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Message 4 has 5 entrants entered in the Sanford Stakes g3, 6 f, Saturday July 17
field of 12. at Saratoga for 2 yr olds. The ones from my list are projected to be
more than 6f sprinters, the distance of this non Lasix race. (precocious)
Race 9, For 2 yr olds. :
2 Candy Landing 7-2 Walsh E 85 6th bumped the winner at the start
5 Dance Code 12-1 J C Vazquez E 81 3rd Stumbled badly at start
7 Ottoman Empire-rf 10-1 Amoss E 87 4th
9 Headline Report 5-1 W Ward E 90 2nd
11 Seize The Night 20-1 D Stewart E 87
The Favorite is not on my list #1 Wit 8-5 Pletcher/ I Ortiz. E 91 WON by 8 E 100
Wit was Much The best by 8 lengths, Weird start, 4 horses stumbled.
Looking forward to seeing James Aloysius on Saturday, debuting in an 8.5f turf race. I hope Garghan has him ready. 200k purchase, out of a Lord of England(Top 3 year old in Germany in 2006) mare.
The tail female has multiple European Country nicks
no way to use the Dosage or CMP's , he has Speed on top and World Class
BMS line of Shirley Heights Stamina line and in 5 generations 7 lines of family 2d
and a few 5h family right there is a terrific Turf Pedigree.
He is one of many in recent years to have a world class 8 generation female foundation. IMO
JAMES ALOYSIUS C, 2019 DP = 4-0-6-0-0 (10) DI = 2.33 CD = 0.80
Checked the field for that race, there is Some good prospects and top Turf trainers.
8.5 f is a warmup for most in here.
I look forward to Saratoga every year, just for the juvy races. Many trainers wait until this meet to unveil the cream of the crop. Undoubtedly we'll see some BC Juvy runners show up over the next several weeks. As always, I follow the MTRs that are already working, hoping to see a couple in those races. I am usually not disappointed. More Than Real, Catholic Boy, Selflessly, and Stopshoppingmaria, all showed up at this meet before participating in a BC Juvy race.
I always look forward to this time of year for the 2's at Saratoga and Del Mar,
I enjoy looking for the ones to project before they race, and projecting a list
separate after they run and who the main trainer is for the Homebred Elite Sires
that won't be on the sales lists, and back burner the ones they sell and track the amount.
Then look at the Owners of the Mares bred to the Sire, do they sell them or keep them.
This year the Freshman Sire I singled out is Gun Runner owned By Winchell, His trainer
is Asmussen and I list his group of G R's first ,they could be the best of his crop, Look at his High
priced Sales of Home breds G R's, and check the high sales of the mares bred to G R,
and the ones they keep. After all of that, the best of the crop might be the cheapest sold.
Using my pedigree angles the Cheapest sold could be rated higher then the high priced ones.
Its 2 Yr old season. Good luck.
Great job Smarty. SPA action is where 2 year olds enter for 1st time. And it takes burning the midnight oil to get a handle on 1st time maidens - No PPs. Thanks! (d)
Here are a few MTRs that should be hitting the track soon that I am looking forward to:
1. Drink the Wind - Out of a Malibu Moon mare
2. On Thin Ice - Out of a Dynaformer mare
3. Consumer Spending - Out of a Scat Daddy mare
4. James Jones - Out of a Smart Strike Mare
1. Koala Princess - Out of a Lonhro mare
2. Plus Chic - Out of a Joyeux Dancer mare