Horses to Watch at F-T Florida Sale
by Deirdre B. Biles
Date Posted: 3/2/2009 1:21:18 PM
Last Updated: 3/6/2009 10:37:51 AM

Following is a list of horses you might want to keep an eye on in the Fasig-Tipton Florida select sale of 2-year-olds in training because of their workout times during the under tack show, yearling purchase prices, and pedigrees. The auction is scheduled for March 3 at Calder Race Course.

HORSES TO WATCH BECAUSE OF THEIR WORKOUT TIMES

Hip No. 63, T Tebeau, a Trippi – Xtra Emblem colt that worked a quarter mile in :21 2/5.

Hip No. 66, a Dixie Union – Above Perfection filly that worked an eighth of a mile in :10 1/5.

Hip No 125, a Sky Mesa – Dancewiththebride colt that worked an eighth in :10 1/5.

Hip No. 137, a Speightstown – England’s Rose filly that worked an eighth in :10 1/5.

Hip No. 210, a More Than Ready – Love Sick colt that worked an eighth in :10 1/5.

Hip No. 230, a Rahy – Mustoyou filly that worked an eighth in :10 1/5.

 

HORSES TO WATCH BECAUSE OF THEIR 2008 YEARLING PURCHASE PRICES

Hip No. 77, a Mr. Greeley – Arcadiana colt that brought $750,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale.

Hip No. 244, an A.P. Indy – Penny’s Fortune colt that brought $525,000 at the Keeneland September yearling sale.

Hip No. 271, an Unbridled’s Song – Rubywood colt that brought $450,000 at the 2008 Keeneland September yearling sale.

Hip No. 168, a Speightstown – Great Plains Lady filly that brought $410,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale.

Hip No. 92, a Macho Uno – Bag Lady Jane colt that brought $400,000 at the Keeneland September yearling sale.

Hip No. 174, a Ghostzapper – Holiday Runner filly that brought $400,000 at the Keeneland September yearling sale.

HORSES TO WATCH BECAUSE OF THEIR PEDIGREES

Hip No. 1, a Distorted Humor – Safe Haven filly whose second dam, Missed the Storm, won the Test Stakes (gr. I).

Hip No. 2, a Giant’s Causeway – Salt Champ filly whose dam was a champion in Argentina and also captured the Santa Monica Handicap (gr. I).

Hip No. 6, a Lion Heart – Scrape colt that is out of a full sister to champion Forty Niner.

Hip No. 9, a Maria’s Mon – She’s Smokin colt that is a half-brother to Gotham Stakes (gr. III) winner Smokin Mel.

Hip No. 21, a Pulpit – Spice Island colt whose dam scored in the Long Island Handicap (gr. II). Other family members include Horse of the Year and Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Spend a Buck.

Hip No. 30, a Medaglia d’Oro – Supah Gem colt whose dam won the Santa Maria Handicap (gr. I).

Hip No. 35, a Milwaukee Brew – Sararegal filly that is a half-sister to Canadian Horse of the Year Fatal Bullet.

Hip No. 38, a Tapit – Trickily colt whose dam is a half-sister to French group I winner Tropicaro.

Hip No. 45, a Medaglia d’Oro – Val Gardena colt whose dam was a Horse of the Year in Chile.

Hip No. 50, a Giant’s Causeway – Victory U. S. A. colt whose dam won the Stonerside Beaumont Stakes (gr. II), finished second in the Frizette Stakes (gr. I), and was third in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) and Del Mar Debutante Stakes (gr. I).

Hip No. 55, a Harlan’s Holiday – Well Spring colt whose second dam is Test Stakes (gr. I) and Ballerina Handicap (gr. I) winner Chaposa Springs. Other family members include Peruvian champion La Chaposa and Metropolitan Handicap (gr. I) winner You and I.

Hip No. 61, a Roman Ruler – Wonder Legend colt whose dam is a half-sister to Ballerina Stakes (gr. I) winner Spinning Round, the dam of Test Stakes (gr. I) and Ballerina Handicap (gr. I) winner Dream Supreme.

Hip No. 64, Don’t U Baby Me, an Unbridled’s Song – Xtra Heat colt whose dam was a champion and is a stakes producer.

Hip No. 68, a Langfuhr – Alcea colt whose dam is a half-sister to Canadian champion and Spinster Stakes (gr. I) winner Wilderness Song.

Hip No. 70, a Forestry – Alizea’s Song colt whose dam is a full sister to Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. I) winner Songandaprayer.

Hip No. 77, a Mr. Greeley – Arcadiana colt whose dam is a half-sister to two-time Horse of the Year Cigar.

Hip No. 81, an El Corredor – Ashlee’s Lady colt whose dam is a half-sister to Santa Margarita Invitational Handicap (gr. I) winner Healthy Addiction.

Hip No. 86, an Empire Maker – Away fill that is a half-sister to grade II winner Eight Belles, who finished second in the Kentucky Derby Presented By Yum! Brands (gr. I).

Hip No. 88, a Medaglia d’Oro – Babeinthewoods colt whose second dam is Arlington-Washington Lassie Stakes (gr. I) winner Delicate Vine.

Hip No. 90, an Afleet Alex – Baby  Lets Cruise colt whose dam is a half-sister to Gulfstream Park (gr. I) and Donn (gr. I) Handicap winner Jade Hunter.

Hip No. 92,  a Macho Uno – Bag Lady Jane colt whose dam was a stakes winner and whose second dam, Deputy Jane West, was a champion in Canada.

Hip No. 94, Cup o’ Joe, a Medaglia d’Oro – Bayou Plans colt that is a half-brother to Forego Handicap (gr. I) winner Midas Eyes and grade III winner Bayou’s Lassie.

Hip No. 95, an Unbridled’s Song – Be Gentle filly whose dam captured the Darley Alcibiades (gr. II) and Golden Rod (gr. II) Stakes . Other family members include champion Housebuster.

Hip No. 99, a Mr. Greeley – Blue Warbler filly whose dam is a half-sister to Vosburgh Stakes (gr. I) winner Henny Hughes.

Hip No 102, Hurricane Day, a Stormy Atlantic – Boxing Day colt whose second dam is champion Christmas Past.

Hip No. 111, Redverse, a Menifee – Chamrousse filly whose dam scored in the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (gr. II).

Hip No. 113, Flashy Dancer, a Langfuhr – Cherokyfrolicflash colt that is a half-brother to grade II winner and $1,534,720-earner Smoke’n Frolic.

Hip No. 116, a Rock Hard Ten – Clever Monique colt that is a half-brother to Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash Stakes (gr. I) winner Yes It’s True.

Hip No. 129, a Purge – Desert Orchid colt that is a half-brother to El Camino Real Derby (gr. III) and Golden Gate Derby (gr. III) winner Hoovergetthekeys.

Hip No. 142, a Ghostzapper – Fast and Early filly that is a half-sister to Lexington Stakes (gr. III) winner Sharp Impact.

Hip No. 144, a Monarchos – Fee colt that is a half-brother to Palos Verdes (gr. III) and Count Fleet Sprint (gr. III) Handicap winner High Stakes Player and stakes winner Mather Miss, the dam of South African group III winner Arch Mistress.

Hip No. 145, a Point Given – Fineza colt that is a half-brother to Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), Spinster Stakes (gr. I), and Las Virgenes Stakes (gr. I) winner Keeper Hill  and Commonwealth Breeders’ Cup Stakes (gr. II) winner Golden Gear.

Hip No. 146, a Speightstown – Flag Support fill that is a half-sister to Peter Pan Stakes (gr. II) winner Go Rockin’ Robin.

Hip No. 153, a Purge – Frigidette filly that is a half-sister to Remsen Stakes (gr. II) winner Windsor Castle.

Hip No. 170, a Mineshaft – Harbor Springs colt that is a half-brother to champion and Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (gr. I) winner Boston Harbor.

Hip No. 171, Heaven’s Touch, a Pulpit – Heavenly  Cat colt that is a half-brother to three stakes winners, including Wilshire Handicap (gr. III) winner Heavenly Ransom. Other family members include Yellow Ribbon Invitational Stakes (gr. I) and Gamely Handicap (gr. I) winner Sabin.

Hip No. 175, a Yes It’s True – Home From Oz colt whose dam is a full sister to Wood Memorial Stakes (gr. I) winner and successful young sire Tapit. Other family members include champion Rubiano.

Hip No. 176, a Chapel Royal – Honour Marianne colt whose dam is a half-sister to Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash Stakes (gr. II), Forest Hills Handicap (gr. II), and A Phenomenon Handicap (gr. II) winner Kelly Kip.

Hip No. 177, a Malibu Moon – Hosannah filly whose second dam is Ladies (gr. I) and Santa Ana (gr. I) Handicap winner Videogenic.

Hip No. 179, a Tiznow – Hot Match colt that is a half-brother to Silverbulletday Stakes (gr. II) winner Belle of Perintown and whose second dam is Fantasy Stakes (gr. I) winner Jeanne Jones.

Hip No. 181, a Distorted Humor – Ile de France colt whose dam is a half-sister to champion and Preakness (gr. I) winner Bernardini and whose second dam is Hollywood Starlet Stakes (gr. I) and Alciabiades Stakes (gr. II) winner Cara Rafaela.

Hip No. 185, a Storm Cat – Irish Cherry colt that is a half-sister to Apple Blossom (gr. I) and Go for Wand (gr. I) Handicap winner Spun Sugar and Hill ‘n’ Dale Cigar Mile Handicap (gr. I) winner Daaher.

Hip No. 186, a Yes It’s True – Irish Linnet colt that is out of a grade II winner and $1,120,180-earner and is a half-brother to stakes winner Blushing Irish.

Hip No 187, a Hennessy – Island Queen colt that is a half-brother to Palos Verdes Handicap (gr. II) winner Friendly Island.

Hip No. 194, an A.P. Indy – Key to My Heart filly that is a half-sister to grade III winner Love n’ Kiss S. and whose dam is a full sister to champion and Breeders’ Cup Sprint (gr. I) winner Eillo.

Hip No. 196, a Roman Ruler – Kiss Me Twice filly whose dam is a stakes winner and a half-sister to champion Answer Lively.

Hip No. 197, a Fusaichi Pegasus – La Barberina filly whose dam is a stakes producer and a half-sister to Fantasy Stakes (gr. I) winner Fantastic Look.

Hip No. 198, a Dynaformer – La Comete colt that is a half-brother to Munnings, who finished second in the Champagne Stakes (gr. I) and third in the Three Chimneys Hopeful Stakes (gr. I). Other family members include Queen Elizabeth Challene Cup Stakes (gr. IT) winner La Gueriere, the dam of grade II winner Lasting Approval; French Horse of the Year Allez France, and grade I winners Al Mamoon and Honor In War.

Hip No. 202, Heart of Courage, a Lion Heart – La Spia filly whose dam won the Del Mar Debutante Stakes (gr. II) and finished second in the Breeders’  Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I).

Hip No. 205, Frolic On Wings, a Fusaichi Pegasus – Lindsay Frolic colt that is a half-brother to Hawthorne Gold Cup (gr. II) winner Super Frolic.

Hip No. 221, a Strong Hope – Making Faces filly that is a half-sister to Kentucky Cup Classic Stakes (gr. II) winner Ball Four.

Hip No. 228, a Medaglia d’Oro – Miss Mary filly whose dam Argentine group II winner and is a full sister to Argentine champions Miss Linda and Mr. Nancho.

Hip No. 244, an A.P. Indy – Penny’s Fortune colt whose second dam is Santa Margarita Invitational Handicap (gr. I) winner Lovlier Linda, the dam of grade II winner Old Trieste (by A.P. Indy).

Hip No. 250, a Seeking the Gold – Plenty of Light colt whose dam won the Three Chimneys Spinster Stakes (gr. I).

Hip No. 251, a Mr. Greeley – Poetically filly whose dam was a Canadian champion and a half-sister to Canadian champion Primaly and Gamely Stakes (gr. I) winner Citronnade.

Hip No. 252, a Storm Cat – Possibility colt whose dam is a half-sister to grade I winners My Flag (the dam of champion Storm Flag Flying, by Storm Cat), Miner’s Mark, and Traditionally and whose second dam is champion and Kentucky Broodmare of the Year Personal Ensign.

Hip No. 258, a Tiznow – Pulled Together filly whose dam is a full sister champion and Preakness (gr. I) and Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Hansel.

Hip No. 263, a Yes It’s True – Rash colt whose dam is a half-sister to Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) winner Milwaukee Brew and whose second dam is Yerba Buena Handicap (gr. III) winner Ask Anita. Other family members include English and Irish champion Soviet Song.

Hip No. 271, an Unbridled’s Song – Rubywood colt whose dam is a half-sister to champion Rubiano and the stakes winner Tap Your Heels (by Unbridled), who is a the dam of Wood Memorial Stakes (gr. I) winner and successful young sire Tapit.

 


 



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