08/25/2013 11:16AM

Saratoga: Spa Babies 2-year-old picks and analysis for Aug. 26

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RACE 2
6 Furlongs
Maiden Special Weight
2-year-old fillies
Purse: $80,000

1. RED MIRACLE (Forestry - Golden Kitty, by Carson City)
10K yearling; 1/2 SW 2yo Flashy Ways (107K, 2-4 at 2, 1-1 sprint) by 142-791 (18%) 2yo sire; dam placed sprinting (10K, 0-3 sprint) with 2 winners from 3 runners (1-3 with 2yos, 2-3 sprinters); dam 1/2 SP 2yo sprinter Dakota Digger (166K, 0-2 at 2, 1-8 sprint); barn 3-24 (13%, $2.87 ROI) past 5 years 2nd-out 2yos MSW dirt sprint Spa; should be tighter for this.

2. FINGERS CROSSED (Elusive Quality - Ruth E, by A.P. Indy)
Sire 43-268 (16%) 2yo FTS; 1st starter from sprint winner (61K, 0-3 at 2, 1-8 sprint); dam 1/2 SW Manchurian (125K, 2-3 sprint); dam full turf SP Jinni (132K, 1-2 at 2, won debut); barn 7-44 (16%, $1.59 ROI) past 5 years 2yo FTS MSW dirt sprint Spa; 7/4 work matches Sky Painter (1st FTS MSW turf 69 Beyer 8/22)

3. CAMRYN'S GEM (Unbridled's Song - Rubywood, by Woodman)
Full SP Nijinsky's Song (55K, 0-1 at 2, 1-2 sprint) by 44-345 (13%) 2yo FTS sire; dam won route (76K, 0-2 at 2, 0-3 sprint) with 3 winners from 5 runners (0-2 with 2yos, 2-5 with sprinters); dam 1/2 multiple G1 SW Rubiano (1.2M, 7-15 sprint), 2yo SW sprinter Tap Your Heels (47K, 1-5 at 2, 1-7 sprint); dam full G3 SP router High Cascade (180K, 1-4 at 2, 4-28 sprint); barn 0-39 past 5 years 2yo FTS MSW dirt sprint Spa; 8/5 work matches Mosler (4th FTS MSW 70 Beyer 8/10); August 12 work went .05 faster than Crown Queen (FTS Sun. R8); interesting.

4. DOMINO DERVAL (First Samurai - Goldeni, by Gone West)
27K RNA yearling, 70K RNA 2yo after 1F work 10.1; sire 8-91 (9%) 2yo FTS; 1st starter from unplaced dam (0-1 sprint); dam 1/2 turf SP Skyfall (117K, 1-3 at 2, won debut, 1-1 sprint); barn 36-98 (37%, $2.79 ROI) past 5 years 2yo FTS MSW dirt sprints; don't ignore.

5. OCEAN BOULEVARD (Fusaichi Pegasus - Adorable Jane, by Tale of the Cat)
Sire 116-790 (15%) 2yos; SW dam (184K, 0-3 at 2, 2-5 sprints) has 1 winner from 2 runners (1-2 with 2yos, 1-2 sprinters); dam 1/2 G3 route SW Susan's Angel (350K, 0-2 at 2, 0-4 sprint); barn 1-77 (1%, $0.04 ROI) past 5 years 2yos MSW dirt sprint; showed slight improvement 1st-Lasix; perhaps more speed here.

6. U. S. S. O'BRIEN (Empire Maker - Garden City, by Carson City)
130K yearling; 1/2 SP 2yo turfer Horse and the City (Italy, 31K, 1-10 at 2) by 12-135 (9%) 2yo FTS sire; unplaced dam (1K, 0-5 at 2, 0-2 sprint) has 3 winners from 3 runners (3-3 with 2yos, 2-2 with sprinters); dam 1/2 G2 SP 2yo router Cash Deal (79K, 1-4 at 2, won debut, 1-1 sprint), barn 4-20 (20%, $2.03 ROI) past 5 years 2yo FTS MSW dirt sprint Spa; 8/18 work matches Free Release (3rd FTS 50K MCL 47 Beyer 8/22)

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