Nassau County S. (G3)

Race 8 at Belmont Park on May 3, 2008

  • Grade III
  • Seven Furlongs
  • $200,000
  • 3 yo Fillies
  • 8:00 PM
  • 1:22.74
Order of Finish
1

Zaftig

Gone West  – Zoftig

3YO

$125,640
  • J:Jorge F. Chavez
  • T:James A. Jerkens
  • B:Top Notch Farms, LLC
  • O:Susan Moore and M and M Thoroughbred Partners
  • Margin:
  • Sire: Gone West , Bay, 1984. Lifetime: 513 yearlings sold, median $175,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Cozzene , Gray, 1980.
2

Carolyn's Cat

Forestry  – People's Princess

3YO

$41,880
  • J:Alan Garcia
  • T:Kiaran P. McLaughlin
  • B:Summer Wind Farm
  • O:Mr. and Mrs. W. K. Warren Jr.
  • Margin:
  • Sire: Forestry , Bay, 1996. Lifetime: 468 yearlings sold, median $73,500.
  • Broodmare Sire: Meadowlake , Chestnut, 1983.
  • Sale History: 2006 FTSAUG, $650,000; 2015 KENJAN, $450,000.
3

J Z Warrior

Harlan's Holiday  – Carson Jen

3YO

$20,940
  • J:Joe Bravo
  • T:William I. Mott
  • B:Gulf Coast Farms LLC
  • O:Zayat Stables, LLC
  • Margin:¾
  • Sire: Harlan's Holiday , Bay, 1999. Lifetime: 594 yearlings sold, median $72,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Carson City , Chestnut, 1987.
  • Sale History: 2008 KEENOV, $1,125,000.
4

Ready for Fortune

More Than Ready  – Fortunate Card

3YO

$10,470
  • J:Rajiv Maragh
  • T:Gary C. Contessa
  • B:Richard Pollard, Evelyn Pollard & George Weaver
  • O:Narlinger, Dennis
5

Dagger

Tactical Cat  – Pat Hand

3YO

$6,282
  • J:Charles C. Lopez
  • T:James T. Ryerson
  • B:Overbrook Farm
  • O:Hurley, Robert, M.
6

Irish Smoke

Smoke Glacken  – Added Time

3YO

$2,094
  • J:Stewart Elliott
  • T:Richard E. Dutrow, Jr.
  • B:Stoneway Farm
  • O:IEAH Stables, Covello, James, Big ToDoYa Robertson Stable
7

Paint Me Red

Red Bullet  – Queen St. West

3YO

$1,094
  • J:Channing Hill
  • T:Gary C. Contessa
  • B:Adena Springs
  • O:Winning Move Stable, Damico, Petigrow, Minnella, Celebrity Group Stables, Lerner
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • Mufajaah wins the Bayakoa Stakes.

    Mufajaah Edges Flashy American in Bayakoa

    Favored Mufajaah went six wide in the final turn and closed to win the $100,000 Bayakoa (gr. III) by a neck over Flashy American for her second straight stakes win at Oaklawn Park Feb. 15.

  • Carolyn's Cat will break from the rail in the First Flight.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8149429%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Carolyn's Cat Has Edge in First Flight

    Carolyn's Cat, wire-to-wire winner last out in the Vagrancy Handicap (gr. II), will look to take her five older filly and mare rivals all the way again when she goes to post for the $150,000 First Flight Handicap (gr. II) June 28 at Belmont Park.

  • Front-running Carolyn's Cat wins the Vagrancy at Belmont Park.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8149429%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Carolyn's Cat Crashes Vagrancy Party

    Carolyn's Cat spoiled an anticipated rematch between the fine sprinters Game Face and Any Limit in the $150,000 Vagrancy Handicap (gr. II) when she went all the way for a front-running score at Belmont Park May 24.

  • Big Brown at Three Chimneys<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D6609293%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Stardom Bound Booked to Big Brown

    Big Brown, last year's 3-year-old champion male, is scheduled to cover a number of prominent mares this year at Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky. Mates beyond this year will include champion Stardom Bound following her retirement from racing.

  • Game Face makes her 4-year-old debut in the First Lady Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D3277567%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Game Face, Any Limit Top First Lady 'Cap

    Any Limit and Game Face may have graded stakes victories on their resumes, but both will have all they can handle when facing a talented group of fillies and mares in the $100,000 First Lady Handicap (gr. III) Jan. 18 at Gulfstream Park.

  • Zaftig

    Race Filly Zaftig Retired

    John and Susan Moore's Zaftig, who ran third in the Sentient Flight Group Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint, has been retired from racing.

  • Ventura and Garrett Gomez start off the Breeders' Cup with a win in the Filly & Mare Sprint.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D6445701%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Ventura Takes Filly & Mare Sprint

    Juddmonte Farms' homebred Ventura overtook favored Indian Blessing in the stretch Oct. 24 and drew off to win the $1-million Sentient Flight Group Filly & Mare Sprint, the first Breeders' Cup race on the two-day World Championships card at Santa Anita.

  • 2007 Juvenile Fillies winner Indian Blessing headlines the 2008 Filly & Mare Sprint.
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    Indian Blessing 2-1 Choice in F&M Sprint

    Champion Indian Blessing drew post position 5 and was installed the 2-1 morning-line favorite in a full field for the Sentient Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint at Santa Anita Oct. 21. That puts the front-running filly three outside another speedster, 12-1 Indyanne, in the seven-furlong event.

  • Indian Blessing will try to keep the winning momentum going in the Test.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D5030846%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Back On Track, Indian Blessing Eyes Test

    Indian Blessing, who rebounded from consecutive defeats with a resounding victory in the July 5 Prioress (gr. I), returns to Saratoga for the first time since breaking her maiden when she takes on five 3-year-old fillies in the $250,000 Darley Test (gr. I) Aug. 2.

  • Zaftig cruises to victory in the Acorn under John Velazquez.

    Zaftig Zooms, 'Blessing' Second in Acorn

    Zaftig roared past last year's 2-year-old champion Indian Blessing to pull away to a 4 1/2-length win in the $250,000 Acorn Stakes (gr. I) June 7 at Belmont Park, nabbing her second consecutive score this season.

  • Silverbulletday winner Indian Blessing makes her highly-anticipated return in the Acorn.

    Indian Blessing Returns in Acorn

    Last year's Eclipse Award-winning 2-year-old filly Indian Blessing makes her highly-anticipated return in the $250,000 Acorn (gr. I) June 7 at Belmont Park, and trainer Bob Baffert is expecting her to rebound nicely from her first career defeat.

  • Zaftig runs away with the Nassau County.

    Zaftig Collars Choice in Nassau County

    Zaftig took full advantage of a nice set-up and overtook odds-on favorite Carolyn's Cat in the lane en route to a 5 1/4- length victory in the $208,400 Nassau County (gr. III) at Belmont Park May 3.

  • Cicada (gr. III) winner Carolyn's Cat will try to repeat that effort in the Nassau County (gr. III) May 3 at Belmont.

    Carolyn's Cat Heads Nassau County

    For trainer Kiaran McLaughlin, the timing of the $200,000 Nassau County Breeders' Cup (gr. III) at Belmont Park is just right for Carolyn's Cat, who has won three of six career starts.

  • Sherine takes the Comely under Alan Garcia.

    Sherine Shines in Comely

    Sherine, the longest price on the board at 13-1 in a five-horse field, took them all on a merry chase in the $147,000 Comely Stakes (gr. III) at Aqueduct April 12. Ridden by Alan Garcia, the 3-year-old filly covered the one mile on dirt in 1:37.25.

  • Carolyn's Cat and Alan Garcia cruise to victory in the Cicada Stakes.

    Cicada: Carolyn's Cat Goes Gate-To-Wire

    Carolyn's Cat won the expected early speed duel from Dill Or No Dill and then never looked back, going wire-to-wire for a 3 3/4-length victory in the $100,000 Cicada Stakes (gr. III) March 15 on the inner dirt course at Aqueduct.

  • Dill or No Dill is one of three runners in the Cicada (gr. III) trained by Gary Contessa.

    Contessa Sends Out Half of Cicada Field

    Contessa's entries are True Intentions and Ready for Fortune, who will be coupled for owner Dennis Narlinger, and Dill Or No Dill, who won a six-furlong event at Aqueduct in her sophomore debut.

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