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Kim K is first stakes winner for
Freshman sire Will Take Charge

Unfazed by the rail post, Kim K broke on top and engaged in a three-way battle for the lead down the backstretch and into the turn. She gained the advantage in mid-stretch and drew off to win the $100,000 Barretts Debutante by three lengths for trainer Peter Miller and owner Rockingham Ranch. Her time for the 6 1/2 furlongs was 1:16.28.

The top-priced filly at the 2018 Spring Sale (Hip109) was consigned by Sequel Bloodstock and sold for $335,000.


    

Undefeated Creative Instinct earns
blacktype in her second start

Sent to post as the 2-5 favorite on the basis of her 3 3/4-length debut win over the track at the six-furlong distance on August 1, Creative Instinct set all the fractions and drew off in the stretch to win the featured $100,000 Generous Portion Stakes by just over two lengths in time of 1:12.24 for the six furlongs.

Trained by Peter Miller for owner Gary Barber, the 2-year-old daughter of Creative Cause sold for $50,000 at the 2017 August Select Yearling Sale (Hip 19) from the Havens Bloodstock consignment and later blossomed into a $285,000 March OBS 2-year-old.


    

Naughty Tiger’s bold move secures CTBA Stakes victory

Breaking slowly from the eighth post, Naughty Tiger chased the speed five-wide down the backstretch before surging to the front at the top of the stretch to win the $100,690 CTBA Stakes by just over a length in her third start. The stakes victory followed a 3 3/4-length maiden win June 14 at Santa Anita.

The 2-year-old daughter of Smiling Tiger, trained by co-owner Edward Freeman for the partnership of Brian Blackburn, Shannon Hunt, Mike Marsdsen, Anthony Murigo and Darrin Albert, was a $40,000 purchase (Hip 57) from Havens Bloodstock, Agent at the Spring Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale conducted by Barretts last April.


  

Core Beliefs surges late for a $500,000 graded stakes victory

Gary Broad’s Core Beliefs held off the late rally of 3-2 favorite Lone Sailor to earn his first stakes triumph in the $500,000 Ohio Derby-G3 at Thistledown. Winding up his run on the final turn after racing five-wide in the early going, Core Beliefs gained the advantage at the eighth pole to prevail by a nose in 1:51.08 for the nine furlongs.

Second in the Peter Pan Stakes-G3 at Belmont on May 12 and third to Justify in the April 7 Santa Anita Derby-G1 for trainer Peter Eurton, Core Beliefs more than doubled his lifetime earnings to $535,360 with the victory. The son of Quality Road was a $350,000 purchase from the Wavertree Stables’ consignment (Hip 46) at Barretts’ 2017 March Sale of Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training.


  

Mr Paytience crushes foes in ‘Rising Star’ Effort at Santa Anita 

Breaking alertly, Mr Paytience set a :22.53 first quarter in the midst of a three-way speed duel then sprinting clear entering the stretch, he clocked a half-mile fraction of :45.87 for a 7 3/4 length victory in :52.22.

The 2-year-old son of Paynter trained by Doug O’Neill for owner McShane Racing was a $40,000 purchase (Hip 63) by Ciaran Dunne from the 2017 August Select yearling consignment of breeder Ballena Vista Farms.


  

Stakes victories at Santa Anita and Del Mar for Spiced Perfection

Stalking the pace from the rail, Spiced Perfection swung three-wide turning for home and caught the 2-5 favorite Show It N Moe It in final strides for a hard fought neck decision in the $200,000 Evening Jewel Stakes for owner Dare to Dream Stable and trainer Brian Koriner.

The first-crop daughter of Smiling Tiger was a $6,500 Barretts 2016 October yearling purchase (Hip 48) by John Brocklebank from the Woodbridge Farm consignment and a $50,000 bargain purchase (Hip 8) by Dare to Dream Stable from Checkmate Thoroughbreds, agent at the 2017 Barretts March Sale. Off the board only once, Spiced Perfection won the $100,000 Generous Portion Stakes at 2 and has earned $372,985.


 

 

 

  

    

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

  

 

  

 

 

 

 

      

 

 

 

 

 



Spring Sales topper Galilean
displays brilliance in debut victory

West Point Thoroughbreds, Denise Barker, and William Sandbrook’s Galilean won the $100,000 Barretts Juvenile at Los Alamitos in an impressive show of talent despite his inexperience.

Sent off as the 4-5 favorite, the California-bred son of Uncle Mo ducked in at the start but quickly recovered, racing a head off fast fractions of :21.65 and :44.86. Taking the lead at the top of the stretch, he held off a late challenge while clocking a final time of 1:15.28 for the 6 ½ furlongs.

Purchased for $60,000 from the Bar C Racing Stable consignment at the 2017 Barretts Select Yearling Sale (Hip 54), Galilean was a sales-topping $600,000 home run (Hip 14) for consignor Eddie Woods at Barretts’ Spring 2-year-olds in training sale.


Graduate Short Notes 

Fresno, Oct. 7, $100,000 Harris Farms S.
Bold Fantasy (7yo. g by Bertrando) posted his seventh career win and first stakes victory for Slam Dunk Racing and Michael Nentwig. The Jonathan Wong trainee and 2012 October Sale yearling (Hip 67) consigned by Green Acre Stables, sold for $25,000.

Santa Anita, Sept. 29, $61,560 Alw. 6 1/2f
Smiling Tigress (3yo. f by Smiling Tiger) stalked the early pace then rallied widest of all to win by a half-length for owners Naseer Fasihuddin and Madiha Zahra. The 2016 October Sale yearling (Hip 88) trained by David Bernstein has earned $171,856 and sold for $20,000 from the Woodbridge Farm consignment.

Los Alamitos, Sept. 23, $45,690 Alw. 6f
Wonderful Lie (7yo. m by Bedford Falls) won as the favorite for owner Rockingham Ranch and trainer Peter Miller. The stakes-placed winner of $364,509 and 2012 October Sale yearling (Hip 75) consigned by Checkmate Thoroughbreds, sold for $12,000.

Los Alamitos, Sept. 23, $45,690 Alw. 6f
Ninety Nine Proof (4yo. c by Idiot Proof) pressed the pace then took the lead at the furlong pole to win in 1:09 flat for trainer Peter Miller and Rockingham Ranch. The 2015 January Sale yearling (Hip 101) was a $7,500 purchase by Andy Mathis from the Havens Bloodstock consignment.

Los Alamitos, Sept. 23, $40,345 Msw. 5 1/2f
Satrapa (3yo. g by Square Eddie) raced greenly but prevailed to win his second start by a neck as the favorite for owner/trainer Hector Palma. The 2016 October Sale yearling (Hip 86) consigned by Woodbridge Farm, sold for $3,000.

Los Alamitos, Sept. 18, $56,830 5f
Right Hand Man (4yo. g by Street Boss) took the lead off the turn and gamely prevailed by a neck in time of 56.21 for trainer Jeff Bonde and Blinkers On Stable et al. The 2015 October Sale yearling (Hip 129) consigned by Harris Farms, sold for $120,000.

Canterbury, Sept. 14, $50,000 John Bullitt S. 1 1/16m
Patriots Rule (7yo. g by Tribal Rule) was 19 lengths off the pace at the half-mile pole but pulled off a two-length victory with a five-wide rally. The multiple stakes winner of $573,173 for owner Charles Garvey and trainer Robertino Diodoro was a $8,000 yearling purchase (2012 Hip 32) from the Sam Hendricks consignment.

Gulfstream, Sept. 8, $75,000 Trinniberg S. 6f
Cautious Giant (7yo. g by Giant’s Causeway) moved into contention through the turn and battled down the stretch to win by a head as the favorite for trainer Victor Barboza, Jr and owner Mark Moshe. The multiple stakes winner consigned by Harris Farms, sold for $57,000 at the 2017 January Sale (Hip 203).

Los Alamitos, Sept. 7, $45,690 Alw. 5 1/2f
Hardcore Troubador (4yo. g by Roi Charmant) led gate to wire posting his second career win and earnings of $105,950 for owner/trainer Edward Freeman. The 2015 October Sale yearling (Hip 1) was a $3,000 purchase by Freeman from John Golightly, agent.

Los Alamitos, Sept. 6, $40,345 Msw. 1m
Seven Scents (2yo. c by Goldenscents) took the lead into the stretch and gamely prevailed to win his two-turn debut by a length for Six-S Racing Stable and trainer Craig Lewis. The $40,000 purchase from the 2018 Spring Sale (Hip 88) was consigned by Starting Point Thoroughbreds.

Del Mar, Sept. 3, $61,725, Msw. 1 1/16mT
Highlight Show (4yo. g by Good Journey) kicked into gear at the top of the stretch and rallied four-wide to win by a length in his first start since June of 2017. Trained by James Cassidy for owner D P Racing, the 2015 October Sale yearling (Hip 119) sold for $140,000 from the Mary Knight consignment.

Del Mar, Sept. 1, $74,540, Alw. 1mT
Prince Earl (3yo. g by Paddy O’Prado) won as the 2-1 favorite following a three and one-half month layoff and is undefeated in two starts for trainer Phillip D’Amato and owners Todd, Andrew and Irina Molasky. The 2016 Select Sale yearling (Hip 41) consigned by Harris Farms, was purchased for $25,000 by Hebert Bloodstock.

Del Mar, August 30, $72,180 Msw. 5fT
Mikes Tiznow (3yo. g by Slew’s Tiznow) broke on top and set all the fractions to win his second start by 2 1/4 lengths for trainer Andy Mathis and owner Mike Schott. The 2016 October Sale yearling (Hip 145) consigned by McCarthy Bloodstock, sold for $34,000.

Del Mar, August 26, $67,690 Alw. 5fT
Surrender Now (3yo. f by Morning Line) notched her second win at the meet defeating older fillies and mares as the 9-5 favorite for owner Rockingham Ranch and trainer Peter Miller. The 2017 Select Sale 2-year-old (Hip 44) consigned by Excel Bloodstock, sold for $220,000.

Del Mar, August 26, $63,752 Alw. 6f
Distinctive B (7yo. g by With Distinction) contested the lead early before kicking clear on the turn to win by 4 1/2 lengths under a hand ride for trainer Peter Miller and Rockingham Ranch. The 2013 January Sale 2-year-old (Hip 247) was a $69,000 purchase by James Cassidy from H & E Ranch.

Del Mar, August 26, $40,745 Alw. 6f
Powder (4yo. f by Slew’s Tiznow) led gate-to-wire stopping the timer in 1:10.90 while posting her fourth victory in 12 starts. Trained by Peter Miller for owners Altamira Racing, Cannon Thoroughbreds and Eric Iantorno, the 2015 October Sale yearling (Hip 68) sold from the West 12 Ranch consignment for $20,000.

Del Mar, August 24, $79,376 Alw. 6f
Spiced Perfection (3yo. f by Smiling Tiger) stalked the pace behind a :44.91 half mile then rallied in the final sixteenth to win going away by 1 1/2 lengths for Dare to Dream Stable and trainer Brian Koriner. The multiple stakes winner of $372,985 was a $6,500 October yearling purchase in 2016 (Hip 48) by John Brocklebank from the Woodbridge Farm consignment and a $50,000 Select Sale 2-year-old purchase (2017 Hip 8) from Checkmate Thoroughbreds, agent.

Del Mar, August 23, $68,437 Alw. 1 1/16mT
Sheeza Milky Way (5yo. m by Sidney’s Candy) caught the pacesetter in the final sixteenth and gamely prevailed by a half-length to win her second start following a year-long layoff. The 2015 Select Sale 2-year-old (Hip 57) trained by Peter Eurton for owner Sharon Alesia, Robin Christianson, Ciaglia Racing and Harry Crusberg was a $70,000 purchase from Kings Equine.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

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3/4/2013



Click photo to view TVG coverage of the 2013 March Selected 2-Year-Old Sale

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