11/10/2005 12:00AM

Big money for Florida-bred juveniles


MIAMI - Saturday's Florida Million Day program will provide one last chance for statebred juveniles to earn a big payday against their own kind, with four 2-year-old races on the card topped by the $150,000 Jack Price Juvenile and the $150,000 Joe O'Farrell Juvenile Fillies.

The seven-furlong Jack Price lost its main attraction when division leader In Summation had to pass the race after contracting a cough earlier in the week. His absence assures a much more attractive betting race, with Kentucky-based Cab likely to be favored over a local contingent that includes the undefeated Electrify as well as Rehoboth and Thanks Dubya.

Cab shipped here last month for the 1 1/16-mile In Reality, the finale of the Florida Stallion Stakes, only to finish a tiring eighth after being used up contesting the early pace with In Summation. A son of Trippi, Cab has subsequently posted a pair of sharp works at Churchill Downs and may find the turn back to seven-eighths to his liking in the Jack Price.

Jerry Bailey, who has ridden Cab for trainer Steve Asmussen in 3 of his 4 previous starts, gets a return call.

Rehoboth also shortens up to a sprint after being used up contesting the pace going two turns in the Foolish Pleasure Breeders' Cup Stakes. A son of Wagon Limit, Rehoboth has won a pair of races at seven furlongs and blew out a bullet half-mile here Thursday morning.

Rehoboth is one of two horses trainer Frank Gomez entered in the Jack Price. He also entered Weekend Weather, who won the one-mile Seacliff Stakes over a sloppy track on Labor Day.

Electrify has captured both of his starts and will get tested for class on Saturday. A homebred son of Delaware Township, he won his maiden going five furlongs and an entry-level allowance race around two turns over a sloppy track. He gets Lasix for the first time and may prove the one to catch in the Jack Price.

Thanks Dubya is a hard-luck colt who has encountered trouble of one kind or another in each of his last six starts. But he won his only start at seven furlongs.

O'Farrell should have honest pace

The pace figures to be an honest one in the seven-furlong Joe O'Farrell, with speedsters Stolen Prayer and Running Lass among the nine 2-year-old fillies in the lineup.

Stolen Prayer has been in front in each of her four starts, including the 1 1/16-mile My Dear Girl Stakes, in which she led to deep stretch before being run down by longshot Consider Thesource.

Running Lass had not been headed early in any of her first six starts, but she did not get near the lead after being knocked around at the break of the My Dear Girl in a failed attempt to sweep the filly division of the Florida Stallion Stakes. She had won her three previous starts, including both the Desert Vixen and Susan's Girl divisions of the Stallion series.

Zooming By could prove an interesting longshot in the Joe O'Farrell if she is able to get good position from her tough inside post. Zooming By launched her career in Boston and has finished fourth and third in two stakes tries here. She tuned up for the race with a best-of-18 five-furlong work earlier this week.

Appleton, Franks pit juveniles on turf

The $100,000 Arthur Appleton Juvenile Turf and its filly counterpart, the $100,000 John Franks Juvenile Fillies Turf, complete the 2-year-old stakes lineup on Florida Million Day.

Gin Rummy King comes off the race of his life, a victory in the Criterium Stakes, and will try to avenge his second-place finish earlier in the year at the hands of Mr. Silver in the 1 1/16-mile Appleton. Mr. Silver ran to his turf breeding when he outsprinted Gin Rummy King going five furlongs on the grass earlier this season, but he must prove he can carry his abundant speed two turns in the rematch.

The multiple stakes winner Mia's Reflection may be the slight choice despite making her turf debut in the John Franks Juvenile Fillies, where her chief competition could come from Good Intentions, Valentine Light, Blinka's Baby, Survicat or Bond Queen.