has amassed a bankroll of $2,434,000 from a record of 16-6-6-0, to enter stud at Spendthrift in 2015. He will stand alongside his sire, Into Mischief, at the Lexington, Kentucky, farm.

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European star Kingman retired

Juddmonte's star European miler Kingman has been retired after being treated for a throat infection which ruled him out of autumn targets.

Winner of the Prix Jacques le Marois at Deauville August 17 in his final outing, the John Gosden trainee also scored Group 1 wins earlier this year in the Irish Two Thousand Guineas at the Curragh, St James's Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot and the Sussex Stakes at Goodwood. A close second in the Two Thousand Guineas at Newmarket was the only blemish on his record.

The talented bay also lifted the Greenham Stakes at Newbury in April and captured last year's Solario Stakes at Sandown. The sophomore retires with a mark of 8-7-1-0 and $1,607,201 in earnings.

"Kingman is to be retired to Banstead Manor Stud for the 2015 stud season," said Teddy Grimthorpe, racing manager to owner Khalid Abdullah. "The throat infection will still need on going treatment which will rule out the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes and also the Breeders' Cup.

"The stud fee of the horse that has electrified European racing in 2014 will be announced by the stud when appropriate."

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European star Kingman retired

Juddmonte's star European miler Kingman has been retired after being treated for a throat infection which ruled him out of autumn targets.

Winner of the Prix Jacques le Marois at Deauville August 17 in his final outing, the John Gosden trainee also scored Group 1 wins earlier this year in the Irish Two Thousand Guineas at the Curragh, St James's Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot and the Sussex Stakes at Goodwood. A close second in the Two Thousand Guineas at Newmarket was the only blemish on his record.

The talented bay also lifted the Greenham Stakes at Newbury in April and captured last year's Solario Stakes at Sandown. The sophomore retires with a mark of 8-7-1-0 and $1,607,201 in earnings.

"Kingman is to be retired to Banstead Manor Stud for the 2015 stud season," said Teddy Grimthorpe, racing manager to owner Khalid Abdullah. "The throat infection will still need on going treatment which will rule out the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes and also the Breeders' Cup.

"The stud fee of the horse that has electrified European racing in 2014 will be announced by the stud when appropriate."

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Undrafted, Something Extra square off at Kentucky Downs

Jaipur winner Undrafted looks to give NFL star Wes Welker another big win as an owner (Lauren King/Adam Coglianese Photography)

Kentucky Downs, the all-turf track in Franklin, near the Tennessee border, concludes a successful five-day meeting on Wednesday with a trio of stakes, headlined by the $200,000 Kentucky Downs Turf Dash over 6 1/2 furlongs.

A potential prep for the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint at Santa Anita, the Turf Dash features Undrafted, NFL football star Wes Welker's Grade 3-winning gelding. Trained by Wesley Ward, Undrafted scored a 1 1/2-length victory in the Jaipur at Belmont Park in early June, and then ran a solid fourth against several of Europe's top sprinters in the July Cup at Newmarket the following month.

The 5-2 morning line favorite is Something Extra, a multiple Grade 2 winner in Canada, where the Indian Charlie gelding has won the past two editions of the Connaught Cup and the July 6 Highlander, all over the Woodbine turf.

Another with strong Canadian form is Dimension, who landed the 2013 Play the King, a Grade 2 event going seven furlongs on turf. Based at the Skylight Training Center in Kentucky, the six-year-old was most recently third when defending his title in the Play the King on August 10.

Others of note are the filly To My Valentine, winner of the Kentucky Downs Ladies Sprint last season; Stormy Going, runner-up in the More Than Ready Mile at Kentucky Downs September 13; multiple allowance winner Banzai Charge, who makes his stakes debut here; and Catalactic and Todge, both winners earlier this month over the Kentucky Downs course.

The $200,000 Kentucky Downs Ladies Marathon, contested over 1 5/16 miles, attracted 23 fillies and mares and was split into two divisions. The first division features Cat's Claw, heroine of the $100,000 Waya at Saratoga in early August. Most recently, the Jonathan Sheppard trainee finished sixth in the Glens Falls when caught behind a slow pace.

Customer Base looks to snap a five-race losing streak for trainer Tom Procter. A Grade 3 scorer in the Robert J. Frankel at Santa Anita last December, the five-year-old mare was most recently a half-length behind returning rival Ann of the Dance in the CTT & TOC Handicap at Del Mar over 1 3/8 miles.

Other potential contenders are Street of Gold, third by a neck in the Modesty Handicap two back and seventh in the Beverly D. last time; the Mark Casse-trained Sky High Lady, an allowance winner over this course last season; and Angegreen, twice Grade 3-placed since her importation from Italy.

The second division of the Kentucky Downs Ladies Marathon includes Grade 3 queen Angel Terrace, who ran third in the race last year behind Mystical Star and Preferential. Grade 3-placed Tabreed, who makes her third start of the season in this race, appears to be rounding into form at the right time, while the Neil Drysdale-trained Topic looks to rebound off a poor try against males in the Del Mar Handicap.

Auld Alliance and I O Ireland also figure to draw support.

The festivities on Wednesday at Kentucky Downs begin at noon (CDT) with an autograph session with Hall of Fame jockey Ron Turcotte, the rider of the legendary 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat. Turcotte will be visiting with fans and signing autographs near the finish line from 12-1 p.m., and then continuing in the Clubhouse from 2-4 p.m. There is a $10 suggested donation, with proceeds benefiting the Permanently Disabled Jockeys’ Fund (PDJF).

Post time for the first race is 1:35.

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Undrafted, Something Extra square off at Kentucky Downs

Jaipur winner Undrafted looks to give NFL star Wes Welker another big win as an owner (Lauren King/Adam Coglianese Photography)

Kentucky Downs, the all-turf track in Franklin, near the Tennessee border, concludes a successful five-day meeting on Wednesday with a trio of stakes, headlined by the $200,000 Kentucky Downs Turf Dash over 6 1/2 furlongs.

A potential prep for the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint at Santa Anita, the Turf Dash features Undrafted, NFL football star Wes Welker's Grade 3-winning gelding. Trained by Wesley Ward, Undrafted scored a 1 1/2-length victory in the Jaipur at Belmont Park in early June, and then ran a solid fourth against several of Europe's top sprinters in the July Cup at Newmarket the following month.

The 5-2 morning line favorite is Something Extra, a multiple Grade 2 winner in Canada, where the Indian Charlie gelding has won the past two editions of the Connaught Cup and the July 6 Highlander, all over the Woodbine turf.

Another with strong Canadian form is Dimension, who landed the 2013 Play the King, a Grade 2 event going seven furlongs on turf. Based at the Skylight Training Center in Kentucky, the six-year-old was most recently third when defending his title in the Play the King on August 10.

Others of note are the filly To My Valentine, winner of the Kentucky Downs Ladies Sprint last season; Stormy Going, runner-up in the More Than Ready Mile at Kentucky Downs September 13; multiple allowance winner Banzai Charge, who makes his stakes debut here; and Catalactic and Todge, both winners earlier this month over the Kentucky Downs course.

The $200,000 Kentucky Downs Ladies Marathon, contested over 1 5/16 miles, attracted 23 fillies and mares and was split into two divisions. The first division features Cat's Claw, heroine of the $100,000 Waya at Saratoga in early August. Most recently, the Jonathan Sheppard trainee finished sixth in the Glens Falls when caught behind a slow pace.

Customer Base looks to snap a five-race losing streak for trainer Tom Procter. A Grade 3 scorer in the Robert J. Frankel at Santa Anita last December, the five-year-old mare was most recently a half-length behind returning rival Ann of the Dance in the CTT & TOC Handicap at Del Mar over 1 3/8 miles.

Other potential contenders are Street of Gold, third by a neck in the Modesty Handicap two back and seventh in the Beverly D. last time; the Mark Casse-trained Sky High Lady, an allowance winner over this course last season; and Angegreen, twice Grade 3-placed since her importation from Italy.

The second division of the Kentucky Downs Ladies Marathon includes Grade 3 queen Angel Terrace, who ran third in the race last year behind Mystical Star and Preferential. Grade 3-placed Tabreed, who makes her third start of the season in this race, appears to be rounding into form at the right time, while the Neil Drysdale-trained Topic looks to rebound off a poor try against males in the Del Mar Handicap.

Auld Alliance and I O Ireland also figure to draw support.

The festivities on Wednesday at Kentucky Downs begin at noon (CDT) with an autograph session with Hall of Fame jockey Ron Turcotte, the rider of the legendary 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat. Turcotte will be visiting with fans and signing autographs near the finish line from 12-1 p.m., and then continuing in the Clubhouse from 2-4 p.m. There is a $10 suggested donation, with proceeds benefiting the Permanently Disabled Jockeys’ Fund (PDJF).

Post time for the first race is 1:35.

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Homecoming Classic could be stepping stone to BC Classic for Cigar Street

Lightly raced Cigar Street captured the Skip Away in his second, and final, start of 2013 (Courtney Heeney/Adam Coglianese Photography)
Jake Ballis and Rashard Lewis' Grade 3 winner Cigar Street is expected to ship to Churchill Downs on Thursday in advance of Saturday's $125,000 Homecoming Classic for Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott.

Cigar Street's second-place finish in an August 22 allowance at Saratoga was his first start in 17 months, since capturing the Skip Away at Gulfstream in March 2013.

Sent off as the odds-on favorite, the Street Sense five-year-old got out to an early lead on the muddy track, posting modest fractions of :24 4/5, :49 2/5 and 1:13 3/5. He held onto the lead until the final stages before being caught by Pick of the Litter, who crossed the wire a half-length in front, and re-opposes on Saturday.

"There really wasn't a plan for him in Saratoga since he had been off for 17 months," Ballis said. "No one knew if he was going to like the mud either, but he's always either been on the lead or lay pretty close.

"Before the race, (jockey) Johnny Velazquez just said he was going to let him break and get in a comfortable spot. He said he wasn't going to beat him up down the lane or anything; he just wanted to get him around and see how he would do after 17 months. He ran as well or better than I expected him to run though."

Ballis said he would let the horse and jockey Shaun Bridgmohan dictate their own running style on Saturday, but expects them to be close in the 1 1/8-mile test.

"I think it will be similar on Saturday," Ballis remarked. "We can go to the lead or lay off. He's won going gate-to-wire at Gulfstream and Fair Grounds, and then his other two wins he sat off, so he's versatile.

Departing is hoping to return to the form that saw him romp in last year's WV Derby (Mountaineer Park/Coady Photography)
"I think it will be a good stepping stone for him. I think it's good to have him back in stakes-company even though it's not graded. We'll see how he does and how he comes out of it and then we'll get a plan together for him for the rest of the year and early next year."

Ballis said he would wait and see how the Homecoming Classic goes before making a decision on his colt's next start, but that the November 1 Breeders' Cup Classic was not out of the question. He also mentioned that the 1 1/4-mile distance of the Classic would be ideal for Cigar Street.

"He can run all day long," Ballis asserted. "I think a mile-and-a-quarter is an ideal distance for him; he has a high-cruising speed. If he wins impressively I don't think the Breeders' Cup Classic is out of the question. We'll see how it goes."

Cigar Street has flashed serious talent in his stop-start career. A 13-length maiden winner at Fair Grounds for Steve Margolis, he was a wide-trip fourth in his stakes debut in the 2012 Louisiana Derby. The dark bay was sidelined for nearly nine months before resurfacing with Mott at Gulfstream, where he reeled off a three-race winning streak culminating in the Skip Away.

One of those Cigar Street will face in the Homecoming Classic is Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider's multiple Grade 2 victor Departing, who worked a half-mile in :48 4/5 Sunday morning over Churchill's fast dirt. It was the War Front gelding's final move ahead of Saturday's race.

Departing was on an upward curve last summer when dominating the West Virginia Derby and Super Derby, but the Al Stall Jr. trainee has been hit or miss since. After kicking off 2014 with a one-mile allowance score at Churchill in April, he was third in the Stephen Foster at this track and trip June 14, and exits a disappointing eighth in the August 2 Whitney at Saratoga. Robby Albarado retains the mount.

Carve, another Claiborne Farm and Dilschneider product who races for Michael Langford has been in fine form. The Brad Cox pupil has won or placed in all but one of seven starts this season. Third to the now-retired Will Take Charge in the April 12 Oaklawn Handicap, he compiled a three-race winning spree over the summer, beating Pick of the Litter in a Churchill allowance and annexing the June 28 Prairie Meadows Cornhusker and August 2 West Virginia Governor's Stakes. Carve was most recently runner-up to Bradester in the September 6 Ack Ack here, and keeps Jesus Castanon in the saddle.

Others entered in the Homecoming Classic are Call Me George (Leandro Goncalves), Perfect Title (Brian Hernandez Jr.) and the aforementioned Pick of the Litter (Julien Leparoux).

Almost Famous is seeking a first stakes win while making his turf debut in the Jefferson Cup (Rickelle Nelson/Horsephotos.com)
Also scheduled on Saturday at Churchill is the Grade 3, $100,000 Jefferson Cup, and the one-mile grass will feature the turf debut of Chuck and Maribeth Sandford LLC's Almost Famous.

The Unbridled's Song sophomore exits a fourth-place effort in the Smarty Jones at Parx Racing, which followed third-place runs in the Ohio Derby and Matt Winn.

"He's been doing great," trainer Pat Byrne said. "Unfortunately we haven't been able to work him on the turf, but he has two siblings that have both won on turf, so we're hoping he takes to it well."

Those half-sisters are A Shin Epona, a Curlin filly who races in Japan, and the Tiznow juvenile Tiz Ladys Legs, who just broke her maiden at Del Mar August 31 for Neil Drysdale.

"We thought about some other races, but with this one being restricted to three-year-olds, we figured we'd take a shot," Byrne said. "We'll see how it goes. If he likes the grass he should be right there."

While Hall of Fame jockey Calvin Borel has ridden Almost Famous in three of his five starts under the Twin Spires, Byrne said Joe Rocco Jr. would get the call for Saturday's Jefferson Cup. Rocco was aboard when the dark bay made his stakes debut a fourth-place effort in last October's Street Sense under the Twin Spires.

"I think we're going to get Joe Rocco to ride him just to mix things up," Byrne said. "He's been on him once before so hopefully he can guide him to a win on Saturday."

Woodbine shippers Heart to Heart and Speightsland warrant respect. Heart to Heart invades for Brian Lynch. As might be expected from an English Channel colt, he has found his true home on turf, and comes off a three-length wire job in the August 20 Better Talk Now at Saratoga. Fellow Woodbine shipper Speightsland has run two strong races since Mark Casse switched him to turf, and the son of Grade 1 winner Pool Land looks ready for a stakes breakthrough.

Centaur Stakes runner-up Captain Dixie shortens up to a more suitable distance off his fifth in the 1 5/16-mile Dueling Grounds Derby, while Stormy Pacific, second in the August 16 Straight Line over Arlington's Polytrack, is bred to prefer turf.

Joseph Allen's homebred Battlefront makes his U.S., and belated sophomore, bow after beginning his career in France. Successful in two of six starts as a two-year-old when trained by Jean-Claude Rouget, the well-bred son of War Front returns from an 11-month holiday for new trainer Ben Colebrook.

Dale Romans is double-handed with yet another War Front, Hesinfront, whose two career wins have both come over this course, and Sportscaster, a maiden winner here three starts back.

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Homecoming Classic could be stepping stone to BC Classic for Cigar Street

Lightly raced Cigar Street captured the Skip Away in his second, and final, start of 2013 (Courtney Heeney/Adam Coglianese Photography)
Jake Ballis and Rashard Lewis' Grade 3 winner Cigar Street is expected to ship to Churchill Downs on Thursday in advance of Saturday's $125,000 Homecoming Classic for Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott.

Cigar Street's second-place finish in an August 22 allowance at Saratoga was his first start in 17 months, since capturing the Skip Away at Gulfstream in March 2013.

Sent off as the odds-on favorite, the Street Sense five-year-old got out to an early lead on the muddy track, posting modest fractions of :24 4/5, :49 2/5 and 1:13 3/5. He held onto the lead until the final stages before being caught by Pick of the Litter, who crossed the wire a half-length in front, and re-opposes on Saturday.

"There really wasn't a plan for him in Saratoga since he had been off for 17 months," Ballis said. "No one knew if he was going to like the mud either, but he's always either been on the lead or lay pretty close.

"Before the race, (jockey) Johnny Velazquez just said he was going to let him break and get in a comfortable spot. He said he wasn't going to beat him up down the lane or anything; he just wanted to get him around and see how he would do after 17 months. He ran as well or better than I expected him to run though."

Ballis said he would let the horse and jockey Shaun Bridgmohan dictate their own running style on Saturday, but expects them to be close in the 1 1/8-mile test.

"I think it will be similar on Saturday," Ballis remarked. "We can go to the lead or lay off. He's won going gate-to-wire at Gulfstream and Fair Grounds, and then his other two wins he sat off, so he's versatile.

Departing is hoping to return to the form that saw him romp in last year's WV Derby (Mountaineer Park/Coady Photography)
"I think it will be a good stepping stone for him. I think it's good to have him back in stakes-company even though it's not graded. We'll see how he does and how he comes out of it and then we'll get a plan together for him for the rest of the year and early next year."

Ballis said he would wait and see how the Homecoming Classic goes before making a decision on his colt's next start, but that the November 1 Breeders' Cup Classic was not out of the question. He also mentioned that the 1 1/4-mile distance of the Classic would be ideal for Cigar Street.

"He can run all day long," Ballis asserted. "I think a mile-and-a-quarter is an ideal distance for him; he has a high-cruising speed. If he wins impressively I don't think the Breeders' Cup Classic is out of the question. We'll see how it goes."

Cigar Street has flashed serious talent in his stop-start career. A 13-length maiden winner at Fair Grounds for Steve Margolis, he was a wide-trip fourth in his stakes debut in the 2012 Louisiana Derby. The dark bay was sidelined for nearly nine months before resurfacing with Mott at Gulfstream, where he reeled off a three-race winning streak culminating in the Skip Away.

One of those Cigar Street will face in the Homecoming Classic is Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider's multiple Grade 2 victor Departing, who worked a half-mile in :48 4/5 Sunday morning over Churchill's fast dirt. It was the War Front gelding's final move ahead of Saturday's race.

Departing was on an upward curve last summer when dominating the West Virginia Derby and Super Derby, but the Al Stall Jr. trainee has been hit or miss since. After kicking off 2014 with a one-mile allowance score at Churchill in April, he was third in the Stephen Foster at this track and trip June 14, and exits a disappointing eighth in the August 2 Whitney at Saratoga. Robby Albarado retains the mount.

Carve, another Claiborne Farm and Dilschneider product who races for Michael Langford has been in fine form. The Brad Cox pupil has won or placed in all but one of seven starts this season. Third to the now-retired Will Take Charge in the April 12 Oaklawn Handicap, he compiled a three-race winning spree over the summer, beating Pick of the Litter in a Churchill allowance and annexing the June 28 Prairie Meadows Cornhusker and August 2 West Virginia Governor's Stakes. Carve was most recently runner-up to Bradester in the September 6 Ack Ack here, and keeps Jesus Castanon in the saddle.

Others entered in the Homecoming Classic are Call Me George (Leandro Goncalves), Perfect Title (Brian Hernandez Jr.) and the aforementioned Pick of the Litter (Julien Leparoux).

Almost Famous is seeking a first stakes win while making his turf debut in the Jefferson Cup (Rickelle Nelson/Horsephotos.com)
Also scheduled on Saturday at Churchill is the Grade 3, $100,000 Jefferson Cup, and the one-mile grass will feature the turf debut of Chuck and Maribeth Sandford LLC's Almost Famous.

The Unbridled's Song sophomore exits a fourth-place effort in the Smarty Jones at Parx Racing, which followed third-place runs in the Ohio Derby and Matt Winn.

"He's been doing great," trainer Pat Byrne said. "Unfortunately we haven't been able to work him on the turf, but he has two siblings that have both won on turf, so we're hoping he takes to it well."

Those half-sisters are A Shin Epona, a Curlin filly who races in Japan, and the Tiznow juvenile Tiz Ladys Legs, who just broke her maiden at Del Mar August 31 for Neil Drysdale.

"We thought about some other races, but with this one being restricted to three-year-olds, we figured we'd take a shot," Byrne said. "We'll see how it goes. If he likes the grass he should be right there."

While Hall of Fame jockey Calvin Borel has ridden Almost Famous in three of his five starts under the Twin Spires, Byrne said Joe Rocco Jr. would get the call for Saturday's Jefferson Cup. Rocco was aboard when the dark bay made his stakes debut a fourth-place effort in last October's Street Sense under the Twin Spires.

"I think we're going to get Joe Rocco to ride him just to mix things up," Byrne said. "He's been on him once before so hopefully he can guide him to a win on Saturday."

Woodbine shippers Heart to Heart and Speightsland warrant respect. Heart to Heart invades for Brian Lynch. As might be expected from an English Channel colt, he has found his true home on turf, and comes off a three-length wire job in the August 20 Better Talk Now at Saratoga. Fellow Woodbine shipper Speightsland has run two strong races since Mark Casse switched him to turf, and the son of Grade 1 winner Pool Land looks ready for a stakes breakthrough.

Centaur Stakes runner-up Captain Dixie shortens up to a more suitable distance off his fifth in the 1 5/16-mile Dueling Grounds Derby, while Stormy Pacific, second in the August 16 Straight Line over Arlington's Polytrack, is bred to prefer turf.

Joseph Allen's homebred Battlefront makes his U.S., and belated sophomore, bow after beginning his career in France. Successful in two of six starts as a two-year-old when trained by Jean-Claude Rouget, the well-bred son of War Front returns from an 11-month holiday for new trainer Ben Colebrook.

Dale Romans is double-handed with yet another War Front, Hesinfront, whose two career wins have both come over this course, and Sportscaster, a maiden winner here three starts back.

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Ron Rippey Award to honor excellence in handicapping media

The Ron Rippey Award will be presented at the NTWAB banquet during Breeders' Cup week

Brisnet.com will present the first-ever award for handicapping media at the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters dinner on October 29 at The Derby in Arcadia, California.

The inaugural Ron Rippey Handicapping Media Award is open to any article, blog post, or video pertaining to a handicapping topic published (in print or online) this year. Eligible topics include how to handicap/bet a race, post-race trip notes, or general essays on money management or use of speed ratings. The award is open to anyone with published content related to handicapping and offers a $1,000 cash prize plus reasonable accommodation to attend the NTWAB dinner to receive the award.

"Handicapping horse races is both an art and a science, and the ability to produce compelling content about the topic is a specialty that deserves recognition," said Brisnet.com Director of Marketing Ed DeRosa. "We not only want to acknowledge the good work done in this regard but also encourage people to continue to produce this type of content, and who better to honor than successful handicapper and newspaper columnist Ron Rippey."

Rippey won the 2006 National Handicapping Championship, was a 10-time qualifier for the prestigious annual event, and a beloved regular on the contest circuit. He also wrote about racing and made picks for the Newark Star-Ledger and contributed Spotlight Selections to Brisnet.com for major race days. Rippey died August 26.

"Ron's enthusiasm for both playing the game and writing about it was infectious," DeRosa said. "He wanted to beat you, but he wanted you to have fun while he did it, which is the essence of good handicapping content."

Steve Byk, Jessica Chapel, and Paul Rolfes will serve as judges for the inaugural award, and the trio brings together a mix of media experiences:

  • Byk is host of the long-running "At The Races" on SiriusXM, publisher of DerbyTrail.com, & managing partner of Dee Tee Stables
  • Chapel founded her eponymous JessicaChapel.com -- one of the longest-running blogs in racing -- in 2004, helped launch Daily Racing Form blogs in 2007, and currently works on BreedersCup.com digital media initiatives
  • Rolfes is an editor with the Louisville Courier-Journal who writes about horse racing and previously covered and handicapped both breeds for the Columbus Dispatch
  • For more information or to submit an entry, e-mail RippeyAward@Brisnet.com by September 30.

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    Ron Rippey Award to honor excellence in handicapping media

    The Ron Rippey Award will be presented at the NTWAB banquet during Breeders' Cup week

    Brisnet.com will present the first-ever award for handicapping media at the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters dinner on October 29 at The Derby in Arcadia, California.

    The inaugural Ron Rippey Handicapping Media Award is open to any article, blog post, or video pertaining to a handicapping topic published (in print or online) this year. Eligible topics include how to handicap/bet a race, post-race trip notes, or general essays on money management or use of speed ratings. The award is open to anyone with published content related to handicapping and offers a $1,000 cash prize plus reasonable accommodation to attend the NTWAB dinner to receive the award.

    "Handicapping horse races is both an art and a science, and the ability to produce compelling content about the topic is a specialty that deserves recognition," said Brisnet.com Director of Marketing Ed DeRosa. "We not only want to acknowledge the good work done in this regard but also encourage people to continue to produce this type of content, and who better to honor than successful handicapper and newspaper columnist Ron Rippey."

    Rippey won the 2006 National Handicapping Championship, was a 10-time qualifier for the prestigious annual event, and a beloved regular on the contest circuit. He also wrote about racing and made picks for the Newark Star-Ledger and contributed Spotlight Selections to Brisnet.com for major race days. Rippey died August 26.

    "Ron's enthusiasm for both playing the game and writing about it was infectious," DeRosa said. "He wanted to beat you, but he wanted you to have fun while he did it, which is the essence of good handicapping content."

    Steve Byk, Jessica Chapel, and Paul Rolfes will serve as judges for the inaugural award, and the trio brings together a mix of media experiences:

  • Byk is host of the long-running "At The Races" on SiriusXM, publisher of DerbyTrail.com, & managing partner of Dee Tee Stables
  • Chapel founded her eponymous JessicaChapel.com -- one of the longest-running blogs in racing -- in 2004, helped launch Daily Racing Form blogs in 2007, and currently works on BreedersCup.com digital media initiatives
  • Rolfes is an editor with the Louisville Courier-Journal who writes about horse racing and previously covered and handicapped both breeds for the Columbus Dispatch
  • For more information or to submit an entry, e-mail RippeyAward@Brisnet.com by September 30.

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    Will Take Charge retired with suspensory injury

    Will Take Charge began to assert control over last year's three-year-old division in the Travers (NYRA/Adam Coglianese Photography)
    Last year's champion three-year-old colt Will Take Charge, who was expected to contest Saturday's Jockey Club Gold Cup en route to the Breeders' Cup Classic, has sustained a suspensory injury prompting his retirement. The well-bred son of Unbridled's Song and multiple Grade 1-winning Broodmare of the Year Take Charge Lady will enter stud at Three Chimneys near Midway, Kentucky, in 2015.

    "Will Take Charge's retirement is particularly disappointing as we were primed, as an older horse, to win the Classic this year which we lost by a whisker last year," Hall of Fame trainer Wayne Lukas said, referring to the flashy chestnut's near-miss to the older Mucho Macho Man at Santa Anita last November. "If the race were a mile and a quarter and two inches, Will Take Charge's career earnings would be at nearly $6 million.

    "This horse has done what few other horses can do any more. He is a different kind of Unbridled's Song. He defeated the best three year olds in the country in the Travers and then the best older horses in the Classic. He is a true champion who ran to his blue-blooded pedigree. He proved himself to be the best of his generation. He is a proud addition to my resume."

    Co-owner Willis Horton, who sold a half-share in the colt to Three Chimneys late last year, sounded a similar theme.

    "Will Take Charge is a horse of a lifetime, and I can't say enough about how 'hickory' he has been, starting 21 times all across the country against the stiffest competition time after time," Horton said.

    The flashy chestnut came within inches of Mucho Macho Man (far right) in the BC Classic... (Breeders' Cup Ltd. Photo)
    "We have had the time of our lives with him, and met wonderful people all across America. He's been a real fan favorite, and we think he'll be a Kentucky breeders' favorite too! I also can't compliment Wayne enough on developing this exceptionally talented horse into a champion. It's been one heck of a ride."

    Purchased by Horton for $425,000 as a Keeneland September yearling, Will Take Charge broke his maiden back at that venue in his second start at two. He found the Kentucky Jockey Club at Churchill Downs to be a bridge too far next time, ending up last of 13, but rebounded with a solid second in Remington's Springboard Mile.

    The strapping colt began to strengthen up when wintering at Oaklawn. A game winner of the Smarty Jones in his three-year-old debut, he was along for sixth in a sloppy renewal of the Southwest, and outdueled his tenacious stablemate Oxbow back on a fast track in the Rebel.

    Will Take Charge competed in all three legs of the Triple Crown without success. He was hampered at a crucial stage in the Kentucky Derby, where he arguably would have finished closer than eighth with a clean trip. He was subsequently a non-threatening seventh to Oxbow in the Preakness and 10th behind Palace Malice in the Belmont.

    But Will Take Charge turned the corner at Saratoga. Taking the blinkers off for the first time since his career debut, he was a hard-charging runner-up to Palace Malice in the Jim Dandy.

    ...and capped his championship season by defeating Game On Dude in the Clark (Wendy Wooley/EquiSport Photos)
    The next piece of the puzzle came with a rider change to Luis Saez, and they proved quite a team. Will Take Charge surged late to deny Moreno in the Travers, leaving Orb back in third and Palace Malice in fourth. He continued his progress in the Pennsylvania Derby, rolling 2 1/4 lengths clear of Moreno.

    After nearly beating Mucho Macho Man in the Breeders' Cup Classic -- his first attempt versus older horses -- Will Take Charge capped his remarkable, 11-race season by collaring venerable Game On Dude in the Clark Handicap at Churchill. His second half heroics clinched an Eclipse Award as champion three-year-old male.

    Although a stud career ultimately beckoned for his new co-owners, Three Chimneys, connections kept him in training at four in hopes of further glory.

    Will Take Charge opened 2014 with two superb runner-up efforts in defeat. Reappearing in the February 9 Donn Handicap at Gulfstream, he hooked a razor-sharp Lea, who blitzed 1 1/8 miles in a track-record 1:46.86 to beat him. Will Take Charge shipped out west for the March 8 Santa Anita Handicap for a rematch with Mucho Macho Man. While he easily turned the tables on that foe, Will Take Charge ran into Game On Dude at his best, and settled for second in a stakes-record 1:58 for the 1 1/4-mile Big 'Cap.

    Back at his old stomping grounds in Hot Springs, Will Take Charge ground out a workmanlike victory in the April 12 Oaklawn Handicap. He wasn't quite the same thereafter, checking in sixth behind the unheralded Moonshine Mullin in the May 2 Alysheba at Churchill, closing for second to the same rival in the June 14 Stephen Foster, and reporting home a lackluster third to Moreno in the August 2 Whitney at the Spa.

    Will Take Charge was freshened in advance of the Jockey Club Gold Cup, and he had been training sharply. His last recorded work was a bullet five furlongs in 1:00 2/5 at Churchill on September 10, which earned a rave review from Lukas.

    "The work was excellent," Lukas said at the time. "It was one of his best on this track. I was really pleased with it."

    Will Take Charge, led in by a delighted Willis Horton, rates as a premier recruit for Three Chimneys (Churchill Downs/Reed Palmer Photography)
    Unfortunately, Will Take Charge was later found to have a mild strain to a branch of his suspensory apparatus. He retires with a record of 21-7-6-1 and career earnings of $3,924,648.

    The news comes on the heels of the recent retirements of familiar foes Palace Malice and Game On Dude as well as Princess of Sylmar.

    Will Take Charge boasts a top-flight pedigree. His dam, $2.4 million earner Take Charge Lady, captured the 2002 Ashland and back-to-back runnings of the Spinster in 2002-03. Her other highlights include victories in the Alcibiades and Fair Grounds Oaks and placings in the Kentucky Oaks, Apple Blossom, Ogden Phipps, Gazelle and Delaware Handicaps.

    Take Charge Lady is excelling herself as a broodmare, producing Grade 1-winning millionaire Take Charge Indy prior to Will Take Charge. The Dehere mare's influence is already reaching a second generation, as she is the second dam of current juvenile Take Charge Brandi, runner-up in the July 18 Schuylerville.

    "Will Take Charge is a serious racehorse and is an even more important stallion prospect," said Doug Cauthen, vice-chair of the Three Chimneys board.

    "His body of work on the racetrack is remarkable and unique, and his magnificent pedigree anchors a physical presence that will impress any breeder that sees him. To me, he's as good as it can get.

    "Three Chimneys is armed and ready with an impressive array of quality mares to launch Will Take Charge's stud career. No stone will be left unturned to help make him a success."

    "As we forge a new path forward at Three Chimneys," Chairman Gonçalo Borges Torrealba said, "we feel very fortunate to announce that a champion like Will Take Charge will help us write the next chapter in the farm's storied history whose foundation as a stallion operation was built on the shoulders of such towering breed changers as Seattle Slew, Dynaformer, Rahy, and the like."

    A stud fee has not yet been announced.

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    Will Take Charge retired with suspensory injury

    Will Take Charge began to assert control over last year's three-year-old division in the Travers (NYRA/Adam Coglianese Photography)
    Last year's champion three-year-old colt Will Take Charge, who was expected to contest Saturday's Jockey Club Gold Cup en route to the Breeders' Cup Classic, has sustained a suspensory injury prompting his retirement. The well-bred son of Unbridled's Song and multiple Grade 1-winning Broodmare of the Year Take Charge Lady will enter stud at Three Chimneys near Midway, Kentucky, in 2015.

    "Will Take Charge's retirement is particularly disappointing as we were primed, as an older horse, to win the Classic this year which we lost by a whisker last year," Hall of Fame trainer Wayne Lukas said, referring to the flashy chestnut's near-miss to the older Mucho Macho Man at Santa Anita last November. "If the race were a mile and a quarter and two inches, Will Take Charge's career earnings would be at nearly $6 million.

    "This horse has done what few other horses can do any more. He is a different kind of Unbridled's Song. He defeated the best three year olds in the country in the Travers and then the best older horses in the Classic. He is a true champion who ran to his blue-blooded pedigree. He proved himself to be the best of his generation. He is a proud addition to my resume."

    Co-owner Willis Horton, who sold a half-share in the colt to Three Chimneys late last year, sounded a similar theme.

    "Will Take Charge is a horse of a lifetime, and I can't say enough about how 'hickory' he has been, starting 21 times all across the country against the stiffest competition time after time," Horton said.

    The flashy chestnut came within inches of Mucho Macho Man (far right) in the BC Classic... (Breeders' Cup Ltd. Photo)
    "We have had the time of our lives with him, and met wonderful people all across America. He's been a real fan favorite, and we think he'll be a Kentucky breeders' favorite too! I also can't compliment Wayne enough on developing this exceptionally talented horse into a champion. It's been one heck of a ride."

    Purchased by Horton for $425,000 as a Keeneland September yearling, Will Take Charge broke his maiden back at that venue in his second start at two. He found the Kentucky Jockey Club at Churchill Downs to be a bridge too far next time, ending up last of 13, but rebounded with a solid second in Remington's Springboard Mile.

    The strapping colt began to strengthen up when wintering at Oaklawn. A game winner of the Smarty Jones in his three-year-old debut, he was along for sixth in a sloppy renewal of the Southwest, and outdueled his tenacious stablemate Oxbow back on a fast track in the Rebel.

    Will Take Charge competed in all three legs of the Triple Crown without success. He was hampered at a crucial stage in the Kentucky Derby, where he arguably would have finished closer than eighth with a clean trip. He was subsequently a non-threatening seventh to Oxbow in the Preakness and 10th behind Palace Malice in the Belmont.

    But Will Take Charge turned the corner at Saratoga. Taking the blinkers off for the first time since his career debut, he was a hard-charging runner-up to Palace Malice in the Jim Dandy.

    ...and capped his championship season by defeating Game On Dude in the Clark (Wendy Wooley/EquiSport Photos)
    The next piece of the puzzle came with a rider change to Luis Saez, and they proved quite a team. Will Take Charge surged late to deny Moreno in the Travers, leaving Orb back in third and Palace Malice in fourth. He continued his progress in the Pennsylvania Derby, rolling 2 1/4 lengths clear of Moreno.

    After nearly beating Mucho Macho Man in the Breeders' Cup Classic -- his first attempt versus older horses -- Will Take Charge capped his remarkable, 11-race season by collaring venerable Game On Dude in the Clark Handicap at Churchill. His second half heroics clinched an Eclipse Award as champion three-year-old male.

    Although a stud career ultimately beckoned for his new co-owners, Three Chimneys, connections kept him in training at four in hopes of further glory.

    Will Take Charge opened 2014 with two superb runner-up efforts in defeat. Reappearing in the February 9 Donn Handicap at Gulfstream, he hooked a razor-sharp Lea, who blitzed 1 1/8 miles in a track-record 1:46.86 to beat him. Will Take Charge shipped out west for the March 8 Santa Anita Handicap for a rematch with Mucho Macho Man. While he easily turned the tables on that foe, Will Take Charge ran into Game On Dude at his best, and settled for second in a stakes-record 1:58 for the 1 1/4-mile Big 'Cap.

    Back at his old stomping grounds in Hot Springs, Will Take Charge ground out a workmanlike victory in the April 12 Oaklawn Handicap. He wasn't quite the same thereafter, checking in sixth behind the unheralded Moonshine Mullin in the May 2 Alysheba at Churchill, closing for second to the same rival in the June 14 Stephen Foster, and reporting home a lackluster third to Moreno in the August 2 Whitney at the Spa.

    Will Take Charge was freshened in advance of the Jockey Club Gold Cup, and he had been training sharply. His last recorded work was a bullet five furlongs in 1:00 2/5 at Churchill on September 10, which earned a rave review from Lukas.

    "The work was excellent," Lukas said at the time. "It was one of his best on this track. I was really pleased with it."

    Will Take Charge, led in by a delighted Willis Horton, rates as a premier recruit for Three Chimneys (Churchill Downs/Reed Palmer Photography)
    Unfortunately, Will Take Charge was later found to have a mild strain to a branch of his suspensory apparatus. He retires with a record of 21-7-6-1 and career earnings of $3,924,648.

    The news comes on the heels of the recent retirements of familiar foes Palace Malice and Game On Dude as well as Princess of Sylmar.

    Will Take Charge boasts a top-flight pedigree. His dam, $2.4 million earner Take Charge Lady, captured the 2002 Ashland and back-to-back runnings of the Spinster in 2002-03. Her other highlights include victories in the Alcibiades and Fair Grounds Oaks and placings in the Kentucky Oaks, Apple Blossom, Ogden Phipps, Gazelle and Delaware Handicaps.

    Take Charge Lady is excelling herself as a broodmare, producing Grade 1-winning millionaire Take Charge Indy prior to Will Take Charge. The Dehere mare's influence is already reaching a second generation, as she is the second dam of current juvenile Take Charge Brandi, runner-up in the July 18 Schuylerville.

    "Will Take Charge is a serious racehorse and is an even more important stallion prospect," said Doug Cauthen, vice-chair of the Three Chimneys board.

    "His body of work on the racetrack is remarkable and unique, and his magnificent pedigree anchors a physical presence that will impress any breeder that sees him. To me, he's as good as it can get.

    "Three Chimneys is armed and ready with an impressive array of quality mares to launch Will Take Charge's stud career. No stone will be left unturned to help make him a success."

    "As we forge a new path forward at Three Chimneys," Chairman Gonçalo Borges Torrealba said, "we feel very fortunate to announce that a champion like Will Take Charge will help us write the next chapter in the farm's storied history whose foundation as a stallion operation was built on the shoulders of such towering breed changers as Seattle Slew, Dynaformer, Rahy, and the like."

    A stud fee has not yet been announced.

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    Princess of Sylmar to sell at F-T November under Taylor Made banner

    Princess of Sylmar will be a star attraction at Fasig-Tipton on November 3 (Churchill Downs/Reed Palmer Photography)
    King of Prussia Stable has announced that its four-time Grade 1 winner Princess of Sylmar will be consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency and offered for sale as a broodmare prospect at the upcoming Fasig-Tipton November Sale on Monday, November 3.

    Owner/breeder Ed Stanco said, "The Princess brought joy and hope to so many. We will always cherish that. She is truly the peoples' horse. We were with her from birth and watched her grow up to be one of the finest fillies in the world. Now she will enter the next phase of her life."

    Princess of Sylmar is the only filly in history to sweep the prestigious Kentucky Oaks (G1), Coaching Club American Oaks (G1), Alabama Stakes (G1), and Beldame Stakes (G1).

    At three, she defeated a stellar field in the Kentucky Oaks that included dual-champion Beholder, as well as Grade 1 winners Close Hatches, Dreaming of Julia, Midnight Lucky and Pure Fun.

    Later that same year, she faced older horses for the first time in the Beldame Stakes, where she defeated multiple champion, Royal Delta.

    "We've had over 25 fillies win Grade 1 races for our clients," said trainer Todd Pletcher. "Only two of that elite group have won four Grade 1's as a three-year-old. Rags to Riches was our first. Princess of Sylmar was the second. 'Princess' was one of the best we have ever had."

    In addition to her outstanding race record, Princess of Sylmar has the pedigree credentials to make a top-class broodmare. Classic American broodmare sire influences A.P. Indy, Seeking the Gold, Storm Cat, and Dixieland Band are found within the first three generations of her pedigree.

    "We've had the privilege of consigning some of the all-time greats," said Mark Taylor. "Ashado and Havre De Grace stand at the top. Princess of Sylmar is next in line and we are honored to have her."

    For further information, contact Taylor Made Sales Agency's Mark Taylor at (859) 221-7368 or Hunter Houlihan at (859) 421-5878.

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    Princess of Sylmar to sell at F-T November under Taylor Made banner

    Princess of Sylmar will be a star attraction at Fasig-Tipton on November 3 (Churchill Downs/Reed Palmer Photography)
    King of Prussia Stable has announced that its four-time Grade 1 winner Princess of Sylmar will be consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency and offered for sale as a broodmare prospect at the upcoming Fasig-Tipton November Sale on Monday, November 3.

    Owner/breeder Ed Stanco said, "The Princess brought joy and hope to so many. We will always cherish that. She is truly the peoples' horse. We were with her from birth and watched her grow up to be one of the finest fillies in the world. Now she will enter the next phase of her life."

    Princess of Sylmar is the only filly in history to sweep the prestigious Kentucky Oaks (G1), Coaching Club American Oaks (G1), Alabama Stakes (G1), and Beldame Stakes (G1).

    At three, she defeated a stellar field in the Kentucky Oaks that included dual-champion Beholder, as well as Grade 1 winners Close Hatches, Dreaming of Julia, Midnight Lucky and Pure Fun.

    Later that same year, she faced older horses for the first time in the Beldame Stakes, where she defeated multiple champion, Royal Delta.

    "We've had over 25 fillies win Grade 1 races for our clients," said trainer Todd Pletcher. "Only two of that elite group have won four Grade 1's as a three-year-old. Rags to Riches was our first. Princess of Sylmar was the second. 'Princess' was one of the best we have ever had."

    In addition to her outstanding race record, Princess of Sylmar has the pedigree credentials to make a top-class broodmare. Classic American broodmare sire influences A.P. Indy, Seeking the Gold, Storm Cat, and Dixieland Band are found within the first three generations of her pedigree.

    "We've had the privilege of consigning some of the all-time greats," said Mark Taylor. "Ashado and Havre De Grace stand at the top. Princess of Sylmar is next in line and we are honored to have her."

    For further information, contact Taylor Made Sales Agency's Mark Taylor at (859) 221-7368 or Hunter Houlihan at (859) 421-5878.

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    Florida Won, Sweater Weather give Husbands Woodbine stakes double

    Florida Won passed his main track test with flying colors (WEG/Michael Burns Photography)

    Jockey Patrick Husbands had a stellar day on Sunday at Woodbine, sweeping the two stakes contests in relatively easy fashion.

    The main attraction on the day was the Grade 3, $160,401 Ontario Derby, which featured Prince of Wales hero Coltimus Prime and Breeders' victor Ami's Holiday. Neither could overcome Live Oak Plantation's Florida Won, though, as he separated himself from the field in the stretch to post a 1 1/2-length victory.

    The Birdstone colt, who was making his first start on something other than turf, was last through the opening half-mile set by Lunar Rover in :24 4/5 and :49 2/5. Coltimus Prime drafted just off the leader's flank while Ami's Holiday ran in front of Florida Won in the tightly bunched group.

    Ami's Holiday was urged into contention through the turn, with Florida Won following his lead four wide. They challenged Lunar Rover and the stalking Coltimus Prime, who was resurgent on the rail and stayed on gamely down the stretch but could not fend off the energetic rally of Florida Won.

    The Mark Casse trainee swept on by and stopped the clock in 1:50 4/5 for nine Polytrack furlongs under Husbands, who was expecting a big outing from the colt making his first start on the Woodbine main track.

    "I breezed him last week (on the Polytrack) and he breezed like a winner," Husbands noted. "Today, I rode him with confidence. I wasn't worried about the horses in front of him, I knew what type of horse I was sitting on. I waited until Luis (Contreras on Ami's Holiday) went and I had plenty of horse."

    Kathryn Sullivan, assistant to Casse, agreed with Husbands' assessment.

    "He's been traveling really well over the Poly. He's looked great and came into the race in good order," Sullivan remarked. "He got a little hot in the paddock, but that's a bit him. When I saw him going down the backside, I thought Patrick had him nice and relaxed and I was very confident."

    Florida Won paid $22.30 as the 10-1 second longest shot in the seven-sophomore field. Coltimus Prime lost the war but won the battle over 3-2 favorite Ami's Holiday, holding that one to third by a half-length. Squeeze the King came next and was followed by Jose Sea View, Lunar Rover and Picozza. Freitag was withdrawn.

    Bred in Kentucky by Gainesway Farm, Florida Won brought $385,000 as a Keeneland September yearling and now boasts a 2-1-2 scorecard from seven lifetime starts having banked $147,608. He began his career with trainer Bill Mott last August, running fourth at Saratoga, before moving to Casse's barn for his next outing, a third-place finish at Keeneland on April 6 of this year.

    The chestnut broke his maiden at Churchill Downs on May 11, two races later ran third in the Charlie Barley at Woodbine and entered the Ontario Derby off a fifth-place effort in the Toronto Cup in late July.

    Florida Won is out of the winning Grand Slam mare Grand Portege, who is a half-sister to Preakness hero Shackleford, Grade 1 queen Lady Joanne, Grade 2 diva Afleeting Lady, multiple Grade 3 victress Baghdaria and Grade 2-placed stakes winner Stephanoatsee. Being a son of Birdstone, Florida Won is bred 3x3 to Unbridled.

    Sweather Weather capped Husbands' stakes double in the La Lorgnette (WEG/Michael Burns Photography)

    Earlier on the card, Frank D. Di Giulio Jr.'s Sweater Weather lived up to her near 2-1 favoritism in the $156,707 La Lorgnette with a 1 1/2-length win. The sophomore miss rallied to collar Unspurned and finish 1 1/16 miles on the all-weather in :43 3/5.

    Paradise Alley led the way through splits of :23 4/5, :48 and 1:11 2/5 while tracked by Enhanced and Unspurned. Husbands had Sweater Weather settled in midpack before sending her wide around the turn to chase Unspurned, who had taken command in the lane. Sweater Weather caught up and passed that rival to earn her second stakes win.

    The Bob Tiller-trained daughter of Milwaukee Brew captured the Eternal Search two back and entered the La Lorgnette off a third in the Algoma. She just missed by a nose when making her stakes bow in the Lady Angela on June 7.

    "I didn't get any turn of foot (in the Algoma)," Husbands noted. "When I went back and watched the race, I realized we were too close.

    "Today, she broke sharp, I took her out of the race and she relaxed. I made sure I spotted them six or seven lengths. Last time, I spotted them four lengths and had no turn of foot. Today she gave me all the turn of foot I wanted."

    Sweater Weather has yet to finish worse than third, sporting a 9-4-3-1, $287,384, career mark.

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    Cumulative numbers remain steady as Keeneland September wraps up

    The Keeneland September Yearling Sale showcased the market's stability (Keeneland Photos)

    The Keeneland September Yearling Sale closed Sunday with results nearly equal to 2013, continuing a healthy trend toward market stability and confidence in the Thoroughbred industry.

    Gross receipts for the 13-day sale, held September 8-21, totaled $279,960,500, nearly mirroring the $280,491,300 recorded during last year's 12-day sale. This year 2,819 yearlings were sold versus 2,744 in 2013.

    Cumulatively, the average price of $99,312 was down 2.8 percent from $102,220 last year. The median, the critical indicator of a healthy market, remained the same as last year at $50,000.

    "The success of this sale flows from the fact that we continue to operate in a fair, realistic market," Keeneland Vice President of Sales Walt Robertson said. "We had a significant improvement in results the last two years. Now we're seeing consistency and stability in the market, which fuels optimism, heightens buyer confidence and spurs competition."

    Trade in the upper middle market, defined as horses sold for $400,000 or more, proved exceptionally strong despite 113 fewer horses cataloged in the premier Book 1. Thirteen yearlings sold for $1 million or more, including two for the sale-topping price of $2.2 million each, compared to 18 last year. During Book 1 and Book 2, 121 yearlings brought $400,000 or more each versus 105 sold in that price range in 2013.

    Further indication of the sale's strong performance lies in the fact that during the first weekend and Week 2 of the sale, the highest-priced yearling of each session exceeded the top price for the corresponding session in 2013. In each of those sessions, a yearling sold for $100,000 or more.

    "There was all-out competition for horses from start to finish, and buyers were more determined to go home with horses," Keeneland Director of Sales Geoffrey Russell said. "There was no change in the level of enthusiasm or participation from buyers through the very last day of the sale. They swept up everything, and consignors told us the level of interest exceeded their expectations."

    Alex Rankin of Upson Downs Farm, which sold 19 yearlings for $1,486,000, including a Scat Daddy filly for $350,000, agreed.

    "The market is strong in the middle," he said. "Our sale has been solid, and we've sold in pretty much every book."

    The depth and diversity of Keeneland's buying bench were evident throughout the sale, which featured participation by the world's major foreign and domestic buyers. In addition to the United States, Europe and Dubai, buyers from Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Japan, Korea, Russia, and Central and South America were active at the sale.

    The auction's top 10 leading buyers were fairly equally divided between U.S. and international interests, and included such established buyers as John Ferguson, Gary and Mary West, Coolmore's M.V. Magnier, Shadwell Estate Company Ltd., Jack Wolfe's Starlight Stable, Juddmonte Farms and Mandy Pope's Whisper Hill Farm.

    "Keeneland promotes the Thoroughbred industry 52 weeks a year to buyers in nearly every state and all four corners of the world," Russell explained. "It's a global strategy we've employed for many years to build and sustain relationships with horsemen. It's very gratifying to see those efforts translate into huge crowds."

    Ferguson, bloodstock adviser to Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum of Dubai, was the sale's leading buyer, acquiring 22 yearlings for $7.88 million. The second-leading buyer was Ben Glass, agent for leading U.S. owners Gary and Mary West, who purchased 29 horses for $7,805,000.

    Leading North American and international trainers also were prominent, buying yearlings to fill client orders. Among the most active was Mark Casse, who bought eight horses over the course of the sale for $3,545,000.

    "We tell friends who don't understand the horse business that this is our draft," he said. "It's a very intense 10 days or two weeks, but what you do in these 10 days or two weeks will have a bearing on how well you do for the next two to three to four years."

    Casse noted that the September Sale is an important source of runners. He helped select yearlings for Ernie Semersky and Dory Newell's Conquest Stables, which purchased 12 yearlings for $3.78 million. This year, Conquest and Casse are represented by two 2013 September Sale graduates pointing toward the 2014 Breeders' Cup World Championships -- Natalma (Can-G2) victress Conquest Harlanate (Harlan's Holiday) and Summer (Can-G2) hero Conquest Typhoon (Stormy Atlantic).

    This year, colts by two of the world's most successful stallions each brought the sale-topping price of $2.2 million. Both were sold during the fourth and final session of Book 1.

    Hip 680 tied as the $2.2 million sales topper during Keeneland September (Keeneland Photos)

    First up was Hip No. 680, a son of War Front who is a half-brother to multiple Grade 1 winner Contested (Ghostzapper) consigned by Claiborne Farm and purchased by M.V. Magnier. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum's Shadwell Estate Company Ltd. bought the second top-priced yearling, Hip 749, a colt by Tapit who is a half-brother to Breeders' Cup Juvenile winner New Year's Day (Street Cry). He was consigned by Clearsky Farms, agent.

    For the third consecutive year, Tapit, who stands at Gainesway near Lexington, Kentucky, was the sale's leading sire by gross, represented by 36 yearlings who grossed $21,725,000. The average price for his yearlings was $603,472, the highest average for a sire at the September Sale since 2007 when 23 yearlings by A.P. Indy sold for an average of $858,043.

    Moyglare Stud Farm paid $1.5 million for the sale's top-priced filly, Hip 589, a daughter of Medaglia d'Oro who is a half-sister to Grade 1 winner Nereid (Rock Hard Ten) and stakes vixen Sea Queen (Lemon Drop Kid). She was consigned by Royal Oak Farm.

    Consignors of several top-priced yearlings are operations now led by second, third and even fourth generations of families in the Thoroughbred industry, such as Walker Hancock of Claiborne Farm, Bernard and Eamonn Cleary of Clearsky Farms, and Braxton and Damien Lynch of Royal Oak. Other young horsemen active at the sale included Hancock's cousin Arthur Hancock IV of Stone Farm, which sold two seven-figure yearlings, and Peter Berglar, who spent $1.1 million for a Tiznow filly for his family's Stonereath Farm.

    "There are a lot of us around," Walker Hancock said. "It's exciting. It's good to see some fresh faces and get to know them because that's who I'll be working with for many years."

    Family ties also extended to the sale's leading consignor, Lane's End, agent, which sold 211 yearlings for $28,581,700. Lane's End was founded by prominent horseman William S. Farish, who operates the farm with his son, Bill.

    Proceeds from the sales fund purse money for Keeneland's elite race meets. The upcoming fall meet will attract top owners, trainers and jockeys and offer average daily purses of nearly $600,000, among the richest in the world.

    "World-class sales create a world-class racing program at Keeneland," Russell said. "We thank our consignors, who did a superb job of bringing their best horses to Keeneland. We look forward to many of these horses returning to race at Keeneland."

    Keeneland enhanced customer service for its sales clients during the September Sale, expanding its hospitality team, placing food and coffee trucks in the stable area, and providing chauffeured golf carts to assist guests with moving around the sales grounds.

    Keeneland also introduced two unique offerings to promote the September Sale to the local community and to showcase Central Kentucky to clients from around the world.

    Keeneland and Country Boy Brewing collaborated on Keeneland Sale Ale, a small-batch beer produced by the local brewery which was sold throughout Central Kentucky. On September 10, Keeneland and VisitLEX's Beyond Grits presented the Jefferson Street Soiree, which drew large crowds of locals and out-of-town guests to celebrate one of Lexington's culinary and cocktail hot spots.

    During Sunday's final session, Keeneland sold 178 horses for $1,913,300, at an average of $10,749 and a median of $6,000. There was no comparable session for last year's 12-day sale.

    Lisa Orth paid the day's top price of $120,000 for FORT HOPE, a chestnut colt by Fort Prado out of the unraced Zindi (Vindication). The colt was consigned by MJK Bloodstock, agent, as Hip 4054.

    Keeneland's next sale will be the November Breeding Stock Sale, to be held November 4-14.

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    Florida Won, Sweater Weather give Husbands Woodbine stakes double

    Florida Won passed his main track test with flying colors (WEG/Michael Burns Photography)

    Jockey Patrick Husbands had a stellar day on Sunday at Woodbine, sweeping the two stakes contests in relatively easy fashion.

    The main attraction on the day was the Grade 3, $160,401 Ontario Derby, which featured Prince of Wales hero Coltimus Prime and Breeders' victor Ami's Holiday. Neither could overcome Live Oak Plantation's Florida Won, though, as he separated himself from the field in the stretch to post a 1 1/2-length victory.

    The Birdstone colt, who was making his first start on something other than turf, was last through the opening half-mile set by Lunar Rover in :24 4/5 and :49 2/5. Coltimus Prime drafted just off the leader's flank while Ami's Holiday ran in front of Florida Won in the tightly bunched group.

    Ami's Holiday was urged into contention through the turn, with Florida Won following his lead four wide. They challenged Lunar Rover and the stalking Coltimus Prime, who was resurgent on the rail and stayed on gamely down the stretch but could not fend off the energetic rally of Florida Won.

    The Mark Casse trainee swept on by and stopped the clock in 1:50 4/5 for nine Polytrack furlongs under Husbands, who was expecting a big outing from the colt making his first start on the Woodbine main track.

    "I breezed him last week (on the Polytrack) and he breezed like a winner," Husbands noted. "Today, I rode him with confidence. I wasn't worried about the horses in front of him, I knew what type of horse I was sitting on. I waited until Luis (Contreras on Ami's Holiday) went and I had plenty of horse."

    Kathryn Sullivan, assistant to Casse, agreed with Husbands' assessment.

    "He's been traveling really well over the Poly. He's looked great and came into the race in good order," Sullivan remarked. "He got a little hot in the paddock, but that's a bit him. When I saw him going down the backside, I thought Patrick had him nice and relaxed and I was very confident."

    Florida Won paid $22.30 as the 10-1 second longest shot in the seven-sophomore field. Coltimus Prime lost the war but won the battle over 3-2 favorite Ami's Holiday, holding that one to third by a half-length. Squeeze the King came next and was followed by Jose Sea View, Lunar Rover and Picozza. Freitag was withdrawn.

    Bred in Kentucky by Gainesway Farm, Florida Won brought $385,000 as a Keeneland September yearling and now boasts a 2-1-2 scorecard from seven lifetime starts having banked $147,608. He began his career with trainer Bill Mott last August, running fourth at Saratoga, before moving to Casse's barn for his next outing, a third-place finish at Keeneland on April 6 of this year.

    The chestnut broke his maiden at Churchill Downs on May 11, two races later ran third in the Charlie Barley at Woodbine and entered the Ontario Derby off a fifth-place effort in the Toronto Cup in late July.

    Florida Won is out of the winning Grand Slam mare Grand Portege, who is a half-sister to Preakness hero Shackleford, Grade 1 queen Lady Joanne, Grade 2 diva Afleeting Lady, multiple Grade 3 victress Baghdaria and Grade 2-placed stakes winner Stephanoatsee. Being a son of Birdstone, Florida Won is bred 3x3 to Unbridled.

    Sweather Weather capped Husbands' stakes double in the La Lorgnette (WEG/Michael Burns Photography)

    Earlier on the card, Frank D. Di Giulio Jr.'s Sweater Weather lived up to her near 2-1 favoritism in the $156,707 La Lorgnette with a 1 1/2-length win. The sophomore miss rallied to collar Unspurned and finish 1 1/16 miles on the all-weather in :43 3/5.

    Paradise Alley led the way through splits of :23 4/5, :48 and 1:11 2/5 while tracked by Enhanced and Unspurned. Husbands had Sweater Weather settled in midpack before sending her wide around the turn to chase Unspurned, who had taken command in the lane. Sweater Weather caught up and passed that rival to earn her second stakes win.

    The Bob Tiller-trained daughter of Milwaukee Brew captured the Eternal Search two back and entered the La Lorgnette off a third in the Algoma. She just missed by a nose when making her stakes bow in the Lady Angela on June 7.

    "I didn't get any turn of foot (in the Algoma)," Husbands noted. "When I went back and watched the race, I realized we were too close.

    "Today, she broke sharp, I took her out of the race and she relaxed. I made sure I spotted them six or seven lengths. Last time, I spotted them four lengths and had no turn of foot. Today she gave me all the turn of foot I wanted."

    Sweater Weather has yet to finish worse than third, sporting a 9-4-3-1, $287,384, career mark.

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    Saratoga Heater, Temper Mint Patty dominate in juvenile stakes at Belmont

    Saratoga Heater wired the Bertram F. Bongard by four lengths (NYRA/Chelsea Durand/Adam Coglianese Photography)

    There were two stakes races for two-year-old state-breds at Belmont on Sunday and both scorers won convincingly.

    In the first stakes race, P.R. Racing's Saratoga Heater wired the field in the $150,000 Bertram F. Bongard Stakes as he made his first start for trainer Lisa Lewis.

    "I know (his former connections) were very high on Saratoga Heater, and when we got him there was nothing that we didn't like about him," Lewis said. "He's done everything right; he had a beautiful breeze here the other day. I was quietly confident going into this race." 

    Saratoga Heater was exiting his maiden victory at Saratoga last month in his second start and was previously trained by Al Stall Jr.

    The bay colt carved out fractions of :22 1/5 and :45 3/5 along his way to a four-length score. The 3-1 third choice covered seven furlongs over the muddy-sealed track in 1:24 3/5 and paid $8.80 to his backers.

    "I thought I would be a little bit off the pace, since he came from way off the pace last time," jockey Joel Rosario said. "He was really sharp today and broke on top. I let him be happy and cruise along. He took me all the way, so it was a good race for him. It didn't seem anyone was trying to go with me, so that was good, too." 

    The son of Temple City grabbed $90,000 for the victory to boost his bankroll to $134,287 from a 3-2-0-0 line.

    Irad Ortiz Jr. guided Temper Mint Patty to a 13 1/2-length romp in the Joseph A. Gimma (NYRA/Nicole Digiovanni/Adam Coglianese Photography)

    In the companion race for two-year-old fillies, Mark H. Stanley's Temper Mint Patty absolutely demolished her competition by an astounding 13 1/2 lengths in the $147,000 Joseph A. Gimma Stakes.

    The Dale Roman charge tracked the pace along the inside, took command around the far turn and continued to widen her margin in the stretch with Irad Ortiz Jr. in the irons.

    "The horse in front of me tried to get out bad" Ortiz said. "I had some horse and I took a chance, and when I asked her she went right through. I think she can go further, too. She's all right."

    Temper Mint Patty crossed the wire in 1:23 3/5 -- almost a full second faster than the boys -- going seven furlongs over the muddy-sealed track. Sent off as the 2-1 second choice she returned $6.40 to her loyal supporters for the score.

    "I thought in the first race she showed a lot of talent, but she matured before this one in just three weeks," Stanley said. "Hopefully before the first Friday in May she'll be even better. Friday (Kentucky Oaks), not Saturday."

    The dark bay was entering in here off her maiden win in her racing debut on August 29 at Saratoga and now has career earnings of $133,800.

    "I like (her sire) Congrats a lot; I think he's very underrated," Stanley said. "The main thing is, Becky Thomas, who consigned (Temper Mint Patty) in the two-year-old sale, had a lot of confidence in her, and she actually bought her back in the sale. I went and talked to her after, and she was high on her. She's a pretty filly, so we felt like she was worth the money. She's been a lot of fun so far."

    Temper Mint Patty initially sold for $30,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga New York-bred Preferred Yearlings Sale and was then purchased by her current connections for $90,000 at the Fasig-Tipton The Florida Sale.

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    Work All Week readies for Phoenix, possible BC Sprint run

    Reigning Illinois Horse of the Year Work All Week put the finishing touches Sunday on preparations for his next start, and later on a possible run in the Breeders' Cup Sprint on November 1. The The Midwest Thoroughbreds homebred is set to embark for Keeneland at the end of the Arlington meet for its marquee Sprint prep.

    "He's being pointed to the (Grade 3, $200,000) Phoenix (on October 3) in Kentucky," said Richard Papiese, principal of Midwest Thoroughbreds. "If he keeps working well and all goes well there, we'll look at the Breeders' Cup."

    The Phoenix has a history of being conquered by some of the fastest horses around, including Breeders' Cup Sprint runner-ups Xtra Heat, an Eclipse Award winner, and Fatal Bullet, a Canadian Horse of the Year; Bet on Sunshine, third in two editions of the Breeders' Cup Sprint; and reigning dual Horse of the Year Wise Dan, who annexed the event in his sophomore year to give fans a glimpse of what was to come.

    Work All Week, who has won 10 of 13 and comes off a tough beat when giving 11 pounds to the winner as the 130-pound highweight in the July 26 Addison Cammack Handicap at Arlington, has continued to train extremely well in Illinois.

    After a series of moves over the Chicago oval's synthetic Polytrack, the Illinois-bred son of City Zip switched to Hawthorne's fast dirt course on Sunday morning to prepare him for Keeneland's newly installed dirt course, going five furlongs in a swift :59 3/5.

    "He's working really well," Papiese said. "I expect a big race on the dirt with him. It's probably his best surface. He ships well and he doesn't care where he's at -- he runs his race. I would say right now he's training like a million dollars and I'm very happy with him and confident in his chances."

    The Phoenix, which will be Work All Week's graded debut, is a Breeders' Cup Challenge Series "Win & You're In" race, allotting the winner guaranteed entry to the Sprint and a substantial travel allowance.

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    Saratoga Heater, Temper Mint Patty dominate in juvenile stakes at Belmont

    Saratoga Heater wired the Bertram F. Bongard by four lengths (NYRA/Chelsea Durand/Adam Coglianese Photography)

    There were two stakes races for two-year-old state-breds at Belmont on Sunday and both scorers won convincingly.

    In the first stakes race, P.R. Racing's Saratoga Heater wired the field in the $150,000 Bertram F. Bongard Stakes as he made his first start for trainer Lisa Lewis.

    "I know (his former connections) were very high on Saratoga Heater, and when we got him there was nothing that we didn't like about him," Lewis said. "He's done everything right; he had a beautiful breeze here the other day. I was quietly confident going into this race." 

    Saratoga Heater was exiting his maiden victory at Saratoga last month in his second start and was previously trained by Al Stall Jr.

    The bay colt carved out fractions of :22 1/5 and :45 3/5 along his way to a four-length score. The 3-1 third choice covered seven furlongs over the muddy-sealed track in 1:24 3/5 and paid $8.80 to his backers.

    "I thought I would be a little bit off the pace, since he came from way off the pace last time," jockey Joel Rosario said. "He was really sharp today and broke on top. I let him be happy and cruise along. He took me all the way, so it was a good race for him. It didn't seem anyone was trying to go with me, so that was good, too." 

    The son of Temple City grabbed $90,000 for the victory to boost his bankroll to $134,287 from a 3-2-0-0 line.

    Irad Ortiz Jr. guided Temper Mint Patty to a 13 1/2-length romp in the Joseph A. Gimma (NYRA/Nicole Digiovanni/Adam Coglianese Photography)

    In the companion race for two-year-old fillies, Mark H. Stanley's Temper Mint Patty absolutely demolished her competition by an astounding 13 1/2 lengths in the $147,000 Joseph A. Gimma Stakes.

    The Dale Roman charge tracked the pace along the inside, took command around the far turn and continued to widen her margin in the stretch with Irad Ortiz Jr. in the irons.

    "The horse in front of me tried to get out bad" Ortiz said. "I had some horse and I took a chance, and when I asked her she went right through. I think she can go further, too. She's all right."

    Temper Mint Patty crossed the wire in 1:23 3/5 -- almost a full second faster than the boys -- going seven furlongs over the muddy-sealed track. Sent off as the 2-1 second choice she returned $6.40 to her loyal supporters for the score.

    "I thought in the first race she showed a lot of talent, but she matured before this one in just three weeks," Stanley said. "Hopefully before the first Friday in May she'll be even better. Friday (Kentucky Oaks), not Saturday."

    The dark bay was entering in here off her maiden win in her racing debut on August 29 at Saratoga and now has career earnings of $133,800.

    "I like (her sire) Congrats a lot; I think he's very underrated," Stanley said. "The main thing is, Becky Thomas, who consigned (Temper Mint Patty) in the two-year-old sale, had a lot of confidence in her, and she actually bought her back in the sale. I went and talked to her after, and she was high on her. She's a pretty filly, so we felt like she was worth the money. She's been a lot of fun so far."

    Temper Mint Patty initially sold for $30,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga New York-bred Preferred Yearlings Sale and was then purchased by her current connections for $90,000 at the Fasig-Tipton The Florida Sale.

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    Work All Week readies for Phoenix, possible BC Sprint run

    Reigning Illinois Horse of the Year Work All Week put the finishing touches Sunday on preparations for his next start, and later on a possible run in the Breeders' Cup Sprint on November 1. The The Midwest Thoroughbreds homebred is set to embark for Keeneland at the end of the Arlington meet for its marquee Sprint prep.

    "He's being pointed to the (Grade 3, $200,000) Phoenix (on October 3) in Kentucky," said Richard Papiese, principal of Midwest Thoroughbreds. "If he keeps working well and all goes well there, we'll look at the Breeders' Cup."

    The Phoenix has a history of being conquered by some of the fastest horses around, including Breeders' Cup Sprint runner-ups Xtra Heat, an Eclipse Award winner, and Fatal Bullet, a Canadian Horse of the Year; Bet on Sunshine, third in two editions of the Breeders' Cup Sprint; and reigning dual Horse of the Year Wise Dan, who annexed the event in his sophomore year to give fans a glimpse of what was to come.

    Work All Week, who has won 10 of 13 and comes off a tough beat when giving 11 pounds to the winner as the 130-pound highweight in the July 26 Addison Cammack Handicap at Arlington, has continued to train extremely well in Illinois.

    After a series of moves over the Chicago oval's synthetic Polytrack, the Illinois-bred son of City Zip switched to Hawthorne's fast dirt course on Sunday morning to prepare him for Keeneland's newly installed dirt course, going five furlongs in a swift :59 3/5.

    "He's working really well," Papiese said. "I expect a big race on the dirt with him. It's probably his best surface. He ships well and he doesn't care where he's at -- he runs his race. I would say right now he's training like a million dollars and I'm very happy with him and confident in his chances."

    The Phoenix, which will be Work All Week's graded debut, is a Breeders' Cup Challenge Series "Win & You're In" race, allotting the winner guaranteed entry to the Sprint and a substantial travel allowance.

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    Fields shaping up for Belmont's Super Saturday extravaganza

    In less than a week, Belmont Park will host Super Saturday, which will include six graded stakes worth a total of $3.4 million. Topping the list is the Grade 1, $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup for three-year-olds and up.

    The 1 1/4-mile Jockey Club Gold Cup is expected to attract V. E. Day, Wicked Strong and Tonalist, the respective top three finishers of the August 23 Travers at Saratoga. Also probable are Whitney winner Moreno, Suburban Handicap victor Zivo, Grade 2-scoring millionaires Last Gunfighter and Prayer for Relief, multiple Group 1-placed Big Cazanova and Grade 2-placed stakes hero Stephanoatsee. Fellow Grade 2-placed stakes winner Speak Logistics is possible.

    Fillies and mares will travel 1 1/8 miles in the Grade 1, $400,000 Beldame. Stopchargingmaria, victorious in the Alabama and Coaching Club American Oaks at Saratoga, was scratched from Saturday's Cotillion at Parx Racing against her own age group to take on older runners for the first time in the Beldame. Probables also include Delaware Handicap vixen Belle Gallantey as well as Grade 3 scorers Hot Stones and Stanwyck.

    A star-studded field is expected for the Grade 1, $600,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic. The prospective lineup for the 1 1/2-mile turf marathon is likely to feature last year's runner-up and two-time Grade 1 king Big Blue Kitten as well as Main Sequence.

    Big Blue Kitten, trained by Chad Brown for Ken and Sarah Ramsey, returned off a nine-month layoff to take the 1 1/16-mile Lure Stakes on August 2 at Saratoga and was a fast-closing second in the 1 1/8-mile Cliff Hanger at Monmouth Park. Main Sequence enters the Turf Classic off Grade 1 victories in the United Nations at Monmouth and Sword Dancer, both races having been won by Big Blue Kitten in 2013.

    The field is also likely to include multiple Grade 1 winner Real Solution, whose lone win this year came in the Manhattan at Belmont; multiple Grade 2 veteran and former 1 1/2-mile world record holder Twilight Eclipse; Grade 2 scorer Hangover Kid; and Grade 3 victors Medal Count and Micromanage.

    Another Brown/Ramsey horse, Stephanie's Kitten, is likely to headline the Grade 1, $600,000 Flower Bowl at 1 1/4 miles on turf for fillies and mares.

    The Kitten's Joy mare is winless in 2014 but has finished close seconds in each of her past two Grade 1 starts, the Diana at Saratoga and Beverly D. at Arlington. Stephanie's Kitten became a Grade 1 winner last season in the Just a Game at Belmont, but her season ended prematurely after a third-place run in the Diana on July 27.

    The 1-2 finishers from the August 23 Ballston Spa at Saratoga are both expected to enter the Flower Bowl. Abaco, a neck winner of the Ballston Spa, will likely represent Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey while runner-up and Grade 3 vixen Strathnaver is probable for trainer Graham Motion.

    Rounding out the list of probables are Grade 1 winners Alterite, also trained by Brown, and Tannery, second in this race a year ago. Either Aigue Marine or Irish Mission, both Grade 3 winners trained by Christophe Clement, is anticipated to be among the field, with the other going to Santa Anita Park's Grade 1, $300,000 Rodeo Drive.

    In the Grade 1, $400,000 Vosburgh, a "Win & You're In" for the Breeders' Cup Sprint, New York-bred Palace will shoot for his third straight Grade 1 victory. Expected to line up against the Alfred G. Vanderbilt and Forego winner are Happy My Way, unraced since finishing second as the favorite in the Vanderbilt on August 2; Clearly Now, beaten favorite in the Forego; three-year-old Coup de Grace, winner of the Amsterdam who next was third as the 2-1 choice in the King's Bishop; Carter hero Dads Caps; Vosburgh defending champion Private Zone; and multiple stakes king Ribo Bobo, who will be making his Belmont debut.

    Woodward winner Itsmyluckyday will be taking an unconventional route to the Breeders' Cup Classic as he heads the field for the Grade 2, $400,000 Kelso at a mile. Likely to challenge the Lawyer Ron colt are Ack Ack winner Bradester, 3-2-0 in seven starts this year; last year's King's Bishop victor Capo Bastone, most recently fourth in the Forego; River Rocks, returning to graded company off a career-best 109 BRIS Speed figure last out at Saratoga; Scarly Charly, winner of a one-mile allowance in July at Belmont; and Vyjack, stretching out a furlong after finishing third in the Forego.

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    Fields shaping up for Belmont's Super Saturday extravaganza

    In less than a week, Belmont Park will host Super Saturday, which will include six graded stakes worth a total of $3.4 million. Topping the list is the Grade 1, $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup for three-year-olds and up.

    The 1 1/4-mile Jockey Club Gold Cup is expected to attract V. E. Day, Wicked Strong and Tonalist, the respective top three finishers of the August 23 Travers at Saratoga. Also probable are Whitney winner Moreno, Suburban Handicap victor Zivo, Grade 2-scoring millionaires Last Gunfighter and Prayer for Relief, multiple Group 1-placed Big Cazanova and Grade 2-placed stakes hero Stephanoatsee. Fellow Grade 2-placed stakes winner Speak Logistics is possible.

    Fillies and mares will travel 1 1/8 miles in the Grade 1, $400,000 Beldame. Stopchargingmaria, victorious in the Alabama and Coaching Club American Oaks at Saratoga, was scratched from Saturday's Cotillion at Parx Racing against her own age group to take on older runners for the first time in the Beldame. Probables also include Delaware Handicap vixen Belle Gallantey as well as Grade 3 scorers Hot Stones and Stanwyck.

    A star-studded field is expected for the Grade 1, $600,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic. The prospective lineup for the 1 1/2-mile turf marathon is likely to feature last year's runner-up and two-time Grade 1 king Big Blue Kitten as well as Main Sequence.

    Big Blue Kitten, trained by Chad Brown for Ken and Sarah Ramsey, returned off a nine-month layoff to take the 1 1/16-mile Lure Stakes on August 2 at Saratoga and was a fast-closing second in the 1 1/8-mile Cliff Hanger at Monmouth Park. Main Sequence enters the Turf Classic off Grade 1 victories in the United Nations at Monmouth and Sword Dancer, both races having been won by Big Blue Kitten in 2013.

    The field is also likely to include multiple Grade 1 winner Real Solution, whose lone win this year came in the Manhattan at Belmont; multiple Grade 2 veteran and former 1 1/2-mile world record holder Twilight Eclipse; Grade 2 scorer Hangover Kid; and Grade 3 victors Medal Count and Micromanage.

    Another Brown/Ramsey horse, Stephanie's Kitten, is likely to headline the Grade 1, $600,000 Flower Bowl at 1 1/4 miles on turf for fillies and mares.

    The Kitten's Joy mare is winless in 2014 but has finished close seconds in each of her past two Grade 1 starts, the Diana at Saratoga and Beverly D. at Arlington. Stephanie's Kitten became a Grade 1 winner last season in the Just a Game at Belmont, but her season ended prematurely after a third-place run in the Diana on July 27.

    The 1-2 finishers from the August 23 Ballston Spa at Saratoga are both expected to enter the Flower Bowl. Abaco, a neck winner of the Ballston Spa, will likely represent Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey while runner-up and Grade 3 vixen Strathnaver is probable for trainer Graham Motion.

    Rounding out the list of probables are Grade 1 winners Alterite, also trained by Brown, and Tannery, second in this race a year ago. Either Aigue Marine or Irish Mission, both Grade 3 winners trained by Christophe Clement, is anticipated to be among the field, with the other going to Santa Anita Park's Grade 1, $300,000 Rodeo Drive.

    In the Grade 1, $400,000 Vosburgh, a "Win & You're In" for the Breeders' Cup Sprint, New York-bred Palace will shoot for his third straight Grade 1 victory. Expected to line up against the Alfred G. Vanderbilt and Forego winner are Happy My Way, unraced since finishing second as the favorite in the Vanderbilt on August 2; Clearly Now, beaten favorite in the Forego; three-year-old Coup de Grace, winner of the Amsterdam who next was third as the 2-1 choice in the King's Bishop; Carter hero Dads Caps; Vosburgh defending champion Private Zone; and multiple stakes king Ribo Bobo, who will be making his Belmont debut.

    Woodward winner Itsmyluckyday will be taking an unconventional route to the Breeders' Cup Classic as he heads the field for the Grade 2, $400,000 Kelso at a mile. Likely to challenge the Lawyer Ron colt are Ack Ack winner Bradester, 3-2-0 in seven starts this year; last year's King's Bishop victor Capo Bastone, most recently fourth in the Forego; River Rocks, returning to graded company off a career-best 109 BRIS Speed figure last out at Saratoga; Scarly Charly, winner of a one-mile allowance in July at Belmont; and Vyjack, stretching out a furlong after finishing third in the Forego.

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    Miss Behaviour wires Charles Town Oaks

    Miss Behaviour was never challenged in her Charles Town Oaks romp Saturday night (Charles Town/Coady Photography)

    Cal MacWilliam and Neil Teitelbaum's Miss Behaviour took command of Saturday night's Grade 3, $500,000 Charles Town Oaks and never looked back en route to a dominating 9 3/4-length victory for trainer Phil Schoenthal.

    Miss Behaviour was never challenged while setting splits of :23, :46 2/5 and 1:11, drawing away by 11 lengths in the stretch before gearing down under jockey Jevian Toldeo. The bay daughter of Jump Start was sent off the even-money favorite against her nine rivals and returned $4.20 for finishing seven furlongs on the fast dirt in 1:24 3/5.

    Kiss to Remember rallied from midpack and dueled with fellow late runner Nesso to take second by a length over that opponent. Stormy Novel filled out the top four another 4 3/4 lengths back and was followed under the wire by Executive Allure, Honey's Ryan, Saintly Joan, Size, Aqua Regia and Pixie Dust. Discreetly Elusive and Sky Crew were both withdrawn.

    Miss Behaviour entered the Charles Town Oaks off a trio of runner-up performances against graded company in the Victory Ride, Test and Prioress. She recorded a front-running score in the Miss Preakness prior to those three and was third in the Stormy Blues to open her sophomore season.

    The Pennsylvania homebred has finished off-the-board just once in her 11 races to date, with that coming as a fifth-placing while making her juvenile finale in the Delta Downs Princess last November. Miss Behaviour began her career with three straight wins -- taking her maiden debut at Parx Racing, posting an 8 1/4-length romp in the Sorority at Monmouth Park and scoring in Belmont Park's Matron -- before finishing a close second in the Sharp Cat followed by her Delta Downs effort.

    With Saturday night's win, she's now banked $790,000 lifetime to go along with her 11-5-4-1 career mark.

    Miss Behaviour is the only registered stakes winner out of the stakes-placed Successful Appeal mare Successful Romance, and comes from the same female family as Grade 2 heroes Twilight Time and Park Avenue Ball.

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    In brief

    Barry K. Schwartz's Jacaranda (Congrats), a juvenile half-sister to unbeaten Florida Derby (G1) winner Constitution (Tapit), drew off by five lengths in her debut in Belmont Park's 7TH race on Sunday. Trained by Michael Hushion and ridden by Jose Ortiz, the 5-1 chance was headstrong off the pace early, but grabbed command through a half-mile in :45 4/5 on the muddy, sealed track and widened her margin to the wire. Jacaranda negotiated 6 1/2 furlongs in 1:18. Bred by Vinery in Kentucky, the chestnut was a $250,000 Keeneland September yearling. She is the third registered foal, and second runner, produced by stakes-placed Baffled (Distorted Humor), who is in turn a full sister to Group 1-placed Surfer. Baffled is also a half-sister to Grade 1 victor Emcee (Unbridled's Song) and stakes scorer Spring Party (Smart Strike). Constitution was knocked off the Triple Crown trail by a hairline fracture in his right front cannon bone, but he has been working regularly toward a comeback. After posting three works in August at WinStar Farm near Versailles, Kentucky, Constitution rejoined the Todd Pletcher barn at Belmont Park, where he already has four drills to his credit...

    Two-time Canadian champion Marchfield (A.P. Indy) was represented by his first winner when John C. Oxley's Field of Courage prevailed in Sunday's 1ST race at Woodbine. Eighth in the August 27 Simcoe in his unveiling at 6 1/2 furlongs, the Mark Casse pupil predictably thrived on the stretch-out to one mile and 70 yards here. The 6-5 favorite was reserved within striking position early by Patrick Husbands before pouncing in the stretch, and despite lugging in, pulled two lengths clear in a final time of 1:43 4/5 on the Polytrack. A $66,367 Ontario September yearling, Field of Courage was bred in that province by Cavendish Investing Ltd. He is out of the multiple stakes-winning and Grade 3-placed Miss Crissy (Bold n' Flashy), who is also responsible for stakes scorers Mesa Cielo (Sky Mesa) and Good Better Best (Best of the Bests) as well as stakes-placed More Miss Crissy (More Than Ready). Casse also trained Marchfield for owner/breeder Eugene Melnyk. The blueblood landed the 2007 Breeders' S., 2008 Autumn S. (Can-G2) and the 2009 Sky Classic (Can-G2) and Dominion Day H. (Can-G3), garnering Sovereign Awards as Canada's champion older male in his latter two campaigns. Out of multiple Grade 3 vixen and Canadian Broodmare of the Year Pico Teneriffe (Red Ransom), Marchfield was exported to South Africa last year. The 10-year-old stands at Moutonshoek Stud in the Western Cape, and his first South African foals are now arriving...

    Salvador Hernandez's multiple Grade 3 queen La Tia (City Place) has exited her third in the September 14 Canadian (Can-G2) at Woodbine in fine fashion. After setting out for her usual spot on the lead, the five-year-old mare was pressed by 71-1 longshot Skylander Girl (Stroll) through testing fractions of :23 3/5 and :47 1/5 on the good going under new jockey Joel Rosario. Entering the sizable Woodbine stretch, she fought gamely with eventual winner Deceptive Vision (A.P. Indy) before eventually finishing behind Royal Fury (Langfuhr) in third, beaten 4 1/4 lengths. "She came back pretty good," trainer Armando De La Cerda said. "She came back home OK and has been galloping good and feels strong and happy. Joel said she was a nice filly to ride and they never stopped pressuring her, but she never gave up and has a lot of heart. It was really soft and the stretch was very long. I don't know if I would have beaten the winner but I probably could have been second." Having to race in the Canadian in lieu of a $100,000 overnight handicap the previous week which didn't fill, De La Cerda now will be forced to make some tough decisions regarding the future. "I don't think I want to run at Keeneland (in the $400,000 First Lady [G1] on October 4) -- it's too close. I think I will probably wait and train her up to the ($200,000) Goldikova (G2) at Santa Anita on Breeders' Cup weekend."...

    Japan's three-pronged Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-G1) team, including the world's current highest-rated horse Just a Way (Heart's Cry), arrived in Chantilly Saturday, according to Racing Post. The trio were forced to travel by road from Amsterdam after their direct Tokyo to Paris flight was canceled.  Just a Way, winner of this year's Dubai Duty Free (UAE-G1) and Yasuda Kinen (Jpn-G1) most recently June 8, is joined by Oka Sho (Japanese  Guineas) winner Harp Star (Deep Impact), who warmed up with a victory over the third of the group, Gold Ship (Stay Gold), in the Sapporo Kinen (Jpn-G2) August 24. Just a Way is currently the joint second choice for the Arc at 7-1, while Harp Star is 8-1 and Gold Ship 16-1...

    Nuovo Record (Heart's Cry) had not raced since famously upsetting Arc hopeful Harp Star (Deep Impact) in the Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks) (Jpn-G1) May 25, but enjoyed a smooth return to the races in Sunday's Sho Rose (Jpn-G2), a prep for the October 19 Shuka Sho (Jpn-G1). Racing in fourth, about four lengths off the lead, along the fence through the opening stages, Nuovo Record responded to a few slaps of the stick to overhaul the pacesetter at the 200-meter mark and was driven out to score...

    Reigning Satsuki Sho (Japanese Two Thousand Guineas) (Jpn-G1) winner Isla Bonita (Fuji Kiseki), last seen finishing second in the June 1 Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby) (Jpn-G1), launched his fall campaign Sunday with a driving score in the Asahi Hai St Lite Kinen (Jpn-G2) at Niigata. Settling one slot off the fence in a stalking position, Isla Bonita moved through a gap at the top of the lane, overhauled the pacesetter in midstretch, and held off a handful of facile closers in this trial for the October 26 Kikuka Sho (Japanese St Leger) (Jpn-G1). The classy sophomore has not finished outside the top two in eight starts to date...

    After scoring by 9 1/2 lengths on debut over an extended mile at Galway July 30, Brooch (Empire Maker) was sent to Killarney to annex the Ruby S. over the same trip August 20 and continued the thread in game fashion in Sunday's Denny Cordell Fillies S. (Ire-G3) at Gowran. Second early tracking the pace, the Juddmonte homebred worked her way past Regardez (Champs Elysees) inside the last furlong and stayed on to maintain her perfect tally and provide jockey Pat Smullen with his first century. "That's wonderful. It's Pat's 100th winner of the season and my 15th Group winner this season," trainer Dermot Weld told Irish Racing Online. "She has progressed nicely through the ranks, winning her maiden then a listed race and now a Group race." Weld added that Brooch will now likely get a holiday. "I imagine that'll probably be it for the year," he said. "She always appreciates a nice ease in the ground and when I came here and walked the track I was delighted. She could develop into a Group 1 filly next year. The two English fillies she beat have been running at the top level."...

    Three-year-old filly Kaldera (Sinndar) underscored her stamina in the 130th running of the Deutsches St Leger (Ger-G3) Sunday. Successful once in four juvenile starts, the bay stepped up from garnering an April 25 Fontainebleau claimer on sophomore return to annex handicap events at Saint-Cloud May 23 and Longchamp June 19. She then ran fourth in the July 8 Hamburger Stutenpreis (Ger-G3) and lined up for this stamina test coming off a first black-type score in the 14-furlong Steherpreis at Baden-Baden September 6. The nosebanded distaffer was settled in rear, with just one behind, after receiving a bump at the break here. Relegated to last of the 10 at halfway, she inched closer rounding the home turn and kept on relentlessly under continued urging in the straight to inhale Virginia Sun (Doyen) in the dying strides for a career high...

    Dylan Mouth (Dylan Thomas) left well behind him a disappointing performance in the King Edward VII S. (Eng-G2) at Royal Ascot with an emphatic triumph in his comeback in Sunday's Premio Federico Tesio (Ity-G2) at Milan. The May 18 Derby Italiano (Ity-G2) winner, who was still unbeaten in his home country, faced a two-pound penalty for his classic success, but nonetheless proved much better than the 2013 Derby Italiano winner Biz the Nurse (Oratorio). Dylan Mouth stalked the pace set by his rabbit, Orpello (Orpen), and found the gap inside the last 400 meters. He ran on strongly to score by three lengths and finished with something left in the tank. Biz the Nurse ran out of speed at the crucial moment and stayed on well to snatch second over the German raider Oil Of England (Lord Of England). "Dylan Mouth was very unlucky at Royal Ascot, where he had a terrible trip," jockey Fabio Branca said. "Today he proved that he is a strong colt and stays well. The Gran Premio Del Jockey Club ([Ity-G1] October 19) is an obvious target and he will improve a lot." Dylan Mouth is the first winner out of the Group 3 winner Cottonmouth (Noverre), who enjoyed her second winner 20 minutes later at the Capannelle when her two-year-old filly Promissory Note (Rock of Gibraltar) outbattled a field of 14 newcomers...

    George and Lori Hall's Pants On Fire (Jump Start) was much the best as the 4-5 favorite in Saturday night's $100,000 Wild and Wonderful S. at Charles Town. The Kelly Breen pupil captured his first race since winning the Ack Ack H. (G3) at Churchill last September. He was exiting a neck second in the Left Bank S. at Belmont earlier this month. The six-year-old horse rolled past the leader with a furlong to go and drew clear under a hand ride from jockey Paco Lopez to win by 2 /14 lengths. The dark bay crossed the wire in 1:23 3/5 for the seven-furlong test over the fast main track. Pants On Fire banked $60,000 for his sixth stakes score to boost his bankroll to $1,327,635 from a 28-9-5-5 career line...

    In the last stakes race on the Charles Town card, Geeky Gorgeous (Devil His Due) captured back-to-back stakes races by coming away victorious in the $100,000 Pink Ribbon S. as the 3-5 chalk. Owned and trained by Daniel J. Lopez, the five-year-old mare was coming off a win earlier this month at Monmouth Park in the Eleven North H. for state-breds and received a 100 BRIS Speed rating. The dark bay stalked the pace, took over around the far turn and held on in the end for a 1 3/4-length victory. With Angel Serpa in the irons, she covered seven furlongs over the main track in 1:25 2/5 for her sixth stakes score. Geeky Gorgeous has a career record that stands at 21-11-3-4, $519,354...

    In the 5TH race on the Charles Town card, Kristy Petty's Hear the Chatter (Mass Media) pulled off the upset in the $51,200 Henry Mercer Memorial S. for two-year-old state-breds. The John Casey charge was sent off as the 11-1 fourth choice and returned $24.40 to his supporters for the win. Hear the Chatter dueled to the front in midstretch and widened his lead late to prevail by 2 3/4 lengths. The gelding went 4 1/2 furlongs over the main track in :52 1/5 with Gerald Almodovar up. The dark bay broke his maiden at first asking over this track in July and was exiting a runner-up finish against allowance foes last month at Delaware Park. Hear the Chatter has a career mark of 3-2-1-0, $52,520...

    In the companion race for juvenile fillies, James F. Miller's homebred Harlan's Destiny (Harlan's Holiday) broke her maiden as the even-money favorite in her second start in the $51,100 Rachel's Turn S. for state-breds. The Wayne Catalano trainee claimed the lead in midstretch and pulled away to a 5 1/2 score. The bay stopped the teletimer in :53 2/5 going 4 1/2 furlongs on the main track. Harlan's Destiny finished third in her racing debut at Arlington on September 4 and now has $34,070 in career earnings...

    Later on the Charles Town card, Taylor Mountain Farm LLC's Greenway Court (Windsor Castle) defended his title in the $50,900 It's Only Money S. for state-breds as the 3-5 public's betting choice. The James Casey pupil wired the field by a length in :51 3/5 for the 4 1/2-furlong contest over the main track. The bay gelding grabbed $30,540 for his third stakes victory to increase his lifetime earnings to $240,530 from a line of 20-9-6-2...

    Magnier, Tabor and Smith's Ol' Man River (Montjeu), currently among the favorites for next year's Derby (Eng-G1), could make his second start in the Royal Lodge S. (Eng-G2) at Newmarket September 27. He also holds an entry in the Somerville Tattersall S. (Eng-G3) there two days earlier. "Ol' Man River is a possible for the Royal Lodge, we'll know more (Monday)," trainer Aidan O'Brien said. Ol' Man River topped last year's Goffs Orby Sale, and became the second-highest priced yearling in Irish history, when fetching 2.85 million from M.V. Magnier. He earned "TDN Rising Star" status for his August 31 first-out victory at the Curragh...

    Molecomb S. (Eng-G3) winner Cotai Glory (Exceed and Excel), who unseated rider George Baker while in front yards before the finish line in the Flying Childers S. (Eng-G2) at Doncaster September 12, could seek redemption for that unfortunate loss in the Prix de l'Abbaye (Fr-G1) at Longchamp October 5. Trainer Charlie Hills noted he is considering supplementing the juvenile to run against elders over five furlongs. "He's come out of Doncaster in really good form, despite what happened," Hills said. "He's absolutely thriving on his racing at present -- his homework has improved after each race. If the ground stays on the faster side of good, then I'd say we'll probably supplement him for the Abbaye just because he's in such good form."...

    Fittocks Stud and Andrew Bengough's Silk Sari (Dalakhani), the five-length winner of the Park Hill S. (Eng-G2) at Doncaster Sept. 11, is likely to be supplemented for the British Champions Fillies and Mares S. (Eng-G1) at Ascot October 18. Trainer Luca Cumani noted that he is seeking a decent pace for the four-year-old filly. "There was talk after the race that she might head to France for the Prix de Royallieu ([Fr-G2] October 4), but a likely lack of pace in France -- she would have to make the running herself -- has made us think again and she'll probably head now for the Fillies and Mares on Champions Day," Cumani said. "Obviously, we run the risk back in trip of ending up in a race in which there might not be much pace, but she's exceeded expectations this year and seeing as it will be her last race we have nothing to lose."...

    After suffering a broken right hand in the final race at Churchill Downs on Kentucky Derby Day, jockey Jon Court is awaiting medical clearance Tuesday and hopes to return to race riding as early as Friday. "The hand's been feeling a lot better," Court said. "I've been galloping a few horses and it's been just a little sore, but hopefully I can get back on some mounts next weekend." Court, 53, said he is taking calls for next weekend, although he still is awaiting clearance from a medical examiner on Tuesday. "I have to take calls since next weekend is the last one here," he explained. "I talked to my doctor (Saturday) and asked him if I'd be good to go; he answered 'I'll see you Tuesday.'" Court is the 15th-ranked jockey in career wins at Churchill Downs with 448...

    Body soreness caused jockey Francisco Torres to take off of all mounts on Sunday's Churchill Downs card due to an incident that occurred Saturday at Indiana Grand...

    Happy birthday to trainer Charlie LoPresti, who celebrated No. 57 on Sunday.

    In brief

    Barry K. Schwartz's Jacaranda (Congrats), a juvenile half-sister to unbeaten Florida Derby (G1) winner Constitution (Tapit), drew off by five lengths in her debut in Belmont Park's 7TH race on Sunday. Trained by Michael Hushion and ridden by Jose Ortiz, the 5-1 chance was headstrong off the pace early, but grabbed command through a half-mile in :45 4/5 on the muddy, sealed track and widened her margin to the wire. Jacaranda negotiated 6 1/2 furlongs in 1:18. Bred by Vinery in Kentucky, the chestnut was a $250,000 Keeneland September yearling. She is the third registered foal, and second runner, produced by stakes-placed Baffled (Distorted Humor), who is in turn a full sister to Group 1-placed Surfer. Baffled is also a half-sister to Grade 1 victor Emcee (Unbridled's Song) and stakes scorer Spring Party (Smart Strike). Constitution was knocked off the Triple Crown trail by a hairline fracture in his right front cannon bone, but he has been working regularly toward a comeback. After posting three works in August at WinStar Farm near Versailles, Kentucky, Constitution rejoined the Todd Pletcher barn at Belmont Park, where he already has four drills to his credit...

    Two-time Canadian champion Marchfield (A.P. Indy) was represented by his first winner when John C. Oxley's Field of Courage prevailed in Sunday's 1ST race at Woodbine. Eighth in the August 27 Simcoe in his unveiling at 6 1/2 furlongs, the Mark Casse pupil predictably thrived on the stretch-out to one mile and 70 yards here. The 6-5 favorite was reserved within striking position early by Patrick Husbands before pouncing in the stretch, and despite lugging in, pulled two lengths clear in a final time of 1:43 4/5 on the Polytrack. A $66,367 Ontario September yearling, Field of Courage was bred in that province by Cavendish Investing Ltd. He is out of the multiple stakes-winning and Grade 3-placed Miss Crissy (Bold n' Flashy), who is also responsible for stakes scorers Mesa Cielo (Sky Mesa) and Good Better Best (Best of the Bests) as well as stakes-placed More Miss Crissy (More Than Ready). Casse also trained Marchfield for owner/breeder Eugene Melnyk. The blueblood landed the 2007 Breeders' S., 2008 Autumn S. (Can-G2) and the 2009 Sky Classic (Can-G2) and Dominion Day H. (Can-G3), garnering Sovereign Awards as Canada's champion older male in his latter two campaigns. Out of multiple Grade 3 vixen and Canadian Broodmare of the Year Pico Teneriffe (Red Ransom), Marchfield was exported to South Africa last year. The 10-year-old stands at Moutonshoek Stud in the Western Cape, and his first South African foals are now arriving...

    Salvador Hernandez's multiple Grade 3 queen La Tia (City Place) has exited her third in the September 14 Canadian (Can-G2) at Woodbine in fine fashion. After setting out for her usual spot on the lead, the five-year-old mare was pressed by 71-1 longshot Skylander Girl (Stroll) through testing fractions of :23 3/5 and :47 1/5 on the good going under new jockey Joel Rosario. Entering the sizable Woodbine stretch, she fought gamely with eventual winner Deceptive Vision (A.P. Indy) before eventually finishing behind Royal Fury (Langfuhr) in third, beaten 4 1/4 lengths. "She came back pretty good," trainer Armando De La Cerda said. "She came back home OK and has been galloping good and feels strong and happy. Joel said she was a nice filly to ride and they never stopped pressuring her, but she never gave up and has a lot of heart. It was really soft and the stretch was very long. I don't know if I would have beaten the winner but I probably could have been second." Having to race in the Canadian in lieu of a $100,000 overnight handicap the previous week which didn't fill, De La Cerda now will be forced to make some tough decisions regarding the future. "I don't think I want to run at Keeneland (in the $400,000 First Lady [G1] on October 4) -- it's too close. I think I will probably wait and train her up to the ($200,000) Goldikova (G2) at Santa Anita on Breeders' Cup weekend."...

    Japan's three-pronged Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-G1) team, including the world's current highest-rated horse Just a Way (Heart's Cry), arrived in Chantilly Saturday, according to Racing Post. The trio were forced to travel by road from Amsterdam after their direct Tokyo to Paris flight was canceled.  Just a Way, winner of this year's Dubai Duty Free (UAE-G1) and Yasuda Kinen (Jpn-G1) most recently June 8, is joined by Oka Sho (Japanese  Guineas) winner Harp Star (Deep Impact), who warmed up with a victory over the third of the group, Gold Ship (Stay Gold), in the Sapporo Kinen (Jpn-G2) August 24. Just a Way is currently the joint second choice for the Arc at 7-1, while Harp Star is 8-1 and Gold Ship 16-1...

    Nuovo Record (Heart's Cry) had not raced since famously upsetting Arc hopeful Harp Star (Deep Impact) in the Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks) (Jpn-G1) May 25, but enjoyed a smooth return to the races in Sunday's Sho Rose (Jpn-G2), a prep for the October 19 Shuka Sho (Jpn-G1). Racing in fourth, about four lengths off the lead, along the fence through the opening stages, Nuovo Record responded to a few slaps of the stick to overhaul the pacesetter at the 200-meter mark and was driven out to score...

    Reigning Satsuki Sho (Japanese Two Thousand Guineas) (Jpn-G1) winner Isla Bonita (Fuji Kiseki), last seen finishing second in the June 1 Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby) (Jpn-G1), launched his fall campaign Sunday with a driving score in the Asahi Hai St Lite Kinen (Jpn-G2) at Niigata. Settling one slot off the fence in a stalking position, Isla Bonita moved through a gap at the top of the lane, overhauled the pacesetter in midstretch, and held off a handful of facile closers in this trial for the October 26 Kikuka Sho (Japanese St Leger) (Jpn-G1). The classy sophomore has not finished outside the top two in eight starts to date...

    After scoring by 9 1/2 lengths on debut over an extended mile at Galway July 30, Brooch (Empire Maker) was sent to Killarney to annex the Ruby S. over the same trip August 20 and continued the thread in game fashion in Sunday's Denny Cordell Fillies S. (Ire-G3) at Gowran. Second early tracking the pace, the Juddmonte homebred worked her way past Regardez (Champs Elysees) inside the last furlong and stayed on to maintain her perfect tally and provide jockey Pat Smullen with his first century. "That's wonderful. It's Pat's 100th winner of the season and my 15th Group winner this season," trainer Dermot Weld told Irish Racing Online. "She has progressed nicely through the ranks, winning her maiden then a listed race and now a Group race." Weld added that Brooch will now likely get a holiday. "I imagine that'll probably be it for the year," he said. "She always appreciates a nice ease in the ground and when I came here and walked the track I was delighted. She could develop into a Group 1 filly next year. The two English fillies she beat have been running at the top level."...

    Three-year-old filly Kaldera (Sinndar) underscored her stamina in the 130th running of the Deutsches St Leger (Ger-G3) Sunday. Successful once in four juvenile starts, the bay stepped up from garnering an April 25 Fontainebleau claimer on sophomore return to annex handicap events at Saint-Cloud May 23 and Longchamp June 19. She then ran fourth in the July 8 Hamburger Stutenpreis (Ger-G3) and lined up for this stamina test coming off a first black-type score in the 14-furlong Steherpreis at Baden-Baden September 6. The nosebanded distaffer was settled in rear, with just one behind, after receiving a bump at the break here. Relegated to last of the 10 at halfway, she inched closer rounding the home turn and kept on relentlessly under continued urging in the straight to inhale Virginia Sun (Doyen) in the dying strides for a career high...

    Dylan Mouth (Dylan Thomas) left well behind him a disappointing performance in the King Edward VII S. (Eng-G2) at Royal Ascot with an emphatic triumph in his comeback in Sunday's Premio Federico Tesio (Ity-G2) at Milan. The May 18 Derby Italiano (Ity-G2) winner, who was still unbeaten in his home country, faced a two-pound penalty for his classic success, but nonetheless proved much better than the 2013 Derby Italiano winner Biz the Nurse (Oratorio). Dylan Mouth stalked the pace set by his rabbit, Orpello (Orpen), and found the gap inside the last 400 meters. He ran on strongly to score by three lengths and finished with something left in the tank. Biz the Nurse ran out of speed at the crucial moment and stayed on well to snatch second over the German raider Oil Of England (Lord Of England). "Dylan Mouth was very unlucky at Royal Ascot, where he had a terrible trip," jockey Fabio Branca said. "Today he proved that he is a strong colt and stays well. The Gran Premio Del Jockey Club ([Ity-G1] October 19) is an obvious target and he will improve a lot." Dylan Mouth is the first winner out of the Group 3 winner Cottonmouth (Noverre), who enjoyed her second winner 20 minutes later at the Capannelle when her two-year-old filly Promissory Note (Rock of Gibraltar) outbattled a field of 14 newcomers...

    George and Lori Hall's Pants On Fire (Jump Start) was much the best as the 4-5 favorite in Saturday night's $100,000 Wild and Wonderful S. at Charles Town. The Kelly Breen pupil captured his first race since winning the Ack Ack H. (G3) at Churchill last September. He was exiting a neck second in the Left Bank S. at Belmont earlier this month. The six-year-old horse rolled past the leader with a furlong to go and drew clear under a hand ride from jockey Paco Lopez to win by 2 /14 lengths. The dark bay crossed the wire in 1:23 3/5 for the seven-furlong test over the fast main track. Pants On Fire banked $60,000 for his sixth stakes score to boost his bankroll to $1,327,635 from a 28-9-5-5 career line...

    In the last stakes race on the Charles Town card, Geeky Gorgeous (Devil His Due) captured back-to-back stakes races by coming away victorious in the $100,000 Pink Ribbon S. as the 3-5 chalk. Owned and trained by Daniel J. Lopez, the five-year-old mare was coming off a win earlier this month at Monmouth Park in the Eleven North H. for state-breds and received a 100 BRIS Speed rating. The dark bay stalked the pace, took over around the far turn and held on in the end for a 1 3/4-length victory. With Angel Serpa in the irons, she covered seven furlongs over the main track in 1:25 2/5 for her sixth stakes score. Geeky Gorgeous has a career record that stands at 21-11-3-4, $519,354...

    In the 5TH race on the Charles Town card, Kristy Petty's Hear the Chatter (Mass Media) pulled off the upset in the $51,200 Henry Mercer Memorial S. for two-year-old state-breds. The John Casey charge was sent off as the 11-1 fourth choice and returned $24.40 to his supporters for the win. Hear the Chatter dueled to the front in midstretch and widened his lead late to prevail by 2 3/4 lengths. The gelding went 4 1/2 furlongs over the main track in :52 1/5 with Gerald Almodovar up. The dark bay broke his maiden at first asking over this track in July and was exiting a runner-up finish against allowance foes last month at Delaware Park. Hear the Chatter has a career mark of 3-2-1-0, $52,520...

    In the companion race for juvenile fillies, James F. Miller's homebred Harlan's Destiny (Harlan's Holiday) broke her maiden as the even-money favorite in her second start in the $51,100 Rachel's Turn S. for state-breds. The Wayne Catalano trainee claimed the lead in midstretch and pulled away to a 5 1/2 score. The bay stopped the teletimer in :53 2/5 going 4 1/2 furlongs on the main track. Harlan's Destiny finished third in her racing debut at Arlington on September 4 and now has $34,070 in career earnings...

    Later on the Charles Town card, Taylor Mountain Farm LLC's Greenway Court (Windsor Castle) defended his title in the $50,900 It's Only Money S. for state-breds as the 3-5 public's betting choice. The James Casey pupil wired the field by a length in :51 3/5 for the 4 1/2-furlong contest over the main track. The bay gelding grabbed $30,540 for his third stakes victory to increase his lifetime earnings to $240,530 from a line of 20-9-6-2...

    Magnier, Tabor and Smith's Ol' Man River (Montjeu), currently among the favorites for next year's Derby (Eng-G1), could make his second start in the Royal Lodge S. (Eng-G2) at Newmarket September 27. He also holds an entry in the Somerville Tattersall S. (Eng-G3) there two days earlier. "Ol' Man River is a possible for the Royal Lodge, we'll know more (Monday)," trainer Aidan O'Brien said. Ol' Man River topped last year's Goffs Orby Sale, and became the second-highest priced yearling in Irish history, when fetching 2.85 million from M.V. Magnier. He earned "TDN Rising Star" status for his August 31 first-out victory at the Curragh...

    Molecomb S. (Eng-G3) winner Cotai Glory (Exceed and Excel), who unseated rider George Baker while in front yards before the finish line in the Flying Childers S. (Eng-G2) at Doncaster September 12, could seek redemption for that unfortunate loss in the Prix de l'Abbaye (Fr-G1) at Longchamp October 5. Trainer Charlie Hills noted he is considering supplementing the juvenile to run against elders over five furlongs. "He's come out of Doncaster in really good form, despite what happened," Hills said. "He's absolutely thriving on his racing at present -- his homework has improved after each race. If the ground stays on the faster side of good, then I'd say we'll probably supplement him for the Abbaye just because he's in such good form."...

    Fittocks Stud and Andrew Bengough's Silk Sari (Dalakhani), the five-length winner of the Park Hill S. (Eng-G2) at Doncaster Sept. 11, is likely to be supplemented for the British Champions Fillies and Mares S. (Eng-G1) at Ascot October 18. Trainer Luca Cumani noted that he is seeking a decent pace for the four-year-old filly. "There was talk after the race that she might head to France for the Prix de Royallieu ([Fr-G2] October 4), but a likely lack of pace in France -- she would have to make the running herself -- has made us think again and she'll probably head now for the Fillies and Mares on Champions Day," Cumani said. "Obviously, we run the risk back in trip of ending up in a race in which there might not be much pace, but she's exceeded expectations this year and seeing as it will be her last race we have nothing to lose."...

    After suffering a broken right hand in the final race at Churchill Downs on Kentucky Derby Day, jockey Jon Court is awaiting medical clearance Tuesday and hopes to return to race riding as early as Friday. "The hand's been feeling a lot better," Court said. "I've been galloping a few horses and it's been just a little sore, but hopefully I can get back on some mounts next weekend." Court, 53, said he is taking calls for next weekend, although he still is awaiting clearance from a medical examiner on Tuesday. "I have to take calls since next weekend is the last one here," he explained. "I talked to my doctor (Saturday) and asked him if I'd be good to go; he answered 'I'll see you Tuesday.'" Court is the 15th-ranked jockey in career wins at Churchill Downs with 448...

    Body soreness caused jockey Francisco Torres to take off of all mounts on Sunday's Churchill Downs card due to an incident that occurred Saturday at Indiana Grand...

    Happy birthday to trainer Charlie LoPresti, who celebrated No. 57 on Sunday.

    Carryover Watch

    For Monday or Next Raceday

    GULFSTREAM:   Pick 6 -- $50,000
    ARLINGTON:   Pick 9 -- $42,628
        Pick 6 -- $11,390
        Pick 5 -- $11,278
        High 5 -- $9,490
    BELMONT:   Pick 6 -- $29,459
    LAUREL:   Pick 5 -- $19,297
    CHURCHILL:   Pick 6 -- $11,424
    PARX RACING:   Pick 6 -- $9,840

    Results

    NORTH AMERICAN GRADED STAKES RESULTS

    CHARLES TOWN OAKS (G3), CT, $500,000, 3YO, F, 7F, 9-20.
    2—MISS BEHAVIOUR, f, 3, Jump Start--Successful Romance, by Successful Appeal. O-MacWilliam, Cal and Teitelbaum, Neil, B-Cal MacWilliam & Teitelbaum & As (PA), T-Phil Schoenthal, J-Jevian Toledo, $288,000.
    8—Kiss to Remember, f, 3, Big Brown--Taft Lil Queen, by Irish Open. ($15,000 '12 KEESEP). O-Maggi Moss, B-Big Brown Syndicate & Mr & Mrs Charles McGinnes (MD), $96,000.
    3—Nesso, f, 3, Roman Ruler--Devotedness, by Anet. O-Amaty Racing Stables, B-Donald R Dizney (FL), $48,000.
    Also Ran: Stormy Novel, Executive Allure, Honey's Ryan, Saintly Joan, Size, Aqua Regia, Pixie Dust.
    Winning Time: 1:24 3/5 (ft)
    Margins: 9 3/4, 1, 4 3/4.
    Odds: 1.10, 5.30, 15.20.

    Miss Behaviour wires Charles Town Oaks

    Miss Behaviour was never challenged in her Charles Town Oaks romp Saturday night (Charles Town/Coady Photography)

    Cal MacWilliam and Neil Teitelbaum's Miss Behaviour took command of Saturday night's Grade 3, $500,000 Charles Town Oaks and never looked back en route to a dominating 9 3/4-length victory for trainer Phil Schoenthal.

    Miss Behaviour was never challenged while setting splits of :23, :46 2/5 and 1:11, drawing away by 11 lengths in the stretch before gearing down under jockey Jevian Toldeo. The bay daughter of Jump Start was sent off the even-money favorite against her nine rivals and returned $4.20 for finishing seven furlongs on the fast dirt in 1:24 3/5.

    Kiss to Remember rallied from midpack and dueled with fellow late runner Nesso to take second by a length over that opponent. Stormy Novel filled out the top four another 4 3/4 lengths back and was followed under the wire by Executive Allure, Honey's Ryan, Saintly Joan, Size, Aqua Regia and Pixie Dust. Discreetly Elusive and Sky Crew were both withdrawn.

    Miss Behaviour entered the Charles Town Oaks off a trio of runner-up performances against graded company in the Victory Ride, Test and Prioress. She recorded a front-running score in the Miss Preakness prior to those three and was third in the Stormy Blues to open her sophomore season.

    The Pennsylvania homebred has finished off-the-board just once in her 11 races to date, with that coming as a fifth-placing while making her juvenile finale in the Delta Downs Princess last November. Miss Behaviour began her career with three straight wins -- taking her maiden debut at Parx Racing, posting an 8 1/4-length romp in the Sorority at Monmouth Park and scoring in Belmont Park's Matron -- before finishing a close second in the Sharp Cat followed by her Delta Downs effort.

    With Saturday night's win, she's now banked $790,000 lifetime to go along with her 11-5-4-1 career mark.

    Miss Behaviour is the only registered stakes winner out of the stakes-placed Successful Appeal mare Successful Romance, and comes from the same female family as Grade 2 heroes Twilight Time and Park Avenue Ball.

    ONTARIO DERBY (CAN-G3), WO, $160,401, 3YO, 1 1/8M, 9-21.
    8—FLORIDA WON, c, 3, Birdstone--Grand Portege, by Grand Slam. ($385,000 '12 KEESEP). O-Live Oak Plantation, B-Gainesway Thoroughbreds Ltd (KY), T-Mark E. Casse, J-Patrick Husbands, $82,116.
    2—Coltimus Prime, c, 3, Milwaukee Brew--Certainly Special, by Distorted Humor. O-Cabernet Racing Stables, B-J Horner (ON), $43,795.
    7—Ami's Holiday, c, 3, Harlan's Holiday--Victorious Ami, by Victory Gallop. O-Ivan Dalos, B-Tall Oaks Farm (ON), $18,066.
    Also Ran: Squeeze the King, Jose Sea View, Lunar Rover, Picozza.
    Winning Time: 1:50 4/5 (ft)
    Margins: 1HF, HF, 1 3/4.
    Odds: 10.15, 2.25, 1.55.

    Trainer Stats

    BRIS TRAINER STATS FROM PAST 60 DAYS

    Trainer   Starts   Wins   Win %
    Scott D. Mullins   17   8   47
    Judi Yearout   15   7   47
    Rob Atras   23   10   43
    Greg Tracy   97   40   41
    Thomas Drury, Jr.   17   7   41
    Julio C. Canani   15   6   40
    William J. Morey, Jr.   16   6   38
    Riley Rycroft   16   6   38
    Philip A. Sims   19   7   37
    J. Larry Jones   30   11   37
    Kirk Ziadie   36   13   36
    Richard R. Scherer   28   10   36
    Cathal A. Lynch   51   18   35
    Norman McKnight   34   12   35
    Steve Attard   17   6   35
    Lorna M. Gray   17   6   35
    L. Tracy McCarthy   17   6   35
    Christi Flores   20   7   35
    Brian M. Roberts   20   7   35
    Ron Moquett   26   9   35
    Marcos Zulueta   29   10   34
    Kenneth Gleason   41   14   34
    Keith G. Bourgeois   50   17   34
    Scott Becker   103   35   34
    Steve Klesaris   27   9   33

    Results

    NORTH AMERICAN NON-GRADED STAKES RESULTS

    LA LORGNETTE S., WO, $156,707, 3YO, F, 1 1/16M, 9-21.
    2—SWEATER WEATHER, f, 3, Milwaukee Brew--Susur, by Cape Canaveral. (C$39,000 '12 ONTSEP). O-Frank D Di Giulio, Jr, B-Osprey Stable (ON), T-Robert P. Tiller, J-Patrick Husbands, $104,014.
    5—Unspurned, f, 3, Lemon Drop Kid--Banga Ridge, by Snow Ridge. O-Christine Hayden, B-Christine Hayden (ON), $27,372.
    6—Llanarmon, f, 3, Sky Mesa--Gold Strike, by Smart Strike. O-Harlequin Ranches, B-Cavendish Investing Ltd (ON), $13,686.
    Also Ran: Paradise Alley, Ginger Swirl, Madly Truly, Lapsang, Enhanced.
    Winning Time: 1:43 3/5 (ft)
    Margins: 1HF, 4 1/4, 2HF.
    Odds: 1.90, 2.60, 6.50.
     
    BERTRAM F. BONGARD S., BEL, $150,000, 2YO, 7F, 9-21.
    1—SARATOGA HEATER, c, 2, Temple City--Hot Spell, by Salt Lake. ($30,000 '13 FTNAUG; $100,000 2014 OBSAPR). O-PR Racing, B-Machmer Hall (NY), T-Lisa L. Lewis, J-Joel Rosario, $90,000.
    5—Bullheaded Boy, c, 2, Bullsbay--Sister Dyer, by Pulpit. ($40,000 '13 FTNAUG; $115,000 2014 OBSJUN). O-Gary Barber, B-Zeke Kobak & Danny Bramer (NY), $30,000.
    3—Market Conduct, c, 2, Super Saver--Charleston Springs, by Capote. ($100,000 '13 FTNAUG). O-Klaravich Stables, Inc and Lawrence, William H, B-Robert Hahn (NY), $15,000.
    Also Ran: Chloe's Wonderboy, Banana Thief, Tizquick.
    Winning Time: 1:24 3/5 (my)
    Margins: 4, 1, 11 1/4.
    Odds: 3.40, 2.15, 1.75.
     
    JOSEPH A. GIMMA S., BEL, $147,000, 2YO, F, 7F, 9-21.
    1—TEMPER MINT PATTY, f, 2, Congrats--His Beauty, by Adcat. ($30,000 '13 FTNAUG; $95,000 2014 FTFMAR). O-Mark H Stanley, B-Gallaghers Stud, Inc (NY), T-Dale L. Romans, J-Irad Ortiz, Jr., $90,000.
    6—My Super Nova, f, 2, Super Saver--Reforestation, by Forestry. ($105,000 '12 KEENOV; $100,000 '13 FTNAUG). O-R A Hill Stable, B-SF Racing, LLC (NY), $30,000.
    2—Hard to Stay Notgo, f, 2, More Than Ready--Whichwaydidshego, by Storm Cat. O-Broman, Sr, Chester and Mary, B-Chester & Mary R Broman (NY), $15,000.
    Also Ran: Myfourchix, Freudie Anne.
    Winning Time: 1:23 3/5 (my)
    Margins: 13HF, 3HF, 1 3/4.
    Odds: 2.20, 2.10, 3.20.
     
    WILD AND WONDERFUL S., CT, $100,000, 3YO/UP, 7F, 9-20.
    8—PANTS ON FIRE, h, 6, Jump Start--Cabo de Noche, by Cape Town. O-Hall, George and Lori, B-K & G Stables (KY), T-Kelly J. Breen, J-Paco Lopez, $60,000.
    1—Good Lord, g, 7, Greatness--Dowager Lady, by Whadjathink. O-Shank, Thomas D and Young, Stan, B-Marilyn Fazo Seltzer (FL), $20,000.
    3—Handsup Moneydown, g, 5, Sharp Humor--Fit to Scout, by Fit to Fight. ($27,000 '10 FTKOCT). O-Ramon Preciado, B-Buck Pond Farm, Inc (KY), $10,000.
    Also Ran: Lovmeister, The Camden Comet, Smash and Grab.
    Winning Time: 1:23 3/5 (ft)
    Margins: 2 1/4, HF, 7 3/4.
    Odds: 0.80, 1.90, 6.60.
     
    PINK RIBBON S., CT, $100,000, 3YO/UP, F/M, 7F, 9-20.
    4—GEEKY GORGEOUS, m, 5, Devil His Due--Thatholeinmypocket, by Pure Prize. O-Daniel J Lopez, B-Joe-Dan Farm (NJ), T-Daniel J. Lopez, J-Angel Serpa, $57,600.
    10—Flattering Bea, f, 4, Flatter--Wild Bea, by Wild Rush. O-James W Arrison, B-James Arrison (KY), $19,200.
    9—Table Three Ten, m, 5, El Prado (IRE)--Hopes and Dreams, by More Than Ready. O-Team Valor International, B-Cobra Farm & Suzanne Biszantz (KY), $9,600.
    Also Ran: Strike the Moon, Brenda's Way, Ms. Cruisen', Liberated, More Than a Cruise, Sure Route (GB), Awesome Mama.
    Winning Time: 1:25 2/5 (ft)
    Margins: 1 3/4, HF, 3.
    Odds: 0.70, 7.30, 11.20.
     
    GEORGE MALOOF FUTURITY, ALB, $89,441, 2YO, C/G, 6F, 9-21.
    3—BURNING IT, g, 2, Roman Emperor--Burnt, by Cherokee Run. O-Gallegos Del Norte Racing, B-Gallegos Del Norte Racing (NM), T-Bart G. Hone, J-Elvin Gonzalez, $44,720.
    8—L Dandy, g, 2, Real Dandy--Elvira Ego, by Homestand. O-Fred I Danley, B-Rita J Danley (NM), $17,890.
    1—Gator Heat, c, 2, Southwestern Heat--Gator Prowl, by Roar of the Tiger. O-Robison, J Kirk and Judy, B-Judy & J Kirk Robison (NM), $10,733.
    Also Ran: Born a Ruler, Hot News, French Lyon, Domer Simpson, Naci Knothead, Dom Juan, My Menchie, Back Seat Thrills.
    Winning Time: 1:11 1/5 (ft)
    Margins: NK, 2, 1 1/4.
    Odds: 52.60, 36.70, 6.60.
     
    DESSIE AND FERN SAWYER FUTURITY, ALB, $84,057, 2YO, F, 6F, 9-21.
    5—HUMARUMBA, f, 2, Diabolical--Songs Say So Much, by Yankee Gentleman. O-S Diana Bringhurst, B-Diana Bringhurst (NM), T-J. Owen Bringhurst, J-Brian James Theriot, $42,453.
    3—Hello Texas, f, 2, Desert God--Isabellas Way, by City Zip. O-King, Brad and Taylor, Dale, B-Brad King & Steve Prather (NM), $16,981.
    8—Desert Gambler, f, 2, Desert God--Inrightclassitime, by Straight Man. O-Taylor, Dale, Taylor, Carey and Hogg, Jon, B-Dale F & Debbie Taylor (NM), $10,189.
    Also Ran: Swede Caroline, Free Expression, Miss Won Ton, I Am Dandy, Icy Bells, La Foxie Lady.
    Winning Time: 1:11 (ft)
    Margins: HF, 1 3/4, 1 3/4.
    Odds: 1.80, 2.40, 2.60.
     
    KATELLA S., LRC, $75,000, 3YO/UP, 6F, 9-20.
    6—SEEKING THE SHERIF, g, 5, Officer--Seeking Adel, by Seeking the Gold. O-Goodwin, Tim, Zolotas, Steven and Zolotas, Sabina Romo, B-Diamond A Racing Corp (KY), T-Ronald W. Ellis, J-Edwin A. Maldonado, $45,000.
    5—Distinctiv Passion, c, 4, With Distinction--Dance Forthe Green, by West by West. ($65,000 '11 OBSAUG; $17,500 '11 OBSJAN). O-Brown, Jr, Edward J, Klein, Alan and Lebherz, Phillip, B-Harold J Plumley (FL), $15,000.
    3—Spirit Rules, g, 5, Tribal Rule--Heavenly Lady, by Danzatore. ($8,500 '10 BESJAN; $20,000 '10 BESOCT). O-Accardy, Barbara, Siedler, Craig, Xitco, Jim and Xitco, Mark, B-John & Allegra Ernst (CA), $9,000.
    Also Ran: Drill, Regally Soul.
    Winning Time: 1:08 2/5 (ft)
    Margins: 1HF, 1, 2 3/4.
    Odds: 1.20, 2.70, 3.90.
     
    LAS MADRINAS S., LRC, $75,000, 3YO/UP, F/M, 1 1/16M, 9-21.
    4—IRISH PRESENCE, f, 4, Midnight Lute--Proper Form, by Deputy Minister. ($50,000 2012 FTFMAR). O-Zankich, Anthony and Lofino, Sr, Michael D, B-Dash Goff (KY), T-Danny Velasquez, J-Kent J. Desormeaux, $45,375.
    3—Legacy, f, 4, Sightseeing--Royal Flush, by Smart Strike. ($17,000 '11 KEESEP). O-Jain, John, Opas, Lawrence and Sinatra, Frank R, B-Dr Lawrence Opas, Dr John Jain & Dr Frank Sinatra (KY), $15,375.
    5—My Happy Face, f, 4, Tiz Wonderful--Summer Star, by Siberian Summer. ($35,000 '11 KEESEP). O-Dubb, Michael and Rockingham Ranch, B-Spendthrift Farm & Shawhan Place (KY), $9,375.
    Also Ran: Zilber (BRZ).
    Winning Time: 1:42 4/5 (ft)
    Margins: HF, 1, 6 1/4.
    Odds: 2.30, 2.00, 1.30.
     
    NEW MEXICO STATE FAIR THOROUGHBRED BREEDERS S., ALB, $60,000, 3YO, 1 1/16M, 9-20.
    6—GHOST REALMS, g, 3, Ghostly Moves--Tapioca, by Pleasant Tap. O-Cannon, Jerry and Sheree, B-Patricia L Davis MD (NM), T-Terry A. Walker, J-Felipe Valdez, $36,000.
    5—Desert Mystery, g, 3, Desert God--Favorite Jewel, by Favorite Trick. O-Terry B Adams, B-Dr Terry Bill Adams (NM), $12,000.
    3—Mays Or Mantle, g, 3, Diabolical--No Better Time, by Two Punch. O-Robison, J Kirk and Judy, B-Judy & J Kirk Robison (NM), $6,000.
    Also Ran: Mancation, El Maximo, Helluva Lester.
    Winning Time: 1:44 1/5 (ft)
    Margins: 3/4, 6 1/4, 3.
    Odds: 9.70, 8.00, 0.40.
     
    HENRY MERCER MEMORIAL S., CT, $51,200, 2YO, 4 1/2F, 9-20.
    2—HEAR THE CHATTER, g, 2, Mass Media--Stefani's Surprise, by Stephen Got Even. O-Kristy Petty, B-Kristy Petty (WV), T-John A. Casey, J-Gerald Almodovar, $30,720.
    1—King of the Castle, c, 2, Windsor Castle--Queen Hennessy K C, by King Cugat. O-Chester Stable LLC, B-Cynthia Louise Tucker (WV), $10,240.
    7—One More Time, c, 2, Charitable Man--Lets Just Do It, by Roy. O-Kristy Petty, B-John Allen Casey (WV), $5,632.
    Also Ran: Lamontagne, George Town Cat, My Cat George, Too Much to Do, My Vet's a Genius, Furrfield Storm.
    Winning Time: :52 1/5 (ft)
    Margins: 2 3/4, 1 1/4, HD.
    Odds: 11.20, 1.90, 3.90.
     
    RACHEL'S TURN S., CT, $51,100, 2YO, F, 4 1/2F, 9-20.
    5—HARLAN'S DESTINY, f, 2, Harlan's Holiday--Mantekilla, by Lemon Drop Kid. O-James F Miller, B-James Miller (WV), T-Wayne M. Catalano, J-Rafael Manuel Hernandez, $30,660.
    9—My Sister Caro, f, 2, Bop--Rite of Spring, by Feel the Power. ($14,000 '13 FTMSEP). O-Kenyon G Furlong, B-O'Sullivan Farms LLC (WV), $10,220.
    4—Just a Real Cat, f, 2, Fiber Sonde--Be Fuhr Real, by Langfuhr. O-John D McKee, B-John D McKee (WV), $5,621.
    Also Ran: Mint to Fly, Sassafras Springs, Whisper Win, Dynamizzen, Little Enemy, Miss Stroud.
    Winning Time: :53 2/5 (ft)
    Margins: 5 1/4, NK, 1.
    Odds: 1.10, 5.20, 14.60.
     
    IT'S ONLY MONEY S., CT, $50,900, 3YO/UP, 4 1/2F, 9-20.
    4—GREENWAY COURT, g, 5, Windsor Castle--Candy One, by Yankee Victor. O-Taylor Mountain Farm LLC, B-James W Casey (WV), T-James W. Casey, J-Antonio Lopez, $30,540.
    6—Mr. Ripken, g, 4, Fiber Sonde--Safe at First, by Honour and Glory. O-Cynthia E O'Bannon, B-Cynthia O'Bannon (WV), $10,180.
    2—Halter Off, g, 4, Windsor Castle--Reluctant Bride, by Runaway Groom. O-Marsha L Laurendine, B-James W Casey (WV), $5,599.
    Also Ran: Just Fuhr Real, Mastic Village, Klondike Kop, Balto More.
    Winning Time: :51 3/5 (ft)
    Margins: 1, 2 1/4, 3/4.
    Odds: 0.70, 4.20, 2.10.
     
    SCARLET & GRAY H., TDN, $50,000, 3YO/UP, F/M, 6F, 9-21.
    (DH) 8—FLORAL SKY, f, 4, Sky Mesa--Floral Park, by Forest Wildcat. ($230,000 '11 KEESEP). O-Loooch Racing Stable, Inc, B-Langsem Farm, Inc (OH), T-Anthony F. Rini, J-Jason P. Lumpkins, $20,000.
    (DH) 11—CRAFTY BLUE KAT, f, 3, Crafty Shaw--Blue Katana, by Formal Dinner. ($2,700 '12 OBSAUG). O-Charlie J Williams LLC, B-Dr D W Frazier (OH), T-Sandra Marie Adkins, J-Walter De La Cruz, $20,000.
    7—Pyrite Blues, f, 4, Toccet--Blue Sword, by Crusader Sword. O-Pyrite Stables, B-D W Frazier, MD (OH), $5,000.
    Also Ran: Blazing Bling, Sky Crew, Devil's Lil Bit, River City Girl, She's the Prize, Derby Day Storm, Craquelure, Perfecton Princess.
    Winning Time: 1:12 3/5 (ft)
    Margins: NK, NK, 1.
    Odds: 13.40, 13.80, 9.30.
     
    ALBERTA OAKS, NP, $44,687, 3YO, F, 1M, 9-20.
    9—SAINT SASSY SUE, f, 3, Saint Stephen--Miss Sassy Sue, by Ecton Park. O-Wilde Racing, B-Bar None Ranches Ltd (AB), T-Amber Buniak, J-Scott Williams, $27,372.
    6—Pick a Prize, f, 3, Pure Prize--Dangereux, by Rhythm. O-Red Ron Farms and Stone Ranches, Ltd, B-Stone Ranches Ltd (AB), $9,124.
    3—Brookes Magic, f, 3, Gilded Time--Alke Special, by Alke. O-K6 Ranches, Limited, B-Affirmed Investment Corp (AB), $4,562.
    Also Ran: Rosavita, Strictlycitation, Tithing, Fair Savannah, Lucy Q, Littlepiper.
    Winning Time: 1:40 4/5 (ft)
    Margins: 6HF, 7 1/4, HF.
    Odds: 3.75, 24.55, 4.80.
     
    ALBERTA BREEDERS' H., NP, $44,360, 3YO/UP, 1 1/16M, 9-20.
    5—BARFLY'S SURVIVOR, g, 5, Survivalist--Summer Barfly, by Siberian Summer. O-Steele Valley Farms, B-Steele Valley Farms (AB), T-Jerri R. Robertson, J-Nela Mohammed, $27,372.
    3—Silver Baubles, g, 5, Gilded Time--Silver Seven, by Silver Deputy. O-Bar None Ranches Ltd, B-Bar None Ranches Ltd (AB), $9,124.
    6—For Cash, g, 4, Stephen Got Even--Punching, by Two Punch. O-Southview Ag 1998 Ltd, B-Lyle & Phylis Farkash (AB), $4,562.
    Also Ran: Bud Time, Wild Crush, Keene On Demand.
    Winning Time: 1:46 3/5 (ft)
    Margins: NO, 1 1/4, 10 1/4.
    Odds: 34.45, 5.40, 0.20.

    NORTH AMERICAN ALLOWANCE RESULTS

    BEL, 8TH, AOC, $65,000, 3YO/UP, 1 1/16MT, 9-21.
    9—OCALA JIM, g, 4, E Dubai--Merion Miss, by Halo. ($70,000 '11 FTNAUG; $40,000 2012 OBSMAR). O-Funky Munky Stable LLC, B-Berkshire Stud (NY), T-David G. Donk, J-Jose Lezcano, $39,000.
    6—Street Game, h, 6, Street Cry (IRE)--Thunder Achiever, by Thunder Puddles. O-Brian and Kerry Novak, Inc, B-Nustar Breeding LLC (NY), $13,000.
    4—Majestic Raffy, h, 6, Raffie's Majesty--Badger Pocket, by Badger Land. ($2,500 '09 FTMOCT). O-Island Wind Racing, B-Wellspring Stables (NY), $6,500.
    Winning Time: 1:45 1/5 (yl)
     
    LRC, 7TH, AOC, $63,400, 3YO/UP, F/M, 5 1/2F, 9-20.
    3—POPALICIOUS, f, 4, Ministers Wild Cat--Sea Poppy, by Forestry. O-Miller, Lynn and Tom, B-Tommy Town Thoroughbreds, LLC (CA), T-Eddie Truman, J-Kent J. Desormeaux, $39,000.
    4—Sudden Sunday, m, 5, Bertrando--Sunday Dress, by General Meeting. O-Nicholas B Alexander, B-Nick Alexander (CA), $13,000.
    6—My Sweet Addiction, f, 4, Tiznow--Healthy Addiction, by Boston Harbor. O-Pamela C Ziebarth, B-Pamela Ziebarth (KY), $6,000.
    Winning Time: 1:03 (ft)
     
    BEL, 6TH, ALW, $62,000, 3YO/UP, F/M, 7FT, 9-21.
    9—ALL MINE TONIGHT, m, 5, Holy Bull--Minetonightsfirst, by d'Accord. ($65,000 '10 FTNAUG). O-Whisper Hill Farm, B-Edition Farm (NY), T-Eddie Kenneally, J-Javier Castellano, $37,200.
    8—Nonnie Connie, f, 4, Frost Giant--Sly Isabella, by Majestic Light. ($82,000 2012 OBSAPR). O-Winning Move Stable, Marshall, Ronald M and Team Classic Racing, B-Empire Stud, LLC (NY), $12,400.
    1—Aesthetique, f, 3, Bernstein--Tiffany Twisted, by Thunder Gulch. ($125,000 '12 FTNAUG). O-Marc Keller, B-Dr William B Wilmot & Dr Joan M Taylor (NY), $6,200.
    Winning Time: 1:24 (yl)
     
    BEL, 9TH, ALW, $62,000, 3YO/UP, F/M, 7FT, 9-21.
    1—RUMBLE DOLL, f, 3, Street Boss--Little Buttercup, by Labeeb (GB). ($15,000 '12 KEESEP; $65,000 2013 OBSJUN). O-Falcone, Robert and All Heart Racing Stables, B-Lawrence Goichman (NY), T-Robert N. Falcone, Jr., J-Rajiv Maragh, $37,200.
    8—Given Fire, m, 5, Point Given--Willshefire, by Williamstown. O-Farone Stables LLC, B-Thomas & Joan Farone (NY), $12,400.
    9—Thatza Wrap, f, 3, Hard Spun--Safety Net, by A.P. Indy. O-Broman, Sr, Chester and Mary, B-Chester & Mary R Broman (NY), $6,200.
    Winning Time: 1:24 4/5 (yl)
     
    WO, 4TH, OCL, $56,086, 3YO/UP, F/M, 1 1/16M, 9-21.
    3—ANGEL WITH CLASS, m, 5, Niigon--Silver Silks, by Silver Deputy. O-Nicholas Nosowenko, B-Pedigree Farms Inc (ON), T-Nicholas Nosowenko, J-Patrick Husbands, $34,872.
    5—Mauna Kea, m, 5, Peaks and Valleys--Ocean Classic, by Sky Classic. O-Discovery Racing and Freeman, Edward R, B-Edward Freeman & Frank Mermenstein (ON), $11,624.
    2—Guchi Gold, f, 3, Mr. Sekiguchi--Royal Advantage, by Regal Classic. O-Lorna L Possler, B-Lorna Possler (FL), $3,994.
    Winning Time: 1:45 1/5 (ft)
     
    WO, 3RD, ALW, $55,967, 3YO/UP, 1 1/16M, 9-21.
    1—BINKS FOREST, g, 6, Street Cry (IRE)--Joan Joan Joan, by Touch Gold. ($62,000 '09 KEESEP). O-Michael Wright Racing Stable, Inc, B-P & B Bloodstock (KY), T-Michael W. Wright, J-Jesse M. Campbell, $32,080.
    3—General Keon, g, 3, Zanjero--Sweet Tart, by Lemon Drop Kid. O-Stroud, Murray, Micallef, Tom A and DiPasquale, Sam, B-Murray Stroud (FL), $10,693.
    5—Impetuous Act, g, 4, Harlington--El Tara, by Schossberg. O-Crean, R F, Chris, A and Partner, B-Hill 'N' Dale Farms (ON), $7,056.
    Winning Time: 1:44 1/5 (ft)
     
    WO, 8TH, ALW, $55,932, 3YO/UP, 6F, 9-21.
    3—SKY OVER FLATS, g, 4, Sky Mesa--Hello Barbara Sue, by Dehere. ($60,000 '11 KEESEP). O-Hill, Jim and Susan, B-John C Oxley (KY), T-Reade Baker, J-James McAleney, $32,080.
    9—Bear's Big Boy, g, 4, Congaree--Bears Peacemaker, by Deputy Commander. O-Tucci Stables, B-Bear Stables LTD (ON), $10,693.
    4—Travelin Dream, g, 5, Express Tour--Steppedoutofadream, by Horatius. ($22,000 2013 OBSJAN). O-Kelly Callaghan, B-Karen J Silva (FL), $5,881.
    Winning Time: 1:09 1/5 (ft)
     
    LRC, 4TH, AOC, $48,760, 2YO, F, 6F, 9-20.
    3—WEDDING BLUSH, f, 2, Pure Prize--Autumn Wedding, by Runaway Groom. ($10,000 '13 ARZOCT). O-Lanning, Curt and Lila, B-H & E Ranch (AZ), T-Ed Moger, Jr., J-Rafael Bejarano, $27,600.
    2—Stealth Drone, f, 2, Smoke Glacken--Stealth Cat, by Magic Cat. O-Haymes, N, Kenney, D, Sterling Stables, Leibovitch, G and Rothblum, S, B-Judy & J Kirk Robison (KY), $9,200.
    4—Do the Danse, f, 2, Kafwain--Big City Danse, by Joyeux Danseur. O-Tommy Town Thoroughbreds LLC, B-Tommy Town Thoroughbreds, LLC (CA), $7,176.
    Winning Time: 1:10 (ft)
     
    LRC, 3RD, AOC, $48,484, 3YO/UP, 1M, 9-21.
    1—SONG TO YOU, g, 4, Unbridled's Song--Lexington Girl, by Storm Cat. O-Mt Brilliant Farm LLC, B-Mount Brilliant Farm & Ranch, LLC (KY), T-Michael Stidham, J-Joseph Talamo, $27,600.
    4—Rusty Road, g, 3, Point Given--Cimarron Forest, by Forestry. O-Diamond A Racing Corporation, B-Diamond A Racing Corp (KY), $9,200.
    5—Full Dancer, g, 5, Fullbridled--Dixiegrace, by Dixieland Band. O-Peter Redekop B C, Ltd, B-Barbara Kelly (CA), $7,176.
    Winning Time: 1:36 (ft)
     
    MTH, 9TH, ALW, $48,371, 3YO/UP, F/M, 6F, 9-21.
    10—BEAR MOON, f, 4, Gators n Bears--My Moonbeam, by Malibu Moon. O-Cathy Denelsbeck, B-Cathy T Denelsbeck (NJ), T-Cathy Denelsbeck, J-Vince Halliday, $26,933.
    7—Rainbow At Midnite, f, 3, Eddington--Bright Rainbow, by High Brite. O-Roron Stables, B-Ro-Ron Stables (NJ), $9,450.
    1—Main Entrance, f, 4, Congrats--Right This Way, by West by West. O-Prima Ventures LLC, B-Alan James Pesch (NJ), $4,725.
    Winning Time: 1:11 1/5 (ft)
     
    LRC, 6TH, AOC, $48,156, 3YO/UP, F/M, 1M, 9-20.
    6—PRETTYPRICEYGIRL, m, 5, Scat Daddy--Lacie Girl, by Editor's Note. ($17,000 '10 KEESEP). O-J K Racing LLC, B-Don M Robinson, John Donaldson & Oxford Farm (KY), T-Leonard Powell, J-Kent J. Desormeaux, $27,600.
    5—Rosies Ready, f, 4, Ready's Image--Bound to Blush, by Boundary. ($2,700 '11 KEESEP; $110,000 2012 OBSAPR). O-Tamkin, Curtis and Priscilla, B-Nicky Kearns & Walmac Farm (KY), $9,200.
    3—Melanistic, m, 5, Ministers Wild Cat--Back Door Girl, by Charismatic. O-Abbondanza Racing, LLC, B-Ron Goodman (CA), $7,176.
    Winning Time: 1:36 3/5 (ft)
     
    AP, 9TH, ALW, $42,540, 3YO/UP, F/M, A1 1/16MT, 9-20.
    2—COMPELLING CASE, m, 5, Successful Appeal--Jousting, by Sword Dance (IRE). O-Team Block, B-Team Block (IL), T-Chris M. Block, J-Emmanuel Esquivel, $26,280.
    2B—Tapnfire, f, 4, Pleasant Tap--Radiant Rocket, by Peteski. O-Team Block, B-Team Block (IL), $8,760.
    8—Lovely Loyree, f, 3, Cactus Ridge--Lil Cora Tee, by Lil E. Tee. O-Feel The Thunder Stable, Oak Rock Racing, LLC, Bojarski, Biondo et al, B-Barr Three LLC (IL), $4,400.
    Winning Time: 1:44 4/5 (fm)
     
    GP, 3RD, AOC, $39,000, 3YO/UP, F/M, 6F, 9-21.
    8—CAJUN SUNRISE, f, 3, Northern Afleet--Cajun Dawn, by Awesome Again. O-William Churly, B-Helen Barbazon, Joseph Barbazon, Patricia Horth & Curtis Mikkelson (FL), T-Stephen L. DiMauro, J-Juan C. Leyva, $23,800.
    6—Silver Sashay, f, 4, Eurosilver--River of Faith, by Bahri. ($27,000 2012 OBSAPR; $4,200 2012 OBSJAN). O-Acclaimed Racing Stable, B-Emerald Pastures Corp (FL), $8,150.
    3—Sunset Silhouette, f, 3, Wildcat Heir--Premier Peak, by Mt. Livermore. O-Debra Posgai, B-Debra Posgai (FL), $3,900.
    Winning Time: 1:10 3/5 (ft)
     
    CD, 8TH, AOC, $35,910, 3YO/UP, 6 1/2F, 9-21.
    6—TARPY'S GOAL, h, 5, High Cotton--Terre Des Hommes (IRE), by Exbourne. ($8,500 '09 OBSOCT; $70,000 2011 FTFMAR). O-Mike Tarp, B-Chad R Schumer & Nancy Sexton (FL), T-Dale L. Romans, J-Corey J. Lanerie, $21,180.
    5—Brink of War, c, 4, Defer--Sunday Sport, by Honour and Glory. O-Thomas R McCarthy, B-Kenneth L & Sarah K Ramsey (KY), $7,060.
    3—Bagg O'Day, g, 3, Five Star Day--Art Gallery, by Cure the Blues. ($5,000 '12 FTKOCT). O-Windy Spa Racing Stable LLC and Robertson, Bobby, B-Columbine Stable, LLC (KY), $4,100.
    Winning Time: 1:16 3/5 (ft)
     
    MTH, 2ND, AOC, $35,120, 3YO/UP, A5 1/2FT, 9-21.
    6—RESPIGHI, c, 4, Friendly Island--Elke, by Dixie Union. ($5,200 '11 KEEJAN). O-Iris Ann Coggins, B-Peachtree Farm (KY), T-Edward T. Allard, J-Josiah Francis Hampshire, Jr., $20,520.
    4—Ginger Goose (GB), g, 4, Royal Applause (GB)--Eclaircie (IRE), by Thunder Gulch. (37,000gns '11 TATDEC). O-Patricia Hunger, B-Mrs C F van Straubenzee and Partners (GB), $7,200.
    1A—Delta Warrior, c, 3, Majestic Warrior--Delta Breeze, by Gulch. O-Fabio Mazzarella, B-Kinsman Farm (KY), $3,600.
    Winning Time: 1:03 (fm)
     
    MTH, 8TH, ALW, $34,620, 3YO/UP, 1 1/16MT, 9-21.
    8—THUNDER CALLS, g, 4, Bernstein--Mille Feville, by Saint Ballado. ($27,000 '11 OBSAUG; $60,000 2012 OBSMAR). O-Mr Amore Stable, B-Haras Santa Maria de Araras S A (FL), T-Jason Servis, J-Gabriel Saez, $20,520.
    9—Couldawouldashould, g, 5, Sweet Return (GB)--Forever Ready, by Mister Jolie. O-Stonesthrow Thoroughbred Farm Inc, B-Stones Throw Thoroughbred Farm (NJ), $7,200.
    3—Breathaway, g, 5, Andromeda's Hero--Girlsgonewild, by Wild Again. O-Raymar Stables LLC, B-Irish Hill Century Farm (NY), $3,600.
    Winning Time: 1:43 2/5 (fm)
     
    AP, 5TH, AOC, $34,560, 3YO/UP, A5 1/2FT, 9-21.
    6—SILVER LINING JOHN, g, 4, Tiz Wonderful--Silver Lullaby, by Najran. ($140,000 '11 KEESEP; $8,000 2013 KEENOV). O-AJM Racing and Walters Racing, B-Columbiana Farm (KY), T-Tammy Domenosky, J-Emmanuel Esquivel, $19,200.
    1—Uncle Jeep, g, 8, Marquetry--Code's Secret, by Lost Code. ($18,000 '07 KEESEP). O-Barnes, Deets, Domenosky, Nicholson Thoroughbreds, LLC et al, B-John Karakourtis (IL), $8,960.
    8—Forest Elf, g, 5, Kitten's Joy--Cherokee Probe, by Cherokee Run. ($5,000 '10 KEESEP). O-Dare To Dream Stable LLC (Michael Faber), B-Kenneth L & Sarah K Ramsey (KY), $3,200.
    Winning Time: 1:04 (gd)
     
    IND, 5TH, AOC, $34,000, 3YO/UP, 1 3/8MT, 9-20.
    3—FOREVER SURE, g, 6, El Corredor--Always Sure, by Lord at War (ARG). O-Carden, Jerry and Martin, Paul E, B-Popatop, LLC (KY), T-Kim Hammond, J-Orlando Mojica, $20,400.
    8—Bell by the Ridge, g, 7, Tiger Ridge--My Belle Chantel, by Lucky North. O-Scarlet Stable, B-Joseph J Sullivan (FL), $6,800.
    2—Shakeyogroovething, g, 9, Dance Brightly--Hurrah Hurrah, by Rahy. O-Sherri L Greenhill, B-Laurie Lynn Hickman (OH), $3,400.
    Winning Time: 2:13 4/5 (fm)
     
    ZIA, 5TH, ALW, $31,585, 2YO, 5 1/2F, 9-21.
    5—LIBERTY LOVER, c, 2, Diabolical--Wildcat Diva, by Forest Wildcat. O-Robison, J Kirk and Judy, B-Judy & J Kirk Robison (NM), T-Henry Dominguez, J-Norberto Arroyo, Jr., $19,845.
    2—Caliente Carson, g, 2, Southwestern Heat--Precious Legs, by Parentheses. O-Welch, Barbara and McElligott, Lora T, B-Mike Welch (NM), $7,560.
    4—Record Heat, g, 2, Southwestern Heat--Balcovy, by Saint Ballado. O-Robison, J Kirk and Judy, B-Judy & J Kirk Robison (NM), $4,095.
    Winning Time: 1:07 (sy)
     
    ZIA, 6TH, ALW, $31,500, 3YO/UP, 1M, 9-21.
    1—CARMEN'S ROCKET, g, 4, Rocket Included--Carmen's Delight, by Carmen's Glory. O-Lucky Six, Inc, B-Lucky Six Inc (NM), T-Johnnie L. Nall, J-Norberto Arroyo, Jr., $19,530.
    2—Vic Tories, g, 4, Desert God--That's Becky, by Thatsusintheolbean. O-Randy J Smith, B-Joe Allen (NM), $6,930.
    4—Texas Rocket, g, 4, Rocket Included--My Texas Gal, by Coordinator. O-Lucky Six, Inc, B-Lucky Six Inc (NM), $3,150.
    Winning Time: 1:41 1/5 (sy)
     
    PID, 4TH, ALW, $31,500, 3YO/UP, F/M, 1M, 9-21.
    1—PAUPER'S QUEEN, m, 6, Royal Academy--Regallino, by Robellino. O-Ronald Clark, B-Atkins Homes, Inc (VA), T-Gerald E. Brooks, J-Antonio A. Gallardo, $18,000.
    3—Spring Reason, m, 5, El Prado (IRE)--Spring Season, by Seeking the Gold. O-Augustin Stable, B-George Strawbridge Jr (PA), $7,800.
    7—I'am Toorific, m, 7, Teton Forest--Highest Ground, by Lemon Drop Kid. ($1,700 '08 KEESEP). O-Anne L Walsh, B-James Paliafito & Tom Keegan (KY), $3,000.
    Winning Time: 1:39 (ft)
     
    RP, 8TH, ALW, $31,000, 3YO/UP, F/M, 7 1/2FT, 9-20.
    10—NEW GAL N TOWN, f, 4, Bernstein--Termalina, by Touch Gold. ($50,000 '11 KEESEP). O-Randy Patterson, B-Sierra Farm (KY), T-Randy L. Morse, J-Terry J. Thompson, $18,345.
    1—Talkin Taylor, m, 6, Oratory--Only Seventeen, by Exploit. ($2,200 '09 KEESEP). O-Clint Donaho, B-Hyperion Bloodstock (KY), $6,115.
    2—Tickle Again, m, 6, Unusual Heat--Wild Tickle, by Roar. O-Richard A Bell, B-Richard A Bell (CA), $3,363.
    Winning Time: 1:34 1/5 (fm)
     
    MNR, 7TH, ALW, $31,000, 3YO/UP, F/M, 5 1/2F, 9-20.
    2—SATURDAY SUPRISE, f, 4, Any Given Saturday--Carolina Sunrise, by Awesome Again. ($22,000 '10 KEENOV; $5,000 '11 KEESEP). O-Robert L Cole, Jr, B-Cabotaba Partnership & Darley (KY), T-Kevin S. Patterson, J-Luis M. Quinones, $18,910.
    1—Dream S'more, f, 3, Mineshaft--S'more Smoke, by Smoke Glacken. O-Danny White, B-Danny & Ann White (KY), $6,200.
    5—Dreamin Big, m, 6, Pure Prize--Hush U Dreamer, by Roar. O-Penny S Lauer, B-Michael E & Penny S Lauer (IN), $3,100.
    Winning Time: 1:05 (ft)
     
    PEN, 2ND, ALW, $30,149, 3YO/UP, 1 1/2MT, 9-20.
    5—MASERATI (BRZ), g, 5, Point Given--Dear Celina (BRZ), by Roi Normand. O-Amy Taylor, B-Fazenda Mondesir (BRZ), T-Leslie F. Young, J-David Cora, $17,700.
    4—Halton Gully, g, 7, Runaway Groom--Sweet Vale, by Wild Again. O-I and S Stable, B-Eugene Melnyk (KY), $5,900.
    6—Fessed Up, g, 4, Showing Up--Juicie Tidbit, by Quiet American. O-Lael Stables, B-Mr & Mrs M Roy Jackson (PA), $3,894.
    Winning Time: 2:31 (fm)
     
    TDN, 3RD, ALW, $28,500, 3YO/UP, 6F, 9-21.
    3—RAFFIE'S DELIGHT, g, 4, Raffie's Majesty--Shawklit Kisses, by Cape Canaveral. O-Danielle Agnello, B-Xanthus Farms, Inc (PA), T-Anthony Dailey, J-Jacob Radosevich, $14,400.
    1—Mr Sox, g, 5, Franchise Player--Madame Janette, by Supremo. O-Thomas L Thornton, B-Tom Thornton (OH), $7,800.
    4—Sin N Sail, g, 4, Saints n' Sinners--Sailor's Dream, by Iron Cat. O-R and P Racing Stables, LLC, B-Rodney Clark Faulkner (OH), $3,900.
    Winning Time: 1:13 2/5 (ft)
     
    CT, 6TH, ALW, $26,200, 3YO/UP, 6 1/2F, 9-20.
    7—LETS GET IT GOING, g, 3, Distorted Humor--Spring Meadow, by Meadowlake. O-Neal Berch, B-Live Oak Stud (FL), T-Kieron Magee, J-J. D. Acosta, $15,600.
    8—Seeking an Empire, g, 4, Empire Maker--Girl of Gold, by Seeking the Gold. ($80,000 '11 KEESEP). O-Pocket Aces Racing LLC, B-Dr & Mrs Walter Zent & Tony Holmes (KY), $5,200.
    4—Cinderella'spalace, g, 4, Windsor Castle--Our Princess, by Lido Palace (CHI). O-Taylor Mountain Farm LLC, B-James W Casey (WV), $2,600.
    Winning Time: 1:19 3/5 (ft)
     
    TDN, 6TH, ALW, $22,500, 3YO/UP, 6F, 9-21.
    7—DISTANT ISLANDS, g, 5, Petionville--Tahitian Pearl, by El Prado (IRE). O-Madrigal, Barbara and Safko, Lonn, B-Arrowwood Farm (PA), T-Rodrigo Madrigal, Sr., J-Jeffrey Skerrett, $13,500.
    2—Blue Recruit, g, 3, Salute the Sarge--Blues on Parade, by Cure the Blues. ($10,500 '12 INDOCT). O-Mast Thoroughbreds LLC, B-Pat & Dennis Doran (IN), $4,500.
    3—Guy On the Go, g, 6, Tapit--Gal on the Go, by Irgun. ($140,000 '09 KEESEP; $10,000 2012 OBSOCT). O-Jamen Davidovich, B-Hermitage Farm LLC & James English (KY), $2,250.
    Winning Time: 1:12 4/5 (ft)
     
    HST, 4TH, ALW, $18,247, 3YO, 1 1/8M, 9-20.
    6—BLUEGRASS MISS, f, 3, Bluegrass Cat--Lucinda, by Olympio. O-Leif S Nordahl, B-Waterville Bloodstock LLC, William Arvin Jr & Gabriel Duignan (KY), T-Mike Anderson, J-Jeffery Burningham, $10,401.
    4—Goliath, g, 3, Finality--Real Vain, by Western Trick. (C$6,000 '12 BRCSEP). O-Swift Thoroughbreds, Inc, B-Red Rock Farm (BC), $3,650.
    2—Laguna Blaze, g, 3, Heatseeker (IRE)--Burning Hope, by Dehere. (C$46,000 '12 BRCSEP). O-Century Plaza Stable, B-Tod Mtn Thoroughbreds (BC), $2,007.
    Winning Time: 1:51 2/5 (ft)
     
    FE, 8TH, ALW, $16,971, 3YO/UP, F/M, 6 1/2F, 9-21.
    2—SANDYS HURRICANE, f, 3, Alphabet Soup--Go Go Wild, by Wild Event. O-Gaito, Tony and Simms, Sharon B, B-Michael Payer (ON), T-John Simms, J-Kirk Johnson, $10,182.
    3—Ringsforthegirls, m, 5, Philanthropist--Paul's Girl, by Bianconi. O-Joy K Elkins, B-Paul Buttigieg (ON), $3,394.
    6—Swingwiththering, m, 7, Where's the Ring--Toughonabankroll, by Smoke Glacken. O-Austin Hinds, B-Austin Hinds (ON), $1,697.
    Winning Time: 1:19 (ft)
     
    RET, 8TH, ALW, $15,500, 3YO/UP, 6F, 9-20.
    8—MULA RUN, g, 4, Mula Gula--Choctaw Lady, by Cherokee Run. O-Sonny Ellen, III, B-Sonny Ellen & Lynn Ellen (TX), T-Jerimiah W. West, J-Francisco Escalera Perez, $9,000.
    5—Martys Wimbledon, g, 4, Wimbledon--Martys Expectation, by Valid Expectations. O-George A Bryant, B-Jim T & Marty Evans (TX), $3,000.
    10—Peeta, g, 4, Early Flyer--Wild Ditty, by Wild Rush. O-William E Goss, B-John Silverthorne Ranch (TX), $1,650.
    Winning Time: 1:11 3/5 (ft)

    Trainer/Jockey Stats

    BRIS TRAINER/JOCKEY STATS FROM PAST 60 DAYS

    Trainer/Jockey Combo   Starts   Wins   Win %
    Rob Atras/Alexis X. Batista   15   8   53%
    Ramon Preciado/Roberto Alvarado, Jr.   22   11   50%
    Kirk Ziadie/Edgard J. Zayas   16   8   50%
    Kiaran P. McLaughlin/Irad Ortiz, Jr.   21   10   48%
    William D. Cowans/Dean A. Sarvis   17   8   47%
    Wesley A. Ward/Rafael Manuel Hernandez   17   8   47%
    M. Anthony Ferraro/Jaime Rodriguez   15   7   47%
    Ron Moquett/Ricardo Santana, Jr.   15   7   47%
    Gustavo Delgado/Edgard J. Zayas   20   9   45%
    Greg Tracy/Scott Williams   29   13   45%
    Tammy Domenosky/James Graham   18   8   44%
    Jason Servis/Gabriel Saez   18   8   44%
    Greg Tracy/Rico W. Walcott   44   19   43%
    Scott Becker/Rafael Manuel Hernandez   49   20   41%
    Keith G. Bourgeois/Joseph Walter Patin, Jr.   27   11   41%
    Jorge Navarro/Eddie Castro   30   12   40%
    William Delia/Ricardo Gonzalez   20   8   40%
    Joshua C. Faulkner/Christian P. Pilares   15   6   40%
    Dru S. Hall/Nikeela Renae Black   15   6   40%
    Blair A. Miller/Christopher Husbands   15   6   40%
    Greg Tracy/Damario Bynoe   15   6   40%
    Rigoberto Velasquez/David G. Lopez   23   9   39%
    Jon G. Arnett/Norberto Arroyo, Jr.   18   7   39%
    Daniel J. Lopez/Angel Serpa   18   7   39%
    Craig MacPherson/Richard Harvey Hamel   26   10   38%

    At a Glance
    MONMOUTH PARK AT A GLANCE
     
    Avg. Winning Odds: 5.08 - 1
    Favorite Win%: 33%, Favorite Itm%: 69%
     
    EXOTICS PAYOFF
    Exacta88.54
    Daily Double83.86
    Trifecta495.42
    Pick 3758.48
    Superfecta4,051.55
    Pick 45,434.01
    Pick 524,479.74
    Pick 6 Jackpot104,291.34
    TRACK BIAS MEET(05/10 - 09/20)
    Distance #
    Race
    %
    Wire
    Best
    Style
    Best
    Posts
    5.5fDirt 49 33% E Inside
    6.0fDirt 199 38% E Rail/Ins
    1 MileDirt 64 19% E/P Rail/Ins
    1m 70yDirt 50 16% E/P Outside
    Turf Sprint 42 45% E Inside
    Turf Routes 129 16% E/P Middle
    TRACK BIAS WEEK(09/14 - 09/20)
    Distance #
    Race
    %
    Wire
    Best
    Style
    Best
    Posts
    5.5fDirt 2 50% E Inside
    6.0fDirt 7 29% E/P Outside
    1 MileDirt 3 33% P Inside
    1m 70yDirt 1 0% E Middle
    Turf Sprint 0 0% - na
    Turf Routes 6 0% E/P Middle
    Who's HOT, Who's NOT
     
    HOT TRAINERS Starts WinsPlace ShowAvg.
    Odds
    Winning
    Favorites
    '13-' 14
    Win%
    Navarro Jorge 14 6 2 2 2.54 3 32%
    Servis Jason 8 3 2 3 2.74 2 23%
    Lopez Daniel J. 3 2 0 0 5.40 1 20%
    Catalano Wayne M. 5 2 1 0 6.86 1 21%
    Kelly Timothy James 5 2 0 1 18.36 1 13%
    Mullin Michael S. 5 2 0 0 20.14 1 11%
    Wilson Tony 5 2 0 0 12.58 0 15%
     
    HOT JOCKEYS Starts WinsPlace ShowAvg.
    Odds
    Winning
    Favorites
    '13-' 14
    Win%
    Saez Gabriel 25 7 2 5 7.64 2 15%
    Moya Ramon F. 10 3 1 1 18.49 1 15%
    Serpa Angel 12 3 0 1 8.24 1 14%
     
    COLD JOCKEYS Starts WinsPlace ShowAvg.
    Odds
    Beaten
    Favorites
    '13-' 14
    Win%
    Juarez Nik 19 0 0 1 14.02 3 9%
    Zayas Jonathan 18 0 2 1 21.01 0 7%
                   

    North American Maiden Winners
    Battle Cat--Madd Karol by Madraar; MADD EDITION, g, 2, ASD, Msw, 9-21, 5 1/2f, 1:08 1/5. B-Robert Nokes & Rosemarie Pollock (MB.).
    Bluegrass Cat--Lady Dynasty by Richter Scale; BLUEGRASS ANGUS, c, 2, HST, Msw, 9-20, 6 1/2f, 1:17 2/5. B-Mr. & Mrs. Richard S. Kaster (KY.). $5,000 '13 KEESEP.
    Cause to Believe--Never Assume by Vying Victor; I BELIEVE IN ANGEL, f, 2, HST, Msw, 9-21, 3 1/2f, :39 3/5. B-Bryan Anderson & Carol Anderson (BC.). C$57,000 '13 BRCSEP.
    Colonel John--Im So Fine by Elusive Quality; MY JOHNNY BE GOOD, c, 2, AP, Msw, 9-21, 7f, 1:25 1/5. B-Casner Racing LP (KY.).
    Comic Strip--Cottonwood Babe by Benchmark; CASH ONLY, c, 2, STK, Mcl 12500, 9-21, 5f, :59 1/5. B-William T. Gray DVM & Jill B. Gray (CA.).
    Congrats--Baffled by Distorted Humor; JACARANDA, f, 2, BEL, Msw, 9-21, 6 1/2f, 1:18 . B-Vinery LLC (KY.). $250,000 '13 KEESEP. *1/2 to Constitution (G1$649,350).
    Cowboy Cal--Whom Shall I Fear by Soto; FEAR THE COWBOY, c, 2, GP, Msw, 9-21, 1m, 1:38 4/5. B-University of Kentucky (KY.). $1,500 '13 FTKFEB.
    Da Stoops--Skymate by Sky Mesa; COCAPTAIN, g, 2, RET, Msw, 9-20, 7 1/2fT, 1:32 4/5. B-Clark O. Brewster (OK.). $1,600 2014 TEXAPR.
    First Samurai--Sonorous by Unbridled's Song; SANDY'S SONG, f, 2, LRC, Msw, 9-21, 6f, 1:10 . B-B. Wahl LLC (KY.). $20,000 '13 KEESEP; $120,000 2014 OBSAPR.
    Flashy Bull--Fly Don't Drive by Harlan's Holiday; G FIVE, c, 2, GP, Mcl 25000, 9-21, 6f, 1:11 2/5. B-Brereton C. Jones (KY.). $145,000 '13 FTKJUL.
    Grand Slam--Turkish Pride by Cherokee Run; GRAND JR, c, 2, GP, Msw, 9-21, 5fT, :57 3/5. B-Stonehaven Steadings (KY.). $15,000 '13 KEESEP; $26,000 2014 OBSJUN.
    Habayeb--Miss Van Gogh by Vindication; SENORITA DOMINGUEZ, f, 2, BTP, Msw, 9-21, 6 1/2f, 1:19 4/5. B-Jacqueline Rosalie Jackson (OH.).
    Henny Hughes--Our Mariella by Victory Gallop; I'M A LOOKER, f, 2, CD, Msw, 9-21, 5f, :58 1/5. B-Emilie Gerlinde Fojan & Bona Terra Stud, LLC (KY.). $4,500 '13 FTKFEB.
    Intimidator--Musical Gift by Songandaprayer; GIFTED GABBER, f, 2, LAD, Mcl 12500, 9-20, 6f, 1:14 1/5. B-Steve Asmussen (LA.).
    Marchfield--Miss Crissy (G1P$453,514), by Bold N' Flashy; FIELD OF COURAGE, c, 2, WO, Msw, 9-21, 1m 70y, 1:43 4/5. B-Cavendish Investing Ltd. (ON.). C$70,000 '13 ONTSEP. *1/2 to Good Better Best (MSW$353,468). ***FIRST WINNER FOR SIRE
    Pioneerof the Nile--Undercover Angel by Distorted Humor; OMARVELOUS, c, 2, CD, Mcl 20000, 9-21, 1m, 1:38 4/5. B-Zayat Stables (KY.).
    Quest--Itsmollysday by Going Commando; FOXY CHAMP, g, 2, ASD, Mcl 18750, 9-20, 5 1/2f, 1:07 4/5. B-Dave Champion, Anne Champion & Larry Falloon (MB.).
    Sixthirteen--Iforgottobeme by Free at Last; JUDY KAY, f, 2, EMD, Mcl 7500, 9-21, 5f, :59 2/5. B-Shady Valley Ranch (WA.).
    Songandaprayer--Fan Appeal by Lear Fan; EVERY MAY, c, 2, LRC, Msw, 9-21, 6f, 1:10 2/5. B-Tony Feng & Norman Cheng (KY.).
    Square Eddie--Mama Lula by Fit to Fight; WALLOPING LULA, f, 2, STK, Mcl 25000, 9-21, 5 1/2f, 1:06 . B-David J Payne (CA.).
    Tapit--Essential Edge (G2$462,415), by Storm Cat; LEADING EDGE, f, 2, WO, Msw, 9-21, 1m 70y, 1:44 4/5. B-Chiefswood Stables Limited (ON.).
    Too Much Bling--Head for the Shed by Summer Squall; ELECTRIFY, f, 2, RET, Msw, 9-20, 6f, 1:13 4/5. B-W. S. Farish (TX.).
    Uncle Abbie--Dixie Fleura by Dixieland Heat; MARE OF SHILOH, f, 2, RP, Msw, 9-20, 1mT, 1:38 2/5. B-Rusty Hatcher (TX.).
    Where's the Ring--Moon Mist (G2$321,094), by Key to the Moon; MR. AMOS, c, 2, MTH, Mcl 40000, 9-21, 1m, 1:41 . B-Paradox Farm, Inc. (ON.). C$6,200 '13 ONTSEP; $32,000 2014 OBSAPR. *1/2 to Barlee Mist (G3$673,819).
    Yankee Gentleman--Emily Blaze by Saratoga Six; GENTLEMAN LEN, g, 2, LAD, Mcl 12500, 9-21, 6f, 1:13 2/5. B-Brad Ortego (LA.).
    Yankee Gentleman--Staria by Unbridled's Song; HITHEREDARLING, g, 2, LAD, Msw, 9-21, 6f, 1:12 1/5. B-Randel Stutes (LA.). $25,000 '13 LTBSEP.
    Zanjero--Dancing Taylor ($324,334), by Kipper Kelly; DRIVE ALL NIGHT, c, 2, IND, Moc 15000, 9-20, 6f, 1:11 3/5. B-Midwest Thoroughbreds Inc. (IN.).
    Act of Duty--I'm a Love Bug by Lyphard; MON PETIT POTE, g, 3, RET, Msw, 9-20, 6f, 1:12 2/5. B-O. V. Moss (LA.). $20,000 '12 TEXAUG.
    Alumni Hall--Bold Starlet by Bold Executive; GAGA LADY, f, 3, FE, Mcl 5000, 9-21, 5 1/2f, 1:08 . B-W. S. Farish (ON.). C$1,200 '12 ONTSEP.
    Cahill Road--Aunt Tizzy by Cee's Tizzy; PLATINUM KISSES, f, 3, EMD, Mcl 5000, 9-20, 5f, :58 . B-Candi Tollett & John D'alessandro (WA.).
    Capsized--Twice a Lady by Exbourne; COME ON GUY, g, 3, FP, Mcl 4000, 9-20, 1m 70y, 1:46 3/5. B-Bob Esposito & Linda Esposito (IL.).
    City Zip--Park View by Quiet American; DIXIE ZIP, f, 3, BTP, Msw, 9-21, 6f, 1:12 2/5. B-Langsem Farm, Inc. (OH.). $47,000 '12 KEESEP.
    Colonel John--My Gallop by Mr. Greeley; COLONEL JANE, f, 3, CD, Mcl 30000, 9-21, 6f, 1:11 4/5. B-Doug Branham (KY.). $87,000 '12 KEESEP.
    E Dubai--Hold the Starch by Rahy; FOREIGN ACCENT, g, 3, WO, Mcl 16000, 9-21, 6f, 1:10 2/5. B-Firestone Farms Ltd. (ON.).
    Fusaichi Pegasus--Spenny by Menifee; BELLA FACHI, f, 3, BEL, Mcl 20000, 9-21, 6f, 1:12 3/5. B-Vincent A. Vivolo Jr. (NY.).
    Fusaichi Pegasus--Artistic Cat by Sir Cat; PAID EXPECTATIONS, f, 3, MTH, Mcl 10000, 9-21, 6f, 1:12 3/5. B-Vincent Nardone & Steve Taglienti (NJ.).
    Giant Gizmo--Crumpet by Bold N' Flashy; DOUGHMAKER, g, 3, FE, Msw, 9-21, 1m 70y, 1:43 1/5. B-Stablemates (ON.). *1/2 to Silent Treat (MSW$342,526).
    Here's Zealous--Hunsley Bunsley by Montbrook; ZEAL HOUSEWIFE, f, 3, PEN, Mcl 5000, 9-20, 5 1/2f, 1:07 . B-Kaz Hill Farm (NY.).
    Kipling--Cosmo Queen by Sword Dance (IRE); HAYDEN'S COSMO, f, 3, RP, Mcl 20000, 9-20, 7f, 1:25 3/5. B-Center Hills Farm (OK.). $7,000 '12 OKCAUG.
    Lahooq (GB)--Artic Rose by Rambling Rector; LA SUGAR ROSE, f, 3, STK, Mcl 5000, 9-20, 1m, 1:42 . B-Charley W. Pace (CA.).
    North Light (IRE)--P. T. Squirt by Pentelicus; RAINBOW NORTH, g, 3, LRC, Mcl 20000, 9-20, 5 1/2f, 1:04 2/5. B-Madera Thoroughbreds (CA.). $6,500 '12 BESOCT.
    Penitent Man--Palace Charmer by Silver Charm; WITT'S CHARM, f, 3, RET, Mcl 15000, 9-20, 7 1/2fT, 1:33 2/5. B-Henry S. Witt Jr. (TX.).
    Pleasant Tap--Sabu by Deputy Minister; TOE TAPPIN FAST, f, 3, MNR, Msw, 9-20, 1m 70yT, 1:42 3/5. B-Monticule (KY.). $1,000 '12 FTKOCT.
    Street Sense--Awesome Alexandra by Awesome Again; LITTLEBITOFSENSE, f, 3, AP, Mcl 12500, 9-21, 1m, 1:41 1/5. B-Farnsworth Stable LLC (FL.). $40,000 '12 FTKJUL.
    Supreme Cat--Soup Line by Alphabet Soup; PEANUT BUTTER, g, 3, RET, Mcl 7500, 9-20, 5f, 1:01 1/5. B-Tom Durant (TX.).
    Where's the Ring--Hasta Pronto by El Prado (IRE); ENDOGENY, g, 3, WO, Msw, 9-21, 1 1/8m, 1:52 2/5. B-Donald M. Ross (ON.). *1/2 to Stray Cat Stride (SP$258,626).
    With Distinction--Icelandic Meadow by Meadowlake; WAR ARTIST, g, 3, GP, Mcl 12500, 9-21, 6f, 1:11 3/5. B-Janet Erwin (FL.). $10,000 '11 OBSOCT; $14,000 '12 OBSAUG; $55,000 2013 OBSAPR; $65,000 2013 OBSJUN.
    Arch--Lateral by Rahy; MARGIN, g, 4, MTH, Mcl 40000, 9-21, 1mT, 1:38 2/5. B-Claiborne Farm & Adele B. Dilschneider (KY.). *Full to Lattice (G2$346,883).
    Ballado Chieftan--Terrific Trade by Prospector's Music; TIFFANY'S MELODY, f, 4, RP, Mcl 20000, 9-20, 6f, 1:12 4/5. B-Carl D. Turnbow (OK.).
    City Zip--Oggi by Pioneering; ZIP BABY ZIP, f, 4, FP, Msw, 9-20, 6f, 1:12 1/5. B-Tom Dorris (IL.).
    Devil His Due--Tammy Terrific by Supremo; JENNIFER J., f, 4, AP, Msw, 9-21, a1mT, 1:39 2/5. B-Barr Three LLC (IL.).
    Stevie Wonderboy--Mon Ange by Wolf Power (SAF); PETER CASTLEBOY, g, 4, MTH, Mcl 30000, 9-21, 1m, 1:38 3/5. B-The Merv Griffin Ranch Company (KY.). $34,000 '11 KEEJAN; $52,000 '11 KEESEP.
    Popular--Miss Indiana by Clever Trick; POP ROD, g, 5, ALB, Mcl 6500, 9-21, 5f, :58 4/5. B-Mr. & Mrs. Wesley T. Gray (CA.).
    Speightstown--Ski Dancer (MG3$578,344), by Baldski; IN SPEIGHT OFITALL, h, 6, BEL, Mcl 40000, 9-21, 6f, 1:11 4/5. B-Summerwind Farm (KY.). $42,000 '09 KEESEP; $47,000 2010 OBSAPR. *1/2 to Baryshnikov (G2P$350,778).

    At a Glance
    REMINGTON PARK AT A GLANCE
     
    Avg. Winning Odds: 6.33 - 1
    Favorite Win%: 36%, Favorite Itm%: 67%
     
    EXOTICS PAYOFF
    Exacta132.94
    Daily Double108.95
    Trifecta947.39
    Pick 3862.63
    Superfecta6,227.87
    Pick 43,113.78
    TRACK BIAS MEET(08/15 - 09/20)
    Distance #
    Race
    %
    Wire
    Best
    Style
    Best
    Posts
    5.5fDirt 40 28% E Rail
    6.0fDirt 39 31% E Rail/Ins
    1 MileDirt 24 25% E/P Rail/Ins
    1m 70yDirt 10 30% E Rail/Ins
    Turf Sprint 24 21% P Rail/Ins
    Turf Routes 28 32% E Middle
    TRACK BIAS WEEK(09/14 - 09/20)
    Distance #
    Race
    %
    Wire
    Best
    Style
    Best
    Posts
    5.5fDirt 6 0% E/P Rail/Ins
    6.0fDirt 5 20% E Rail/Ins
    1 MileDirt 6 0% E/P Middle
    1m 70yDirt 2 0% E/P Mid/Out
    Turf Sprint 3 33% E/P Rail/Ins
    Turf Routes 8 13% P Middle
    Who's HOT, Who's NOT
     
    HOT TRAINERS Starts WinsPlace ShowAvg.
    Odds
    Winning
    Favorites
    '13-' 14
    Win%
    Downey Francis L. 6 3 0 0 24.17 0 13%
    Biehler Michael E. 7 3 0 2 12.06 0 15%
    Von Hemel Don 4 2 0 0 12.23 0 16%
     
    HOT JOCKEYS Starts WinsPlace ShowAvg.
    Odds
    Winning
    Favorites
    '13-' 14
    Win%
    Vazquez Ramon A. 23 7 6 4 4.71 2 16%
     
    COLD TRAINERS Starts WinsPlace ShowAvg.
    Odds
    Beaten
    Favorites
    '13-' 14
    Win%
    Smith Kenny P. 10 0 0 1 12.12 2 14%
     
    COLD JOCKEYS Starts WinsPlace ShowAvg.
    Odds
    Beaten
    Favorites
    '13-' 14
    Win%
    Tohill Ken S. 17 0 1 3 19.79 2 17%
    Johnstone Chya 13 0 1 0 30.57 0 8%
    Loveberry Jareth 13 0 0 1 6.75 4 15%
    McNeil Erik 10 0 2 0 31.69 1 9%

    Sire Lists
    LEADING SIRES BY CURRENT YEAR EARNINGS
    RNK SIREYB CFls StrsWnrs/% SWs/%SPI 2014
    Earnings
    1 Galileo (IRE) 1998 10 1530 267 118/44 35/13 4.86 $13,501,924
    2 Tapit 2001 7 752 270 119/44 13/4 2.88 $11,430,204
    3 Pivotal (GB) 1993 15 1282 200 83/41 9/4 2.53 $9,214,040
    4 Kitten's Joy 2001 6 631 255 114/44 17/6 1.83 $7,765,627
    5 Candy Ride (ARG) 1999 7 801 239 121/50 12/5 2.08 $7,662,673
    6 Giant's Causeway 1997 11 1764 305 130/42 16/5 2.61 $7,601,760
    7 Shamardal 2002 7 728 217 106/48 20/9 1.87 $7,484,177
    8 City Zip 1998 10 810 242 135/55 16/6 1.66 $6,977,026
    9 Lemon Drop Kid 1996 11 952 204 108/52 11/5 2.05 $6,696,476
    10 Invincible Spirit (IRE) 1997 9 1019 288 116/40 13/4 1.67 $6,647,787
    LEADING BROODMARE SIRES BY CURRENT YEAR EARNINGS
    RNK SIREYB DmsSps/% StsWnrs SWsBSPI ABSPI Earnings
    1 Storm Cat 1983 333 78/23 520 220 24 2.06 0.82 $14,698,756
    2 A.P. Indy 1989 279 68/24 441 189 24 2.07 0.82 $12,783,043
    3 Gone West 1984 255 47/18 367 147 10 1.76 1.08 $11,167,519
    4 Sadler's Wells 1981 428 107/25 634 213 29 2.21 1.14 $10,862,032
    5 Danehill 1986 316 128/40 470 196 45 2.0 0.80 $9,226,691
    6 Deputy Minister 1979 222 61/27 369 182 14 1.97 1.02 $7,947,823
    7 Unbridled's Song 1993 244 56/22 373 166 10 1.56 0.96 $7,816,994
    8 Seeking the Gold 1985 251 55/21 387 161 14 2.21 0.88 $7,026,199
    9 Not for Love 1990 99 18/18 159 78 8 1.24 0.77 $6,932,378
    10 Distorted Humor 1993 153 38/24 232 120 11 1.68 1.04 $6,871,643

    At a Glance

    AT A GLANCE SCHEDULE

    MONDAY:   Monmouth Park and Remington Park
    TUESDAY:   Arlington and Los Alamitos
    WEDNESDAY:   Indiana Downs and Woodbine
    THURSDAY:   Delaware Park and Gulfstream Park
    FRIDAY:   Belmont Park and Churchill Downs

    Spot Plays/Highlights/Weather

    SPOT PLAYS

    For Monday

    TRACK   (RACE) HORSE, MORNING LINE
    Finger Lakes   (1st) Platinum Bombshell, 9-2
        (2nd) Rock Hard Legacy, 4-1
    Mountaineer   (2nd) Crack Your Whip, 9-2
        (5th) Appealing Yankee, 6-1
    Parx Racing   (2nd) I'm Sure, 3-1
        (9th) Two Times a Nite, 4-1
    Presque Isle Downs   (2nd) Holy Heartly, 4-1
        (6th) Our Burning Faith, 5-1
    Suffolk Downs   (1st) Churn Notice, 5-1
        (6th) Ventura Bar, 7-2

    Sire Lists
    LEADING FRESHMAN SIRES BY CURRENT YEAR EARNINGS
    RNK SIREYB FlsStrs %StsWnrs %WnrSWs %SW 2014
    Earnings
    1 Super Saver 2007 99 33 33 7 7 3 3 $987,846
    2 Showcasing (GB) 2007 50 47 94 19 38 2 4 $642,184
    3 Starspangledbanner (AUS) 2006 19 17 89 7 36 2 10 $617,531
    4 Lookin At Lucky 2007 85 23 27 12 14 3 3 $547,947
    5 Zebedee (GB) 2008 76 74 97 24 31 1 1 $530,924
    6 Rip Van Winkle (IRE) 2006 53 39 73 12 22 2 3 $522,214
    7 Siyouni (FR) 2007 54 29 53 12 22 3 5 $517,654
    8 Paco Boy (IRE) 2005 56 49 87 16 28 1 1 $479,352
    9 Fast Company (IRE) 2005 57 56 98 20 35 1 1 $475,080
    10 Warrior's Reward 2006 85 26 30 9 10 1 1 $452,936

    Spot Plays/Highlights/Weather

    HIGHLIGHTS

    For Monday

    FINGER LAKES (1:10): $19,000 alw, 3&up, f&m, 6f (8TH).
    MOUNTAINEER (7:00): $20,000 alw, 3&up, f&m, 7fT (2ND).
    PARX RACING (12:25): $46,000 ocl, 3&up, 6 1/2f (8TH).
    PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (5:25): $30,000 alw, 3&up, f&m, 6 1/2f (1ST); $30,000 ocl, 2yo, f, 6 1/2f (4TH).

    *all times Eastern

    Sire Lists
    LEADING JUVENILE SIRES BY CURRENT YEAR EARNINGS
    RNK SIREYB 2yoSts WnrSws C2yo %WnrCsw Earnings
    1 Kodiac (GB) 2001 107 75 32 3 296 42 10 $1,164,901
    2 Super Saver 2007 131 33 7 3 99 21 3 $987,846
    3 Stormy Atlantic 1994 79 24 8 4 1280 33 34 $905,437
    4 Galileo (IRE) 1998 168 41 15 3 1426 36 30 $903,678
    5 Tiz Wonderful 2004 96 23 11 3 275 47 5 $843,073
    6 Sky Mesa 2000 111 34 11 1 639 32 17 $749,103
    7 Harlan's Holiday 1999 124 38 12 3 765 31 21 $725,027
    8 Congrats 2000 222 42 10 1 419 23 8 $707,222
    9 Kitten's Joy 2001 111 33 14 0 605 42 18 $702,775
    10 Indian Charlie 1995 94 22 11 3 932 50 26 $695,048
    LEADING SECOND-CROP SIRES BY LIFETIME EARNINGS
    RNK SIREYB FlsSts %StsWnrs %WnrSWs %SWEarnings
    1 Mastercraftsman (IRE) 2006 143 128 89 57 39 9 6 $5,930,029
    2 Sea the Stars (IRE) 2006 126 93 73 53 42 11 8 $4,730,702
    3 Pioneerof the Nile 2006 141 75 53 38 26 6 4 $3,833,840
    4 Le Havre (IRE) 2006 151 79 52 34 22 6 3 $3,195,730
    5 Old Fashioned 2006 136 63 46 40 29 4 2 $2,490,505
    6 Dunkirk 2006 171 88 51 42 24 5 2 $2,375,637
    7 Thewayyouare 2005 97 70 72 23 23 3 3 $2,116,287
    8 Colonel John 2005 168 80 47 40 23 3 1 $2,105,145
    9 Two Step Salsa 2005 80 43 53 24 30 1 1 $1,822,756
    10 Zensational 2006 125 73 58 37 29 2 1 $1,814,936

    HANDICAPPER'S EDGE is compiled by Bloodstock Research Information Services. This newsletter may not be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, without the prior written permission of the copyright owner. Copyright 2011, Bloodstock Research Information Services. Information as to the races, race results and earnings was obtained from Equibase Company LLC and is utilized herein with the permission of the copyright owner, Equibase Company LLC.

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    Sire Lists
    LEADING THIRD-CROP SIRES BY LIFETIME EARNINGS
    RNK SIREYB FlsSts %StsWnrs %WnrSWs %SWEarnings
    1 Curlin 2004 292 165 56 103 35 13 4 $11,082,658
    2 Majestic Warrior 2005 278 164 58 107 38 11 3 $8,789,067
    3 Midnight Lute 2003 226 145 64 89 39 10 4 $8,765,628
    4 Into Mischief 2005 102 61 59 43 42 9 8 $7,638,068
    5 Street Boss 2004 224 150 66 112 50 11 4 $7,289,858
    6 Tiz Wonderful 2004 275 155 56 109 39 9 3 $6,966,724
    7 New Approach (IRE) 2005 232 167 71 92 39 14 6 $6,404,562
    8 Big Brown 2005 219 131 59 83 37 10 4 $5,544,187
    9 First Defence 2004 128 95 74 61 47 3 2 $5,470,212
    10 Spring At Last 2003 158 111 70 63 39 8 5 $4,795,851
    LEADING ALL-WEATHER SIRES BY CURRENT YEAR EARNINGS
    RNK SIRE YB Str Sts Wnr SWnr Wns SWns %WS Earnings
    1 Pivotal (GB) 1993 90 211 30 20 37 25 18 $6,617,698
    2 Shamardal 2002 86 176 19 11 25 16 14 $2,587,818
    3 Street Cry (IRE) 1998 81 196 25 15 36 22 18 $1,945,290
    4 Sligo Bay (IRE) 1998 50 168 18 2 25 3 15 $1,803,594
    5 Candy Ride (ARG) 1999 77 180 24 4 34 4 19 $1,639,123
    6 Thewayyouare 2005 20 33 5 1 7 1 21 $1,496,003
    7 Milwaukee Brew 1997 69 229 21 2 29 3 13 $1,476,605
    8 Philanthropist 2001 47 167 18 4 27 6 16 $1,455,164
    9 Tribal Rule 1996 84 222 38 1 52 2 23 $1,426,035
    10 Where's the Ring 1999 66 265 24 1 32 1 12 $1,355,529

    (North American statistics in above lists updated through September 20)

    EXPLANATION OF ABBREVIATIONS USED IN BLOODSTOCK JOURNAL SIRE LISTS

    YB-Year of birth   C-Number of foal crops of racing age
    Fls-Number of foals   Sts-Number of starters
    %Str-Percentage of starters from foals   Wnrs-Number of winners
    %Wnr-Percentage of winners from foals   SWs-Number of stakes winners
    2yo-Number of two-year-old named foals   Dms-Number of dams
    SPs-Number of stakes producers   %SP-Percentage of stakes producers
    CumEarnings-Lifetime earnings   SPI-Sire Production Index
    BSPI-Broodmare Sire Production Index   ABSPI-Adjusted Broodmare Sire Production Index
    %SW-Percentage of stakes winners from foals   C2yo-Lifetime (cumulative) number of two-year-olds
    CWnr-Lifetime (cumulative) number of two-year-old winners   CSW-Lifetime (cumulative) number of two-year-old stakes winners

    Racing Highlights

    For Monday

    FINGER LAKES (1:10): $19,000 alw, 3&up, f&m, 6f (8TH).
    MOUNTAINEER (7:00): $20,000 alw, 3&up, f&m, 7fT (2ND).
    PARX RACING (12:25): $46,000 ocl, 3&up, 6 1/2f (8TH).
    PRESQUE ISLE DOWNS (5:25): $30,000 alw, 3&up, f&m, 6 1/2f (1ST); $30,000 ocl, 2yo, f, 6 1/2f (4TH).

    *all times Eastern

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    A horse racing website is currently hiring for part-time positions as a Customer Service Representative in Lexington, Kentucky. Must be available nights and weekends. Some weekdays may also be available. Computer literacy required, horse racing knowledge and customer service experience a plus. To schedule an interview, email or send your résumé to the following: Nancy.Kanaval@brisnet.com, P.O. Box 4097, Lexington, KY 40544.