Saturday, October 19, 2013
Forbes’ Firsters for Sunday, October 20, 2013
Race 2, 2-year-old Fillies, 5 ½ Furlongs, Dirt, 1:22 p.m.
SUMMERTIME FRIEND (bay filly, Sky Mesa—Carson City Babe, by Carson City) is out of a mare who won a minor stakes at Monmouth Park and a restricted stakes at Aqueduct Racetrack. Maizelle, a daughter of listed stakes winner Corona Lake, has only one other foal of racing age, Indyniable, who won a single race in six starts.
Owner: Mill House
Trainer: Kiaran McLaughlin
Jockey: Luis Saez
Sales history: $100,000 Keeneland September yearling; $350,000 Fasig-Tipton Florida 2-year-old (one furlong in 10 2/5 seconds, video)
HOUSE RULES (dark bay or brown filly, Distorted Humor—Teamgeist, by Mutakddim) is the first foal out of her dam, who in Argentina won five group stakes and placed in a pair of Group 1 events. In the United States, she was third in the Grade 1 Spinster over Keeneland’s Polytrack. Teamgeist is a half-sister to Argentine-bred Barbaro, a Group 3 winner in his native country.
Owner: Joseph V. Shields, Jr.
Trainer: H. Allen Jerkens
Jockey: Cornelio Velasquez
Sales history: $90,000 Keeneland September yearling