01/13/2017 11:16AM

Barretts January: Horses to Watch


◗ Hip No. 33, b. f., 2016 Smiling Tiger — Checkpluschick, by Medaglia d’Oro, consigned by Woodbridge Farm, agent.

The fourth foal out of unraced Checkpluschick, who has one runner. The page features Grade 1 winner Somali Lemonade and Grade 2 winners Waldoboro and Tara Roma.

◗ Hip No. 53, Indivar, b. m., 2012, Indian Charlie — Lochinvar’s Gold, by Seeking the Gold, consigned by Dan Kiser, agent for Tree Top Ranch.

A half-sister to Grade 3-placed stakes winner Mei Ling who sells in foal to Lucky Pulpit. Grade 1 winners La Gueriere and Al Mamoon, Grade 2 winner Master Command, and Grade 3 winners Lost Soldier and Castaway are in the extended family.

◗ Hip No. 68, ch. c., 2016, Cyclotron — Moana Loa, by Eastern Echo, consigned by Havens Bloodstock Agency, agent.

A full brother to Grade 3 winner Cyclometer and stakes-placed Mangita, two of the five winners from seven runners out of Moana Loa. The colt is also a half-brother to stakes-placed Sangay.

◗ Hip No. 78, Protect Freedom, b. m., 2010, In Excess — Freedom Dance, by Moscow Ballet, consigned by Harris Farms.

Grade 1 winner Cost of Freedom is a half-brother to this unraced mare, who is offered in foal to Clubhouse Ride.

◗ Hip No. 79, b. f., 2016 Shackleford — Provence, by Empire Maker, consigned by Checkmate Thoroughbreds, agent.

The unplaced Provence has had two winners from two runners and is a half-sister to Siren Serenade, who topped this year’s Keeneland January sale of horses of all ages at $1.025 million.