Saturday, August 02, 2014
Forbes’ Firsters for Sunday, August 3, 2014
Race 1, 2-year-old fillies, six furlongs, dirt, 1 p.m.
HARBOURING (dark bay or brown filly, Indian Charlie—Snug Harbour, by Boston Harbor) is a full-sister to Star Harbour, who so far in his career has won a single stakes, the restricted Sunshine State at Gulfstream Park, and finished third in the Grade 3 Mr. Prospector. Harbour also is a half-sister to Lemon Point, who is stakes placed on the turf at Gulfstream and Belmont Park. Their dam, who won a listed stakes at Calder Race Course, is a half-sister to Sunland Park stakes winner Tee Cat. All three starters out of Snug Harbour have won.
Owner: Peter Vegso
Trainer: William Mott
Jockey: Joel Rosario
KINSLEY(dark bay or brown filly, Pulpit—Uninhibited Song, by Unbridled’s Song) is out of a mare who won stakes at Bay Meadows and Golden Gate Fields and has produced a pair of winners from four starters to date. Uninhibited Song is a half-sister to Grade 2 Cowdin victor Twilight Time.
Owner: Cheyenne Stables
Trainer: Todd Pletcher
Jockey: John Velazquez
Sales history: $300,000 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga yearling
FEATHERED (bay filly, Indian Charlie—Receipt, by Dynaformer) is out of a mare who was third in a listed stakes at Saratoga and has produced one winner from two previous starters. Feathered’s second dam, Finder’s Fee, won the Grade 1 Matron at 2 and the Grade 1 Acorn at 3, while his third dam, Fantastic Find, was victorious in the Grade 1 Hempstead Handicap.
Owner: Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners
Trainer: Todd Pletcher
Jockey: Javier Castellano
Sales history: $300,000 OBS March 2-year-old (one furlong in 10 seconds, video)
FORBES’ FIRSTERS ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
To be eligible for Forbes’ Firsters, a first-time starter running in a non-statebred race must meet at least one of the following criteria:
? Is out of a graded-stakes-winning mare
? Is a sibling to a graded-stakes winner
? Is out of a Grade 1-placed mare
? Is a sibling to a Grade 1-placed runner
? Is out of a black-type earning mare who earned at least $300,000
? Is a sibling to a black-type earner who has earned at least $300,000
? Has a second dam who was a Grade 1 winner
? Has a second dam who produced a Grade 1 winner
? Sold for at least $300,000 at auction
Forbes’ Firsters is a collaboration among Jon Forbes, Susie Raisher, and Lily Pierce