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Keeneland Babies for April 13, 2012

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Welcome to Keeneland Babies! I'll break down the statistics for every juvenile contest at the meet.

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Thursday's Result:
Race 5:  HANDSOME JACK finished fifth

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Friday, April 13, 2012

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

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*Program Number:  1. 
*Horse Name (Pedigree):  FLIRTINWITHTHEBOSS (Street Boss - Ginger Bay, by Golden Missile)
*Trainer:  Wesley Ward
*Jockey:  Marcelino Pedroza
*Morning Line:  3-1
*Foal Date (State):  April 17, 2010 (Kentucky) 
*Auction History:   $20,000 yearling (Keeneland, Septmember 2011)
*Sire Race Record:   Multiple Grade 1 sprint winner (13-7-3-1, $831,800, unraced at two, 7-13 in main track sprints)
*Sire Stud Record:  0-1 with juvenile debut runners in 2012 (first crop)
*Dam Race Record:  Stakes-winning sprinter (6-3-2-0, $96,262, 0-1 at two, 3-6 in main track sprints)
*Dam Produce Record:  1 runner, 0 winners, 0 juvenile runners, 1 main track sprint runner
*Broodmare Sire Info:   1-6 (17%, $1.73 ROI) as the broodmare sire of debut runners in 2012 (older winner)  
*Female Family Notes:   This is the female family of Grade 2 winners EXILE KING (8-4-1-1, $138,920) and HAIL BOLD KING (28-7-7-4, $767,312, 1-8 at two, 1-1 in main track sprints)
*Trainer Stat:   19-52 (37%, Positive ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners in synthetic maiden special weight sprints; 14-39 (36%) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners in synthetic maiden special weight sprints at Keeneland; 3-8 (38%, $1.98 ROI) with all debut runners in 2012 (all winners with Lasix and blinkers, 2 juvenile debut winners at this meet on synthetic for this owner)

*Program Number:  2.
*Horse Name (Pedigree):  LUVMEALLDAYINDYUSA (Chelokee - Indy U S A, by Malibu Moon)
*Trainer:  Eric Reed
*Jockey:   Rosemary Homeister Jr.
*Morning Line:  4-1
*Foal Date (State):  April 22, 2010 (Pennsylvania)  
*Sire Race Record:   Grade 3 route winner (10-5-1-2, $385,785, 1-3 at two, 0-1 in main track sprints)
*Sire Stud Record:  This is first starter
*Dam Race Record:  Sprint winner (27-8-6-6, $143,992, unraced at two, 8-27 in main track sprints)
*Dam Produce Record:  First starter
*Broodmare Sire Info:  0 winners as the broodmare sire of debut runners in 2012  
*Trainer Stat:   4-46 (9%, $0.97 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners in synthetic maiden special weight sprints; 1-21 (5%, $0.83 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners in synthetic maiden special weight sprints at Keeneland; 2-13 (15%, $1.72 ROI) with all debut runners in 2012 (both older winners with Lasix, 1 with Rosemary Homeister Jr. aboard).
*Workout Information:  March 12, March 17, March 22 workouts match uncoupled stablemate ALLABOUTCAROLINE.  Outworked by Allaboutcaroline, according to the "Keeneland Clocker Report" for April 5.

*Program Number:  3.
*Horse Name (Pedigree):  LIVE AND LEARN (Quiet American - Life Savior, by Patton)
*Trainer: Dwight Preston
*Jockey:  Matthew Straight
*Morning Line:  20-1
*Foal Date (State):   April 18, 2010 (Kentucky)
*Auction History:   $4,500 yearling (Fasig-Tipton, October 2011)
*Sire Race Record:   Grade 1 route winner (12-4-3-1, $754,650, 0-1 at two, unraced in main track sprints)
*Sire Stud Record:  20-373 (5%) with juvenile debut runners; 0 debut winners in 2012
*Dam Race Record:  Winner (53-11-5-9, $238,929, 1-3 at two, 10-46 in main track sprints, cost $2,700 as yearling)
*Dam Produce Record:  First starter
*Broodmare Sire Info:  0 winners as the broodmare sire of debut runners in 2012 
*Female Family Notes:   This is the female family of Grade 1 winner WILLOW HOUR (22-6-5-2, $339,556, 1-5 at two)
*Trainer Stat:   0-3 over the past five years with juvenile debut runners in synthetic maiden special weight sprints at Keeneland; 0-3 with all debut runners in 2012
*Workout Information:  March 22 workout matches barn's juvenile READY SET WHOA (finished eighth in debut here on Thursday)

*Program Number:  4. 
*Horse Name (Pedigree):  EMMA'S HOLY BEE (Defer - Whateverwillbwillb, by Western Expression)
*Trainer:  Thomas Short
*Jockey:  Alberto Pusac
*Morning Line:  20-1
*Foal Date (State):  January 11, 2010 (New York)
*Auction History: $1,500 yearling (Flying Zee Dispersal, October 2011)
*Sire Race Record:   Grade 3 winner (18-4-3-6, $260,635, 2-3 at two, 1-2 in main track sprints)
*Sire Stud Record:  5-25 (20%) with juvenile runners
*Dam Race Record:  Multiple stakes-placed (23-4-6-6, 196K, 0-3 at two, 0-2 in main track sprints)
*Dam Produce Record:  First starter 
*Female Family Notes:   Dam a full sister to SAX IN THE CITY (stakes-placed on turf, 25-3-4-2, 130K, 1-1 at two, unraced in main track sprints). Dam a half-sister to WRITINGONTHEWALL (stakes-placed on turf, 29-9-6-4, 360K, unraced at two, 1-2 in main track sprints)
*Trainer Stat:   0-1 over the past five years with second-time juveniles in synthetic maiden special weight sprints at Keeneland

*Program Number:  5.
*Horse Name (Pedigree):  ALLABOUTCAROLINE (Value Plus - Goldleafed Mirror, by Gold Alert)
*Trainer:  Eric Reed
*Jockey:  Javier Castellano
*Morning Line:  3-1
*Foal Date (State):  March 22, 2010 (Kentucky)  
*Sire Race Record:   Stakes-winning sprinter (15-3-4-1, $414,595, 1-4 at two, won debut, 3-8 in main track sprints)
*Sire Stud Record:  10-95 (11%) with juvenile debut runners; 1-8 (13%, $3.28 ROI) with all debut runners in 2012 (older winner)
*Dam Race Record:  Stakes-winner (36-8-7-2, $199,580, 1-4 at two, 7-30 in main track sprints)
*Dam Produce Record:  2 runners, 1 winner, 1 juvenile runner, 0 juvenile winners, 1 main track sprint runner, 1 main track sprint winner
*Broodmare Sire Info:  0 winners as the broodmare sire of debut runners in 2012 
*Female Family Notes:   Second dam is SILVERLEAF (multiple stakes-winning sprinter, 13-7-1-3, $164,789, unraced at two, 7-13 in main track sprints)
*Trainer Stat:   4-46 (9%, $0.97 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners in synthetic maiden special weight sprints; 1-21 (5%, $0.83 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners in synthetic maiden special weight sprints at Keeneland; 2-13 (15%, $1.72 ROI) with all debut runners in 2012 (both older winners with Lasix).
*Workout Information:  March 12, March 17, March 22 workouts match uncoupled stablemate LUVMEALLDAYINDYUSA.  According to the "Keeneland Clocker Report" for April 5, Allaboutcaroline gave a "sharp effort, much better than Luvmealldayindyusa."  According to the "Keeneland Clocker Report" for April 10, she "continues with her quick morning trials."

*Program Number:  6. 
*Horse Name (Pedigree):  FANTACIOUS (Dehere - Chris's Princess, by Rubiano)
*Trainer:  William Bret Calhoun
*Jockey:  Miguel Mena
*Morning Line:  5-1
*Foal Date (State):  February 28, 2010 (Louisiana) 
*Auction History:  $25,000 yearling (Fasig-Tipton Texas, August 2011)
*Blacktype Siblings:  BIRD OF WAR (half-sister, stakes-placed sprinter, 39-10-9-7, $139,749, 2-7 at two, 10-38 in main track sprints), FEELTHELIGHTENING (half-brother, stakes-placed sprinter at two, 10-1-2-0, $55,835, 1-5 at two, 1-10 in main track sprints), MAN OF STRIFE (half-brother, multiple stakes-winner, 11-4-0-2, $134,204, 1-2 at two, 1-3 in main track sprints)
*Sire Race Record:   Multiple Grade 1 winner at two (9-6-2-0, $723,712, 5-7 at two, won debut, 4-5 in main track sprints)
*Sire Stud Record:  35-214 (16%) with juvenile debut runners; 2-11 (18%, $13.20 ROI) with all debut runners in 2012 (both older winners)
*Dam Race Record:  Winner (17-2-0-3, $24,480, 0-6 at two, 1-14 in main track sprints, cost $23,000 as yearling)
*Dam Produce Record:  4 runners, 4 winners, 4 juvenile runners, 3 juvenile winners, 4 main track sprint runners
*Broodmare Sire Info:   0 winners as the broodmare sire of debut runners in 2 
*Female Family Notes:   Second dam is ROYAL PLUME (Grade 2 winner, 22-6-4-3, $234,395, unraced at two, 3-7 in main track sprints)
*Trainer Stat:   2-20 (10%, $0.96 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners in synthetic maiden special weight sprints; 0-7 over the past five years with juvenile debut runners in synthetic maiden special weight sprints at Keeneland; 4-27 (14%, $1.56 ROI) with all debut runners in 2012 (all older winners with Lasix)

*Program Number:  7.
*Horse Name (Pedigree):  LIGNITE (Run Away and Hide - Internal Affair, by Orientate)
*Trainer:  Wesley Ward
*Jockey:  Jeffrey Sanchez
*Morning Line:  5-2
*Foal Date (State):  February 26, 2010 (Kentucky)
*Auction History:  $35,000 yearling (Fasig-Tipton Summer, July 2011)
*Blacktype Siblings:  BACKDOOR KENNY (half-brother, stakes-winning sprinter at two, 3-2-0-1, $74,140, 2-3 at two, won debut, 2-3 in main track sprints)
*Sire Race Record:   Grade 2 sprint winner at two (3-3-0-0, $224,684, 3-3 at two, 3-3 in main track sprints)
*Sire Stud Record:  0-1 with juvenile debut runners in 2012 (first crop)
*Dam Race Record:  Unraced (cost $85,000 as yearling)
*Dam Produce Record:  1 runner, 1 winner, 1 juvenile debut winner, 1 main track sprint winner
*Broodmare Sire Info:  1-4 (25%, $9.75 ROI) as the broodmare sire of debut runners in 2012 (older winner)
*Female Family Notes:   Dam a half-sister to MOUNTAIN RANGE (stakes-winner at two, 39-8-6-5, $428,314, 3-7 at two, 3-16 in main track sprints) and ROYAL VINDICATION (stakes-winning sprinter at two, 13-2-3-4, $140,416, 2-5 at two, 2-10 in main track sprints). Dam a full sister to MRS PETOSKI (multiple stakes-placed sprinter on synthetics, 19-5-2-3, $148,530, 1-3 at two, won debut, 5-14 in main track sprints).
*Trainer Stat:   19-52 (37%, Positive ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners in synthetic maiden special weight sprints; 14-39 (36%) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners in synthetic maiden special weight sprints at Keeneland; 3-8 (38%, $1.98 ROI) with all debut runners in 2012 (all winners with Lasix and blinkers, 2 juvenile debut winners at this meet on synthetic, 1 ridden by Jeffrey Sanchez)
*Workout Information:  March 26, April 1, April 8 workouts match barn's juvenile THE ROOFER (finished third in career debut here on Thursday)

*Program Number:  8.
*Horse Name (Pedigree):  BROOK'S SECRET (Henny Hughes - Whole Emblem, by Our Emblem)
*Trainer:  Thomas Short
*Jockey:  Marcelino Torres
*Morning Line:  20-1
*Foal Date (State):  March 9, 2010 (Kentucky)
*Auction History:  $1,200 weanling (Keeneland, November 2010); $1,000 yearling (Keeneland, September 2011)
*Sire Race Record:   Multiple Grade 1 sprint winner (10-6-3-0, $1,124,820, 3-6 at two, 6-8 in main track sprints)
*Sire Stud Record:  48-248 (19%) with juvenile runners
*Dam Race Record:  Route winner (4-1-1-0, 26K, 0-2 at two, unraced in main track sprints)
*Dam Produce Record:  2 runners, 1 winner, 2 juvenile runners, 1 juvenile winner, 2 main track sprint runners, 0 main track sprint winners  
*Female Family Notes:   Dam a half-sister to TOP SECRET (multiple Grade 2 winner, 31-11-7-1, $997,647, 3-6 at two, 5-12 in main track sprints), TATE (multiple stakes-winning sprinter, 21-4-5-7, $199,788, 0-1 at two, 4-21 in main track sprints), WEST'S SECRET (stakes-winning sprinter, 17-5-2-3, $176,381, unraced at two, 5-15 in main track sprints) and SECRET FOREST (stakes-placed sprinter, 12-3-4-2, $134,905, unraced at two, 1-5 in main track sprints)
*Trainer Stat:   0-1 over the past five years with second-time juveniles in synthetic maiden special weight sprints at Keeneland

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*Analysis:
By the undefeated Run Away and Hide, LIGNITE is a half-sister to Backdoor Kenny, who won first-out by five lengths going 4 1/2 furlongs over the Arlington polytrack last year.  Backdoor Kenny concluded his 2-year-old campaign with an 83-Beyer score in the $85,000 Mountaineer Juvenile Stakes at six panels. A $35,000 yearling purchase, Lignite is bred both sides for speed and will debut for the always-dangerous Wesley Ward barn.  Ward also sends out FLIRTINWITHTHEBOSS, from the first crop of Street Boss.  She'll have to break alertly from the inside post.
LIVE AND LEARN's trainer, Dwight Preston, has sent out some live juveniles at the meet and the filly should offer generous odds in this spot.  By the long-winded Quiet American from the family of Travers winner Willow Hour, it's possible that she'll appreciate more ground, however.
EMMA'S HOLY BEE showed brief speed before tossing in the towel six days ago.  She was in against a tough Ward firster named Barisoff, however, and should benefit with that experience under her belt.  Expect the rider to leave the gate hustling once more. 
FANTACIOUS is by an excellent debut sire out of a dam that has thrown several blacktype performers.  Bret Calhoun is an excellent trainer, but Fantacious doesn't show a published workout in the last 20 days. 
LUVMEALLDAYINDYUSA is the first starter by Chelokee, the winner of the Grade 3 Northern Dancer Stakes at 1 1/16 miles with a 100 Beyer.  It looks as if she's been outworked in the mornings by uncoupled stablemate ALLABOUTCAROLINE.  That one is out of a dam that took a sprint stake at Fair Meadows Tulsa with an 86 Beyer Speed Figure and Javier Castellano is enticed to ride. 
BROOK'S SECRET tired badly in that Barisoff race and may need weaker competition

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*Selections:
1.  LIGNITE
2.  LIVE AND LEARN
3.  EMMA'S HOLY BEE

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The Play:
Lignite - Live and Learn Exacta
Lignite - Emma's Holy Bee Exacta

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*Meet record based on starts, wins, top pick (after scratches) in the money, and profit/loss of that day's play ($2 wager, scheduled surface only): 3-0-2, +$8.40