BY BROCK SHERIDAN _____________
Florida-bred Imprimis has been
installed as the 8-5 favorite on the morning
line of Wednesday’s $100,000 Turf Dash
Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs, one of two
turf stakes that have been postponed sever-
al times due to excessive rain in the area.
The Turf Dash, for 4-year-olds and
older going five furlongs on the grass, will
be the co-feature on a nine-race card with
the $100,000 Lightning City Stakes for fil-
lies and mares, also going five furlongs on
turf. Both purses include a $25,000 bonus
for Florida-breds that will be distributed to
those finishing in the top six on a 60%-
20%-10%-5%-3%-2% scale.
Both races had originally been scheduled
to run on Feb. 13 but were pushed back to
Feb. 20 and again to Feb. 24 because of
unusually wet weather in recent weeks.
Breeze Easy LLC’s Imprimis will be
making his first start at Tampa Bay Downs
in the Turf Dash while also going for his
second consecutive stakes victory and his
fourth in his last five starts.
Trained by Joseph Orseno, Imprimis
won the Grade 3 Troy stakes at Saratoga
going five-and-a-half furlongs on the grass
on Aug. 8 before winning the Grade 3 Turf
Sprint at Kentucky Downs going six fur-
longs on Sept. 12. In his last start, he also
won the $75,000 Janus Stakes over five
furlongs on the grass at Gulfstream Park
on Jan 1.
His only loss recently was in a night-
marish trip in the Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup
Turf Sprint won by Glass Slippers at
Keeneland on Nov. 7. Imprimis appeared
to be making a winning move in the final
furlong when his running lane suddenly
Imprimis Should be Heavy
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closed, forcing jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. to steady hard and ease the 7-
year-old to the finish.
His career has been dotted with long spans away from the races
giving the 7-year-old gelding only 17 starts in his three years of
racing. He has made the most of his time on the track however
having won nine times with two thirds while accumulating a hefty
$805,983 in earnings.
He is by Broken Vow out of the Put It Back mare Shoppers
Return and was bred by Craig
L. Wheeler.
Tampa Bay Downs leading
rider Antonio Gallardo will ride
Imprimis for the first time and
they have drawn post two.
Trainer Mark Casse will
come to Tampa Bay Downs
well-armed for the Turf Sprint
with Turned Aside, a length-
and-a-quarter winner of the
$100,000 Aqueduct Turf Sprint
Championship going six fur-
longs on the track’s outer turf
course that was rated as good in
his last start.
He also recently won the
Grade 3 Quick Call Stakes
going five-and-a-half furlongs
on the Saratoga grass course on July 24 before finishing fifth
behind winner Guildsman in the Grade 3 Franklin-Simpson
Stakes at Kentucky Downs on Sept. 16.
A winner of four of nine career starts with two seconds and a
third, the well-bred son of American Pharoah out of Sustained by
War Front also makes his first start at Tampa Bay Downs
Saturday.
Turned Aside will have jockey Jose Ferrer aboard when he
breaks from post nine and is 3-1 in the morning line.
Turned Aside is owned by D J Stable and West Point
Thoroughbreds for whom he has earned $241, 967.
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Jose Delgado is hoping to get the
Turf Sprint victory with The Critical
Way, who he trained to a third-place
finish, but just a neck shy of
Imprimis in the Janus after his 7-
year-old gelding led from the start
until the final strides. Two starts
back, the son of Tizway out of
Critical Factor, by Star de Naskra
won a second condition, $32,000
allowance optional claiming at
Tampa Bay Downs going five fur-
longs on the grass so he is also
counting on improvement from his proven likeness for the course.
The Critical Way has earned $289,168 from six career wins in 21
starts with five seconds and a third. He was claimed by current owner
Monster Racing Stable for $25,000 at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 15,
2020 and has since won two with a second and a third in five tries.
The Critical Way is 4-1 in the program and will depart from
post five with Samy Camacho in the irons.
A possible for the Turf Sprint is My Boy Lenny, who has been
entered with a main track only stipulation by trainer Gerald
Bennett, a winner of several training titles at Tampa Bay Downs
and the current leader in the 2020-21 standings with 36 wins
through Sunday.
The 6-year-old Florida-bred son of Wildcat Heir out of Now
My Precious, by Doneraile Court was last seen finishing fourth
in an open, $75,000 allowance optional claim-
ing won by Edgemont Road going six furlongs
on the main track at Tampa Bay Downs on
Jan. 15.
Should he race, he has post four and Daniel
Centeno is named to ride. The 6-year-old geld-
ing owned by J J Brevan Stable LLC is 15-1 in
the program.
Others entered for the Turf Sprint in post
position order include recent maiden special
weight-winner Oceanic for trainer Jordan
Blair; Quarky, from the barn of Mike Dini
who makes his stakes debut; The Connector,
who has won his last two starts including a
second condition, $32,000 allowance optional
claiming at five furlongs on the grass in his last start for trainer
Dennis Ward; Arcadia Calls, also from the barn of Gerald Bennett;
Tench trained by Timothy Hamm; Fox Rox, who will also be sad-
dled by Dennis Ward; and The David Van Winkle-trained Jazzy
Times.
The Goddess Lyssa Versus Miss Auramet
in Lightning City Showdown
The Goddess Lyssa and Miss Auramet head a full field of fil-
lies and mares set for the $100,000 Lightning City Stakes and are
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among five Florida-breds entered.
The Gerald Bennett-trained The Goddess Lyssa comes into the
Lightning City in search of her second consecutive stakes victory
at Tampa Bay and her third straight over all.
The 4-year-old daughter of Journeyman Stud stallion Fury
Kapcori won the $50,000 Minaret Stakes by three-and-a-quarter
lengths in her last start, leading the six furlong test on a main track
labeled good from start to finish. She also won a second condi-
tion, $32,000 allowance optional claiming race by 10 lengths two
starts back on Jan. 6, also over six furlongs.
Owned by Mary K. Thomas in the name of her Equistaff Inc.,
The Goddess Lyssa has won five of seven career starts, all at
Tampa Bay Downs, beginning with a 10 length romp against
$40,000 maiden claimers in her career debut on Jan. 20, 2020. She
then won a first level, $75,000 allowance optional claiming race
by three-and-a-half lengths on Jan. 31 and a $40,000 starter
allowance by six lengths to go undefeated in her first three starts.
Her first defeat came after she stumbled at the start of a second
level, $100,000 allowance optional claiming but she recovered to
finish fourth behind next out winner Two Last Words on May 8
before suffering her second loss in her stakes debut when third
behind Florida-bred Heiressall in the Florida Thoroughbred
Breeders’ and Owners’ Association Florida Sire Stakes City of
Ocala going seven furlongs on Dec. 12.
Bred in Florida by Brent and Crystal Fernung, The Goddess
Lyssa is out of Amazing Beauty, by Distorted Humor. The
Fernungs consigned her to the 2019 Ocala Breeders’ Sales Open
Sale where Thomas got her on a final bid of $10,000.
She has proven to be a good return on the investment for
Thomas as she has since racked up $93,915 in earnings.
The Goddess Lyssa is the 3-1 favorite in the program and
Daniel Centeno gets the return mount. She has drawn post four.
Set as the 4-1 second choice in the morning line is Miss
Auramet, who will be saddled by trainer Eddie Plesa Jr. for own-
ers David Melin, Leon Ellman and Laurie Plesa.
Miss Auramet exits a second-place finish to Florida-bred
Lady’s Island in the off-the-turf, $100,000 Ladies’ Turf Sprint over
five furlongs on a sloppy and sealed main track at Gulfstream
Park on Feb. 6 after she finished out of the money after a difficult
start in the $75,000 Abundantia Stakes at Gulfstream going five
furlongs on the turf on Jan 1. Prior to that she won an open,
$80,000 allowance optional claiming race by a length-and-a-half
that finished a three-race winning streak going back to a Sept. 3
allowance at Laurel Park on Sept. 3.
Miss Auramet is by Uncaptured out of Hello Rosie, by Yes It’s
True and has won seven of 18 career starts with five seconds and
two thirds. She has banked $289,790 and will break from post
seven with jockey Roberto Alvarado Jr.
Another who will be competing for Florida-bred bonus money
is Lenzi’s Lucky Lady for trainer Robert B. Hess Jr. and owner
David A. Bernsen LLC.
The 4-year-old filly was fifth in the Abundantia Stakes in her
last out but was a half-length winner two starts back against sec-
ond condition, $62,500 allowance optional claiming company at
Gulfstream on Dec. 13.
Lenzi’s Lucky Lady, who won the $75,000 Golden Isle Stakes
and the $100,000 FTBOA Florida Sire Stakes Desert Vixen as a 2-
year-old, is by With Distinction out of Blue Eyed Sweetie, by West
Acre. She was bred by Stonehenge LLC and has won half of her
eight career starts while earning $185,157.
She is set to break from post 10 with Alonso Quinonez aboard
and is 10-1 in the morning line.
The remainder of the field in post position order includes
Florida-bred The Great Kath, Royal Collection, Weekend Fun,
Payntdembluesaway, Sethame Street, Awsum Roar, Jeanie B
(GB), Florida-bred Bluefield, Ode to Joy and Nightlife. Roman
d’Oro is entered as main track only.
Date Race Conditions Distance Purse
Feb. 24 Lightning City Stakes 4yo and older, F&M 5 fur. (T) $100,000**
Feb. 24 Turf Dash 4yo and older 5 fur. (T) $100,000**
Mar. 6 Lambholm So. Tampa Bay Derby (G2) 3 yo 1 1/16 mi. $400,000***
Mar. 6 Florida Oaks (G3) 3 yo Fillies 1 1/16 mi. turf $200,000***
Mar. 6 Hillsborough Stakes (G2) 4 yo & up F&M 1 1/8 mi. turf $225,000*
Mar. 28a OBS Sophomore Stakes 3 yo 7 fur. $110,000****
Mar. 28a Stonehedge Farm Sophomore Fillies 3 yo Fillies 7 fur. $110,000****
Mar. 28a Equistaff Sophomore Turf 3 yo 1 1/16 mi. turf $110,000****
Mar. 28a NYRABets Sprint 4 yo & up 6 fur. $110,000****
Mar. 28a Pleasant Acres Stallions Turf Distaff 3 yo & up F&M 1 1/16 mi. turf $110,000****
Mar. 28a Grey Goose Turf Classic 4 yo & up 1 1/8 mi. turf $110,000****
*Includes $25,000 Florida-bred Win Bonus
**Includes $25,000 Florida-bred Top 6 Bonus 60%-20%-10%-5%-3%-2%
***Includes $50,000 Florida-bred Top 6 Bonus 60%-20%-10%-5%-3%-2%
****Includes $10,000 Florida Sire Stakes Win Bonus
a = Nominations Close March 13
Tampa Bay February - March Florida Bred Stakes and FSS Bonuses
Turf Dash
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Greatest Honour Breezes for
Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth
BY GULFSTREAM PARK
PRESS OFFICE __________________
HALLANDALE BEACH, FL Courtlandt
Farms’ Greatest Honour breezed an easy
half-mile at Payson Park Sunday morn-
ing in preparation for a highly anticipat-
ed start in Saturdays $300,000 Fasig-
Tipton Fountain of Youth (Grade 2) at
Gulfstream Park.
The 3-year-old son of Tapit, who cap-
tured the Jan. 30 Holy Bull (G3) at
Gulfstream by five-and-three-quarters
lengths, was timed in :51.20 in his final
work for the mile-and-one-sixteenth
major prep for the $750,000 Curlin
Florida Derby presented by Hill n Dale
at Xalapa (G1) March 27. He worked in
company with Or’effice on his outside.
Hall of Fame trainer Shug
McGaughey is hoping that Greatest
Honour will follow the example set by
Orb, whom he saddled for victories in
the Fountain of Youth, Florida Derby and
Kentucky Derby (G1) in 2013.
Courtlandt Farms’ homebred colt
launched his career with a pair of strong
closing third-place finishes in maiden special weight sprints at
Saratoga and Belmont before losing a photo finish in his first
trip around two turns at Aqueduct and completing his juvenile
season with his mile-and-one-sixteenth maiden breaker at
Gulfstream.
McGaughey also sent Phipps Stable and Claiborne Farms
Performer to the track for a half-mile breeze in :49.40 in prepa-
ration for a start in the $200,000 Gulfstream Park Mile (G2), one
of nine stakes on Saturdays card. Performer is coming off a vic-
tory in the Fred W. Hooper in his 2021 debut at Gulfstream.
Rodolphe Brisset-trained Tarantino, who finished second
behind Greatest Honour and three-and-three-quarter lengths
clear of third-place finisher Prime Factor in the Holy Bull,
breezed a half-mile in :49.45 Sunday morning at Palm Meadows,
Gulfstream’s satellite training facility in Palm Beach County.
Antonio Sano-trained Papetu, who finished fourth in the Holy
Bull, breezed five furlongs in 1:01:20 Sunday morning at
Date Race Conditions Distance Purse
Feb. 27 Fountain of Youth (G2) 3 yo 1 1/16 mi. $300,000*
Mar. 27 Davona Dale (G2) 3 yo Fillies 1 mi. $200,000*
Mar. 27b Curlin Florida Derby Presented by
Hill ‘n’ Dale Farms at Xalapa (G1) 3 yo 1 1/8 mi. $750,000**
Mar. 27b Gulfstream Park Oaks (G2) 3 yo Fillies 1 1/16 mi. $200,000***
*Plus $25,000 Win Bonus for Florida-breds
**Plus $100,000 Win Bonus for Florida Sire Stakes Eligibles and $100,000 Florida-bred Top 3 Bonus 70%-20%-10%.
***Plus $25,000 Win Bonus for Florida-breds and $25,000 Win Bonus for Florida Sire Stakes Eligibles
b= Nominations close Mar. 14
Gulfstream Park Championship Meeting
Florida-bred and Florida Sire Stakes Bonuses
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Gulfstream Park West in preparation for a return in the Fountain
of Youth.
“It was very good,Sano said. Sano also saddled Gunnevera
for a victory in the 2017 Fountain of Youth. It was a very easy
work.
Drain the Clock Breezes on Busy
Morning for Saffie Joseph Jr.
Drain the Clock, an impressive winner of the
Jan. 30 Swale (G3) at Gulfstream, breezed five fur-
longs in 1:00.52 in company at Gulfstream Park
Sunday morning for a start in either the Fountain of
Youth or the March 6 Gotham (G3) at Aqueduct.
“It was a good work—a minute-and-change,
[the] last quarter I had in [:22.80]. He worked in
company with Sound Machine, who is a very good
work horse,trainer Saffie Joseph Jr. said. He sat
off her for a while and they finished head and
head.
Joseph said a decision on the son of Maclean’s
Music’s next start will be made Monday.
Drain the Clock was just one of several high-pro-
file Joseph runners to breeze Sunday morning.
Math Wizard, who provide his trainer with his
first Grade 1 success with a victory in the 2019
Pennsylvania Derby (G1), breezed three-furlongs in
:37.81 at Gulfstream.
“We’re going to take a step back with him,
Joseph said about the son of Algorithms who finished ninth in
the $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Jan. 23 at
Gulfstream won by Knicks Go. “We’ll place him next time and
give him a spot where he hopefully can win—an allowance or
a small stake.
Ny Traffic, who has been idle since finishing ninth in the
Oct. 3 Preakness Stakes (G1) at Pimlico, breezed five furlongs
at Gulfstream in 1:00.29. Ny Traffic fell a nose short of upset-
ting Authentic in the Haskell (G1) at Monmouth before coming
in eighth in the Kentucky Derby (G1).
“It was a good work today, most definitely his best one so
far,Joseph said. Hes rounding back into form. He’s not far
off from running.
Florida-bred Ubiquitous, a half-
brother to multiple-stakes winning
Florida-bred Chance It, breezed
three furlongs in :34.04 seconds, the
fastest of 21 recorded at the distance
at Gulfstream Sunday morning.
Ubiquitous, who finished fourth in
his recent debut after bumping at the
start, is entered in Thursday’s fifth
race, a six-furlong maiden special
weight race for 3-year-olds.
“The race has brought him for-
ward. Hes definitely moved for-
ward, Joseph said. He’s in a tough
spot again, but he’s definitely going
to run much improved, I think.
Jesus’ Team on Schedule for March 27
Dubai World Cup
Jesus’ Team, who finished second behind Knicks Go in the $3
million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) at Gulfstream, con-
tinues to train forwardly towards a
scheduled start in the $12 million
Dubai World Cup (G1) at Meydan
March 27.
Trainer Jose D’Angelo reported
Sunday that the 4-year-old son of
Tapiture exited Saturdays 1:01.45 at
Palm Meadows in good order.
“It was an easy work, a mainte-
nance work, D’Angelo said.Next
week, he’ll work six-furlongs.
Luis Saez, who has been aboard for
his last three starts, has been signed
on to ride Jesus Team in Dubai.
Jesus’ Team, who broke his maiden
for a $32,000 claiming price at
Gulfstream last March, has been
stakes-placed in his last six starts,
including a third-place finish in the
Oct. 3 Preakness Stakes (G1), a sec-
ond-place finish in the Nov. 7
Breeders Cup Dirt Mile (G1) at
Keeneland, and his runner-up effort in
the Pegasus that boosted his bankroll
to more than the $1 million mark.
Wednesday’s Rainbow 6 Jackpot Pool
Guaranteed at $250,000
The 20-cent Rainbow 6 jackpot pool will be guaranteed at
$250,000 Wednesday at Gulfstream Park.
The popular multi-race wager went unsolved the day after a
lucky bettor broke the jackpot for $712,824.06 Saturday.
Multiple tickets with all six winners were each worth $29,289.02
Sunday.
WHO’S HOT: Trainer Kent Sweezey celebrated his birthday
with back-to back victories with Apreciado ($9) in Race 10 and
Selfmade ($7.80) in Race 11.
Marcos Meneses scored back-to-back
wins with powerful late rallies aboard
Florida-bred Zero Gravity ($21.40) in Race
6 and Textpectations ($13.80) in Race 7.
Zero Gravity was bred by Peter Berlar.
Tyler Gaffalione won back-to-back with
Florida-bred Picking Up Pennies ($4.40) in
Race 2 and Makisupa ($4.40) in Race 3.
Picking Up Pennies is by Double Diamond
Farm stallion First Dude and was bred by
Lofts Hall Stud and B. Sangster.
Irad Ortiz Jr. pushed his Championship
Meet win total to 98 with victories aboard
Dont Get Khozy ($4.20) in Race 5 and
Selfmade ($7.80) in Race 11.
Jesus’ Team/WENDY WOOLEY/ECLIPSE SPORTSWIRE PHOTO
Zero Gravity/ARTILES PASCUALF-VIDEO HIPICO PHOTO
Fountain of Youth
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Tampa Bay Derby Draws 43 Nominations
BY TAMPA BAY DOWNS PRESS OFFICE _______________
OLDSMAR, FL. – Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf present-
ed by Coolmore America-winner Fire At Will, Grade 3 Sam F.
Davis Stakes-winner Candy Man Rocket and highly regarded
Greatest Honour are among a stellar collection of 43 3-year-old
colts and geldings nominated for the $400,000 Lambholm South
Tampa Bay Derby (G2) on March 6 at Tampa Bay Downs.
The Tampa Bay Derby purse includes a $50,000 Florida-bred
bonus presented by the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders’ and
Owners’ Association for the top six finishers to be paid at a rate
of 60%-20%-10%-5%-3%-2%.
The 41st running of the Tampa Bay Derby is the centerpiece
of an outstanding Festival Day 41 presented by Lambholm South
card offering $1-million in stakes purse money, with four graded
stakes and one listed stakes on tap.
Run on the main track at a distance of a mile-and-a-sixteenth,
the Tampa Bay Derby is a “Road to the Kentucky Derby” points
race, with the first four finishers earning 50, 20, 10 and five
points toward qualifying for the May 1 Run for the Roses at
Churchill Downs.
The Tampa Bay Derby has produced two Kentucky Derby
(G1) winners: 2007 Tampa Bay Derby-winner Street Sense and
2010 Tampa Bay Derby third-place finisher Super Saver.
Fire at Will, owned by Three Diamonds Farm and trained by
Michael Maker, hasn’t raced since his victory on Nov. 6 in the
Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf at Keeneland. He is ranked among
the top 2021 Triple Crown candidates, along with Essential
Quality, Life Is Good and Greatest Honour.
Candy Man Rocket vaulted up the contender list with his
impressive victory in the Sam F. Davis here on Feb. 6. He is
owned by Frank Fletcher Racing Operations and trained by Bill
Mott, who has won the Tampa Bay Derby twice.
Mott has also nominated breeder-owner Michael Shanley’s
colt Nova Rags, who won the Pasco Stakes here on Jan. 16
before finishing second to Candy Man Rocket in the Sam F.
Davis.
The Shug McGaughey-trained Greatest Honour, who was an
impressive winner of the Grade 3 Holy Bull Stakes at
Gulfstream Park on Jan. 30 is expected for Saturday’s Fountain
of Youth Stakes (G2) at Gulfstream Park, but any late change of
plans could direct him to the Tampa Bay Derby.
Among other Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby nomina-
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recent third to Florida-bred Medina Spirit in the Grade 3 Robert
B. Lewis Stakes at Santa Anita on Jan. 30; trainer Victoria
Oliver’s Hidden Stash, third in the Sam F. Davis; Grade 2-winner
Brooklyn Strong, a gelding trained by Daniel Velazquez; multi-
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Life is Good, Florida-bred Medina Spirit
Fire Bullet Works
BY SANTA ANITA PRESS OFFICE______________________
Undefeated Life Is Good worked five furlongs Sunday morn-
ing for Bob Baffert in a bullet :59.60, breezing, for the Grade 2
San Felipe Stakes on March 6, a steppingstone to the Grade 1
Runhappy Santa Anita Derby on April 3.
Also firing bullets for Baffert Sunday were 3-year-olds
Freedom Fighter and Spielberg, who went six furlongs in identical
times of 1:13 flat.
Baffert said he would “know next week” where Medina Spirit
will run. Game neck winner of the Robert B. Lewis Stakes on Jan.
30, the $35,000 bargain Florida-bred worked six furlongs
Saturday in a bullet 1:12.40.
San Vicente (G2)-winner Concert Tour is confirmed for the
Rebel Stakes (G2) at Oaklawn Park on March 13, while Freedom
Fighter, second by a half-length to Concert Tour in the seven-furlong
San Vicente, goes in the Gotham (G3) at Aqueduct on March 6.
Trainer Michael McCarthy, meanwhile, reiterated Sunday
morning that “all options are open” for Rombauer’s next race, not
committing specifically to the Santa Anita Derby, saying only that
the colt’s next race would be at the distance of a mile and an eighth.
Rombauer, a son of Twirling Candy, came from 11 ½ lengths behind
at the half-mile marker to win his 3-year-old debut in the mile-and-an-
eighth El Camino Real Derby at Golden Gate Fields on Feb. 13.
Charlatan Still A Winner in Baffert’s Eyes
Charlatan did all the heavy lifting in the world’s richest race
Saturday, but could not hold off Mishriff (Ire) late, enduring a noble
defeat in the $20 million Saudi Cup, finishing second by a length.
“He ran a big race, Baffert said Sunday morning. “He put
away Knicks Go, just ran him down, turned in a gallant effort and
it’s too bad he got beat. That’s a demanding track. The stretch is so
long, and he ran hard.
“It was an exciting race and I would have loved to have won it, but
I was afraid of a speed duel between him and Knicks Go. They locked
horns after a half-mile and really picked it up the second quarter.
“But the way he ran, it shows what a brilliant horse he is. He put
away a really good horse [in Knicks Go, who finished fourth].”
As to the immediate future, Baffert said, “He came out of the
race really well. We’ll get him back to the United States, play it by
ear and see how he’s doing.
Charmaine’s Mia Could Return in Royal Heroine
Charmaine’s Mia, undefeated in two stakes under the tutelage
of Phil D’Amato, is likely to seek her third victory in the Grade 2
Royal Heroine at one mile on turf April 3.
Offering $200,000 in purse money for fillies and mares, 4-
years-old and older, the Royal Heroine has identical conditions of
the Buena Vista Stakes which Charmaine’s Mia captured Saturday.
“She came out of the race in good shape and we’ll see how she
trains, but I would say the Royal Heroine is a good possibility,
D’Amato said Sunday morning.
D’Amato sang the praises of Charmaine Mia’s groom after the
Buena Vista victory.
“He might not even know this but when I see him at the barn,
rubbing horses, its just like a security blanket knowing I’ve got
one of the best grooms ever taking care of my horses,D’Amato
said of Ricardo Mejia.
“He rubbed every graded stakes winner that [D’Amato’s for-
mer mentor, the late] Mike Mitchell had when I worked for him,
and decades before I worked for him. And he’s been with me since
I started training [in April 2014 after 10 years with Mitchell].
“It’s just been a Godsend. Ricardo’s son is also one of my assis-
tants so it’s a family affair. That’s part of the reason why he’s
stayed with us.
“It’s just like family.
Big ‘Cap Day Purses Boosted
Santa Anita Park and Del Mar Thoroughbred Club have joined
forces to create the $1 Million Wild West Bonus providing $1 mil-
lion in additional money to winning connections of any horse that
sweeps three of Southern California’s most prestigious Grade 1
races, the $400,000 Santa Anita Handicap on March 6, the
$300,000 Hollywood Gold Cup (at Santa Anita) on May 31 and
the $750,000 TVG Pacific Classic at Del Mar on Aug. 21.
Including the $1 million bonus, any horse sweeping these three
races would bank a total of $1,870,000.
All three races are run at the North American classic distance
of a mile-and-a-quarter.
Santa Anita has also increased the purse of the China Doll
Stakes to be run March 6 from $75,000 to $100,000.
FINISH LINES: Zenyatta Stakes (G2)-winner Harvest Moon,
who worked five furlongs Saturday in 1:00.80, is scheduled to
return to the races in the Grade 1 Beholder Mile on March 13,
trainer Simon Callaghan said. Leading rider Flavien Prat will
ride… Acclimate, second in the San Marcos Stakes (G2) on Jan.
30, worked four furlongs Saturday in :52.20 for the Grade 3 San
Luis Rey Stakes at a mile-and-a-half on turf March 20 for Phil
D’Amato. There were 158 recorded workouts at Santa Anita
Sunday, 18 on the training track.. Santa Anita will be dark Tuesday
through Thursday, with live racing resuming 12:30 p.m. Friday,
Feb. 26 According to a report in HorseRacingPlanet.com, Mike
Smith again got hit with a penalty by the judges at King Abdulaziz
Racecoure in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for his ride on Charlatan in the
Saudi Cup. Smith was given a two-day suspension for a riding
infraction early in the race when Charlatan bumped with Sleepy
Eyes Todd. Last year Smith was fined $240,000 and suspended for
nine days for excessive use of the whip on Midnight Bisou, who
finished second to Maximum Security in the Saudi Cup.
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BY SANTA ANITA PRESS OFFICE______________________
ARCADIA, CA—In a thoroughly dominant performance, Kaleem
Shah’s Bella Vita, idle since May 16, made short work of six rivals
as she powered to a four-and-a-half-length win in Sunday’s
$100,000 Spring Fever Stakes at Santa Anita. Ridden by Flavien
Prat, the California-bred filly by Shah’s 2014 Breeders’ Cup
Classic (G1)-winner Bayern got six furlongs in 1:10.33.
Breaking alertly from her outside post position, Bella Vita
looked to be in control the entire trip, as she sat a measured fourth,
about two lengths off the lead three-and-a-half furlongs from
home. With Square Peggy rushing up on her outside, Bella Vita
shifted out and in an eye-catching move, collared her approaching
the quarter pole and drew off to win in-hand with her ears pricked.
“One thing about this filly, she’s very tractable,Callaghan said.
“[Prat] said shes very push button. You can put her wherever you
want, and I think when you have that tactical speed but you relax,
it’s nice for the jockeys so they can put her wherever she wants.
A close second in the six furlong Evening Jewel Stakes May
16, Bella Vita was pounded down to 1-5 and paid $2.60.
“Bayern certainly brings back lots of memories and this filly,
she was bred by John Sikura and I’m so happy for John, said
Shah, who ponied up $400,000 to purchase Bella Vita out the
Harris Training Center consignment at the 2019 Ocala Breeders’
Sales April Sale. “I hope that this filly, along with many other
progenies of Bayern, go on to bigger and better things.
A runaway five-and-a-half furlong turf maiden winner in her
second start on Feb. 16, 2020, Bella Vita, who is out of the Storm
Cat mare Queenie Cat, now has two wins, two seconds and a third
from five career starts and with the winner’s share of $60,000,
increased her earnings to $146,996.
Ridden by Alexis Centeno for Doug O’Neill, She’s a Dime was
second best, finishing a length-and-three-quarters in front of long-
shot Dr Wysong.
Dr Wysong finished a length-and-a-quarter in front of Cassie
Belle.
Bella Vita Lives Up to Favorite Status
With Dominant Spring Fever Win
BY LAUREL PARK PRESS OFFICE _____________________
LAUREL, MD By early Sunday morning the voice mailbox on
Justin Nixon’s cell phone was full, and for good reason. Late the
previous afternoon, the Laurel Park-based trainer registered the
first graded-stakes victory of his career in dramatic fashion with
Hibiscus Punch in the $250,000 Runhappy Barbara Fritchie
(Grade 3).
Hibiscus Punch rallied to upset Hello Beautiful and
Dontletsweetfoolya, both multiple stakes winners coming in on
lengthy win streaks, at odds of 41-1. It was also the first graded
triumph for the 6-year-old mare, and second in two months for
owner-breeders Edward Seltzer and Beverly Anderson following
Eres Tu in the Dec. 26 Allaire du Pont (G3), also at Laurel.
“I was cautiously optimistic. Obviously, Hello Beautiful is an
awful nice mare, and Dontletsweetfoolya, and they were both
coming into the race strong and with strong resumes. We would
have just been happy with a graded placing for the filly,Nixon
said. “To win it was just over the top.
“Closers were doing well. When we entered we knew that
those two would probably set the race up pretty nice for us, if we
were good enough,Nixon said. “You look at their resumes and
they’re both very talented fillies and very quick fillies. We thought
if we could draft in behind them and get a piece, that’d be great.
“The trip worked out well. Horacio, he just rides her perfect.
He lets her settle and make that one run and yesterday a lot of little
things all came together for her,he added. “Very happy for the
Seltzers and just thrilled to have the filly. I’ve been at Laurel on
and off since 2003 so that’s special, too, to win the big race here.
Nixon said no decision has been made on the next step for
Hibiscus Punch, who emerged from the Fritchie in good order.
Nixon captured Sunday’s opener at Laurel with the Seltzer-owned
Lucre ($11.80).
“Everybody’s good. We came out in good order and she’s doing
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well. She’s a nice filly,” Nixon said. “Right
now we’re just going to enjoy the victory.
Mr. Seltzer and I will talk and I’m sure he’s
got some ideas. Whatever he thinks is best,
that’s what we’ll do. Right now we haven’t
looked at it too, too hard but we’ll flip
through the stakes books and what have
you and see where we go.
Russell Says Hello Beautiful OK
Hello Beautiful, riding a three-stakes win
streak, dueled with Dontletsweetfoolya up
front for a half-mile before finishing fifth as
the 2-5 favorite in the Fritchie. Starting this
year, horses competing in graded-stakes in
Maryland are not allowed to be treated with
Lasix within 48 hours of post time.
“When she was empty at the quarter
pole, I knew something went wrong. It’s
okay. We learned some-
thing. She wont ever
walk over there without
Lasix again, trainer
Brittany Russell said.
“She’ll be alright, no
worse for wear. We’re
going to freshen her up
for a couple weeks.
Russell said Madaket
Stables, Albert Frassetto,
Mark Parkinson, K-Mac
Stables and Magic City
Stables’ Hello Beautiful
will get some time off
with Bruce Jackson at the
Fair Hill Training Center
in Elkton, Md. She had been undefeated in
seven starts over Laurel’s main track.
“She’ll just have a little ‘R and R,’” she
said. “She won’t lose much and we’ll get
her back in here and kick on with her.
Meanwhile, Russell said Michael Dubb
and Bethlehem Stables’ Maythehorsebwithu
was doing well out of his four-length score
in the $100,000 Miracle Wood for 3-year-
olds. It was the first stakes win for the geld-
ed son of Grade 1 winner Bullsbay, a narrow
second choice to multiple stakes winner
Kenny Had a Notion.
“What a man. He showed up. He
appeared to take that step that I said we
were hoping to see eventually, Russell
said. “He's just a neat horse. He’s walking
around the barn this morning like it wasn’t
a hard effort for him or anything. That’s
what you like to see.
The $100,000 Private Terms, contested
at about a mile-and-sixteenth, is the next
step for sophomores on Laurel’s stakes
program, scheduled for March 13. The
one-mile Miracle Wood was the furthest
test to date for Maythehorsebwithu.
“It’s going to be up to him. If he needs
to skip the next one, I believe he’s probably
worth it, if that’s what he’s telling us. But if
he’s touting himself and acts like he needs
to run again, I guess three weeks isn’t a big
deal if the horse is doing well, Russell
said. “We’ll just let him tell us. If we have
to skip it, it’s no big deal either.
Gaudet Reports
Dontletsweetfoolya is Fine
Five Hellions Farm’s Dontletsweetfoolya
had won five consecutive races including
back-to-back stakes entering the Fritchie,
which marked her 4-year-old and graded-
stakes debut. She wound up seventh, just the
second time in nine career starts where she
didn’t hit the board.
As the day pro-
gressed, I would prob-
ably say our confi-
dence wasn’t high with
the way the track was
playing,trainer Lacey
Gaudet said. “She was
there, she got a little
tired, she got headed.
This racetrack was
extremely tiring. I
don’t think the lack of
Lasix affected her. She
runs with very little, so
I don’t think that was
an excuse for her. She
came back fine.
Unfortunately, horses get beat. You can’t
win forever. Do I wish that he could have
finished a little better? Absolutely. But,
we’re happy that she came back happy and
healthy and we’ll just go back to the draw-
ing board and find another spot.
Gaudet and Five Hellions also saw
Fraudulent Charge rally to be second by a
length to Street Lute in the $100,000 Wide
Country for 3-year-old fillies. It was the
sixth stakes win in eight starts for Street
Lute and second straight over Fraudulent
Charge, who came within a nose in the
Dec. 26 Gin Talking at Laurel.
“She ran huge. We could not be disap-
pointed in that. We want her to go further,
Gaudet said. “Everybody thought that it
was a fluke last time, the way that she ran,
because it was a four-horse field and had
everything kind of go her way. I was just
really happy to see her run back to that.
She’s going to be a fun filly.
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Tuesday, February 23
ACT OF DUTY
Bolita Boyz 7 Parx Racing
ADIOS CHARLIE
My Little Fire 6 Delta Downs
BIG DRAMA
Infuriated 8 Parx Racing
CONGRATS
Binalloverdrinken 6 Delta Downs
COOL COAL MAN
Poopsie Doopsie 9 Delta Downs
COWTOWN CAT
My Little Lily 4 Mahoning Valley
D’WILDCAT
Remembertobreathe 10 Turf Paradise
EXCLUSIVE QUALITY
Mor Breeze 7 Mahoning Valley
FAMILY CALLING
Family Jet 2 Mahoning Valley
FIELD COMMISSION
Brevet Officer 8 Mahoning Valley
GONE ASTRAY
Ashley Astray 6 Delta Downs
GOTTCHA GOLD
Off Duty 7 Parx Racing
KANTHAROS
Our Time 8 Mahoning Valley
KEYED ENTRY
Very Colorful 7 Parx Racing
LITE THE FUSE
Refuseing 4 Parx Racing
LUCKY LIONEL
Weknewuweretrouble10 Delta Downs
POSEIDON’S WARRIOR
Lolanita 2 Parx Racing
War Act 6 Mahoning Valley
PROSPECTIVE
Cherokee Bless 6 Delta Downs
SMOOTH JAZZ
La Jazz 3 Delta Downs
SONGANDAPRAYER
Nineoneoneprayer 2 Delta Downs
Racin Prayer 2 Delta Downs
Sing the Song 2 Delta Downs
Dejoke’s Song 4 Delta Downs
Pioneer Pride 5 Delta Downs
THE BIG BEAST
Romantic Beast 7 Delta Downs
TREASURE BEACH (GB)
Galileo’s Affair 2 Parx Racing
TWO STEP SALSA
St Maria 3 Delta Downs
UNCAPTURED
Press My Bets 8 Parx Racing
WESTERN PRIDE
Cowgirl Chrome 1 Mahoning Valley
WINSLOW HOMER
My Little Guera 7 Delta Downs
Wednesday, February 24
A. P. WARRIOR
C C’s Warrior 3 Penn National
ADIOS CHARLIE
Lady Magica 5 Parx Racing
AMIRA’S PRINCE (IRE)
Future Prince 2 Mahoning Valley
AWESOME OF COURSE
Awesome Pudding 4 Gulfstream Park
Run Awesome Tiz 4 Tampa Bay Downs
BAHAMIAN SQUALL
Captain Yenner 2 Mahoning Valley
BIG DRAMA
Expect Drama 7 Charles Town
BOASTFUL
Boastful Contessa 3 Tampa Bay Downs
BRETHREN
Liesel 1 Gulfstream Park
Foxy Lady 1 Tampa Bay Downs
Arctica 2 Penn National
Nacho Papa 5 Gulfstream Park
Jane 7 Penn National
Earthquake 8 Parx Racing
BRING THE HEAT
Red Blue and True 4 Turfway Park
BURNING ROMA
Sizzling Roma 4 Parx Racing
CAJUN BREEZE
Parlay Pete 4 Delta Downs
CHITU
Foreman 2 Tampa Bay Downs
CITY PLACE
Classy Woman 5 Tampa Bay Downs
CLOSING ARGUMENT
Beautiful Ending 3 Delta Downs
Fillmypockets 10 Delta Downs
CONGRATS
Blue Bomber 1 Sam Houston
Congrats Jensen 3 Mahoning Valley
Lady Kim 4 Mahoning Valley
Enigmatica 4 Parx Racing
Miss Loyalty 5 Parx Racing
Carry On 6 Turfway Park
Indy Ride 8 Tampa Bay Downs
Eldorado Dream 8 Turf Paradise
COWTOWN CAT
Ice Kaufy 7 Charles Town
Catabout 8 Mahoning Valley
Tap the Town 8 Mahoning Valley
CURRENCY SWAP
Lights On Girl 7 Gulfstream Park
D’WILDCAT
Brazoswildcat 4 Delta Downs
That’s D ‘cat 8 Delta Downs
DRILL
Military Drill 6 Gulfstream Park
My Little Anita 10 Delta Downs
DUKE OF MISCHIEF
Duke of Hearts 11 Penn National
EXCHANGE RATE
Rate for Me 9 Turf Paradise
EXCLUSIVE QUALITY
Slewys Chosen One 3 Tampa Bay Downs
Starship Mercury 4 Turfway Park
FACTUM
Rising Storm 11 Penn National
FIELD COMMISSION
Mama Longlegs 3 Gulfstream Park
I Am I Will 4 Charles Town
Tommy Tuesday 6 Tampa Bay Downs
Bluefield 9 Tampa Bay Downs
FIRST DUDE
Tiz the Dude 5 Delta Downs
Southern Dudette 7 Delta Downs
Fancy Face 10 Delta Downs
FLASHSTORM
Nelson Legend 6 Tampa Bay Downs
Wizard of Odds 7 Charles Town
FURY KAPCORI
Gaga Oh La La 1 Gulfstream Park
Man of Vision 2 Gulfstream Park
The Goddess Lyssa 9 Tampa Bay Downs
GLOBAL RESPONSE
Jupi’s Lightning 10 Parx Racing
GONE ASTRAY
Sandys Blaze 2 Gulfstream Park
Wink and a Nod 6 Mahoning Valley
Port More 7 Charles Town
Town Jak 10 Parx Racing
HANDSOME MIKE
Mike Is Ready 1 Mahoning Valley
Here Comes Jackie 5 Tampa Bay Downs
Marynmike 5 Tampa Bay Downs
HE’S HAD ENOUGH
Just Ask Joel 7 Sam Houston
Just Enough 11 Parx Racing
HELLO BROADWAY
Tiz Showbiz 2 Delta Downs
HIGH COTTON
Legacy Azteca 8 Tampa Bay Downs
Mambocello 9 Turf Paradise
IN SUMMATION
Hank the Tank 4 Turfway Park
Awsum Roar 9 Tampa Bay Downs
JESS’S DREAM
Sweet Felicia 1 Gulfstream Park
Florida Stallion Progeny for
Tuesday & Wednesday, Feb. 23 & 24
Below is a list of runners sired by Florida stallions or former Florida stallions scheduled to start in races at racetracks across North America. Daily Racing Form,
the information source for this list, does not include all North American racetracks. The list contains all data available at time of list generation.
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KANTHAROS
Big Sport 2 Turfway Park
Wine Me Up Baby 3 Mahoning Valley
Immaculate Heart 4 Mahoning Valley
Come On Venezuela 4 Turfway Park
C’Era Una Volta 7 Charles Town
Kantstaros 10 Gulfstream Park
KHOZAN
Shoug 3 Gulfstream Park
Khozanito 6 Tampa Bay Downs
Khozzy Valintine 7 Gulfstream Park
Rebelde 8 Gulfstream Park
Lynard 11 Penn National
MACHO UNO
Gonnabegood 8 Mahoning Valley
MILWAUKEE BREW
Bridlecrest 11 Parx Racing
OVERDRIVEN
Tale of a Storm 3 Sam Houston
Fulmini 10 Gulfstream Park
POSEIDON’S WARRIOR
Powerful Venezuela 7 Parx Racing
Cape May Style 8 Parx Racing
The Great Kath 9 Tampa Bay Downs
PROSPECTIVE
Dang It 2 Parx Racing
Perspective 4 Gulfstream Park
Battle Cry 7 Gulfstream Park
PUT IT BACK
Flight Time (BRZ) 2 Turfway Park
RATTLESNAKE BRIDGE
Grandmary 4 Tampa Bay Downs
RIDE ON CURLIN
Cowboy At Heart 6 Gulfstream Park
SAINT ANDDAN
Kyle 7 Charles Town
SASHA’S PROSPECT
Gray Zone 11 Sam Houston
SENOR SWINGER
Blazing Diva 4 Tampa Bay Downs
SOLDAT
Frenchs Quest 2 Charles Town
Dassult Mirage 6 Gulfstream Park
SONGANDAPRAYER
Sophie’s Prayer 6 Delta Downs
Untethered Soul 7 Delta Downs
TELLING
Not Telling 1 Charles Town
THE BIG BEAST
Include the Beast 7 Gulfstream Park
TREASURE BEACH (GB)
Extravagant Rosie 3 Tampa Bay Downs
Passionfortreasure 3 Tampa Bay Downs
Rogue Rage 6 Tampa Bay Downs
TWO STEP SALSA
Rogue Patriot 2 Turfway Park
Zalza 7 Charles Town
Tomater Gator 7 Parx Racing
UNCAPTURED
Hollywood Jet 2 Parx Racing
Miss Auramet 9 Tampa Bay Downs
Mr Tingles 10 Gulfstream Park
Thinkaboutit 10 Gulfstream Park
VALUE PLUS
Saturday Value 2 Turf Paradise
WILDCAT HEIR
Royal Squeeze 2 Gulfstream Park
Tommys Top Cat 3 Penn National
Bon Heir 4 Parx Racing
My Boy Lenny 7 Tampa Bay Downs
WITH DISTINCTION
Lenzi’s Lucky Lady 9 Tampa Bay Downs
Florida Stallion Progeny for Wednesday, Feb. 24
Below is a list of runners sired by Florida stallions or former Florida stallions scheduled to start in races at racetracks across North America. Daily
Racing Form, the information source for this list, does not include all North American racetracks. The list contains all data available at time of
list generation.
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Tuesday, February 23
DELTA DOWNS
Binalloverdrinken 6 Elizabeth K. Wheeler
Cherokee Bless 6 Helen Y. Painter
My Little Fire 6 Bobby Jones Equine, LLC
My Little Guera 7 Stonehedge LLC
Romantic Beast 7 Steve Tucker & Bryan Tucker
Poopsie Doopsie 9 George J. Kerr
MAHONING VALLEY RACE COURSE
War Act 6 Just For Fun Stable, Inc.
Anthony’s Girl 7 Sharon Treadway
Mor Breeze 7 Arboritanza Racing, LLC
Brevet Officer 8 Dennis Foster
Our Time 8
Elizabeth LaPierre & Jennifer Given
PARX RACING
Nominator 1 Bryan Connors
Galileo’s Affair 2 Joe Carroll & Kris Carroll
Lolanita 2 Patricia Generazio
Pasatime 5 Los Samanes LLC
Running Girl 5 George W. Brown
Bolita Boyz 7 Gilbert G. Campbell
Off Duty 7 David Melin & Eddie Plesa
Very Colorful 7 Larry Foggle
Happy Farm 8 Rustlewood Farm, Inc.
Infuriated 8 Harold L. Queen
Press My Bets 8 John B. Penn
Special Risk 10 GoldMark Farm, LLC
TURF PARADISE
Lotta Gusto 8 Denis Sasso
Crow Moon 10 Carolyn Wilson
Mad Luther 10 Bonnie Heath Farm, LLC
Remembertobreathe
10
Irish Eyes Stable & Verbarctic Farm
Thorn Hill Cat 10 Woodford Thoroughbreds
Wednesday, February 24
HOLLYWOOD CASINO AT CHARLES TOWN RACES
Not Telling 1 Donna M. Burnham
I Am I Will 4 Edward Seltzer, Beverly Anderson
& TomYarbrough
Eclipticals Viski 6 Maria Montez Haire
C’Era Una Volta 7 Lambholm
Expect Drama 7 Hallmarc Stallions, LLC
Ice Kaufy 7 Gregory Kaufman
Kyle 7 Mr. & Mrs. Guadalupe Olvera
Port More 7 Joe Carroll & Kris Carroll
Wizard of Odds 7 Northwest Stud
Zalza 7 Dr. & Mrs. James Gamble
DELTA DOWNS
Tiz Showbiz 2 Porter Racing Stable, LLC
Parlay Pete 4 Shadybrook Farm, Inc
Tiz the Dude 5 Destiny Oaks of Ocala
Southern Dudette 7 Destiny Oaks
Fancy Face 10 Juan Rodriguez
My Little Anita 10 Get Away Farm
GULFSTREAM PARK
Gaga Oh La La 1 Glorious Uncertainty Stable
Hashtag Lucky 1 Barbazon Racing and Bloodstock
& Pedigree Partners
Liesel 1 Arindel
Sweet Felicia 1 Katherine S. Devall
Man of Vision 2 Brent Fernung & Crystal Fernung
Royal Squeeze 2 Gary Aiken
Sandys Blaze 2 Dr. Myron R. Wilson
Alluring Rumba 3 Jim Ballinger
Mama Longlegs 3 Nancy Harris, John Allen & Solera
Farm
Shoug 3 Al Shaqab Racing LLC
Awesome Pudding 4 Jacks or Better Farm Inc.
Perspective 4 J D Farms
Royal War 4 Darsan Inc & Declaration of War
Syndicate
Nacho Papa 5 Arindel
Cowboy At Heart 6 Stephen H. Smith
Dassult Mirage 6 Other Things, LLC
Military Drill 6 Marion G. Montanari
Battle Cry 7 Amalio Ruiz Lozano
Include the Beast 7 Alex Lieblong & JoAnne Lieblong
Lights On Girl 7 Barry Nathan Croft
Viva La Reina 7 Hallmarc Stallions LLC
Rebelde 8 Stonehedge LLC
Churchills Victory 9 Happy Alter
Fulmini 10 Gina D’Amato
Mr Tingles 10 Oakleaf Farm, Liz Wilson &
Norman Wilson
Thinkaboutit 10 Marion G. Montanari
Todaystheday 10 Farm III Enterprises LLC
SAM HOUSTON RACE PARK
Blue Bomber 1 James K McFadyen, Kenneth F
Bailey & Edward H Molstad
Tale of a Storm 3 Steve Tucker
Gotta Go Bo 5 Farm III Enterprises LLC
Just Ask Joel 7 Tanourin Stable
MAHONING VALLEY RACE COURSE
Mike Is Ready 1 Just For Fun Stable, Inc.
Captain Yenner 2 Hi-Tide Farm, LLC
Future Prince 2 Just For Fun Stable, Inc.
Putin My Two Cents 2 Glockenburg LLC
Immaculate Heart 4 Tracy Pinchin
Native Valley 5 Glockenburg LLC
Poznan 6 Barry Kirkham
Wink and a Nod 6 Shade Tree Thoroughbreds Inc. &
Ruth Delaplane
PENN NATIONAL
Arctica 2 Arindel
Lady Joanna 2 John Liviakis
C C’s Warrior 3 William Crigler & Beth Bayer
Tommys Top Cat 3 Thomas Kenwood Equels &Laura
Fabar Equels
Foxy’s Edge 7 Destiny Oaks of Ocala
Jane 7 Arindel
Sunshine Bay 7 Stonehedge, LLC
Bi Bi Carpe 10 Y-Lo Racing Stables, LLC
Helms Deep 10 Farm III Enterprises LLC
Duke of Hearts 11 Bruno Schickedanz
Lynard 11 Etarip Stable, Inc
Rising Storm 11 Stonehedge, LLC
PARX RACING
Dang It 2 John C. Oxley
Hollywood Jet 2
William J. Terrell & Frank De Savino
Savatiano 2 SCF, Inc.
Bon Heir 4 Marablue Farm, LLC
Lady Magica 5
William F. Murphy & Annabel Murphy
Expurgated 6 Sally J. Andersen
Powerful Venezuela 7 Orlyana Farm
Thousand Percent 7 Carlos Rafael
Tomater Gator 7 Bill Scherer
Cape May Style 8
Helen Barbazon & Joseph Barbazon
Earthquake 8 Arindel
Emperor John 10 Red Oak Stable
Inky Dinky Do 10 Brent Fernung & Crystal Fernung
Jupi’s Lightning 10 Albert Morales
Manolete 10 Farm III Enterprises LLC
Town Jak 10 Jaime Ramirez
City Guy 11 Vegso Racing Stable
Mountain Tree 11 Farm III Enterprises LLC
TAMPA BAY DOWNS
Foxy Lady 1 SCF, Inc
Comedy Town 2 Live Oak Stud
Foreman 2 Northwind Thoroughbreds, LLC,
Majel E. Ison & Alton B. Ison
Soup and Sandwich 2 Live Oak Stud
Boastful Contessa 3 Vickie Smith
Extravagant Rosie 3 Vicino Racing Stable
Miss Wrote 3 Carlos D. Ruiz & Lilliam Ruiz
Passionfortreasure 3
Joseph Barbazon & Helen Barbazon
Slewys Chosen One 3 Mr. & Mrs. Jan Alan Meehan & Mr.
& Mrs.John T. Petika
Blazing Diva 4 Michael Vincent Laurato
Grandmary 4 Marcos Arenas
Run Awesome Tiz 4 Good Beginnings Farm
Run Snip Run 4 Good Beginnings Farm
Classy Woman 5 Moises Yanez
Here Comes Jackie 5
Helen Barbazon & Joseph Barbazon
Marynmike 5 Cedar Gate Farm LLC
Khozanito 6 Juan Palomino & Margaret
Palomino
Nelson Legend 6 Inversiones FI, LLC
Odessa Gold 6 McLaughlin Family Limited
Partnership
Rogue Rage 6 Steven K. Schriever
Sally’s Salute 6 Thomas Equels
Tommy Tuesday 6 Watershed Bloodstock, LLC
Imprimis 7 Craig L. Wheeler
My Boy Lenny 7 JJ Brevan Stable LLC
Legacy Azteca 8 Michael Chamberlain
Siesta Moon 8 Milan Kosanavich
Bluefield 9 Ed Pendray & Edward A. Seltzer
Lenzi’s Lucky Lady 9 Stonehedge LLC
Miss Auramet 9 Marion G. Montanari
The Goddess Lyssa 9 Brent Fernung & Crystal Fernung
The Great Kath 9 SJT Racing Stables LLC
TURFWAY PARK
Johnny Cab 1 Wesley Ward
Big Sport 2 Rustlewood Farm, Inc.
Hondo Gusto 2 Shade Tree Thoroughbreds Inc &
Geoff Roy
Rogue Patriot 2 Juvenal L. Diaz
Crown to the Gold 3 Carlos Munoz
Come On Venezuela 4 Orlyana Farm
Hank the Tank 4 Ocala Stud
Masterofthehouse 4 Amaury Piedra
Red Blue and True 4 Midwest Thoroughbreds Inc
Starship Mercury 4 Laurence Leavy
Music City Wolf 8 Mr. & Mrs. Michael Borchetta
TURF PARADISE
Vix Hero 4 Barry Kirkham
Mambocello 9 George Klein & Debbi Klein
Florida Breeders’ List for
Tuesday & Wednesday, Feb. 23 & 24
Below is a list of Florida-bred runners scheduled to start in races at racetracks across North America. Daily Racing Form, the information source for this list,
does not include all North American racetracks.
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Daily Racing Form
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