Tuesday, August 06, 2013
Forbes’ Firsters for Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Race 3, All 2-year-olds, 5 ½ Furlongs, Turf, 1 p.m.
MACK MILLER (bay colt, Bernstein—Pennyhill, by Saint Ballado) is a half-brother to three stakes winners, including Electrify, who won eight stakes, including the Grade 3 Fred W. Hooper Handicap. Electrify raced primarily in dirt routes and was off the board in his lone turf start. Mack Miller’s siblings also include Cream Only, who captured a route stakes at Oaklawn Park, and sprinter Rothko, who has won the Grade 3 Aristides and finished second in the Grade 1 Malibu. Mack Miller’s second dam, Vennila Cream, won five stakes in Louisiana and also produced Grade 3 Toboggan Handicap victor Kazoo.
Owner: Dogwood Stable
Trainer: Todd Pletcher
Jockey: John Velazquez
Sales history: $120,000 OBS March 2-year-old (one furlong in 10 1/5 seconds, video); $42,000 Fasig-Tipton October yearling
ALL CASH (chestnut colt, English Channel—Andover the Money, by Dynaformer) is a half-brother to California-bred stakes winners Spenditallbaby and Runforthemoneybaby. Spenditallbaby won two sprint stakes over the all-weather and placed in a pair of graded stakes on turf, while Runforthemoneybaby won a stakes and was Grade 1 placed over a synthetic surface and was stakes placed on turf. All five foals to race out of Andover the Money have won, including English Pound, a full-brother to All Cash who broke his maiden on grass.
Owner: Calumet Farm
Trainer: D. Wayne Lukas
Jockey: Luis Saez
LITTLE BOSS (gray/roan colt, Street Boss—Golden Rhythm, by Rhythm) is out of a mare who won stakes on turf in Louisiana and Texas. Two of Golden Rhythm’s four foals of racing age have started, and both have won on the grass.
Owner: P. Vaccarezza, P. Greco, F. Mancari, J and J Stables, et al.
Trainer: Dale Romans
Jockey: Joel Rosario
Sales history: $40,000 Fasig-Tipton July yearling
WAR HAWK (dark bay or brown colt, War Front—Surveil, by Kingmambo) is the first foal out of his dam, an unplaced daughter of Watch, who won the Grade 3 Cardinal Handicap on the turf. Watch is a full-sister to turf stakes winner War Thief and dirt stakes winner Stop Watch. She is also a half-sister to turf stakes winners Prime Meridian and Remind.
Owner: Jerry Durant
Trainer: Steven Asmussen
Jockey: Javier Castellano
Sales history: $300,000 Keeneland September yearling
BELLY OF THE WHALE (chesnut colt, Red Giant—Miss Nashwan, by Nashwan) is out of an Italian Group 3 winner. Miss Nashwan has produced two other starters, no winners.
Owner: Peachtree Stable
Trainer: Christophe Clement
Jockey: Jose Lezcano