Saturday, August 25, 2012
RACE 2, TWO-YEAR-OLD FILLIES, SIX FURLONGS, DIRT, 1:32 P.M.
SIGN (2yo bay filly, Pulpit—Cross, by Mighty) is out of a mare who won a restricted stakes on turf via disqualification as a 2-year-old. A half-brother to Cross, Lattice, won the Grade 2 American Derby on turf. Cross has one other foal of racing age, Thwart, who won a maiden claimer in May at Evangeline Downs.
Owner: Adele Dilschneider & Claiborne Farm
Trainer: Albert Stall, Jr.
Jockey: Rosie Napravnik
APOLOGIZE (2yo chestnut filly, Lemon Drop Kid—Aurelia, by Danzig) is out of a placed half-sister to seven black-type earners, including Grade 1 Go for Wand Handicap winner Aldiza and Grade 2 Molly Pitcher victress Atelier. Apologize’s second dam, Aishah, won the Grade 2 Perfume and is a half-sister to Champion Two-Year-Old Filly Althea.
Owner: W.S. Farish & George Prussin
Trainer: Michael Matz
Jockey: Shaun Bridgmohan
Sales history: $210,000 Keeneland September yearling
MARCELLINA D’ORO (2yo bay filly, Medaglia d’Oro—Philly’s Philly, by A.P. Indy) is out of an unplaced half-sister to Grade 2 Smile Sprint Handicap and Grade 2 True North Handicap winner Woke Up Dreamin and four-time Grade/Group 3 winning turf mare Denomination. Philly’s Philly’s two other foals of racing age have won at the claiming level.
Owner: Stonestreet Stables LLC
Trainer: Todd Pletcher
Jockey: Javier Castellano
Sales history: $360,000 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga yearling
JET AWAY (2yo dark bay, filly, Mr. Greeley—Resort, by Pleasant Colony) is a half-sister to Grade 2 Peter Pan winner and Grade 1 Wood Memorial runner-up Sightseeing. Three of Resort’s four foals to race have won. Resort, who was second in the Grade 1 Coaching Club American Oaks and third in the Grade 1 Gazelle, is a half-sister to Grade 2 Brooklyn Handicap hero Living Vicariously and Grade 3-winning sprinter With Distinction.
Owner: Phipps Stable
Trainer: Claude McGaughey, III
Jockey: John Velazquez