Monrovia H. (G3T)

Race 8 at Santa Anita Park on January 3, 2009

  • Grade III
  • About Six And One Half Furlongs
  • Downhill turf
  • $100,000
  • 4 yo's & up Fillies and Mares
  • 7:00 PM
  • 1:13.21
Payoffs
  Jibboom $5.40 $3.40 $2.60
  Christiana's Heat $12.40 $6.20
  Lethal Heat $3.40
$2 Exacta (2-12) $91.60
$2 Trifecta (2-12-1) $436.40
$2 Superfecta (2-12-1-3) $2,387.80
Order of Finish
1

Jibboom

Mizzen Mast  – Palisade

5YO

$60,000
  • J:Garrett K. Gomez
  • T:Robert J. Frankel
  • B:Juddmonte Farms Inc
  • O:Juddmonte Farms
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Mizzen Mast , Gray or Roan, 1998. Lifetime: 395 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Gone West , Bay, 1984.
2

Christiana's Heat

Unusual Heat  – Silverstrike

5YO

$20,000
  • J:Michael C. Baze
  • T:Steve Knapp
  • B:Abrams, P. Johnson, V. Johnson, Nakkashian & Roberts
  • O:Albert or Kathleen Mattivi, LLC
  • Margin:½
  • TrueNicks: B
  • Sire: Unusual Heat , Dark Bay or Brown, 1990. Lifetime: 119 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Tiffany Ice , Gray, 1982.
  • Sale History: 2005 BAROCT, $55,000.
3

Lethal Heat

Unusual Heat  – Lethal Leta

4YO

$12,000
  • J:Alex O. Solis
  • T:Barry Abrams
  • B:David Abrams, Madeline Auerbach & Tom Roberts
  • O:Abrams or M. Auerbach, LLC or McCauley
  • Margin:nose
  • TrueNicks: A
  • Sire: Unusual Heat , Dark Bay or Brown, 1990. Lifetime: 119 yearlings sold, median $25,000.
  • Broodmare Sire: Synastry , Bay, 1983.
  • Sale History: 2007 BAR2YO, $25,000; 2006 BAROCT, $49,000.
4

La Tee

Broken Vow  – Ashcreek

5YO

$6,000
  • J:Joel Rosario
  • T:Mark Glatt
  • B:Savario Farm
  • O:Allen & Susan Branch
5

That's Hot (IRE)

Namid (GB)  – Smoke Lady (IRE)

6YO

$2,000
  • J:Joseph Talamo
  • T:Patrick Gallagher
  • B:John Burke
  • O:John W. Burke
6

Royal Taat (NZ)

Faltaat  – Royal Wink (AUS)

5YO

  • J:Rafael Bejarano
  • T:John W. Sadler
  • B:Rick Smith Bloodstock (Nz) Ltd
  • O:Doubledown Stables, Inc.
7

Society Hostess

Seeking the Gold  – Touch of Truth

7YO

  • J:Jose Valdivia, Jr.
  • T:Christophe Clement
  • B:Moyglare Stud Farm, Ltd.
  • O:Moyglare Stud Farm, Ltd.
8

Ransom Captive

Red Ransom  – Cap Rouge

5YO

  • J:Mike E. Smith
  • T:Jerry Hollendorfer
  • B:T. F. VanMeter II
  • O:Charles D. Miller
9

Porto Marmay (IRE)

Choisir (AUS)  – Nordicolini (IRE)

4YO

  • J:David Romero Flores
  • T:Julio C. Canani
  • B:Minch Bloodstock
  • O:Marsha Naify
10

Trouble Maker

Labeeb (GB)  – Deo Devil

6YO

  • J:Victor Espinoza
  • T:Jay M. Robbins
  • B:Albert H. Cohen & Randy L. Cohen
  • O:Hickory Plains
11

5YO

  • J:Brice Blanc
  • T:Eoin G. Harty
  • B:Ogden Mills Phipps
  • O:Lakin & Thomas
SCR
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
  • Mizdirection in the Monrovia Stakes.

    Heading in the Right 'Direction'

    by Ann Peters<br /> 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).

  • Tuscan Evening got her new year off to a great start when she captured the Monrovia Handicap at Santa Anita.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8726957%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Tuscan Evening Starts Year Right in Monrovia

    A winner of six of 10 starts in 2009, Tuscan Evening got her new year off to a great start when she captured the $100,000 Monrovia Handicap (gr. IIIT) as the favorite on the turf Jan. 3 at Santa Anita.

  • Tuscan Evening was assigned top weight of 121 pounds for the Monrovia.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8320304%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Tuscan Evening Tuning Up in Monrovia 'Cap

    It's not the race they are aiming at with Tuscan Evening, but for Team Hollendorfer, the $100,000 Monrovia Handicap (gr. IIIT) Jan. 3 at Santa Anita appears to be the best way to get there.

  • Magical Fantasy

    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 is ready for the Breeders&#39; Cup Ladies&#39; Classic.

    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).

  • Three-year-old Careless Jewel brings a nearly perfect record into her first encounter with older females.

    Ladies Classic Has Appeal Even Minus Zenyatta

    Rachel Alexandra isn't coming and Zenyatta is leaning to the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I). However, anyone who believes that doesn't leave much for the Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) needs to think again.

  • Lethal Heat

    Abrams Seeks Rare Double With Lethal Heat

    Barry Abrams plans an unprecedented first when the Oak Tree Racing Association hosts the Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita on Nov. 6 and 7.

  • Zenyatta cruises to win #13 in the Lady&#39;s Secret.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8942252%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Perfect Zenyatta Repeats in 'Secret; BC Next

    As professional as ever, undefeated Zenyatta equaled Personal Ensign's 13-race winning streak to begin her career, sweeping past the pacesetters in upper stretch to capture Oak Tree's $300,000 Lady's Secret Stakes (gr. I) at Santa Anita in characteristic fashion Oct. 10.

  • Zenyatta won the 2008 Lady&#39;s Secret by 3 1/2 lengths.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D6136193%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Zenyatta After 13th Straight in Lady's Secret

    Undefeated Zenyatta attempts to equal Personal Ensign's streak of 13 consecutive wins when she goes to the post in Oak Tree's $300,000 Lady's Secret Stakes (gr. I) as the heavy favorite Oct. 10 at Santa Anita.

  • Bold Chieftain became a millionaire with his win in the California Cup Classic.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8530662%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    '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.

  • Grazen drew post position 3 for the California Cup Classic.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8257605%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Grazen Favored in Cal Cup Classic

    Even-money morning-line favorite Grazen drew post position 3 for the $200,000 California Cup Classic presented by City National Bank at the draw breakfast Sept. 30.

  • Gotta Have Her surges past Lethal Heat to win the Palomar Handicap.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8468643%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Gotta Have Her Saves Best for Last in Palomar

    She finished second in last year's Palomar Handicap (gr. IIT), but Gotta Have Her would not be denied this time around, rallying in the stretch to edge pacesetter Lethal Heat by a neck in the $200,000 feature on closing day of Del Mar's 2009 meet Sept. 9.

  • Lethal Heat

    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.

  • Ferneley and Joel Rosario take the Del Mar Mile.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8443536%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    Ferneley Paints Masterpiece in Del Mar Mile

    After a couple of close tries earlier this year, trainer Ben Cecil warned that Ferneley would win a big race before all was said and done. That day came Aug. 29 when the Irish-bred 5-year-old swept past his tiring rivals to score a 1 1/2-length win in the $238,000 Del Mar Mile (gr. IIT).

  • Tuscan Evening defeated Patricia&#39;s Gem by a nose in the Royal Heroine Mile.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8320304%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    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 closed late to win the Clement L. Hirsch Stakes at Del Mar, keeping her winning streak alive.&lt;br&gt;&lt;a target=&quot;blank&quot; href=&quot;http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8394817%26ref%3Dstory&quot;&gt;Order This Photo&lt;/a&gt;

    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

    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 returns in an allowance race at Del Mar on July 25.

    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.

  • Garrett Gomez can equal a Santa Anita record for most stakes victories by a jockey in a single season if Tuscan Evening takes the Las Cienegas Handicap.

    Gomez After 'Anita Mark in Las Cienegas

    Tuscan Evening, an impressive winner over Santa Anita's hillside turf course in both of her American starts, can provide jockey Garrett Gomez with a record-tying stakes mark at the meet April 12 if she can win the $100,000 Las Cienegas Handicap (gr. IIIT).

  • Jibboom

    Grade II Winner Jibboom Retired

    Jibboom, a graded stakes winner on dirt and turf for Khalid Abdullah's Juddmonte Farms, has been retired from racing because of a suspensory injury.

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