Juvenile Fillies Notes For Monday, Oct. 30

Caressing-Caressing, based locally with trainer David Vance, will have her final workout before the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies on Tuesday. On Monday, she galloped one mile around. Jockey John Velazquez will ride the filly.
Cash Deal-Overbrook Farm's Cash Deal galloped before the renovation break Monday morning. Jorge Chavez will have the mount on Cash Deal in the Juvenile Fillies. Cash Deal worked 5 furlongs in 1:00 on Oct. 25, and trainer D. Wayne Lukas said the filly would gallop up to Saturday's race.

Cindy's Hero-Winner of the Grade 1 Del Mar Debutante, the stretch-running daughter of Sea Hero walked shedrow Monday morning after working 6 fur. in 1:13 3/5 the previous day. Exercise rider Michelle Jensen and groom Mario Espinoza said the filly was doing well after the drill. In her most recent outing, Cindy's Hero finished third in the Oak Leaf Stakes at Santa Anita Oct. 8 for trainer David Hofmans.

Freefourracing-Winner of the Indian Summer Stakes at six furlongs in her United States debut Oct. 19 at Keeneland, the English import "went for a trot for about a mile" Monday, according to trainer Neil Drysdale. She was purchased privately by Stonerside Stable after winning three of four starts in England for trainer Brian Meehan. The Kentucky-bred daughter of French Deputy will race beyond seven furlongs for the first time.

Jetin Excess-The unbeaten California-bred filly was declared out of the Juvenile Fillies Monday morning by trainer Pico Perdomo. "She came back with a stone bruise after she worked at Santa Anita a week ago Sunday," explained Perdomo from Hollywood Park. "It came out yesterday and she is no longer in pain. We put her on antibiotics and soaked it [the right front foot] in epsom salts. We will put a bar shoe on and she will probably only have to miss a couple days of training. If everything is okay, she could make the Moccasin Stakes [Nov. 11] opening weekend at Hollywood Park."

La Vida Loca-See European Report. Nasty Storm, one of two juveniles entered in Breeders' Cup races for trainer Dallas Stewart, walked on Monday following a5 furlongs workout in 1:02 1/5 on Sunday in preparation for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies. Stewart said Nasty Storm was doing well after her breeze and would resume galloping on Tuesday. Jockey Marlon St. Julien will ride the 2 yo Gulch filly. Notable Career-The multiple stakes winning filly is scheduled to arrive at Churchill Downs Tuesday with the rest of Bob Baffert's contingent. Sunday at Santa Anita, Notable Career worked 6 fur. in 1:13 2/5 Sunday under regular rider David Flores.

Out Of Sync-Trainer Nick Zito sent this Out Of Place filly out after the break and she responded by going5 furlongs in 1:02 3/5, breezing. It was her final prep for the Juvenile Fillies. Owned by Andrew Farm, Out Of Sync earned her way to the Juvenile Fillies by running second to undefeated Raging Fever in Belmont Park's Frizette. "She's really doing well," Zito said. "She ran a big race in the Frizette, and distance won't be a problem for her. She seems happy, and that's all you can hope for when you get to this stage." Hall of Fame jockey Chris McCarron, who rode her in the Frizette, will have the mount again on Out Of Sync in the Juvenile Fillies.

Platinum Tiara-Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies contender Platinum Tiara shipped from Keeneland to Churchill Downs last Thursday and, according to trainer Joseph Waunsch, made the trip without incident and is doing well. The daughter of Cozzene worked 5 furlongs here on Friday in 1:14 2/5 from the gate. She galloped this morning 1 5/8 miles and is scheduled to stand in the gate Tuesday at 7:30 a.m., followed by another gallop. Wauncsh may decide to blow her out three-eighths of a mile on Thursday.

Winner of the Brave Raj Stakes at Calder this summer, Platinum Tiara was fifth last out in the Walmac International Alcibiades at Keeneland. It was a bit of a disappointment for Waunsch and owner Rob Murphy, but her three impressive victories in Florida this year have kept them high on the filly and they are hopeful of her chances on Saturday. They've picked a new rider in Shane Sellers, a jockey who has won two Breeders' Cup races, including the 1997 Juvenile Fillies aboard Countess Diana at Hollywood Park.

Raging Fever-Trainer Mark Hennig will be aiming to win his first Breeders' Cup championship race with Edward P. Evans' undefeated filly Raging Fever in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies. Winner of all five of her starts, including the Adirondack, Matron and Frizette stakes, Raging Fever arrived at Churchill Downs last Monday. The daughter of Storm Cat worked5 furlongs here yesterday in 1:00 flat. "I'm really pleased with her work on Sunday. She ate up and is just doing super," Hennig said today."

Raging Fever walked the shedrow this morning and will jog the main track tomorrow. Plans then call for her to gallop the rest of the week. Hennig travels to New York today but plans to be back by Wednesday. Jerry Bailey, winner of nine Breeders' Cup races (the Juvenile Fillies twice), will ride Raging Fever on Saturday.

She's A Devil Due-Undefeated in four starts, She's A Devil Due, won the Walmac International Alcibiades at Keeneland in her last race. Her trainer, Kenneth McPeek, is taking a rather laid back approach in her training this week. "She came here last Tuesday, worked five furlongs on Thursday (in 1:03), galloped a mile and a half today, will gallop tomorrow...nothing special," he said as he smiled and shrugged.

"She's just real easy." She's A Devil Due's owners, Brian Griggs and Mike Goetz, are both first-time horse owners with this filly and will be at the draw this Wednesday. They're also expected to bring along a substantial entourage of family, friends, and other supporters on race day. Jockey Mark Guidry has ridden She's A Devil Due to victory in each of her starts and will return on Saturday in the Juvenile Fillies.

Stormy Pick-Immediately after the break Monday morning, Stormy Pic went out for a 5-fur. workout under Shane Sellers who will be aboard the 2-year-old filly owned by New Stable. She's training great," said Ben Perkins, Sr, subbing for Ben Perkins, Jr. "She was good at Monmouth Park but at Saratoga,she ran great. I don't see why she couldn't do well here."

Thunder Bertie-The locally based Thunder Bertie, trained by Bernie Flint, galloped 1 1/2 miles in preparation for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies on Monday. The Thunder Gulch filly, to be ridden by Kent Desormeaux, had her final workout on Oct. 28. "She's doing really good," said assistant trainer Steve Flint. "Everything looks good. She'll just gallop up to the race."

Top Of The League-Trainer Joe Orseno was hoping for defections from the Juvenile Fillies this morning in hopes of getting this undefeated daughter of Lite The Fuse into the race. "There are two ahead of her, and if she gets in, Mike Smith will have the mount," Orseno said.

Two Item Limit-Two Item Limit, trained by Stephen L. DiMauro will arrive at Churchill Downs on Wednesday. "She galloped a mile and a half this morning and will breeze tomorrow five furlongs at Belmont," said DiMauro this morning from his base at Calder Race Course.

Xtra Heat-Maryland trainer John Salzman said all is well with the unbeaten filly owned by Kenneth Taylor and partners. "I just wish the race was three-quarters of mile or seven- eighths," Salzman said. "I think it's a pretty tough race and we've got a shot. You can't tell anything by the first five races because they were in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Delaware Park. But the last win (by a neck in the Astarita) gives her some credentials. She even had a little trouble at the start and still won." Maryland jockey Mark Johnston will ride Xtra Heat.

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