Monrovia H.

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Heading in the Right 'Direction'

Heading in the Right 'Direction'

by Ann Peters
The gritty grey filly Mizdirection won last November's Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT), and she put in another remarkably game performance to win 'in her comeback Jan. 6 in the Monrovia H. (gr. IIT).

BC-Connected Horses Set to Sell

BC-Connected Horses Set to Sell

Three participants in this year's Breeders' Cup World Championships â€" Diamondrella, Lethal Heat, and Magical Fantasy -- were scheduled to be offered at the Nov. 10 Fasig-Tipton November select mixed sale in Lexington as of Nov. 9. Grade I winner Diamondrella finished 11th in the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint; grade II winner Lethal Heat was seventh in the Breeders' Cup Ladies Classic (gr. I); and grade I winner Magical Fantasy finished fifth in the Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT).

Lethal Heat Seeks to Enhance Resume

Lethal Heat Seeks to Enhance Resume

Lethal Heat has attracted attention more for trainer Barry Abrams' assertion that he wanted to run her in two Breeders' Cup races on consecutive days than for her ability. But Madeline Auerbach, who bred and owns the filly in partnership, says that Lethal Heat is fit, happy, and ready to run a big race in the Nov. 6 Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I).

'Chieftain Takes Cal Cup Classic; Grazen Hurt

'Chieftain Takes Cal Cup Classic; Grazen Hurt

Bold Chieftain became the first two-time winner of the 20-year-old California Cup Classic and went over $1 million in career earnings in a bittersweet victory at Oak Tree's Santa Anita meeting Oct. 3. Grazen, the 4-5 favorite, led the $196,000 race by one length in the final furlong but pulled up in distress and was removed from the course by van.

Palomar 'Cap Brings Down Curtain at Del Mar

Palomar 'Cap Brings Down Curtain at Del Mar

The 4-year-old fillies Allicansayis Wow and Lethal Heat, second and third respectively against males in the Del Mar Mile Handicap (gr. IIT) late last month, are back with their own sex in a contentious renewal of the Palomar Handicap (gr. IIT) on closing day at Del Mar Sept. 9.

Mabee Looks Like Wide-Open Affair

Mabee Looks Like Wide-Open Affair

Tuscan Evening has taken tremendous strides in going from a maiden to a graded stakes winner in just one season, but the 4-year-old filly will now get her stiffest test yet when she faces a solid field of fillies and mares that includes multiple grade I winner Magical Fantasy in the $350,000 John C. Mabee Stakes (gr. IT).

Zenyatta Cuts Perfection Close in Hirsch Win

Zenyatta Cuts Perfection Close in Hirsch Win

Unbeaten Zenyatta remained perfect in 12 starts, but she had her closest call yet in Del Mar's Clement L. Hirsch Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 9. Forced to circle the field six wide on the turn behind a slow pace, the giant mare just managed to get up by a head over Anabaa's Creation.

Zenyatta Sends Message With Big Hirsch Drill

Zenyatta Sends Message With Big Hirsch Drill

The undefeated champion Zenyatta sent a clear message to any of her prospective foes in the $300,000 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes (gr. I) on Aug. 9 with a scintillating five-furlong breeze in 1 minute flat on Del Mar's main track Aug 2.

Lethal Heat Primed For Big Second Half

Lethal Heat Primed For Big Second Half

Dual graded stakes winner Lethal Heat, who set seven-furlong track records in consecutive races at Del Mar last season, continues what her connections hope will end with an appearance in the $1 million Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) later this year when she returns in an allowance race July 25 on opening weekend of the Del Mar meeting.

Horse Trainer Breeder / Owner
Christiana's Heat Steve Knapp
  • Albert & Kathleen Mattivi, LLC
  • Abrams, P. Johnson, V. Johnson, Nakkashian & Roberts
Contentious Eoin G. Harty
  • Lakin & Thomas
  • Ogden Mills Phipps
Eletro Nuclear (BRZ) Paulo H. Lobo
  • Winner Silk Stable
  • Marcos e Mauro Ribeiro Simon
Jibboom Robert J. Frankel
  • Juddmonte Farms (Khalid Abdullah)
  • Juddmonte Farms Inc
La Tee Mark Glatt
  • Allen & Susan Branch
  • Savario Farm
Lethal Heat Barry Abrams
  • Barry Abrams, M. Auerbach, LLC & Ron McCauley
  • David Abrams, Madeline Auerbach & Tom Roberts
Porto Marmay (IRE) Julio C. Canani
  • Marsha Naify
  • Minch Bloodstock
Ransom Captive Jerry Hollendorfer
  • Charles D. Miller
  • T. F. VanMeter II
Royal Taat (NZ) John W. Sadler
  • Doubledown Stables, Inc.
  • Rick Smith Bloodstock (Nz) Ltd
Society Hostess Christophe Clement
  • Moyglare Stud Farm, Ltd.
  • Moyglare Stud Farm, Ltd.
That's Hot (IRE) Patrick Gallagher
  • John W. Burke
  • John Burke
Trouble Maker Jay M. Robbins
  • Hickory Plains
  • Albert H. Cohen & Randy L. Cohen

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