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FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2015

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American Pharoah displays 'very high energy' in first Saratoga gallop

Assistant trainer Jimmy Barnes and exercise rider Jorge Alvarez were delighted with how American Pharoah (Pioneerof the Nile) took to the Saratoga track on Thursday, one day after shipping in from Del Mar.

In other news building up to Saturday's Travers (G1):

Kiaran McLaughin, trainer of Frosted (Tapit), explains why the pace scenario may not redound to Pharoah's benefit.

Trainer Rick Violette is still trying to decide whether to run Upstart (Flatter) in the "Midsummer Derby."

Trainer Keith Desormeaux observes that Texas Red (Afleet Alex) is blossoming ahead of the Travers.

Also, check out the blog for a more jocular look at what it might take to beat the Triple Crown champion in the Travers.

American Pharoah displays 'very high energy' in first Saratoga gallop

Assistant trainer Jimmy Barnes and exercise rider Jorge Alvarez were delighted with how American Pharoah (Pioneerof the Nile) took to the Saratoga track on Thursday, one day after shipping in from Del Mar.

In other news building up to Saturday's Travers (G1):

Kiaran McLaughin, trainer of Frosted (Tapit), explains why the pace scenario may not redound to Pharoah's benefit.

Trainer Rick Violette is still trying to decide whether to run Upstart (Flatter) in the "Midsummer Derby."

Trainer Keith Desormeaux observes that Texas Red (Afleet Alex) is blossoming ahead of the Travers.

Also, check out the blog for a more jocular look at what it might take to beat the Triple Crown champion in the Travers.

Bradester, Stellar Wind, Lady Shipman headline stakes

Bradester (Lion Heart), a potential leading contender for the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (G1) later this year, will attempt to stretch his speed over nine furlongs Sunday when he heads a field of six in the $150,000 Philip H. Iselin (G3) at Monmouth Park.

A comfortable winner of the Salvator Mile (G3) and Monmouth Cup (G2) in his last two outings, Bradester may prove difficult to catch breaking from post 5.

Valid (Medaglia d'Oro), third in the Iselin last year and subsequently a Grade 3 winner, placed behind Bradester in his last two starts and will break inside that rival this go around. Albano (Istan), meanwhile, will attempt to rebound from two unplaced efforts at Mountaineer and Penn National. Albano most notably captured the Pegasus (G3) over the Monmouth strip last season.

Completing the field are the Todd Pletcher-trained, allowance-winning duo of Anchor Dawn (Tapit) and Matterhorn (Tapit), and dual Belmont allowance scorer Matrooh (Distorted Humor) from the Chad Brown stable.

At Del Mar Sunday, Stellar Wind (Curlin) will be an overwhelming favorite to capture the $100,000 Torrey Pines (G3) over one mile. The chestnut captured the Santa Anita Oaks (G1), Summertime Oaks (G2), and Santa Ysabel (G3) earlier this year, with her only loss being a troubled fourth in the Kentucky Oaks (G1).

The feature at Saratoga on Sunday is the $100,000 Smart N Fancy, a 5 1/2-furlong turf sprint for fillies and mares. The three-year-old Lady Shipman (Midshipman) has won seven of nine career starts, including three straight stakes. She's the 4-5 morning line favorite, while 2014 Smart N Fancy winner Free as a Bird (Hard Spun) was made 2-1 in the field of six.

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Bradester, Stellar Wind, Lady Shipman headline stakes

Bradester (Lion Heart), a potential leading contender for the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (G1) later this year, will attempt to stretch his speed over nine furlongs Sunday when he heads a field of six in the $150,000 Philip H. Iselin (G3) at Monmouth Park.

A comfortable winner of the Salvator Mile (G3) and Monmouth Cup (G2) in his last two outings, Bradester may prove difficult to catch breaking from post 5.

Valid (Medaglia d'Oro), third in the Iselin last year and subsequently a Grade 3 winner, placed behind Bradester in his last two starts and will break inside that rival this go around. Albano (Istan), meanwhile, will attempt to rebound from two unplaced efforts at Mountaineer and Penn National. Albano most notably captured the Pegasus (G3) over the Monmouth strip last season.

Completing the field are the Todd Pletcher-trained, allowance-winning duo of Anchor Dawn (Tapit) and Matterhorn (Tapit), and dual Belmont allowance scorer Matrooh (Distorted Humor) from the Chad Brown stable.

At Del Mar Sunday, Stellar Wind (Curlin) will be an overwhelming favorite to capture the $100,000 Torrey Pines (G3) over one mile. The chestnut captured the Santa Anita Oaks (G1), Summertime Oaks (G2), and Santa Ysabel (G3) earlier this year, with her only loss being a troubled fourth in the Kentucky Oaks (G1).

The feature at Saratoga on Sunday is the $100,000 Smart N Fancy, a 5 1/2-furlong turf sprint for fillies and mares. The three-year-old Lady Shipman (Midshipman) has won seven of nine career starts, including three straight stakes. She's the 4-5 morning line favorite, while 2014 Smart N Fancy winner Free as a Bird (Hard Spun) was made 2-1 in the field of six.

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Glen Hill to sponsor Kentucky Downs stakes, aid in equine research

On a race card organized to promote equine research, Glen Hill Farm will salute one of its top winners by sponsoring the $150,000 One Dreamer on September 10 at Kentucky Downs.

The One Dreamer is for fillies and mares which are non-winners of a stakes race in 2015. It will be run at 1 mile and 70 yards over Kentucky Downs' unique, European-style grass course.

The track provided naming sponsorship opportunities for the One Dreamer and eight overnight races to sponsors making specific donations to Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation.

Sponsors will be provided hospitality for themselves and guests and will present trophies for the races they sponsor.

"Glen Hill Farm is honored that Kentucky Downs has named a race after One Dreamer," said Craig Bernick, who in 2008 was appointed president and CEO of the Ocala, Florida, farm by his grandfather, Leonard Lavin. "One Dreamer was our first starter at the Dueling Grounds (the former name of Kentucky Downs), and we had a wonderful day at the track when she won the Rachel Jackson Stakes in 1993.

"One Dreamer returned to that track for the same race the next year and didn't fare as well, but she followed that race up with a win in the 1994 Breeders' Cup Distaff (G1), so Kentucky Downs played a very important role in her career."

"We deeply appreciate Kentucky Downs' innovative way to support equine research," said Edward L. Bowen, president of Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation. "This initiative was very successful when it was introduced last year, and the foundation benefits immensely from the exposure and sponsorship revenue."

As of August 28, Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation had secured additional race naming sponsorships from Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, Taylor Made Sales, Starlight Racing, OwnerView, and Wedgewood Farm.

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Glen Hill to sponsor Kentucky Downs stakes, aid in equine research

On a race card organized to promote equine research, Glen Hill Farm will salute one of its top winners by sponsoring the $150,000 One Dreamer on September 10 at Kentucky Downs.

The One Dreamer is for fillies and mares which are non-winners of a stakes race in 2015. It will be run at 1 mile and 70 yards over Kentucky Downs' unique, European-style grass course.

The track provided naming sponsorship opportunities for the One Dreamer and eight overnight races to sponsors making specific donations to Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation.

Sponsors will be provided hospitality for themselves and guests and will present trophies for the races they sponsor.

"Glen Hill Farm is honored that Kentucky Downs has named a race after One Dreamer," said Craig Bernick, who in 2008 was appointed president and CEO of the Ocala, Florida, farm by his grandfather, Leonard Lavin. "One Dreamer was our first starter at the Dueling Grounds (the former name of Kentucky Downs), and we had a wonderful day at the track when she won the Rachel Jackson Stakes in 1993.

"One Dreamer returned to that track for the same race the next year and didn't fare as well, but she followed that race up with a win in the 1994 Breeders' Cup Distaff (G1), so Kentucky Downs played a very important role in her career."

"We deeply appreciate Kentucky Downs' innovative way to support equine research," said Edward L. Bowen, president of Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation. "This initiative was very successful when it was introduced last year, and the foundation benefits immensely from the exposure and sponsorship revenue."

As of August 28, Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation had secured additional race naming sponsorships from Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, Taylor Made Sales, Starlight Racing, OwnerView, and Wedgewood Farm.

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NY Turf Writers Cup: Bob Le Beau romps, Divine Fortune fatally injured

Thursday's $150,000 New York Turf Writers Cup (NSA-G1) was marred by the fatal fall of 2013 Eclipse Award champion Divine Fortune (Royal Anthem). After customarily leading throughout, William Pape and Jonathan Sheppard's homebred came to grief at the final fence. Numerous social media reports communicated the grim news: the 12-year-old warrior suffered a broken shoulder and had to be euthanized.

Just as Divine Fortune fell, the ultimately victorious Bob Le Beau (Big Bad Bob) was ranging up to challenge. Patiently ridden by Jack Doyle, the Irish import bided his time near the rear early, and traveled powerfully while angling in to save ground for the final turn. The Elizabeth Voss charge found a seam at the head of the lane, and jumped that fateful fence in unison with Divine Fortune, before going on to romp by 7 1/4 lengths.

Schoodic (Tiznow) rallied to finish a clear second. Charminster (Broadway Flyer), who had to avoid Divine Fortune, wound up third.

The 2-1 favorite Demonstrative (Elusive Quality), seeking his third Turf Writers Cup trophy, was eased up on the final turn but returned to be unsaddled on his own power. He's a stablemate of Divine Fortune, in a heartbreaking day for the barn.

Bob Le Beau was a multiple Group 3-placed stakes winner in Ireland for Jessica Harrington before shipping stateside.

NY Turf Writers Cup: Bob Le Beau romps, Divine Fortune fatally injured

Thursday's $150,000 New York Turf Writers Cup (NSA-G1) was marred by the fatal fall of 2013 Eclipse Award champion Divine Fortune (Royal Anthem). After customarily leading throughout, William Pape and Jonathan Sheppard's homebred came to grief at the final fence. Numerous social media reports communicated the grim news: the 12-year-old warrior suffered a broken shoulder and had to be euthanized.

Just as Divine Fortune fell, the ultimately victorious Bob Le Beau (Big Bad Bob) was ranging up to challenge. Patiently ridden by Jack Doyle, the Irish import bided his time near the rear early, and traveled powerfully while angling in to save ground for the final turn. The Elizabeth Voss charge found a seam at the head of the lane, and jumped that fateful fence in unison with Divine Fortune, before going on to romp by 7 1/4 lengths.

Schoodic (Tiznow) rallied to finish a clear second. Charminster (Broadway Flyer), who had to avoid Divine Fortune, wound up third.

The 2-1 favorite Demonstrative (Elusive Quality), seeking his third Turf Writers Cup trophy, was eased up on the final turn but returned to be unsaddled on his own power. He's a stablemate of Divine Fortune, in a heartbreaking day for the barn.

Bob Le Beau was a multiple Group 3-placed stakes winner in Ireland for Jessica Harrington before shipping stateside.

Palace Malice retired to stud at Three Chimneys

Palace Malice (Curlin), an Eclipse Award finalist as champion older male of 2014 who returned from injury in hopes of more success in 2015, has been retired. Connections made the announcement Thursday, five days after he worked a half-mile in :47 4/5 ahead of a projected tilt at the September 5 Woodward (G1).

Hero of the 2013 Belmont S. (G1), the Todd Pletcher trainee turned a rare double in last year's Metropolitan H. (G1). The five-year-old will now enter stud at Three Chimneys near Midway, Kentucky, in 2016.

"It is with great disappointment that we announce the retirement of Palace Malice," Dogwood Stable's President Cot Campbell said. "He is the horse of a lifetime who has brought our partners exciting memories that will live on forever. He did it all for us, winning a classic and the Met Mile, and a whole lot more along the way.

"After getting a clean bill of health in November subsequent to an uncharacteristic performance in the Whitney (G1) last year, I owed it to my partners and the fans to give it our best shot to see if we could bring the mighty son of Curlin back in 2015. Despite our sporting effort, it was not meant to be."

Called "the best horse in America" after capturing four graded Stakes in a row in 2014, including the stallion-making Met Mile, Palace Malice is the leading earner by two-time Horse of the Year Curlin, and retires with career earnings of $2,691,135. His 19-7-4-2 record also reflects victories the Jim Dandy (G2), the Gulfstream Park H. (G2), the New Orleans H. (G2) and the Westchester S. (G3).

"Palace Malice was all class from day one," Pletcher said. "He was one of those rare horses whose raw speed allowed him to dominate his division as a miler yet whose stamina had him winning the Belmont against the best of his generation.

"He was the most versatile horse I have ever trained, and one of the best. You don't see such a talented, multi-dimensional horse like this very often. To win the Belmont one year and come back the next year and win the Met Mile in 1:33 2/5 -- it's an unbelievable accomplishment, and indicative of his exceptional talent."

"Palace Malice is a valuable addition to the strengthening roster at Three Chimneys, as he possesses a superb physical to go along with an amazing body of work as a racehorse," said Doug Cauthen, Vice Chair of the Three Chimneys' Board. "He sprinted at two, went the classic distance at three, and showed off his miler versatility at four.

"The retirement of Palace Malice speaks further to Three Chimneys' narrative of collaborating with like-minded partners so as to expand its base. John Malone's Bridlewood Farm will be a cornerstone partner in the horse, and we anticipate that a coalition of shareholder partners will be added over the next month to ensure this extraordinary horse's chances to succeed at stud.

Grant Williamson, Director of Stallion Nominations and Sales at Three Chimneys, added, "Palace Malice has the sire power, the looks, and the backing to be a commercial success as well as to become an important stallion, and we look forward to showing him during the September Sales."

A stud fee is yet to be announced.

Palace Malice retired to stud at Three Chimneys

Palace Malice (Curlin), an Eclipse Award finalist as champion older male of 2014 who returned from injury in hopes of more success in 2015, has been retired. Connections made the announcement Thursday, five days after he worked a half-mile in :47 4/5 ahead of a projected tilt at the September 5 Woodward (G1).

Hero of the 2013 Belmont S. (G1), the Todd Pletcher trainee turned a rare double in last year's Metropolitan H. (G1). The five-year-old will now enter stud at Three Chimneys near Midway, Kentucky, in 2016.

"It is with great disappointment that we announce the retirement of Palace Malice," Dogwood Stable's President Cot Campbell said. "He is the horse of a lifetime who has brought our partners exciting memories that will live on forever. He did it all for us, winning a classic and the Met Mile, and a whole lot more along the way.

"After getting a clean bill of health in November subsequent to an uncharacteristic performance in the Whitney (G1) last year, I owed it to my partners and the fans to give it our best shot to see if we could bring the mighty son of Curlin back in 2015. Despite our sporting effort, it was not meant to be."

Called "the best horse in America" after capturing four graded Stakes in a row in 2014, including the stallion-making Met Mile, Palace Malice is the leading earner by two-time Horse of the Year Curlin, and retires with career earnings of $2,691,135. His 19-7-4-2 record also reflects victories the Jim Dandy (G2), the Gulfstream Park H. (G2), the New Orleans H. (G2) and the Westchester S. (G3).

"Palace Malice was all class from day one," Pletcher said. "He was one of those rare horses whose raw speed allowed him to dominate his division as a miler yet whose stamina had him winning the Belmont against the best of his generation.

"He was the most versatile horse I have ever trained, and one of the best. You don't see such a talented, multi-dimensional horse like this very often. To win the Belmont one year and come back the next year and win the Met Mile in 1:33 2/5 -- it's an unbelievable accomplishment, and indicative of his exceptional talent."

"Palace Malice is a valuable addition to the strengthening roster at Three Chimneys, as he possesses a superb physical to go along with an amazing body of work as a racehorse," said Doug Cauthen, Vice Chair of the Three Chimneys' Board. "He sprinted at two, went the classic distance at three, and showed off his miler versatility at four.

"The retirement of Palace Malice speaks further to Three Chimneys' narrative of collaborating with like-minded partners so as to expand its base. John Malone's Bridlewood Farm will be a cornerstone partner in the horse, and we anticipate that a coalition of shareholder partners will be added over the next month to ensure this extraordinary horse's chances to succeed at stud.

Grant Williamson, Director of Stallion Nominations and Sales at Three Chimneys, added, "Palace Malice has the sire power, the looks, and the backing to be a commercial success as well as to become an important stallion, and we look forward to showing him during the September Sales."

A stud fee is yet to be announced.

Flintshire holds class edge in Sword Dancer

Leading European star Flintshire (Dansili) should find his preferred firm ground when he faces seven others in the $1 million Sword Dancer (G1) at Saratoga on Saturday. The two-time Group 1 winner, who has placed at the highest-level in England, France, Dubai, and the U.S., figures hard to beat in the 1 1/2-mile grass fixture.

Later on Saturday's card, Grade 1 winner Tepin (Bernstein) looks to rebound from a photo-finish loss in the Diana (G1) in the $400,000 Ballston Spa over 1 1/16 miles on the turf. The Mark Casse-trained filly faces eight others, including 2013 Just a Game (G1) winner Coffee Clique (Medaglia d'Oro).

For the full preview of these turf features, visit the TwinSpires blog.

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Flintshire holds class edge in Sword Dancer

Leading European star Flintshire (Dansili) should find his preferred firm ground when he faces seven others in the $1 million Sword Dancer (G1) at Saratoga on Saturday. The two-time Group 1 winner, who has placed at the highest-level in England, France, Dubai, and the U.S., figures hard to beat in the 1 1/2-mile grass fixture.

Later on Saturday's card, Grade 1 winner Tepin (Bernstein) looks to rebound from a photo-finish loss in the Diana (G1) in the $400,000 Ballston Spa over 1 1/16 miles on the turf. The Mark Casse-trained filly faces eight others, including 2013 Just a Game (G1) winner Coffee Clique (Medaglia d'Oro).

For the full preview of these turf features, visit the TwinSpires blog.

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Private Zone looms large in Forego; Holy Boss tops King's Bishop

The Travers Day undercard features six graded stakes, including five Grade 1s, and male sprinters will be in the spotlight in the $700,000 Forego (G1) and $500,000 King's Bishop (G1). Both races will be held at seven furlongs.

Private Zone (Macho Uno), the early favorite for the Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1), will be the horse to beat in the Forego. The Jorge Navarro-trained gelding has posted dominant wins in his last two attempts at the distance, the Belmont Sprint (G3) and Churchill Downs S. (G2).

Holy Boss (Street Boss), a 2 1/4-length winner of the Amsterdam (G3) earlier in the meet, is the top draw in the King's Bishop but will face a deep field that includes Competitive Edge (Super Saver), March (Blame), Mr. Z (Malibu Moon) and Runhappy (Super Saver).

For the full preview of the sprint features, visit the TwinSpires blog.

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Private Zone looms large in Forego; Holy Boss tops King's Bishop

The Travers Day undercard features six graded stakes, including five Grade 1s, and male sprinters will be in the spotlight in the $700,000 Forego (G1) and $500,000 King's Bishop (G1). Both races will be held at seven furlongs.

Private Zone (Macho Uno), the early favorite for the Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1), will be the horse to beat in the Forego. The Jorge Navarro-trained gelding has posted dominant wins in his last two attempts at the distance, the Belmont Sprint (G3) and Churchill Downs S. (G2).

Holy Boss (Street Boss), a 2 1/4-length winner of the Amsterdam (G3) earlier in the meet, is the top draw in the King's Bishop but will face a deep field that includes Competitive Edge (Super Saver), March (Blame), Mr. Z (Malibu Moon) and Runhappy (Super Saver).

For the full preview of the sprint features, visit the TwinSpires blog.

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Personal Ensign features Stopchargingmaria, Untapable; La Verdad in Ballerina

Stopchargingmaria (Tale of the Cat) got the best of reigning champion three-year-old filly and Breeders' Cup Distaff (G1) heroine Untapable (Tapit) in the Shuvee H. (G3) last out, and on Saturday those two will face-off yet again in the $750,000 Personal Ensign S. (G1) at Saratoga.

A field of six has been entered for the 1 1/8-mile contest, which also boasts last-out Delaware H. (G1) victress Sheer Drama (Burning Roma).

One race later, La Verdad (Yes It's True) tops an eight-distaffer field in the $500,000 Ballerina S. (G1) going seven furlongs. That five-year-old mare is riding a four-race win streak that includes the Honorable Miss H. (G2), Vagrancy H. (G3) and Distaff H. (G3).

For the complete story on the Twinspires.com blog, please click here.

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Personal Ensign features Stopchargingmaria, Untapable; La Verdad in Ballerina

Stopchargingmaria (Tale of the Cat) got the best of reigning champion three-year-old filly and Breeders' Cup Distaff (G1) heroine Untapable (Tapit) in the Shuvee H. (G3) last out, and on Saturday those two will face-off yet again in the $750,000 Personal Ensign S. (G1) at Saratoga.

A field of six has been entered for the 1 1/8-mile contest, which also boasts last-out Delaware H. (G1) victress Sheer Drama (Burning Roma).

One race later, La Verdad (Yes It's True) tops an eight-distaffer field in the $500,000 Ballerina S. (G1) going seven furlongs. That five-year-old mare is riding a four-race win streak that includes the Honorable Miss H. (G2), Vagrancy H. (G3) and Distaff H. (G3).

For the complete story on the Twinspires.com blog, please click here.

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American Pharoah to start from post 2 in 10-horse Travers

Triple Crown winner American Pharoah (Pioneerof the Nile) will break from post 2 versus nine rivals in Saturday's $1.6 million Travers (G1) at Saratoga.

Owned and bred by Zayat Stables, the Bob Baffert-trained colt will be seeking his ninth straight stakes victory. Regular rider Victor Espinoza has the assignment in the 1 1/4-mile Mid-Summer Derby.

His two main rivals, Frosted (Frosted) and Texas Red (Afleet Alex), come next on the morning line at 6-1 and 8-1, respectively.

Rounding out the field are Upstart (post 1, 15-1), Mid Ocean (Post 2, 50-1), Frammento (post 5, 30-1), Keen Ice (post 7, 12-1), Tale of Verve (post 8, 30-1), King of New York (post 9, 50-1) and Smart Transition (post 10, 20-1).

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American Pharoah to start from post 2 in 10-horse Travers

Triple Crown winner American Pharoah (Pioneerof the Nile) will break from post 2 versus nine rivals in Saturday's $1.6 million Travers (G1) at Saratoga.

Owned and bred by Zayat Stables, the Bob Baffert-trained colt will be seeking his ninth straight stakes victory. Regular rider Victor Espinoza has the assignment in the 1 1/4-mile Mid-Summer Derby.

His two main rivals, Frosted (Frosted) and Texas Red (Afleet Alex), come next on the morning line at 6-1 and 8-1, respectively.

Rounding out the field are Upstart (post 1, 15-1), Mid Ocean (Post 2, 50-1), Frammento (post 5, 30-1), Keen Ice (post 7, 12-1), Tale of Verve (post 8, 30-1), King of New York (post 9, 50-1) and Smart Transition (post 10, 20-1).

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Smarty Jones highlight of Parx Fall Festival opener

An average of $500,000 in purses will be distributed daily as Parx Racing kicks off its Fall Festival on Saturday with the $300,000 Smarty Jones (G3) the feature on the program.

The Fall Festival, which runs through October 20, is highlighted by the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (G2) and $1 million Cotillion (G1) on September 19.

The Smarty Jones, a prep for the Pennsylvania Derby, is headed by Grade 3 winner and classic-placed Divining Rod.

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Smarty Jones highlight of Parx Fall Festival opener

An average of $500,000 in purses will be distributed daily as Parx Racing kicks off its Fall Festival on Saturday with the $300,000 Smarty Jones (G3) the feature on the program.

The Fall Festival, which runs through October 20, is highlighted by the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (G2) and $1 million Cotillion (G1) on September 19.

The Smarty Jones, a prep for the Pennsylvania Derby, is headed by Grade 3 winner and classic-placed Divining Rod.

For more, visit the TwinSpires blog.

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Remembering Hurricane Katrina 10 years later

Our own New Orleans exile, Kellie Reilly, gives a personal retrospective on Katrina in a two-part feature on the TwinSpires blog: "'Shadow Cast' over Travers weekend" and "Our 'Happy Ticket.'"

Remembering Hurricane Katrina 10 years later

Our own New Orleans exile, Kellie Reilly, gives a personal retrospective on Katrina in a two-part feature on the TwinSpires blog: "'Shadow Cast' over Travers weekend" and "Our 'Happy Ticket.'"

Features

Dear Readers,

There have been significant changes to the Handicapper's Edge and Bloodstock Journal newsletters. These changes are meant to produce more analytical content for our readers as well as handicappers who use the information in the newsletters.

Nearly everything has been migrated over to the TwinSpires.com Blog section on TwinSpires.com, including Dick Powell's Handicapping Insights and John Mucciolo's Notebooks. These features are still available, and for free like everything in the newsletters, but are just located in a different place now.

If you have any questions or comments on the new format, please feel free to contact us. Thank you for following the Edge and Journal.

Dear Readers,

There have been significant changes to the Handicapper's Edge and Bloodstock Journal newsletters. These changes are meant to produce more analytical content for our readers as well as handicappers who use the information in the newsletters.

Nearly everything has been migrated over to the TwinSpires.com Blog section on TwinSpires.com, including Dick Powell's Handicapping Insights and John Mucciolo's Notebooks. These features are still available, and for free like everything in the newsletters, but are just located in a different place now.

If you have any questions or comments on the new format, please feel free to contact us. Thank you for following the Edge and Journal.

Results

NORTH AMERICAN GRADED STAKES RESULTS

NEW YORK TURF WRITERS CUP H. (NSA-G1)., SAR, $150,000, 4YO/UP, 2 3/8MT, 8-27.
10—BOB LE BEAU (IRE), g, 8, Big Bad Bob (IRE)--Shine Silently (IRE), by Bering (GB). (1,800EUR '08 TATFLT). O-The Fields Stable, B-Anamoine Ltd (IRE), T-Elizabeth Voss, J-Jack Doyle, $90,000.
7—Schoodic, g, 5, Tiznow--Aunt Henny, by Hennessy. O-Edith R Dixon, B-Edith R Dixon (KY), $27,000.
5—Charminster (IRE), g, 9, Broadway Flyer--Monteleena (IRE), by Montelimar. O-Irvin S Naylor, B-Raymond Cahalane (IRE), $15,000.
Also Ran: All Together, Alajmal, Syros, Hinterland (FR), Divine Fortune, All the Way Jose, Demonstrative.
Winning Time: 4:35 (fm)
Margins: 7 1/4, 3 3/4, 3/4.
Odds: 6.20, 6.30, 35.00.

Spot Plays/Highlights/Weather

SPOT PLAYS

For Friday

TRACK   (RACE) HORSE, MORNING LINE
Arlington Park   (1st) Legend Forever, 7-2
    (5th) Armando's Star, 4-1
Belterra Park   (1st) Lady Sasha, 9-2
    (6th) Discreet Kiss, 3-1
Canterbury Park   (4th) Sunshine Kim, 3-1
    (5th) Jeffell, 3-1
Charles Town   (6th) Rapid Distinction, 5-1
    (7th) Fiddlers Elbow, 4-1
Del Mar   (2nd) Madam Aamoura, 7-2
    (5th) Ivana Beat Yabad, 6-1
Ellis Park   (2nd) Pulpit's Legacy, 4-1
    (3rd) Honey C, 5-1
Emerald Downs   (3rd) Mz Dyno, 3-1
    (4th) Single Launch, 7-2
Evangeline Downs   (4th) Quick Count, 8-1
    (9th) Bullseye Hayes, 5-1
Finger Lakes   (5th) Patron Saint, 3-1
    (6th) Get Busted, 8-1
Golden Gate Fields   (2nd) Exponentially, 6-1
    (7th) Magic Lily, 5-1
Gulfstream Park   (4th) War Ready, 8-1
    (6th) Afleet Accompli, 4-1
Indiana Grand   (5th) Return of the Rock, 4-1
    (8th) Hard Limits, 3-1
Louisiana Downs   (4th) E Moon, 6-1
    (5th) First At the Bar, 7-2
Monmouth Park   (6th) Gorgeous Sunrise, 7-2
    (9th) Sequiota, 5-1
Penn National   (4th) Gwendolyn, 6-1
    (5th) Flirting Clara, 3-1
Remington Park   (2nd) Messer Mad Cat, 4-1
    (5th) Dead On, 7-2
Retama Park   (5th) Cocaptain, 7-2
    (8th) Henyetta, 5-1
Saratoga   (10th) Force, 3-1
    (11th) Hushhushmushmush, 7-2
Woodbine   (4th) Ethical Funds, 9-2
    (7th) Mighty Samson, 6-1

Results

NORTH AMERICAN NON-GRADED STAKES RESULTS

RISKAVERSE S., SAR, $100,000, 3YO, F, 1MT, 8-27.
8—STORMY REGATTA, f, 3, Midshipman--Storm Front, by A.P. Indy. ($27,000 '13 FTKOCT). O-Cheyenne Stables LLC, B-Pleasant Hill Partners (KY), T-Christophe Clement, J-Irad Ortiz, Jr., $60,000.
3—Partisan Politics, f, 3, More Than Ready--Bluegrass Princess, by Dynaformer. ($175,000 '13 KEESEP). O-Klaravich Stables, Inc and Lawrence, William H, B-Dell Ridge Farm, LLC (KY), $20,000.
9—Lola Beaux (GB), f, 3, Equiano (FR)--Polly Perkins (IRE), by Pivotal (GB). (24,000EUR '13 GOFORB). O-Andrew P Bentley Stables, B-Vimal Khosla and Gillian Khosla (GB), $10,000.
Also Ran: My Cara Mia, Greywalls, All in Fun, Bugle, Rainha Da Bateria.
Winning Time: 1:37 3/5 (fm)
Margins: NO, NK, 1 1/4.
Odds: 5.70, 0.95, 14.20.
 
HARRY F. BRUBAKER S., DMR, $86,880, 3YO/UP, 1M, 8-26.
4—POINT PIPER, h, 5, Giant's Causeway--Imagine (IRE), by Sadler's Wells. ($80,000 2013 FTKJU2). O-Kuehne, A, Gatto Racing, LLC, Russo, T, Russo, P, Schlaich, M et al, B-Barronstown Stud (KY), T-Jerry Hollendorfer, J-Mario Gutierrez, $50,100.
5—Global View, c, 4, Galileo (IRE)--Egyptian Queen, by Storm Cat. ($500,000 '12 KEESEP). O-Glen Hill Farm, B-Reiko Baum & Michael Baum (KY), $16,700.
7—Motown Men, g, 6, Decarchy--Ringading, by Gilded Time. O-Gulliver Racing LLC, B-Mark Gorman & Doug O'Neill (CA), $12,900.
Also Ran: Smooth Roller, Big Cazanova (ARG), Rock Me Baby, Safety Belt (ARG).
Winning Time: 1:35 4/5 (ft)
Margins: HF, NO, 3/4.
Odds: 30.00, 12.00, 1.60.

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Results

NORTH AMERICAN ALLOWANCE RESULTS

SAR, 6TH, AOC, $93,000, 3YO/UP, 1 1/16MT, 8-27.
1—UNBRIDLED OCEAN, h, 7, Unbridled's Song--Ocean Drive, by Belong to Me. ($875,000 '09 KEESEP; $135,000 2014 FTKJU2). O-Gary Hartunian, B-SyBon Racing Stable LLC & RacehorseManagement, LLC (KY), T-William I. Mott, J-John R. Velazquez, $55,800.
6—Mr. Online, g, 6, Silent Name (JPN)--Our Miss Jones, by Alphabet Soup. O-Tim E O'Donohue, B-Osprey Stables (ON), $18,600.
4—Slim Shadey (GB), g, 7, Val Royal (FR)--Vino Veritas, by Chief's Crown. O-David Jacobson, B-P M Cunningham (GB), $9,300.
Winning Time: 1:44 (fm)
 
SAR, 9TH, ALW, $85,000, 3YO/UP, 5 1/2FT, 8-27.
6—BIG FAMILY, c, 3, Any Given Saturday--She'll Be Right, by Sky Mesa. ($33,000 '13 KEESEP; $100,000 2014 OBSAPR). O-Grupo Seven C Stable, B-Woods Edge Farm, LLC (KY), T-Gustavo Delgado, J-Eric Cancel, $51,000.
3—The Big Deluxe, h, 5, Silver Wagon--M'lady Doc, by Doc's Leader. ($20,000 '11 FTMOCT). O-Steve Klesaris, B-Scott Goldsher (NY), $17,000.
7—Decent, g, 3, War Front--Just, by Awesome Again. O-Halcraft Stable LLC, B-Claiborne Farm & Adele B Dilschneider (KY), $8,500.
Winning Time: 1:02 4/5 (fm)
 
DMR, 5TH, AOC, $72,750, 3YO/UP, F/M, 6 1/2F, 8-26.
8—KISS AT MIDNIGHT, f, 3, Decarchy--Mink Kiss, by Distinctive Cat. ($27,000 '13 BESOCT). O-Marasa, William, Messineo, Nancy, Robershaw, Richie, Rose, Mark, et al, B-Steven Greco (CA), T-Richard Baltas, J-James Graham, $43,200.
9—Rockin Dorita, f, 3, Rockport Harbor--Snobby Princess, by Premiership. ($47,000 '13 BESOCT). O-Bachman, Thomas W, Dunham, Eric and Sondereker, John, B-Thomas W Bachman (CA), $14,400.
5—Q' Viva, f, 4, Tribal Rule--Smooth Quest, by Beau Genius. O-Kirkwood, Al and Saundra S, B-Baseline Equine LLC (CA), $8,640.
Winning Time: 1:17 1/5 (ft)
 
WO, 2ND, ALW, $60,685, 2YO, 7FT, 8-26.
1—SKY MARSHAL, c, 2, Sky Mesa--Wildcat Melody, by Unbridled's Song. ($22,000 '13 KEENOV; $30,000 '14 KEESEP). O-Minshall, Barbara J and Gomez, Avelino Jr, B-Bedford Bloodstock, LLC (KY), T-Barbara J. Minshall, J-Alan Garcia, $33,512.
6—Springhouse, g, 2, Limehouse--Silver Spring, by Langfuhr. O-Gustav Schickedanz, B-Gustav Schickedanz (ON), $13,405.
7—City Flyer, c, 2, Sky Mesa--Pinta, by Carson City. ($100,000 2015 OBSJUN). O-John C Oxley, B-Haras El Aguila, SA (KY), $6,144.
Winning Time: 1:22 4/5 (fm)
 
WO, 1ST, AOC, $52,627, 3YO/UP, F/M, 1 1/16MT, 8-26.
3—OVERHEARD, m, 5, Macho Uno--Whisper to Me, by Thunder Gulch. O-Pin Oak Stable, B-Pin Oak Stud, LLC (KY), T-Malcolm Pierce, J-Eurico Rosa Da Silva, $29,868.
1—Winning Rhythm, m, 5, Giant's Causeway--Relaxing Rhythm, by Easy Goer. O-Stronach Stables, B-Adena Springs (KY), $9,956.
4—Copper Kitten, f, 4, Kitten's Joy--Silver Nithi, by Numerous. O-Shaw, Richard F and Jo Ellen, B-Glen Isle Exploration Ltd (ON), $6,573.
Winning Time: 1:42 3/5 (fm)
 
WO, 7TH, OCL, $45,370, 3YO/UP, 7F, 8-26.
6—GOODOLDHOCKEYGAME, g, 3, Old Forester--Domasca Bella, by Domasca Dan. O-Frank D Di Giulio, Jr, B-Frank Di Giulio Jr (ON), T-Robert P. Tiller, J-Patrick Husbands, $28,654.
4—Drink in My Hand, g, 4, Giant Gizmo--Echo's Ego, by Eastern Echo. O-Donver Stable, B-Donver Stable (ON), $9,551.
5—Dash of Dazzle, g, 5, Sardegna--Sparkle Us Plenty, by Homebuilder. O-Bruno Schickedanz, B-Bruno Schickedanz (FL), $3,282.
Winning Time: 1:22 2/5 (ft)
 
GP, 9TH, AOC, $38,600, 3YO/UP, 1M, 8-27.
5—RICH DADDY, g, 4, The Daddy--Rich Citizen, by Proud Citizen. ($7,000 '12 FTKOCT). O-Winds of Change Racing Stable Corp, B-Brereton C Jones (KY), T-Jose Garoffalo, J-Emisael Jaramillo, $22,800.
3—Old Times Sake, g, 4, Old Fashioned--Nakiska Moon, by Malibu Moon. ($90,000 '12 KEESEP). O-Loooch Racing Stables, Inc, B-Siena Farms LLC (KY), $8,360.
1—Saraguaro, c, 3, Express Tour--Return of Mom, by Deputy Minister. ($14,000 '13 OBSAUG; $33,000 2014 OBSAPR). O-Thoroughbred Acquisition Group and Joseph, Saffie, B-Karen Silva (FL), $4,780.
Winning Time: 1:36 4/5 (sy)
 
GP, 3RD, AOC, $38,000, 3YO/UP, F/M, 6 1/2F, 8-27.
6—HANALEI HAILEY, f, 4, Malibu Moon--Miz United States, by Valid Appeal. ($160,000 '12 KEESEP; $625,000 2013 FTFMAR). O-Stonestreet Stables LLC and Biagi Thoroughbreds, B-Hart Farm (VA), T-David Fawkes, J-Eddie Castro, $22,800.
3—Sherry Angel, m, 6, Repent--Golden Vintage, by Gold Fever. ($1,000 '10 KEEJAN; $10,000 '10 KEESEP). O-P F Quadrato, B-Ralph V Biszantz (KY), $8,360.
2—Curlin's Princess, f, 3, Curlin--Image of Mom, by Halo's Image. O-Alter's Racing Stable, Inc, B-Happy Alter (KY), $4,180.
Winning Time: 1:17 2/5 (sy)
 
RP, 4TH, ALW, $37,136, 3YO/UP, 7F, 8-26.
1—GHOST CITY KING, g, 3, City Zip--Ghost Queen, by Silver Ghost. O-Dream Walkin Farms, Inc, B-Dream Walkin' Farms, Inc &Prime Time Racing (KY), T-Don Von Hemel, J-Ken S. Tohill, $21,018.
3—Battered, g, 4, Heart of the Storm--Battenkill, by Rahy. O-Danny Keene, B-B A Man, Inc & Richard Maynard (KY), $7,006.
4—Gunsmoke N, g, 8, Scottish Halo--Jessicas Answer, by Welcome Suitor. O-Roger D Neff, B-Roger D Neff (OK), $5,789.
Winning Time: 1:23 1/5 (ft)
 
RP, 6TH, ALW, $36,300, 3YO/UP, F/M, 1MT, 8-26.
4—FCCOUNTRYDAY, m, 5, Air Commander--Swimmingly, by Nashwan. O-Richard P Chandler, B-Diamond C Ranch (OK), T-Mindy J. Willis, J-C.J. McMahon, $21,576.
11—Sweet Diva, f, 3, Purim--Little Inn, by Diesis (GB). ($6,500 '13 KEESEP). O-Lee, Jerry D, Moss, John and Leatherwood, Harry, B-Rosemont Farm Inc (KY), $7,192.
3—Synkros, f, 3, Tapit--Jackpot Joanie, by Giant's Causeway. O-Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC, B-Winchell Thoroughbreds LLC (KY), $3,956.
Winning Time: 1:37 4/5 (fm)
 
GP, 2ND, AOC, $35,000, 3YO/UP, 6F, 8-27.
2—FOCUS ON ME, g, 3, Kantharos--Quiet Lake, by Quiet American. ($60,000 '13 KEESEP; $70,000 2014 OBSJUN). O-Champion Equine LLC, B-Big C Farm (FL), T-J. David Braddy, J-Miguel Angel Vasquez, $21,000.
5—Donegal Hall, g, 4, Graeme Hall--Cedar Rose, by Stephen Got Even. O-Patrick K Marcondes, B-Mary Robinson (FL), $7,700.
3—Of Course, c, 3, Awesome of Course--I Am Nifty, by Unbridled's Song. O-Jacks or Better Farm, Inc, B-Jacks or Better Farm Inc (FL), $3,850.
Winning Time: 1:10 (sy)
 
PEN, 4TH, ALW, $33,300, 3YO/UP, F/M, 1 1/16MT, 8-26.
6—PINK ELEPHANT, f, 4, Activist--Delirium, by Go for Gin. O-Curley, Robert E and Barrett, Judith M, B-Godstone Farm LP (PA), T-Michael Zalalas, J-Wilfredo Corujo, $19,980.
8—Gumdrop, f, 4, Lemon Drop Kid--Madame X Ski, by Polish Numbers. O-M and M Stable, B-Susan Moore & John Moore (PA), $6,660.
2—Sweet Little Lies, f, 3, Discreet Cat--Sweet Sizzle, by Distorted Humor. O-Copper Penny Stables, B-Copper Penny Stables (PA), $3,663.
Winning Time: 1:43 2/5 (fm)
 
PEN, 5TH, ALW, $33,300, 3YO/UP, 1M, 8-26.
4—MIDNIGHT TRYST, g, 6, Real Quiet--King's Thrill, by King's Grant. O-Dantecarlo Hospitality, B-Dr Klobia S Carroll (PA), T-Michelle Castillo, J-David Castillo, $19,980.
3—Barlovento Tiger, c, 3, Big Brown--Mine Sweep, by End Sweep. ($6,000 '13 OBSAUG). O-Arthur Geller, B-IWIN Farms LLC & IEAH Stables (PA), $6,660.
1—Georgie Porgy, g, 4, Jump Start--Barouchka, by Not for Love. ($10,000 '11 FTMDEC; $4,000 '12 FTMOCT). O-Double Bogey Racing, B-Cary W Jackson (PA), $3,663.
Winning Time: 1:39 1/5 (ft)
 
PID, 2ND, ALW, $30,890, 3YO/UP, F/M, 1M, 8-27.
1—TIPPANY, f, 3, Tapit--Shop Here, by Dehere. ($500,000 '13 KEESEP). O-Beau Ravine LLC, B-Gainesway Thoroughbreds Ltd (KY), T-Timothy E. Hamm, J-Antonio A. Gallardo, $18,600.
3—Soft Drink, f, 3, Lemon Drop Kid--Toppisme, by Saint Ballado. O-Wertheimer and Frere, B-Wertheimer et Frere (KY), $6,200.
6—Top of the Stretch, f, 3, Aragorn (IRE)--Venus Victoriana, by Rock Hard Ten. ($5,000 2014 OBSJUN). O-Tuozzo Racing LLC, B-John O'Meara (KY), $3,100.
Winning Time: 1:38 2/5 (ft)
 
EVD, 7TH, ALW, $30,500, 2YO, 5 1/2F, 8-26.
2—HUNKER DOWN, c, 2, Musket Man--My Friend Bele, by My Friend Max. O-Double Dam Farm LLC, B-Jo Ann Thompson (LA), T-Ronda Hutchinson, J-Kirk Paul LeBlanc, $18,300.
3—Our Rapidash, g, 2, Half Ours--Eyes on Molly, by Malagra. ($20,000 '14 LTBSEP). O-Mintmere Thoroughbreds, LLC, B-Wade C Mott & Jeffrey W Mott (LA), $6,100.
1A—Wonder Run, g, 2, Run Production--Gal Wonder, by Three Wonders. O-Whispering Oaks Farm LLC, B-Carrol J Castille (LA), $3,355.
Winning Time: 1:05 1/5 (ft)
 
AP, 8TH, ALW, $29,186, 3YO/UP, F/M, 7F, 8-27.
7—LAUR NET, f, 4, Strong Hope--Lady Lionel, by Lucky Lionel. O-Sigrist, Charles J, Beechy, Laura and Bassett, Lynette, B-Moises Yanez & Charles Sigrist (IL), T-Moises R. Yanez, J-Emmanuel Esquivel, $18,522.
6—Church Road, f, 4, Road Ruler--Church's Out, by Cartwright. O-J B Stables, Inc (Jake E Bryant), B-J B Stables Inc (IL), $6,254.
4—Dance With Kitten, m, 5, Kitten's Joy--Madame Du Lac, by Lemon Drop Kid. O-Pressure Racing LLC, B-Kenneth L Ramsey & Sarah K Ramsey (KY), $2,425.
Winning Time: 1:24 (ft)
 
CT, 4TH, ALW, $26,000, 3YO/UP, 7F, 8-26.
8—CHARITABLE ANNUITY, g, 3, Charitable Man--Early Annuity, by Luftikus. O-Mark E Russell, B-Donald L Duvall (WV), T-James W. Casey, J-Antonio Lopez, $16,900.
3—Devil's Gate, g, 4, Luftikus--Bashful Bride, by Rahy. O-Sam E English, II, B-Sam E English II (WV), $5,200.
6—Dancing Roy, g, 4, Dance With Ravens--Toy for Roy, by Roy. O-Monte Steele, B-Karen E Steele (WV), $2,600.
Winning Time: 1:25 4/5 (ft)
 
LAD, 3RD, ALW, $26,000, 3YO/UP, F/M, 6F, 8-27.
4—JACKSON'S G G, f, 3, Dunkirk--Mississippi Dice, by Valid Expectations. O-Wright, Ron D, Clement, Fletcher B and Milligan, Dennis, B-Dennis Milligan (LA), T-Henry B. Johnson, Jr., J-Hector Del-Cid, $15,600.
5—Nurse Emmielle, f, 4, Private Vow--Nurse Dyna, by Warfield. O-Schniederjan, Bleu and Schniederjan, Lacie, B-Sandra Duke (LA), $5,200.
1—Lady Margots Humor, f, 3, Sharp Humor--Lady Margot, by A.P. Indy. ($14,500 2014 ESLAPR). O-Jarrett, Jr Terrell and Lara, Jorge, B-Emile J Barras Farms Stables LLC (LA), $2,860.
Winning Time: 1:11 2/5 (ft)
 
MNR, 3RD, ALW, $25,100, 3YO/UP, F/M, 1MT, 8-26.
3—MISTIE ROYALE, m, 6, Mizzen Mast--Royal Beluga (GB), by Soviet Star. ($22,000 '10 KEESEP). O-L Craig Cox, B-Jamm, Ltd & Mill Ridge Farm, Ltd (KY), T-L. Craig Cox, J-Andrew R. Ramgeet, $15,562.
6—Miracle in May, m, 9, Songandaprayer--Logia, by Bon Point (GB). ($30,000 '06 OBSOCT; $20,000 '07 KEESEP). O-Loren G Cox, B-Marion G Montanari (FL), $5,020.
7—Suzy Blue Light, f, 4, Exchange Rate--Silmaril, by Diamond. ($82,000 '12 FTMOCT). O-The Elkstone Group LLC, B-Stephen E Quick & Christoper JFeifarek (PA), $2,510.
Winning Time: 1:35 4/5 (fm)
 
LAD, 6TH, ALW, $25,000, 3YO/UP, A1MT, 8-27.
7—MAGICAL STRIDE, g, 4, Johar--Cinemagic, by Exploit. ($5,000 '12 TEXAUG). O-Joyce Hamm, B-Paul Pruett (LA), T-Danny W. Payne, J-Chris R. Rosier, $15,000.
8—Boston Humor, g, 4, Got the Last Laugh--Heathers Promise, by Silver Buck. ($14,500 '12 TEXAUG). O-Karen E Jacks, B-O V Moss (LA), $5,000.
1—Social Prize, g, 4, Pure Prize--Social Matty, by Matty G. O-Bryant H Prentice, III, B-Bryant Prentice III (LA), $2,750.
Winning Time: 1:40 4/5 (fm)
 
AP, 7TH, ALW, $22,050, 3YO/UP, F/M, 6F, 8-27.
4—LOOKING FOR BITS, f, 4, Monarchos--Carolsails, by Explodent. O-Sentel, Ken and Dorris, Judy, B-Judy Dorris & Ken Sentel (IL), T-Chris Dorris, J-Timothy Thornton, $13,230.
7—Three Tootsies, f, 4, Three Hour Nap--Clandestine Affair, by Blumin Affair. O-Robertson, Hugh H and Hillebrand, Joann, B-Hugh H Robertson & John G Hillebra (IL), $4,410.
3—Kitty's Castle, f, 4, Cashel Castle--Holy Kitten, by Forest Wildcat. O-S D Brilie, Ltd Partnership, B-S D Brilie (IL), $2,426.
Winning Time: 1:11 2/5 (ft)
 
FL, 8TH, ALW, $16,900, 3YO/UP, F/M, 5 1/2F, 8-27.
2—PARTYTIME CHILL, f, 3, Desert Party--Time of Peace, by Slew City Slew. ($40,000 '12 KEENOV; $110,000 '13 FTNAUG; $50,000 2014 FTMMAY). O-Charlton Baker, B-Thomas-Burleson (NY), T-Charlton Baker, J-Luis E. Perez, $10,140.
4—Hillbilly Hula Gal, m, 6, Friendly Island--Champagneforlisa, by Champagneforashley. O-Curtis F Brown, Jr, B-Brendan Mullery (NY), $3,380.
6—Underthemoonlight, f, 4, Golden Missile--Yon Van Dance, by Yonaguska. O-Mark Valentine, B-Milfer Farm Inc (NY), $1,690.
Winning Time: 1:05 4/5 (ft)

North American Maiden Winners
Bellamy Road--Satilla Shores by Speightstown; ALLWEHAVEISNOW, f, 2, WO, Mcl 50000, 8-26, 6f, 1:12 . B-Blue Mountain Equine (KY.). $1,000 '13 KEENOV.
Big Top Cat--M J's Gal by Benchmark; M J'S BIG TOP, g, 2, EVD, Mcl 20000, 8-27, 5fT, :58 1/5. B-Carrol J. Castille (LA.).
Blame--Lovely Rafaela (G2), by A.P. Indy; LOVELY CREDIT, f, 2, PID, Msw, 8-27, 6f, 1:12 . B-Live Oak Stud (FL.).
Cowboy Cal--Camielee by Harlan's Holiday; BUFFALO GAL, f, 2, BTP, Msw, 8-27, 6f, 1:13 4/5. B-T/C Stable, LLC (OH.). $10,000 '14 KEESEP.
Gottcha Gold--Pop Pop's Hope by Valid Trefaire; SECRET WAR, f, 2, GP, Mcl 16000, 8-27, 5 1/2f, 1:06 . B-Trish Genieve Martin (FL.). $4,000 '14 OBSAUG; $9,000 2015 OBSJUN.
Misremembered--Veronica's Lake by Salt Lake; LA CANDELITA, f, 2, PID, Mcl 25000, 8-27, 5f, :59 1/5. B-Machmer Hall (KY.). $19,000 '14 OBSAUG; $10,500 '14 OBSJAN.
Private Vow--Pata Fresca by Indian Charlie; MOMENT OF GRACE, f, 2, EVD, Mcl 20000, 8-26, 5fT, :57 4/5. B-Inside Move (LA.). $24,000 '14 OBSAUG; $9,500 '14 OBSJAN.
Private Vow--Karousel Karen by My Prince Charming; CATFISH KING, c, 2, LAD, Mcl 12500, 8-27, 5 1/2f, 1:07 . B-Robert McDowell & Charles DeCou (LA.). $1,300 '14 LTBSEP; $8,700 2015 TEXMAR.
Tapit--Jade Queen (G1P$293,232), by Giant's Causeway; JADE PRINCESS, f, 2, DMR, Msw, 8-27, 1m, 1:37 4/5. B-Summer Wind Farm (KY.). $775,000 '14 KEESEP.
Zavata--Bond Beauty by High Yield; JUSTANOTHERMORGAN, c, 2, MNR, Msw, 8-26, 5f, 1:01 2/5. B-Loven Hartman Thoroughbreds, LLC (IN.). $3,200 '14 FTKOCT.
After Market--Winbrandlex by Yankee Victor; ILOVEADIXIECHICK, g, 3, MNR, Mcl 5000, 8-26, 1 1/16m, 1:51 . B-George E. Bates (IL.). *1/2 to Malibu Yankee (MSW$257,447).
Bellamy Road--Tioga Pass by Marquetry; SAMARKANDA, f, 3, GP, Mcl 20000, 8-27, 1mT, 1:40 1/5. B-Mr. & Mrs. Hargus Sexton, Offshoot Farm, & Silver Fern Farm LL (KY.). $12,000 '13 KEESEP.
Broken Vow--Round Robin by Mt. Livermore; BRUSH UP, f, 3, BTP, Mcl 3500, 8-27, 5f, 1:00 2/5. B-Reklein Stables (KY.). *1/2 to Change Up(G3$375,420).
Bustin Stones--Appollo North by Polish Numbers; CALL ME STONEY, g, 3, SAR, Mcl 40000, 8-27, 6f, 1:11 1/5. B-Roddy Valente & Thomas Lemme (NY.).
Candy Ride (ARG)--Lorelei K by Storm Cat; SWEET FORTUNE, f, 3, PEN, Msw, 8-27, 5fT, :58 1/5. B-Aaron U. Jones & Marie D. Jones (KY.). $250,000 '13 KEESEP.
Dance Master--Vanity Trip by High Demand; STRUT N SWAGGER, c, 3, RP, Msw, 8-26, 1m 70y, 1:43 4/5. B-Kirton Farms (OK.). $1,700 '13 HERDEC.
Denis of Cork--Katelyn Rose Deane by Ormsby; ONE ROSEY CORK, f, 3, CT, Mcl 10000, 8-26, 7f, 1:30 . B-James W. Casey (WV.).
Ecclesiastic--So Sultry by Storm Boot; KAPLIN, c, 3, PEN, Mcl 10000, 8-26, 5f, :59 1/5. B-Jodie Pointer (PA.).
Emblazon--Lady's Opportunity by Lost Opportunity; LUCKY LADY LISA, f, 3, RP, Mcl 7500, 8-26, 1m, 1:41 1/5. B-Bobbye Stipe (OK.).
Etbauer--Fancy Dealer by Barberstown; DEALER'S ETBAUER, g, 3, EVD, Mcl 10000, 8-26, 7f, 1:27 1/5. B-Margie K Averett (LA.).
Finance the Cat--Strodes Star by Strodes Creek; PROVOKING CAT, f, 3, EVD, Mcl 15000, 8-26, 5 1/2f, 1:06 3/5. B-Patricia Ann Hillman (TX.).
Kodiak Kowboy--Jennypike by Pikepass; GRAY AREA, g, 3, RP, Msw, 8-26, 6f, 1:10 2/5. B-Lynden Branch & JiCo (OK.).
Read the Footnotes--Royal Valentine by Langfuhr; PROLETARIAT, c, 3, SAR, Mcl 25000, 8-27, 6f, 1:11 1/5. B-Sequel Thoroughbreds LLC & Joseph Aquilino (NY.).
Saffir--Fly by Julie by Fly Till Dawn; JEFFREYS GIRL, f, 3, WO, Mcl 10000, 8-26, 1 1/16m, 1:47 4/5. B-Robert Milton Hardie (ON.).
Storm Military (ARG)--Blue Spanish Eyes by Regal Classic; BLUE EYED ZEEVA, f, 3, NP, Mcl 7000, 8-26, 6 1/2f, 1:19 3/5. B-John Galatiuk (AB.). C$12,000 '13 ALBOCT. *1/2 to Anne's Purse (MSW$325,871). ***FIRST WINNER FOR SIRE
Stormin Fever--Centerofattention (MSW$306,396), by Beau Genius; REAL BIG DEAL, g, 3, DMR, Msw, 8-26, 6 1/2f, 1:16 2/5. B-Dennis Grenier & Norine Grenier (CA.).
Street Sense--Phoenicia by Mr Purple; CLEVERNESS, f, 3, GP, Mcl 50000, 8-27, 1 1/16mT, 1:45 1/5. B-H. Allen Poindexter (KY.). $160,000 '13 KEESEP.
Teton Forest--Yesterday's Tune by Premiership; SUPERLICIOUS, f, 3, LAD, Mcl 5000, 8-27, 6f, 1:14 1/5. B-Bobbi Jo Randle & Jack Bernsmeier (LA.). $8,700 '13 ESLSEP; $6,500 2014 ESLAPR.
Yes It's True--Madame Diva by Mr. Greeley; WOMEN WIN, f, 3, SAR, Msw, 8-27, 6f, 1:09 3/5. B-Stonewall Farm (NY.). *1/2 to Captain Serious(MG1P$367,200).
Dixie Chatter--Park Valley by Polish Navy; NEXT BOOK, g, 4, DMR, Mcl 20000, 8-26, 5 1/2f, 1:04 3/5. B-Donald Valpredo (CA.).
Forefathers--Princess Iris by Irish Open; LORD WEST, g, 4, EVD, Mcl 10000, 8-26, 7f, 1:27 2/5. B-Riceland Racing Stables LLC (LA.).
Fusaichi Pegasus--Pure Radiance by Irish River (FR); MY BEHOLDER, g, 4, GP, Mcl 12500, 8-27, 7 1/2fT, 1:33 3/5. B-E. H. Beau Lane III (KY.). *1/2 to Foster's Landing (G3P$265,180).
Street Boss--Kinsale Lass by Royal Academy; SUMMER COVE, g, 4, PID, Mcl 7500, 8-26, 1m, 1:40 2/5. B-Judy Miller (KY.). $175,000 '11 KEENOV; $350,000 '12 FTSAUG.

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