04/08/2008 11:00PM

Keeneland Babies for April 10

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Welcome to Keeneland Babies! I'll break down the numbers for every juvenile maiden contest for the meet. It won't be easy with limited form on display, but I'll shoot for a profit.

Wednesday's result: Political Chief finished fourth.

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

1. Abby Renae (Buddha - Xanadu, by Deputy Minister)
Trainer: Barbara Beagle
- Foaled May 31, 2006 in Kentucky
- withdrawn yearling (Keeneland September)
- sire was a Grade 1 route winner (4-3-0-0, $489,600, 0-1 at two)
- sire is 6-78 (8%) with juvenile debut runners
- sire is 1-19 (5%, $0.82 ROI) with all debut runners in 2008
- dam was unraced
- dam has four runners, four winners, two juvenile runners, no juvenile winners
- dam a full sister to stakes-winning sprinter Social Director (7-4-0-1, $105,393, unraced at two, all races in sprints)
- Deputy Minister is 1-35 (3%, $0.41 ROI) as the broodmare sire of all debut runners in 2008
- trainer is 1-7 (14%, $2.51 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners
- trainer is 1-7 (14%, $2.51 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners at Keeneland
- March 1, March 15, April 5 workouts match Donna D
- March 15 workout matches barn's juvenile Iron Legacy (finished fourth in career debut here on April 4)

1A: Donna D (Dixie Union - Creativity, by Notebook)
Trainer: Barbara Beagle
- Foaled April 22, 2006 in Kentucky
- $19,000 RNA yearling (Keeneland September)
- sire was a multiple Grade 1 winner (12-7-3-0, $1,233,190, 4-6 at two, won debut)
- sire is 12-134 (9%) with juvenile debut runners
- sire was 4-51 (8%, $1.31 ROI) with all debut runners in 2007, two juvenile debut winners)
- dam was a stakes-winning sprinter (5-3-0-0, $65,100, 2-3 at two, won debut, all wins sprinting, sold for $60,000 as a yearling, and for $80,000 and $170,000 as a juvenile)
- dam has one runner, one winner, one juvenile runner, no juvenile winners
- Notebook is 2-11 (18%, $2.78 ROI) as the broodmare sire of all debut runners in 2008
- trainer is 1-7 (14%, $2.51 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners
- trainer is 1-7 (14%, $2.51 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners at Keeneland
- March 1, March 15, April 5 workouts match Abby Renae
- March 15 workout matches barn's juvenile Iron Legacy (finished fourth in career debut here on April 4)

2. Candilejas (Candy Ride - Delicias Blues, by Grindstone)
Trainer: Luis Seglin
- Foaled March 21, 2006 in Kentucky
- $22,000 short yearling (Keeneland January)
- $17,000 RNA yearling (Keeneland September)
- first-crop sire was a multiple Grade/Group 1 route winner (6-6-0-0, $749,149, unraced at two)
- this is sire's first starter
- dam was a route winner on turf in France (5-1-0-0, $14,208, 1-2 at two, won debut, sold for $42,000 as a weanling)
- this is dam's first runner
- dam a half-sister to stakes-winner Palikar (26-5-4-5, $149,473, 2-3 at two, won debut)
- Grindstone was 4-35 (11%, $2.32 ROI) as the broodmare sire of all debut runners in 2008 (two juvenile debut runners)
- trainer is 0-8 over the past five years with juvenile debut runners
- March 14 workout matches barn's three-year-old filly Sharanese (finished seventh in $40,000 maiden claimer at Turfway on March 20 with 1 Beyer)

3. Boom Town Sally (Yes It's True - Gowestforgold, by Java Gold)
Trainer: Kelly Breen
- Foaled February 12, 2006 in Kentucky
- $70,000 yearling (Keeneland September)
- sire was a Grade 1 sprint winner (22-11-2-3, $1,080,700, 5-9 at two, won debut, all wins sprinting)
- sire is 31-172 (18%) with juvenile debut runners
- sire was 10-77 (13%, $2.47) with all debut runners in 2007, eight juvenile debut winners)
- dam was a multiple stakes-winner (31-6-3-7, $191,505, 2-5 at two, won debut)
- dam has one runner, one winner, one juvenile runner, no juvenile winners
- second dam (by Gone West) is an unraced half-sister to Grade 3 winner Foligno (63-16-10-17, $503,787, 3-7 at two)
- Java Gold is 3-5 (60%, $8.20 ROI) as the broodmare sire of debut runners in 2008
- trainer is 13-53 (25%, $1.32 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners
- trainer is 1-3 (33%, $1.20 ROI) with all debut runners in 2008

4. Flint (Service Stripe - Susie Winkles Gift, by Monetary Gift)
Trainer: James Jackson
- Foaled March 5, 2006 in Michigan
- sire was a multiple stakes-winning sprinter (22-10-3-3, $130,043, 1-1 at two, all wins sprinting)
- sire is 9-104 (9%) with juvenile debut runners
- sire is 1-6 (17%, $3.67 ROI) with all debut runners in 2008
- dam was a sprint winner (34-2-5-3, $16,309, 0-5 at two, sold for $6,000 as a yearling)
- dam has four runners, four winners, three juvenile runners, one juvenile winner
- dam a half-sister to stakes-placed Norwalker (57-6-6-8, $54,444)
- dam a half-sister to multiple stakes-winning sprinter Full Promise (45-15-4-8, $200,532, 1-2 at two, won debut, all wins sprinting)
- dam a half-sister to multiple stakes-placed Silver Vigors (71-12-11-11, $88,644, 1-9 at two)
- dam a full sister to multiple stakes-winner Agiftfrom Bertie (38-10-9-5, $408,377, 1-9 at two)
- Service Stripe - Monetary Gift 'nick' has produced Grade 1 juvenile winner Cashier's Dream (7-5-2-0, $423,042, 4-6 at two, won debut, all wins sprinting)
- trainer is 4-55 (7%, $1.19 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners
- trainer is 1-22 (5%, $1.38 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut winners at Keeneland

5. Garden District (Dixie Union - Brisquette, by Unbridled's Song)
Trainer: Todd Pletcher
- Foaled April 21, 2006 in Kentucky
- $240,000 yearling (Keeneland September)
- sire was a multiple Grade 1 winner (12-7-3-0, $1,233,190, 4-6 at two, won debut)
- sire is 12-134 (9%) with juvenile debut runners
- sire was 4-51 (8%, $1.31 ROI) with all debut runners in 2007, two juvenile debut winners)
- dam was Grade 3-placed sprinting (16-4-3-4, $216,225, unraced at two, all wins in sprints)
- this is dam's first runner
- dam a half-sister to Grade 3-placed Amorously (22-4-6-3, $185,575, unraced at two)
- dam a half-sister to Grade 2-placed Quake (31-8-4-5, $355,104, unraced at two)
- Unbridled's Song is 1-5 (20%, $2.24 ROI) as the broodmare sire of all debut runners in 2008
- trainer is 98-445 (22%, $1.58 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners
- trainer is 11-39 (28%, $1.97 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners at Keeneland
- trainer is 5-30 (17%, $1.64 ROI) with all debut runners in 2008 (all with Lasix, four with John Velazquez)

6. Youcantcomein (Menifee - Knocking, by Go for Gin)
Trainer: Thomas Short
- Foaled March 1, 2006 in Kentucky
- $1,200 yearling (Fasig-Tipton October)
- sire was a multiple Grade 1 route winner (11-5-4-1, $1,732,000, 2-2 at two)
- sire is 18-127 (14%) with juvenile debut runners
- sire is 2-7 (29%, $11.66 ROI) with all debut runners in 2008
- dam was a winner (12-4-2-3, $84,060, unraced at two)
- this is dam's first runner
- second dam (by Mining) is a sprint-winning half-sister to Grade 1 route winner Dixie Brass (15-6-2-2, $631,563, 3-4 at two, won debut)
- second dam is a half-sister to British Group 3-placed turfer Colway Rock
- second dam is a half-sister to multiple Grade 2 winner Odyle (10-4-3-0, $479,500, 0-4 at two)
- Go for Gin was 4-30 (13%, $1.03 ROI) as the broodmare sire of all debut runners in 2007 (three juvenile debut winners)
- trainer is 0-24 over the past five years with juvenile debut runners
- trainer is 0-1 over the past five years with juvenile debut runners at Keeneland

7. Corbina (More Than Ready - Bandango, by Dixieland Band)
Trainer: Steven Asmussen
- Foaled January 28, 2006 in Kentucky
- $60,000 weanling (Keeneland November)
- withdrawn short yearling (OBS January
- $52,000 yearling (Fasig-Tipton July)
- half-sister to multiple stakes-winner Tanika (9-5-3-0, $182,174, 1-1 at two)
- sire was a Grade 1 sprint winner (17-7-4-1, $1,026,229, 5-7 at two, won debut, all wins sprinting)
- sire is 21-153 (14%) with juvenile debut runners
- sire is 2-11 (18%, $2.53 ROI) with all debut runners in 2008
- dam was a winner (9-2-0-1, $55,100, unraced at two, cost $52,000 as a yearling)
- dam has one runner, one winner, one juvenile runner, one juvenile debut winner
- dam a half-sister to multiple stakes-winner Indy Groove (18-5-3-3, $276,575, 1-3 at two, won debut)
- Dixieland Band is 4-25 (16%, $2.02 ROI) as the broodmare sire of all debut runners in 2008
- trainer is 122-606 (20%, $1.88 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners
- trainer is 20-77 (26%, $2.60 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners at Keeneland
- trainer is 8-46 (17%, $1.09 ROI) with all debut runners in 2008 (one juvenile debut winner this meet, all with Lasix, four ridden by Shaun Bridgmohan, two for this owner)
- February 17, March 2 workouts match barn's juvenile Yo Joe (finished fifth in career debut here on April 4)
- February 17 workout matches barn's juvenile Downrigger (finished sixth in career debut here on April 9)
- March 9 workout matches Along Came the Cat

8. Mine All Mine (Belong to Me - Pulcinella, by Unbridled)
Trainer: Wesley Ward
- Foaled May 18, 2006 in Kentucky
- $65,000 RNA weanling (Keeneland November)
- $50,000 RNA yearling (Keeneland September)
- sire was a multiple Grade 3 sprint winner (16-7-3-2, $261,166, 1-3 at two, won debut, all wins sprinting)
- sire is 32-267 (12%) with juvenile debut runners
- sire is 1-3 (33%, $3.07 ROI) with all debut runners in 2008
- dam was unraced
- dam has one runner, no winners, one juvenile runner
- dam a half-sister to stakes-placed turfer Soul of the Cat (5-1-0-1, $30,681, 0-1 at two, won sprinting)
- Unbridled is 3-19 (16%, $3.07 ROI) as the broodmare sire of all debut winners in 2008
- trainer is 31-110 (28%, $2.10 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners
- trainer is 4-9 (44%, $2.50 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners at Keeneland
- trainer is 2-11 (18%, $1.90 ROI) with debut runners in 2008 (two juvenile debut winners with Lasix, one at this meet)

9. Once in a Lifetime (Banker's Gold - During the Race, by Wheaton)
Trainer: James Jackson
- Foaled March 12, 2006 in Pennsylvania)
- sire was a multiple Grade 2 winner (15-6-3-1, $461,420, unraced at two)
- sire is 9-119 (8%) with juvenile debut runners
- sire is 1-10 (10%, $1.78 ROI) with all debut runners in 2008
- dam was a sprint winner (25-7-4-5, $87,705, 1-3 at two)
- dam has one runner, no winners
- dam is a full sister to to stakes-winning sprinter Friday's a Comin' (63-14-7-4, $274,497, 2-6 at two, all wins sprinting)
- Wheaton was 1-5 (20%, $5.00 ROI) as the broodmare sire of all debut runners in 2007 (juvenile debut winner)
- trainer is 4-55 (7%, $1.19 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners
- trainer is 1-22 (5%, $1.38 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut winners at Keeneland

10. Seeking Reason (Mutakddim - Reason to Live, by Mt. Livermore)
Trainer: Eric Reed
- Foaled April 16, 2006 in Kentucky
- withdrawn weanling (Keeneland November)
- $10,000 short yearling (Keeneland January)
- $15,000 yearling (Keeneland September)
- sire was a stakes-winner on turf in England (17-5-3-2, $126,174, 1-3 at two, all wins sprinting, all races on grass)
- sire is 40-201 (20%) with juvenile debut runners
- sire is 2-10 (20%, $1.54 ROI) with all debut runners in 2008
- dam was a winner (26-4-6-3, $29,302, 0-4 at two)
- dam has two runners, two winners, one juvenile runner, no juvenile winners
- dam a half-sister to stakes-placed Elaines Reason (29-3-14-6, $208,529, 1-3 at two)
- dam a half-sister to stakes-placed sprinter Kentucky Maid (10-2-3-1, $68,678, unraced at two, all wins sprinting)
- Mt. Livermore is 1-15 (7%, $1.29 ROI) as the broodmare sire of debut runners in 2008
- trainer is 13-84 (15%, $1.64 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners
- trainer is 2-23 (9%, $1.43 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners at Keeneland
- trainer is 2-10 (20%, $1.35 ROI) with all debut runners this year (all with Lasix, both for this owner)
- April 1 workout matches barn's juvenile Causin' Havoc (finished seventh in career debut on April 9)

11. Along Came the Cat (Elegant Cat - Tagett Along, by Ogygian)
Trainer: Steven Asmussen
- Foaled March 5, 2006 in New Mexico
- $14,000 yearling (Ruidoso August)
- sire was placed routing on turf in Ireland (4-0-0-1, $2,051, 0-1 at two, all races on grass)
- sire is 1-7 (14%) with juvenile debut runners
- sire was 1-3 (33%, $7.40 ROI) with all debut runners in 2007 (juvenile debut winner)
- dam was a sprint winner (7-1-0-1, $14,450, unraced at two, sold for $5,500 as a juvenile)
- dam has three runners, three winners, one juvenile runner, one juvenile winner
- second dam (by Northern Jove) was a sprint-winning half-sister to Grade 3 winner Fuller's Folly (65-12-4-14, $300,201, 0-1 at two)
-Ogygian was 3-32 (9%, $1.98 ROI) as the broodmare sire of debut runners in 2007 (one juvenile debut winner)
- trainer is 122-606 (20%, $1.88 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners
- trainer is 20-77 (26%, $2.60 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners at Keeneland
- trainer is 8-46 (17%, $1.09 ROI) with all debut runners in 2008 (one juvenile debut winner this meet, all with Lasix)
- March 9 workout matches Corbina
- March 16 workout matches barn's juvenile Merkel (finished first in career debut here on April 4
- March 16 workout matches juvenile Downrigger (finished sixth in career debut here on April 9)

Analysis:
ALONG CAME THE CAT must overcome an outside post, but she is trained by Steve Asmussen, and shows some consistent workouts leading up to her first start. She may offer a hint of value as Asmussen's go-to rider, Shaun Bridgmohan, opts for uncoupled stablemate CORBINA.
ABBY RENAE and DONNA D comprise an intriguing longshot entry. Both have been working right along at Keeneland.
Corbina drilled a bullet half-mile here on March 25, and the Keeneland Clockers noted that she was "well in hand from the gate, in company with Fanci Candi."
SEEKING REASON shows a quick gate work on April 1, but the Keeneland Clocker noted she didn't do it as well as stablemate, Causin' Havoc, the last-place finisher in Wednesday's baby race. BOOM TOWN SALLY ships up from Florida for a good first-out barn, and Edgar Prado is enticed to ride. MINE ALL MINE scratched out of Wednesday's heat, a race won by her stablemate. She has a strong pedigree, and excellent first-out connections. Wouldn't be a surprise. CANDILEJAS must break alertly from the inside post. GARDEN DISTRICT worked a bullet half-mile here on April 4 for top connections, but the Keeneland Clocker noted she didn't do it as well as unraced workmate Iberian Gate. YOUCANTCOMEIN may want more ground. Uncoupled mates FLINT and ONCE IN A LIFETIME both may need a start.

Selections:
1. Along Came the Cat
2. Beagle-trained entry
3. Corbina

The play: Along Came the Cat to win and place at 4-1 or more.

Meet statistics based on starts, wins, in the money finishes, and profit/loss based on day's wager = 2-0-0 (-$6)