08/01/2013 9:39AM

Saratoga: Spa Babies 2-year-old picks and analysis for Aug. 2

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RACE 2

5 1/2 Furlongs
Maiden Special Weight (NY-Breds)
2-year-olds
Purse $70,000

1. BLUE COLLAR CAT (Bluegrass Cat - Mrs. Filio, by Eastern Echo)
120K RNA yearling; 1/2 G3 SP 2yo What a Tale (128K, 1-4 2yo, 3-8 sprint), 2yo SP router Anjorie (102K, 1-3 at 2, 2-9 sprint), multiple 2yo SW Swag Daddy (152K, 3-6 at 2, 1-4 sprint) by 69-539 (13%) 2yo sire; winning dam (39K, 1-8 at 2, 1-14 sprint) has 8 winners from 11 runners (4-10 with 2yos, 8-10 sprinters); dam 1/2 multiple SP Saratoga Madame (44K, 1-6 at 2, 1-9 sprint), SP 2yo It's Chemistry (98K, 1-5 at 2, 2-12 sprint); barn 1-1 (100%, $29.60 ROI) past 5 years 2yo NY-bred MSW dirt sprint Spa; 3rd to next-out Sanford winner and next-out 61 Beyer mdn winner.

2. TAPIDOR (Tapit - Adorahy, by Rahy)
450K yearling; 1/2 multiple SW Icabad Crane (585K, 1-1 at 2, 1-1 sprint) and turf SW Our Golden Dream (149K, 1-4 at 2, FTS winner) by 31-251 (12%) 2yo FTS sire; sprint-winning dam (46K, 1-2 sprint) has 7 winners from 8 runners (2-6 2yos, 2 FTS winners, 2-5 sprinters); dam 1/2 G2 turf SP Adoryphar (141K), SW Adorydar (231K, 1-2 sprint), G3 turf SW Adcat (435K, 0-2 at 2, 0-1 sprint); barn 3-17 (18%, $3.54 ROI) past 5 years 2yo FTS dirt sprint MSW Spa; 7/17 work matches Roman's Avenue (6th in 35K 'beaten' claimer 49 Beyer 7/24 Spa).

3. GROUPTHINK (Majestic Warrior - Road to Mandalay, by Sea of Secrets)
220K yearling; 1/2 SW La Concerto (248K, 1-4 at 2, 7-16 sprint), SP Game Token (296K, 0-1 at 2, 5-41 sprint) by 9-70 (13%) 2yo FTS sire; SW dam (98K, 1-3 at 2, FTS winner, 2-13 sprint) has 3 winners from 4 runners (1-3 with 2yos, 3-4 sprinters); dam 1/2 G3-placed Justice for Auston (394K, 0-5 at 2, 0-14 sprint), SW Lune Rouge (132K, 1-3 at 2, FTS winner, 1-11 sprint); barn 1-2 (50%, $3.80 ROI) past 5 years 2yo FTS SMSW dirt sprint Spa); 7/8 work went .05 slower than Zivo (84 Beyer); 7/8 work went .05 slower than Integrity (6th 'n2x' OPC 79 Beyer 7/20 Spa); respect.

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4. METROPOLITAN STORM (Freud - Chanced, by American Chance)
Sire 22-183 (12%) 2yo FTS; 1st starter from winning dam (203K, 0-3 at 2, 4-20 sprint); 3rd dam multiple SW Kitty Tatch (233K, 1-5 sprint); barn 0-15 past 5 years 2yo FTS MSW dirt sprint; 7/14, 7/25 works match Silver Shot (entered FTS Fri. R2)

5. SOL THE FREUD (Freud - Frankly Fran, by D'Accord)
90K 2yo after 1F work in 10.1; Full G1 SW Franny Freud (686K, 4-6 at 2, won debut, 7-9 sprint) by 22-183 (12%) 2yo FTS sire; dam won sprint (36K, 4-19 sprint) with 3 winners from 4 runners (1-4 with 2yos, FTS winner, 2-4 sprinters); dam 1/2 multiple SP C B Account (212K, 7-20 sprints), SW sprinter Look of the Lynx (258K, 2-5 at 2, FTS winner, 5-21 sprint); barn 1-6 (17%, $10.50 ROI) past 5 years 2yo FTS; 6/17 work matches River Dancer (1st FTS turf MSW 71 Beyer BEL 7/5); 6/24, 7/1 works match In the Dar (69 Beyer); interesting.

6. MOMMA'S MARK (Noonmark - Momma's Image, by Marquetry)
1/2 turf SP Image of Noon (69K, 0-2 at 2) by 0-2 2yo FTS sire (G3 sprint SW, 1-2 at 2); dam won turf (33K, 0-1 at 2, 0-5 sprint) with 3 winners from 3 runners (2-3 with 2yos, 1-2 with sprinters); dam full multiple SW sprinter To Marquet (198K, 1-4 at 2, 5-13 sprint); dam 1/2 multiple SW sprinter Pretty Imposing (276K, 0-1 at 2, 7-23 sprint); barn 0-12 past 5 years 2yo NY-bred MSW dirt sprint.

7. HOWABOUTWE (Da Stoops - Corredor's Wind, by El Corredor)
30K RNA 2yo after 2F work 22.2; 1/2 2yo G2 sprint SP Manchurian High (112K, 1-4 at 2, 0-1 sprint) by 3-22 (14%) 2yo FTS sire; unraced dam has 2 winners from 2 runners (2-2 with 2yos, 0-2 with sprinters); 2nd dam SW Ka Lae (231K, 1-9 sprint); barn 0-5 past 5 years 2yo FTS; 6/22, 6/29 works match Mise En Place (8th 20K SMCL 0 Beyer 7/13 BEL); 7/8 work matches Alcolite (6th 'SN1X' OPC 58 Beyer 7/20 Spa); 7/22 work matches Fiddlers Tango (11th turf SMSW 38 Beyer 7/28 Spa).

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SELECTIONS:
1. Groupthink
2. Sol the Freud
3. Blue Collar Cat

THE PLAY:
Groupthink - Sol the Freud EXACTA
Groupthink - Blue Collar Cat EXACTA

 

DRF_DanIllman More than 1 year ago
74 Beyer. Thought she was very game against a well-meant Ramsey firster. Mike Beer and I should have the video recap of that race up early next week. Thanks for reading.
Ray Unger More than 1 year ago
Dan what was Miss Frosts beyer from her race last Sunday? Any thoughts on that race? thaks Ray