Monday, August 19, 2013
Forbes’ Firsters for Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Race 8, 2-year-old Fillies, 5 ½ Furlongs, Turf, 4:47 p.m.
ZINDAYA (dark bay or brown filly, More Than Ready—Aristocratic Lady, by Kris S.) is the second foal out of her dam to race, the other being Western Aristocrat, who won the Grade 1 Jamaica Handicap on the turf and was Grade 3-placed in England. Aristocratic Lady won on turf in France and on dirt in the United States.
Owner: Regis Racing
Trainer: Christophe Clement
Jockey: Jose Lezcano
ALMURRA (bay filly, by Street Cry—Alwajeeha, by Dixieland Band) is out of her dam, who captured the Grade 1 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup and Grade 3 Appalachian on the turf. Her only other foal to race, Elmutahid, has one win in seven starts and is winless in four grass tries.
Owner: Shadwell Stable
Trainer: Kiaran McLaughlin
Jockey: Junior Alvarado
A LITTLE BIT SASSY (dark bay/brown filly, More Than Ready—Miss A. Bomb, by Lemon Drop Kid) is the first foal out of her dam, who won sprint stakes at Presque Isle Downs and Turfway Park. Miss A. Bomb is a daughter of listed stakes winner and Grade 3-placed sprinter Aerturas, making her a half-sister to multiple graded stakes-placed Cargo, the dam of Grade 1 Preakness winner Red Bullet.
Owner: Ramon S. Bass
Trainer: Michael Matz
Jockey: John Velazquez
Sales history: $220,000 Keeneland September yearling