Horses to Watch at Barretts March Sale

Following is a list of horses to keep an eye on at the Barretts March select sale of 2-year-olds in training at Fairplex in Southern California.  The auction, scheduled for March 10, starts at 2 p.m. (PDT).


HORSES TO WATCH BECAUSE OF THEIR 2008 YEARLING PURCHASE PRICES

Hip No. 26, Giant’s Causeway – Miss Soft Sell filly, brought $280,000 at the Keeneland September yearling sale.

Hip No. 34, Boorah, Empire Maker – Rahy Dolly colt, brought $250,000 at the Keeneland September yearling sale.

Hip No. 65, Thunder Gulch – Trick Squaw filly, brought $230,000 at the Keeneland September yearling sale.

Hip No. 114, Tapit – Harve de Grace colt, brought $220,000 at the Keeneland September yearling sale.

Hip No. 121, Tiznow – Hurricane Judy colt ,brought $200,000 at the Keeneland September yearling sale.

HORSES TO WATCH BECAUSE OF THEIR WORKOUT TIMES

Hip No. 67, Distant View – Upgraded filly, worked an eighth of a mile in :9 4/5.

Hip No. 37, Sky Mesa – Refugee filly, worked an eighth in :10.

Hip No. 52, Officer – Spanish Hound filly, worked an eighth in :10.

Hip No. 89, Tribal Rule – Chalk Face colt, worked an eighth in :10.

Hip No. 122, Songandaprayer – Inviting colt, worked an eighth in :10.

Hip No. 10, Cactus Ridge – Lodden Blue filly, worked a quarter mile in :20 4/5.

Hip No. 112, Consolidator – Funshine colt, worked a quarter in :21 1/5.

Hip No. 102, Afleet Alex – Dynasty filly, worked a quarter in :21 2/5.

HORSES TO WATCH BECAUSE OF THEIR PEDIGREES

Hip No. 5, Quiet American – Lady in Waiting colt, half-brother to Fifth Season Stakes (gr. III) winner Kid Grindstone.

Hip No. 15, I Want Noise, Thunder Gulch – Meguial colt, out of an Argentine group I winner and is a half-brother to Gotham Stakes (gr. III) winner and CashCall Futurity (gr. I) runner-up I Want Revenge.

Hip No. 26, a Giant’s Causeway – Miss Soft Sell filly, half-sister to Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) and Hollywood Futurity (gr. I) winner Brother Derek.

Hip No. 28, Tiznow – Misty Lee filly, out of a half-sister to champion and stakes producer Xtra Heat.

Hip No. 44, Unbridled’s Song – Scrambling filly, second dam is Canadian champion Apelia, out of a half-sister to Canadian champion and stakes producer Saoirse and Adirondack Stakes (gr. II) winner More Happy.

Hip No. 48, Include – Sizzlin Sunshine filly, half-sister to Princesa’s Passion, the dam of United Nations Stakes (gr. IT) winner Presious Passion.

Hip No. 65, Thunder Gulch – Tricky Squaw filly, out of a grade III winner and a half-sister to stakes winner Tricky Six and the dams of Monmouth Breeders’ Cup Oaks (gr. III) winner Mo Cuishle and San Luis Rey Handicap (gr. II) winner Stanley Park.

Hip No. 66, Cyber Attack, Benchmark – Twice the Vice colt, out of five-time grade I winner Twice the Vice and a half-brother to stakes-placed Major Café (in Japan).

Hip No. 71, Pulpit -- Wilderness Area filly, dam is a half-sister to Spinaway Stakes (gr. I) winner Circle of Life, the dam of Hopeful Stakes (gr. I) winner Circular Quay.

Hip No. 79, Consolidator – Aly’s Conquest filly, half-sister to Spectacular Bid Stakes (gr. III) winner Mabry’s Boy.

Hip No. 85, Vindication – Cat Appeal colt, out of a Thoroughbred Club of America Stakes (gr. III) winner.

Hip No. 103, Tale of the Cat – Easy ’n Gold colt, half-brother to Beaumont Stakes (gr. II) winner Dixieland Gold.

Hip No. 109, Strong Hope – Esprit d’Escalier filly, half-sister to Eatontown Stakes (gr. III) winner Gastronomical (the dam of stakes winner Hippogator), added-money winner Spanish John, and stakes producer La Jolla Shores.

Hip No. 122, Songandaprayer – Inviting colt, out of a half-sister to champion Artax.
 

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