04/22/2009 11:00PM

Keeneland Babies for 4/24

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Welcome to Keeneland Babies! I'll break down the statistics for every juvenile maiden contest at the meet, and hopefully wind up with a tidy profit.

Thursday's results:
Race 1: Cater to Kitten finished fifth
Race 5: Grand Slam Pete finished seventh

Friday, April 24, 2009

Race 3
4 1/2 Furlongs (Polytrack)
Maiden Special Weight
2-year-old fillies
Purse $50,000

1. Lela (Trippi - Pinta, by Carson City)
Trainer: Steven Asmussen
- Foaled April 20, 2007 in Florida
- $160,000 RNA juvenile (OBS Select, February 2008)
- Half-sister to Grade 2 route winner Rojo Toro (21-4-3-4, $269,545, 2-2 at two, 3-19 in main track sprints)
- Half-sister to juvenile stakes-placed sprinter Saintly Rose (4-2-0-1, $60,070, all races sprinting on the main track at two, won debut)
- Sire was a Grade 1 sprint winner (14-7-1-2, $666,220, unraced at two, 6-11 in main track sprints)
- Sire is 25-166 (15%) with juvenile debut runners
- Sire is 1-14 (7%, $0.36 ROI) with all debut runners in 2009 (juvenile debut winner at this meet)
- Dam was unplaced (2-0-0-0, $1,540, all races sprinting on the main track at two, cost $55,000 as a yearling)
- Dam has five runners, four winners, four juvenile runners, three juvenile winners, two juvenile debut winners, five main track sprint runners, four main track sprint winners
-Female family of Grade 1 route winner Sefa's Beauty (52-25-7-8, $1,171,628)
- Carson City is 3-22 (14%, $1.29 ROI) as the broodmare sire of debut runners in 2009 (one juvenile debut winner, two winners on synthetic)
- Trainer is 132-725 (18%) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners
- Trainer is 19-79 (24%) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners at Keeneland
- Trainer is 10-39 (25%, $2.33 ROI) with all debut runners in 2009 (all winners with Lasix, four juvenile debut winners this meet with Shaun Bridgmohan aboard, three for this owner)
- Worked a furlong in 9.4 prior to the February sale
- March 21, April 4 workouts match barn's juvenile Western Smoke (finished first in career debut at Keeneland on April 16)
- April 4 workout matches barn's juvenile Billet (finished third in career debut at Keeneland on April 16)
- April 4 workout matches barn's juvenile filly Malawi (finished first in career debut at Keeneland on April 10)
- April 4, April 11 workouts match barn's juvenile filly Kinsolving (finished first in career debut at Keeneland on April 17)
- April 4 workout matches barn's juvenile Heavenville (finished first in career debut at Keeneland on April 9)
- April 4, April 11 workouts match barn's juvenile filly Wild Forest Cat (finished second in career debut at Keeneland on April 17)

2. Nstantgratificaton (Toccet - Lord Remember Me, by Lord At War)
Trainer: Eric Reed
- Foaled April 15, 2007 in Kentucky
- $47,000 RNA weanling (Keeneland, November 2007)
- $25,000 yearling (Keeneland, September 2008)
- Half-sister to stakes-winning sprinter Calendar Girl (10-2-2-1, $77,228, 0-3 at two, 2-4 in main track sprints)
- Second-crop sire was a multiple Grade 1 route winner at two (23-7-3-2, $931,387, 6-8 at two, 1-3 in main track sprints)
- Sire was 2-43 (5%. $0.37 ROI) with juvenile debut runners in 2008
- Dam was placed sprinting (2-0-1-0, $4,800, unraced at two, all races in main track sprints)
- Dam has three runners, three winners, two juvenile runners, one juvenile winner, three main track sprint runners, three main track sprint winners
- Dam a full sister to multiple stakes-winner Mo Dinero (23-10-3-2, $172,355, unraced at two, 8-13 in main track sprints)
- Lord At War is 2-17 (12%, $8.05 ROI) as the broodmare sire of debut runners in 2009 (both older winners)
- Trainer is 15-104 (14%) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners
- Trainer is 2-25 (8%) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners at Keeneland
- Trainer is 2-18 (11%, $0.57 ROI) with all debut runners in 2009 (both older winners with Lasix, one on synthetics, one for this owner)
- March 30 workout matches up with stablemate Vancy Shoes

3. Keith's Kitten (Kitten's Joy - Silent Emotion, by Ghazi)
Trainer: Michael Maker
- Foaled March 8, 2007 in Kentucky
- $100,000 weanling (Keeneland, November 2007)
- Withdrawn yearling (Keeneland, September 2008)
- Half-sister to multiple stakes-winner Unspoken Word (25-6-6-4, $325,173, unraced at two, 0-4 in main track sprints)
- First-crop sire was a multiple Grade 1 winner on grass (14-9-4-0, $2,075,791, 2-4 at two, 0-1 in main track sprints)
- Sire is 0-4 with juvenile debut runners in 2009
- Dam was a stakes-winner (14-6-1-0, $209,993, 1-2 at two, won debut, 1-2 in main track sprints)
- Dam has three runners, two winners, one juvenile runner, no juvenile winners, three main track sprint runners, one main track sprint winner
- Dam a half-sister to stakes-placed Kera's Kitty Cat (15-3-1-5, $54,700, 1-3 at two, 3-12 in main track sprints)
- Ghazi was 2-21 (10%, $3.10 ROI) as the broodmare sire of debut runners in 2008 (one juvenile debut winner on synthetic)
- Trainer is 5-79 (6%) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners
- Trainer is 0-7 over the past five years with juvenile debut runners at Keeneland
- Trainer is 0-8 with all debut runners in 2009

4. Blue Cut (Zavata - Crafty Personality, by Crafty Prospector)
Trainer: James Jackson
- Foaled March 31, 2007 in Kentucky
- Half-sister to juvenile stakes-winning sprinter Crafty Tricker (43-8-8-10, $285,638, 3-9 at two, 8-40 in main track sprints)
- Sire was a multiple Grade 2 sprint winner (13-5-1-1, $346,533, 3-6 at two, 5-12 in main track sprints)
- Sire is 4-43 (9%) with juvenile debut runners
- Sire was 2-38 (5%, $0.74 ROI) with all debut runners in 2008 (both older winners)
- Dam was a route winner (14-1-3-2, $20,755, unraced at two, 0-11 in main track sprints, cost $40,000 as a yearling)
- Dam has nine runners, seven winners, seven juvenile runners, two juvenile winners, nine main track sprint runners, seven main track sprint winners
- Dam a half-sister to multiple stakes-winner Waki Warrior (42-7-7-3, $349,772, 2-8 at two, 4-27 in main track sprints)
- Crafty Prospector is 1-30 (3%, $0.25 ROI) as the broodmare sire of debut runners in 2009 (older winner)
- Trainer is 2-41 (5%, $0.69 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners
- Trainer is 0-17 over the past five years with juvenile debut runners at Keeneland
- Trainer is 0-3 with all debut runners in 2009

5. Vancy Shoes (Van Nistelrooy - Almost Mystical, by General Assembly)
Trainer: Eric Reed
- Foaled April 24, 2007 in Kentucky
- Half-sister to stakes-winning sprinter Storm Tale (49-10-6-10, $111,577, 1-4 at two, 10-46 in main track sprints)
- Half-sister to stakes-winner Pyramyst (42-15-9-6, $327,361, 1-3 at two, 1-6 in main track sprints)
- Full sister to stakes-placed Vancy Pants (10-2-3-0, $92,889, 2-6 at two, 0-1 in main track sprints)
- Sire was a Group 2 winner on grass at two in Ireland (6-3-1-1, $229,980, all races at two, won debut, unraced in main track sprints)
- Sire is 5-72 (7%) with juvenile debut runners
- Sire was 3-58 (5%, $0.63 ROI) with all debut runners in 2008 (all older winners)
- Dam was a winner on grass (32-1-5-7, $43,339, unraced at two, 0-2 in main track sprints)
- Dam has seven runners, seven winners, seven juvenile runners, four juvenile winners, six main track sprint runners, three main track sprint winners
- Dam a half-sister to juvenile stakes-placed (Panama) Lilia Esther (13-1-1-4, 0-6 at two)
- General Assembly was 1-16 (6%, $0.71 ROI) as the broodmare sire of debut runners in 2008 (older winner)
- Trainer is 15-104 (14%) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners
- Trainer is 2-25 (8%) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners at Keeneland
- Trainer is 2-18 (11%, $0.57 ROI) with all debut runners in 2009 (both older winners with Lasix, one on synthetics)
- March 30 workout matches stablemate Nstantgratificaton

6. Autumn Bells (Unforgettable Max - Bellah's Star, by Risen Star)
Trainer: Phillip Sims
- Foaled March 5, 2007 in Kentucky
- $12,000 RNA yearling (Fasig-Tipton Summer, July 2008)
- First-crop sire was a stakes-winner (23-5-4-1, $384,079, 2-2 at two, 2-9 in main track sprints)
- This is sire's first starter
- Dam was unraced (cost $17,000 as a yearling)
- Dam has five runners, four winners, five juvenile runners, two juvenile winners, five main track sprint runners, four main track sprint winners
- Dam a half-sister to multiple stakes-winner Take a Flight (77-18-11-10, $295,444, 0-2 at two, 3-12 in main track sprints)
- Risen Star does not have a debut winner as a broodmare sire in 2008-2009
- Trainer is 1-32 (3%, $1.27 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners
- Trainer is 1-15 (7%, $2.71 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners at Keeneland
- Trainer is 0-7 with all debut runners in 2009

7. Spanish Crayon (El Corredor - Color Me Special, by River Special)
Trainer: Chuck Peery
- Foaled February 26, 2007 in Kentucky
- $60,000 weanling (Keeneland, November 2007)
- $5,000 RNA yearling (Keeneland, September 2008)
- Sire was a Grade 1 route winner (10-7-1-0, $727,920, 1-2 at two, 4-6 in main track sprints)
- Sire is 15-150 (10%) with juvenile debut runners
- Sire is 2-22 (9%, $0.49 ROI) with all debut runners in 2009 (both older, one on synthetic)
- Dam was multiple stakes-placed (33-6-5-7, $225,760, 1-4 at two, 1-6 in main track sprints, cost $2,000 as a short yearling, and $44,000 as a juvenile)
- Dam has two runners, two winners, two juvenile runners, no juvenile winners, two main track sprint runners, two main track sprint winners
- River Special doesn't have a debut winner as a broodmare sire in 2008-2009
- Trainer is 1-9 (11%, $12.46 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners
- Trainer was 0-2 with all debut runners in 2008

8. Credit Crunch (Najran - Seven Grand, by Pembroke)
Trainer: Larry Demeritte
- Foaled May 21, 2007 in Kentucky
- $9,000 RNA yearling (Keeneland, September 2008)
- Entered juvenile (Fasig-Tipton Spring, May 2009)
- Sire was a multiple Grade 3 winner (15-7-2-1, $483,448, 0-1 at two, 4-9 in main track sprints)
- Sire is 6-46 (13%) with juvenile debut runners
- Sire is 1-9 (11%, $0.47 ROI) with all debut runners in 2009 (older winner)
- Dam was stakes-placed (8-2-2-1, $53,360, unraced at two, 2-4 in main track sprints, cost $12,000 as a weanling, $3,200 as a yearling, and $7,000 as a juvenile)
- Dam has one runner, no winners, one juvenile runner, one main track sprint runner
- Pembroke is 1-2 (50%, $5.90 ROI) as the broodmare sire of debut runners in 2009 (older winner)
- Trainer is 2-37 (5%, $1.00 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners
- Trainer is 0-12 over the past five years with juvenile debut runners at Keeneland
- Trainer is 0-3 with all debut runners in 2009

9. Salushka (Wild Zone - Sunshine Supergirl, by Tilt Up)
Trainer: Gregory Fox
- Foaled January 25, 2007 in West Virginia
- Half-sister to juvenile stakes-placed sprinter Cherniavsky (15-1-7-3, $64,465, 0-7 at two, 1-8 in main track sprints)
- Sire was a multiple stakes-winner (27-9-8-2, $509,973, 3-7 at two, won debut, 5-10 in main track sprints)
- Sire is 15-209 (7%) with juvenile debut runners
- Sire has no debut winners in 2008-2009
- Dam was a stakes-placed sprinter (15-3-3-2, $29,162, 1-3 at two, all races in main track sprints)
- Dam has four runners, three winners, two juvenile runners, no juvenile winners, four main track sprint runners, three main track sprint winners
- Tilt Up was 1-7 (14%, $2.77 ROI) as the broodmare sire of debut runners in 2008 (older winner)
- Trainer is 0-11 over the past five years with juvenile debut runners
- Trainer is 0-5 over the past five years with juvenile debut runners at Keeneland
- Trainer is 0-4 with all debut runners in 2009

10. Playing for Fun (Action This Day - Saucy Success, by Cherokee Run)
Trainer: Larry Lay
- Foaled February 5, 2007 in Kentucky
- Withdrawn weanling (Keeneland, November 2007)
- $42,000 short yearling (Keeneland, January 2008)
- Sire was a Grade 1 route winner at two (9-2-1-0, $822,484, 2-3 at two, unraced in main track sprints)
- Second-crop sire is 1-34 (3%) with juvenile debut runners
- Sire was 1-33 (3%, $0.18 ROI) with juvenile debut runners in 2008 (juvenile winner on synthetic)
- Dam was unraced
- This is dam's first foal
- Dam a half-sister to Grade 1 route winner Devious Course (32-6-6-5, $444,225, 2-4 at two, 3-23 in main track sprints)
- Cherokee Run was 3-52 (6%, $0.62 ROI) as the broodmare sire of debut runners in 2008 (two juvenile debut winners, one on synthetic)
- Trainer is 1-29 (3%, $0.29 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners
- Trainer is 0-8 over the past five years with juvenile debut runners at Keeneland
- Trainer is 0-5 with all debut runners in 2009
- March 27 workout matches barn's juvenile Part of the Action (finished eighth in career debut at Keeneland on April 16)
- April 3 workout matches barn's juvenile filly Rhythm of the Sea (finished eighth in career debut at Keeneland on April 17)

11. Color Book (Johannesburg - Colors of Autumn, by Woodman)
Trainer: Jim Corrigan
- Foaled April 9, 2007 in Kentucky
- $22,000 RNA yearling (Keeneland, September 2008)
- Sire was a multiple Grade/Group 1 winner at two (10-7-1-0, $1,014,585, 7-7 at two, unraced in main track sprints)
- Sire is 9-115 (8%) with juvenile debut runners
- Sire is 2-14 (14%, $1.00 ROI) with all debut runners in 2009 (both older winners on synthetic)
- Johannesburg - Woodman 'nick' has produced multiple turf stakes-placed (France) Princess Roseburg (7-2-3-1, $92,013, 2-6 at two)
- Johannesburg - Woodman 'nick' has produced Group 3 turf winner (England) African Skies (8-1-1-0, $87,305, 1-5 at two, unraced in main track sprints)
- Dam was unraced
- Dam has three runners, two winners, no juvenile runners, three main track sprint runners, two main track sprint winners
- Dam a three-quarter sister to stakes-winner Classy Prospector (20-4-1-0, $96,126, unraced at two, 2-6 in main track sprints)
- Dam a half-sister to juvenile stakes-winner Absolute Harmony (19-4-1-1, $107,868, 3-6 at two, won debut, 1-8 in main track sprints)
- Dam a half-sister to Grade 1 grass winner Designed for Luck (28-10-7-3, $973,660, 1-2 at two, 1-2 in main track sprints)
- Woodman is 1-14 (7%, $1.52 ROI) as the broodmare sire of debut runners in 2009 (older winner on synthetic)
- Trainer is 2-26 (8%, $0.92 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners
- Trainer is 0-3 over the past five years with juvenile debut runners at Keeneland
- Trainer is 0-5 with all debut runners in 2009
- April 1 workout matches barn's three-year-old Movie Legend (0 Beyer in only start to date)

12. Letter of the Law (Stormy Atlantic - Feather Boa, by Saint Ballado)
Trainer: Ron Potts Jr.
- Foaled January 3, 2007 in Kentucky
- $4,000 weanling (Keeneland, November 2007)
- $20,000 RNA yearling (Keeneland, September 2008)
- Sire was a multiple stakes-winning sprinter (15-6-2-1, $148,126, 0-1 at two, all races in main track sprints)
- Sire is 38-311 (12%) with juvenile debut runners
- Sire is 3-20 (15%, $2.41 ROI) with all debut runners in 2009 (all older winners)
- Dam was a sprint winner (16-3-4-3, $127,338, 1-4 at two, 3-13 in main track sprints, cost $140,000 as a yearling)
-Dam has one runner, no winners, one juvenile runner, one main track sprint runner
- Dam a half-sister to stakes-placed turfer Runaway Cat (11-2-1-2, $63,435, 1-3 at two, 1-6 in main track sprints)
- Saint Ballado is 4-28 (14%, $2.81 ROI) as the broodmare sire of debut runners in 2009 (all older winners, one on synthetic)
- Trainer is 1-23 (4%, $0.22 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners
- Trainer is 0-7 over the past five years with juvenile debut runners at Keeneland
- Trainer was 1-9 (11%, $0.58 ROI) with all debut runners in 2008 (juvenile debut winner with Lasix and front wraps for this owner)
- March 31 workout matches barn's four-year-old Alsos (finished first in $10,000 maiden claimer at Mountaineer Park on April 10 with 71 Beyer)

Analysis:
LELA shaded 10 seconds for a furlong breeze prior to the OBS sale in February, and she is certainly bred both sides for speed. Add in the top-flight debut connections of Steve Asmussen and Shaun Bridgmohan, and Lela figures to come out firing from the inside post.
LETTER OF THE LAW is by a fleet sire out of a sprint winner, and the March 31 workout matches up with subsequent winner Alsos.
PLAYING FOR FUN may need a bit more ground to work with.
COLOR BOOK boasts a solid pedigree, and this barn is hitting at a high percentage in 2009. AUTUMN BELLS is by a promising first-crop sire. CREDIT CRUNCH gave a "sharp effort, easily better than Metallic Mist," according to the Keeneland Clocker Report for April 21. SALUSHKA "continues to show improvement," according to the April 16 report. KEITH'S KITTEN may prefer longer distances down the road. VANCY SHOES seems to be working a bit quicker than uncoupled stablemate NSTANTGRATIFICATON. SPANISH CRAYON may need a race. BLUE CUT could be in a bit too steep.

Selections:
1. Lela
2. Letter of the Law
3. Playing for Fun

The Play:
Lela to Win at 9-5 odds or greater

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Race 6
4 1/2 Furlongs (Polytrack)
Maiden Special Weight
2-year-old fillies
Purse $50,000

1. Night Stroll (Stroll - Witching Well, by Night Shift)
Trainer: Luis Seglin
- Foaled April 16, 2007 in Kentucky
- $4,500 yearling (Keeneland, September 2008)
- Second-crop sire was a Grade 1 winner on grass (16-7-3-1, $795,071, 1-5 at two, 0-2 in main track sprints)
- Sire was 4-12 (33%, $5.03 ROI) with juvenile debut runners in 2008
- Dam was unraced
- Dam has seven runners, four winners, five juvenile runners, one juvenile winner, three main track sprint runners, no main track sprint winners
- Dam a half-sister to stakes-placed turfer (France) Didwana (7-2-0-1, $17,922, unraced at two)
- Dam a half-sister to stakes-winning turfer (France) Droiture (19-4-2-3, $66,925, 0-1 at two)
- Dam a half-sister to multiple stakes-placed turfer (France) Depute (12-2-3-3, $61,966, 1-3 at two)
- Night Shift doesn't have a debut winner as a broodmare sire in 2008-2009
- Trainer is 0-13 over the past five years with juvenile debut runners
- Trainer is 0-4 over the past five years with juvenile debut runners at Keeneland
- Trainer was 0-6 with all debut runners in 2008

2. Sigh (Sir Cherokee - Kissin You, by You and I)
Trainer: Thomas Bohannan
-Foaled April 23, 2007 in Kentucky
- $3,000 RNA short yearling (Keeneland, January 2008)
- Second-crop sire was a Grade 2 route winner (19-6-3-2, $628,296, 1-6 at two, 1-3 in main track sprints)
- Sire is 4-31 (13%) with juvenile runners
- Dam was unraced (cost $37,000 as a yearling and $60,000 as a juvenile)
- Dam has two runners, one winner, two juvenile runners, one juvenile winner
- Trainer is 0-1 over the past five years with juvenile runners adding blinkers at Keeneland

3. Truly a Myth (Yes It's True - Amber Myth, by Holy Bull)
Trainer: Eddie Kenneally
- Foaled March 28, 2007 in Florida
- $70,000 RNA yearling (Keeneland, September 2008)
- Sire was a Grade 1 sprint winner (22-11-2-3, $1,080,700, 5-9 at two, won debut, 11-18 in main track sprints)
- Sire is 34-221 (15%) with juvenile debut runners
- Sire is 3-14 (21%) with all debut runners in 2009 (all older winners, one on synthetic)
- Dam was unplaced (5-0-0-0, $985, 0-2 at two, 0-1 in main track sprints)
- This is dam's first runner
- Dam a half-sister to multiple stakes-placed turfer (Ireland) Festival Song (20-1-7-3, $27,028, 0-11 at two)
- Dam a half-sister to stakes-placed turfer Trade Only (9-2-2-1, $88,320, unraced at two, unraced in main track sprints)
- Holy Bull is 3-12 (25%, $8.75 ROI) as the broodmare sire of debut runners in 2009 (all older winners)
- Trainer is 12-122 (10%, $2.01 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners
- Trainer is 0-8 over the past five years with juvenile debut runners at Keeneland
- Trainer is 1-11 (9%, $0.69 ROI) with all debut runners in 2009 (older winner with Lasix and Julien Leparoux aboard)

4. Lady O'Dwyer (Harlan's Holiday - Feisty Cherokee, by Cherokee Run)
Trainer: Jim Corrigan
- Foaled February 15, 2007 in Kentucky
- $70,000 weanling (Keeneland, November 2007)
- $7,000 yearling (Keeneland, September 2008)
- Sire was a multiple Grade 1 route winner (22-9-6-1, $3,362,664, 4-6 at two, 2-3 in main track sprints)
- Sire is 12-82 (15%) with juvenile debut runners
- Sire is 1-7 (14%, $2.20 ROI) with all debut runners in 2009 (older winner)
- Dam was a route winner (22-1-1-1, $17,698, 0-4 at two, 0-4 in main track sprints, cost $9,000 as a juvenile)
- This is dam's first runner
- Dam a half-sister to stakes-placed juvenile Dancyville (24-6-6-5, $61,921, 1-3 at two, won debut, 5-16 in main track sprints)
- Dam a half-sister to multiple stakes-placed turfer Reve Russe (22-3-4-7, $81,838, 0-6 at two, unraced in main track sprints)
- Dam a half-sister to Grade 2-placed turfer Seainsky (56-7-10-6, $306,947, 0-1 at two, 0-2 in main track sprints)
- Cherokee Run was 3-52 (6%, $0.62 ROI) as the broodmare sire of debut runners in 2008 (two juvenile winners, one on synthetic)
- Trainer is 2-26 (8%, $0.92 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners
- Trainer is 0-3 over the past five years with juvenile debut runners at Keeneland
- Trainer is 0-5 with all debut runners in 2009

5. Girl in the City (City Zip - Light Up New York, by Majestic Light)
Trainer: Larry Lay
- Foaled March 9, 2007 in Ontario
- $18,740 yearling (Canadian, September 2008)
- Sire was a Grade 1 sprint winner at two (23-9-5-4, $818,225, 5-11 at two, 9-16 in main track sprints)
- Sire is 22-129 (17%) with juvenile debut runners
- Sire is 1-10 (10%) with all debut runners in 2009 (older winner)
- Dam was a stakes-winning juvenile (18-3-2-1, $140,540, 2-5 at two, won debut, 1-10 in main track sprints, cost $8,500 as a yearling, and $17,500 as a juvenile)
- Dam has five runners, five winners, four juvenile runners, one juvenile debut winner, five main track sprint runners, five main track sprint winners
- Female family of juvenile Grade 1 sprint winner Papal Power
- Majestic Light was 2-50 (4%, $0.59 ROI) as the broodmare sire of debut runners in 2008 (both older winners)
- Trainer is 1-29 (3%, $0.29 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners
- Trainer is 0-8 over the past five years with juvenile debut runners at Keeneland
- Trainer is 0-5 with all debut runners in 2009

6. Send Rose Thecheck (Buddha - Onslaught, by Fit to Fight)
Trainer: Anthony Agilar
- Foaled February 14, 2007 in Kentucky
- $2,000 yearling (Fasig-Tipton, October 2008)
- $7,500 juvenile (Evangeline, March 2009)
- Sire was a Grade 1 route winner (4-3-0-0, $489,600, 0-1 at two, 1-2 in main track sprints)
- Sire is 9-111 (8%) with juvenile debut runners
- Sire is 1-17 (6%) with all debut runners in 2009 (older winner)
- Dam was a stakes-winning sprinter (17-5-5-2, $168,070, unraced at two, 5-14 in main track sprints)
- Dam has two runners, no winners, one juvenile runner, one main track sprint runner
- Fit to Fight is 1-14 (7%, $0.41 ROI) as the broodmare sire of debut runners in 2009 (older winner)
- Trainer is 0-25 over the past five years with juvenile debut runners
- Trainer is 0-1 with all debut runners in 2009

7. Rising Barometer (Indian Ocean - Miss Thunderella, by Thunder Gulch)
Trainer: Wesley Ward
- Foaled April 7, 2007 in Florida
- $4,000 short yearling (OBS Winter, January 2008)
- $50,000 yearling (OBS Open, August 2008)
- First-crop sire was a Grade 3 route winner (5-3-0-2, $176,460, unraced at two, 1-2 in main track sprints)
- Sire is 0-1 with juvenile runners in 2009
-Dam was unplaced (5-0-0-0, $683, 0-2 at two, unraced in main track sprints)
- Dam has two runners, no winners, two juvenile runners, two main track sprint runners
- Trainer is 20-75 (27%) over the past five years with second-time juveniles
- Trainer is 1-2 (50%) over the past five years with second-time juveniles at Keeneland (one this meet)

8. All in My Way (Stormin Fever - Pretty Little, by Mazel Trick)
Trainer: John Hancock
- Foaled April 28, 2007 in Kentucky
- $9,000 RNA yearling (Keeneland, September 2008)
- Sire was a Grade 3 sprint winner (21-8-6-2, $484,664, 1-2 at two, 6-12 in main track sprints)
- Sire is 19-198 (10%) with juvenile debut runners
- Sire was 1-37 (3%, $0.24 ROI) with all debut runners in 2008 (juvenile winner)
- Dam was unraced
- Dam has one runner, one winner, one juvenile runner, one juvenile winner, one main track sprint runner, one main track sprint winner
- Dam a half-sister to Grade 3-placed Doo You (50-6-9-5, $144,169, 1-5 at two, won debut, 2-19 in main track sprints)
- Dam a half-sister to juvenile Group 2 turfer (Germany) Green Perfume (29-5-7-2, $239,678, 2-6 at two)
- Dam a half-sister to juvenile Grade 2 sprint winner Salty Perfume (7-2-1-1, $150,119, all races at two, 2-6 in main track sprints)
-Mazel Trick was 1-9 (11%, $0.44 ROI) as the broodmare sire of debut runners in 2008 (juvenile winner)
- Trainer is 1-21 (5%, $0.45 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners
- Trainer is 0-3 over the past five years with juvenile debut runners at Keeneland
- Trainer was 0-9 with all debut runners in 2008

9. Lady Silver Song (Unbridled's Song - Tamweel, by Gulch)
Trainer: Steven Asmussen
- Foaled January 19, 2007 in Kentucky
- $235,000 yearling (Keeneland, September 2008)
- Sire was a multiple Grade 1 route winner (12-5-4-0, $1,311,800, 2-3 at two, won debut, 2-4 in main track sprints)
- Sire is 31-228 (14%) with juvenile debut runners
- Sire is 4-28 (14%, $0.92 ROI) with all debut runners in 2009 (one juvenile debut winner at this meet)
- Dam was a stakes-winning router (19-5-5-2, $382,016, unraced at two, 0-2 in main track sprints)
- This is dam's first runner
- Gulch is 5-17 (29%, $4.49 ROI) as the broodmare sire of debut runners in 2009 (two juvenile debut winners)
- Trainer is 132-725 (18%) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners
- Trainer is 19-79 (24%) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners at Keeneland
- Trainer is 10-39 (25%, $2.33 ROI) with all debut runners in 2009 (all winners with Lasix, four juvenile debut winners this meet with Shaun Bridgmohan aboard)
- April 7 workout matches barn's juvenile Castaneda (finished sixth in career debut at Keeneland on April 23)

10. Tribecky (Saint Liam - Double Jeopardy, by Horse Chestnut)
Trainer: Eric Reed
- Foaled February 6, 2007 in Kentucky
- $25,000 yearling (Keeneland, September 2008)
- First-crop sire was a multiple Grade 1 route winner (20-9-6-1, $4,456,995, unraced at two, 0-1 in main track sprints)
- Sire is 0-1 with juvenile runners in 2009
- Dam was unplaced (3-0-0-0, $1,422, 0-1 at two, 0-2 in main track sprints)
- Dam has two runners, no winners, one juvenile runner, two main track sprint runner
- Female family of multiple Grade 1 route winner Smuggler
- Trainer is 15-52 (29%, $2.61 ROI) over the past five years with second-time juveniles
- Trainer is 2-5 (40%, $4.64 ROI) over the past five years with second-time juveniles at Keeneland

11. Midst (Closing Argument - Procure, by Quiet American)
Trainer: Mark Casse
- Foaled March 16, 2007 in Florida
- $40,000 weanling (OBS Fall, October 2007)
- First-crop sire was a Grade 3 route winner (9-3-3-2, $986,984, 2-5 at two, 2-3 in main track sprints)
- Sire is 0-1 with juvenile runners in 2009
- dam was unraced
- dam has three runners, one winner, two juvenile runners, no juvenile winners, three main track sprint runners, one main track sprint winner
- dam a half-sister to stakes-placed Obtain (20-4-3-6, $129,102, 0-2 at two, 1-4 in main track sprints)
- dam a half-sister to stakes-placed Buy (30-4-4-7, $38,610, unraced at two, 3-22 in main track sprints)
- dam a half-sister to Grade 1-placed router Demon Acquire (5-3-0-1, $73,600, 2-2 at two, 3-3 in main track sprints)
- dam a half-sister to multiple stakes-winner Basic Trainee (49-11-10-3, $302,260, 1-3 at two, won debut, 9-35 in main track sprints)
- Trainer is 40-181 (22%, $2.09 ROI) over the past five years with second-time juveniles

12. Jody Slew (Slew City Slew - Trustbuster, by Housebuster)
Trainer: Larry Lay
- Foaled April 21, 2007 in Kentucky
- $9,500 yearling (Keeneland, September 2008)
- Half-sister to stakes-winning sprinter Cape of Bradford (5-3-0-2, $91,410, unraced at two, 3-4 in main track sprints)
- Sire was a multiple Grade 1 route winner (42-11-10-6, $1,166,296, 0-2 at two, 0-9 in main track sprints)
- Sire is 32-355 (9%) with juvenile debut runners
- Sire was 2-38 (5%, $0.52 ROI) with all debut runners in 2009 (one juvenile winner)
- Dam was a winner (15-2-1-5, $47,105, unraced at two, 1-10 in main track sprints)
- Dam has six runners, five winners, three juvenile runners, three juvenile winners, six main track runners, five main track sprint winners
- Dam a half-sister to multiple stakes-winner Three Diamonds (89-13-14-17, $357,055, 1-2 at two, won debut, 10-70 in main track sprints)
- Housebuster was 8-58 (14%, $1.60 ROI) as the broodmare sire of debut runners in 2008 (six juvenile winners, three winners on synthetic)
- Trainer is 1-29 (3%, $0.29 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners
- Trainer is 0-8 over the past five years with juvenile debut runners at Keeneland
- Trainer is 0-5 with all debut runners in 2009
-March 12, March 24, April 1 workouts match barn's juvenile filly Zippy Larry (finished fifth in career debut at Keeneland on April 17)

Analysis:
MIDST took some money for her career debut, and ran on well to be second behind an impressive winner. The daughter of Closing Argument has some early zip, and should be forwardly-placed from the opening bell for a barn that excels with young horses.
LADY SILVER SONG worked "in company with Castaneda, both were in hand from the starting gate," according to the Keeneland Clocker Report for April 7. Castaneda bombed in his debut here on Thursday, but Lady Silver Song cost $235,000, and anything Asmussen sends out must be respected.
TRIBECKY's trainer, Eric Reed, owns fantastic numbers with second-time starters so expect some improvement from this daughter of Saint Liam. She wasn't disgraced in her debut.
SIGH adds blinkers after racing erratically in her career debut. JODY SLEW worked quickly out of the gate on April 18. RISING BAROMETER had lots of trouble in her debut, and Wesley Ward scored with a second-time starter on Thursday's card. GIRL IN THE CITY is by a good debut sire. LADY O'DWYER doesn't show a published workout over the last 16 days. NIGHT STROLL may improve with more distance. TRULY A MYTH gave a "good effort, is coming to form" according to the Keeneland Clocker report for April 17. SEND ROSE THECHECK has already graduated to five furlong breezes, but finds a salty group. ALL IN MY WAY may need one.

Selections:
1. Midst
2. Lady Silver Song
3. Tribecky

The Play:
Midst to Win at 9-5 odds or greater

Meet record based on starts, wins, top pick (after scratches) in the money, and profit/loss of that day's play ($2 wager):
9-2-6 (-13.00)