08/30/2013 8:11AM

Saratoga: Spa Babies 2-year-old picks and analysis for Aug. 31

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RACE 2

1 1/16 Miles (Turf)
Maiden Special Weight
2-year-olds
Purse $85,000

1. PRAGUE (Chapel Royal - Dante's Mary, by Boston Harbor)
1/2 SP Alamanda Drive (209K, 5-22 turf, 1st-turf winner) by 29-243 (12%) 2yo FTS, 7-174 (4%) 1st-turf sire; unraced dam has 4 winners from 5 runners (1-3 with turfers, 1st-turf winner); dam 1/2 SW sprinter Code Blum (151K, 1-3 at 2, 0-1 turf), 2yo SW Marsheslew (289K, 2-5 at 2, 0-2 turf), SW Flag on the Play (257K, 1-4 at 2, won debut, 0-2 turf), multiple G1 SW Left Bank (1.4M, 1-2 at 2), SP Stenka Rasin (Japan, 818K, 1-2 at 2, 0-5 turf); barn 1-2 (50%, $3.60 ROI) past 5 years 2yo FTS MSW turf route Spa; 8/15 work matches Ever Awesome (68 turf Beyer); 8/22 work matches entrymate; not out of it.

1A. PILATUS (Shakespeare - Smart Sis, by Beau Genius)
1/2 G1 route SW Sis City (795K, 3-7 at 2, 0-2 turf) by 3-24 (13%) 2yo FTS, 6-40 (15%) 1st-turf sire; unplaced dam (0-2 at 2, 0-1 turf) has 2 winners from 3 runners (1-2 with 2yos, 1-2 with turfers); dam 1/2 SP 2yo sprinter Billy Mousse (66K, 2-8 at 2), G2 turf SW Swamp (306K, 1-1 at 2, 5-14 turf, 1st-turf winner); barn 1-2 (50%, $3.60 ROI) past 5 years 2yo FTS MSW turf route Spa; 8/12 work matches Isabelle (4th FTS SMSW dirt 45 Beyer 8/21); 8/22 work matches entrymate

2. SHADOW BANKING (Harlan's Holiday - Rietondale, by Dynaformer)
100K yearling, 250K 2yo after 1F work 10.2; 1/2 multiple turf SP Profiteroles (161K, 1-3 at 2, 2-13 turf) and full G1 turf SP Stormy Len (229K, 1-3 at 2, won debut, 1-6 turf) by 42-289 (15%) 2yo FTS, 33-270 (12%) 1st-turf sire; unraced dam has 3 winners from 3 runners (2-2 with 2yos, 1 FTS winner, 3-3 with turfers); dam 1/2 G2 turf SP Bryntirion (76K, 1-4 at 2, 1-8 turf), G1 SP turf Fort Nottingham (France, 1-4 turf), multiple G1 SW Cetewayo (1.1M, 1-1 at 2, 10-34 turf), multiple G3 SP turf De Aar (194K, 0-1 at 2, 3-19 turf), G2 turf SW Bowman Mill (457K, 1-1 at 2, 4-14 turf, 1st-turf winner), turf SW Ntombi (67K, 1-2 at 2, 3-7 turf, 1st-turf winner), SP turf Sarie Marais (51K, 2-12 turf, 1st-turf winner), G2 SP turf Thabazimbi (186K, 5-29 turf); dam full multiple G1 turf SW Dynaforce (1.0M, 5-17 turf, 1st-turf winner); barn 6-32 (19%, $2.16 ROI) past 5 years 2yo FTS MSW turf route Spa; 8/25 work matches uncoupled stablemate;

2B. FINANCIAL MOGUL (Street Boss - Trav N' Kris, by Snow Chief)
185K weanling, 170K RNA yearling; 1/2 G1 SP sprinter Bear in the Woods (210K, 0-5 sprint), SP sprinter Mr. Negotiator (79K, 1-6 at 2, 1-19 sprint), SP Cane Garden Bay (89K, 1-3 at 2, 2-17 sprints), SP sprinter Angry Bird (79K, 1-4 at 2, 3-15 sprint) by 26-146 (18%) 2yo sire; dam 2yo G2 sprint SP (68K, 0-5 at 2, 2-23 sprint) with 6 winners from 8 runners (4-6 with 2yos, 4-8 with sprinters); dam 1/2 multiple SP Kelkyko (218K, 0-6 at 2, 3-18 sprint); barn 1-3 (33%, $2.13 ROI) past 5 years 2nd-out 2yos MSW dirt sprint Spa

3. DANAUS (Ambassador - Dulcet Tone, by Empire Maker)
1st starter by German G2 turf SW, 187K, 4-18 turf); 1st starter from sprint winner (42K); 3rd dam French SW Euphonic (100K, 1-1 at 2, 3-13 turf, 1st-turf winner); female family G1 turf SW Danehill (England, 321K, 1-3 at 2, 4-9 turf)); barn 1-2 (50%, $14.60 ROI) past 5 years 2nd-out 2yos dirt/turf sprint/route MSW Spa; 8/15, 8/22 works match Flat Jack (42 dirt Beyer)

4. PATTY AND NOOCHE (Harlan's Holiday - Silent Treatment, by Glitterman)
50K weanling, 95K yearling; sire 42-289 (15%) 2yo FTS, 33-270 (12%) 1st-turf; dam won sprint (46K) with 4 winners from 5 runners (1-2 with 2yos, 1-2 with turfers, 1st-turf winner); dam 1/2 SW 2yo sprinter King of Syn (80K, 6-10 at 2, won debut), 2yo SW sprinter Cooper Street (32K, 1-3 at 2), SW sprinter Memory Work (123K); barn 0-11 past 5 years 2yo FTS MSW turf route; 7/26, 8/3 works match Lieutenant Seany O (4th FTS 65K MCL turf 52 Beyer 8/11); 8/10 work matches Cielo Soleggiato (5th 25K MCL turf 57 Beyer 8/21)

5. REQUEST (Dynaformer - Shades of Grace, by Seeking the Gold)
400K yearling; sire 40-397 (10%) 2yo FTS, 105-779 (13%) 1st-turf; placed dam (11K) has 1 winner from 4 runners (1-2 with 2yos, 0-3 with turfers); dam 1/2 G3 SW Fortitude (426K, 0-3 at 2, 4-38 turf, 1st-turf winner); barn 6-32 (19%, $2.16 ROI) past 5 years 2yo FTS MSW turf route Spa; 7/10 work went .03 slower than U. S. S. O'Brien (3rd FTS MSW dirt 52 Beyer 8/26); 7/16 work matches Due Diligence (1st FTS MSW turf 73 Beyer 8/12); 7/22 work matches Breakeven Analysis (2nd FTS MSW turf 53 Beyer 8/11); 8/5 work matches Zloty (3rd FTS MSW turf 69 Beyer 8/18); 8/25 work matches uncoupled stablemate; jock's 1st call; respect

6. LONG STATION (Smoke Glacken - Westline, by Gone West)
30K short yearling, 85K yearling; sire 229-1267 (18%) 2yo, 27-330 (8%) 1st turf; 1st starter from sprint winner (47K, 1-7 at 2, 0-2 turf); female family multiple G1 SW Excellent Meeting (1.4M, 4-8 at 2, 0-1 turf); barn 3-15 (20%, $2.09 ROI) past 5 years 2nd-out 2yos dirt/turf sprint/route MSW (0-7 Spa); tackled sharp 2nd-out winner on dirt.

7. RING WEEKEND (Tapit - Free the Magic, by Cryptoclearance)
310K yearling; 1/2 SP 2yo sprinter Bamboo (73K, 2-6 at 2, 0-1 turf) by 32-261 (12%) 2yo FTS, 24-280 (9%) 1st-turf sire; multiple SP dam (78K, 2-3 at 2, won debut, 3-10 turf, 1st-turf winner) has 5 winners from 5 runners (2-4 with 2yos, 1-5 with turfers, 1st-turf winner); dam 1/2 multiple turf SW Three Generations (242K, 0-1 at 2, 6-19 turf), 2yo G2 turf SW Forest Wind (163K, 2-3 at 2, won debut, 3-12 turf, 1st-turf winner); dam full SW Flash of Joy (254K, 0-1 at 2, 6-28 turf); barn 1-20 (5%, $0.38 ROI) past 5 years 2yo FTS MSW turf route (0-8 Spa); 7/18 workout matches Give No Quarter (2nd FTS MSW Tapeta 42 Beyer PID 8/15)

8. ROMANS PARADISE (Hard Spun - Feminine Fury, by Black Tie Affair)
100K yearling; 1/2 SP Local Celebrity (289K, 4-10 turf, 1st-turf winner) by 8-97 (8%) 2yo FTS, 9-93 (10%) 1st-turf sire; multiple SP dam (289K, 0-2 at 2, 0-3 turf) has 3 winners from 3 runners (1-2 with 2yos, 2-2 with turfers); dam 1/2 SP Two Eyes Fer You (168K, 1-2 at 2, won debut, 0-3 turf), G3 SP Two Fer Boston (201K, 1-4 at 2, 0-3 turf); barn 2-10 (20%, $3.38 ROI) past 5 years 2yo FTS MSW turf route Spa

9. JOHNNY FOOTBALL (Colonel John - Sweet November, by Storm Cat)
110K weanling; by multiple G1 route SW sire (1.7M, 2-4 at 2, 1-1 turf, 2-11 with 2yo FTS, 2-3 with 1st-turfers); unplaced dam (0-2) has 3 winners from 4 runners (0-3 with 2yos, 1-2 with turfers); dam 1/2 G1 sprint SW Richter Scale (1.1M, 1-2 at 2, won debut, 1-5 turf), G3 turf SW Outperformance (291K, 0-1 at 2, 3-12 turf, 1st-turf winner); barn 0-12 past 5 years 2yo FTS turf; 7/22 work matches Queen Regent (7th FTS MSW Tapeta 16 Beyer PID 6/25)

10. ENGLISH STAR (English Channel - Dandanna, by Linamix)
1/2 multiple turf SP Centaurus (54K, 1-1 at 2, 2-13 turf, 1st-turf winner) by 6-68 (9%) 2yo FTS, 20-111 (18%) 1st-turf sire; dam won sole lifetime start (on turf at 2 in England) and has 3 winners from 6 runners (2-3 with 2yos, 1 FTS winner, 3-5 with turfers, 1 first-turf winner); dam 1/2 G2 turf SW Courteous (349K, 1-2 at 2, 3-16 turf); barn 1-10 (10%, $5.70 ROI) past 5 years 2yo FTS MSW turf route Spa; 7/30 work matches Neith (5th AN1X turf 72 Beyer 8/11); interesting.

11. SMOOTH DADDY (Scat Daddy - Prairie Maiden, by Badger Land)
170K yearling; 1/2 multiple SP Virgin Voyage (226K, 2-9 at 2, 0-3 turf), multiple SW Prairie Charm (270K) by 49-287 (17%) 2yo, 63-439 (14%) turf sire; dam multiple SW (294K, 4-11 turf) with 5 winners from 6 runners (1-3 with 2yos, 1-5 turfers); dam 1/2 SW Hopetoseeya (25K, 1-1 at 2); barn 2-24 (8%, $1.30 ROI) past 5 years 2yoS adding Lasix; much improved turf debut; jock's 2nd call.

12. MACK MILLER (Yes It's True - Raspberry Eggcream, by Time for a Change)
42K yearling, 120K 2yo after 1F work 10.1; 1/2 G3 route SW Electrify (666K, 3-4 at 2, 0-1 turf), SW Cream Only (133K, 1-6 at 2, 1-3 turf), 2yo SP sprinter Kinsey (134K, 2-7 at 2), G3 SW sprinter Rothko (282K, 0-1 turf) by 202-1374 (15%) 2yo, 83-1053 (8%) turf sire; unplaced dam (0-3 at 2) has 8 winners from 11 runners (3-8 with 2yos, 2-6 turfers); dam 1/2 G3 SW sprinter Kazoo (637K, 2-5 at 2, 0-2 turf), SP Daddy Joe (263K, 1-5 at 2, 0-8 turf), G3 turf SP Lemon Cream Pie (150K, 0-2 at 2, 3-21 turf); barn 3-11 (27%, $1.43 ROI) past 5 years 2nd-out 2yos sprint/route turf MSW; expect improvement.

13. PATENT (A.P. Indy - Issaqueena, by Mr. Prospector)
1/2 G2 SW Tizaqueena (654K, 1-1 at 2, 4-12 turf) by 175-1075 (16%) 2yo, 360-2631 (14%) turf sire; dam won sprint (58K, 0-1 turf) with 3 winners from 5 runners (1-3 with 2yos, 3-5 turfers); dam 1/2 multiple SP Cosmic Wing (114K, 1-3 at 2, 1-6 turf), SW Charley Tango (237K, 2-5 at 2, 1-14 turf); barn 1-9 (11%, $0.37 ROI) past 5 years 2yo MSW turf route Spa; improved with distance/surface switch; factor if in.

14. GREEK GOD (Pleasantly Perfect - Grecian Wings, by Mr. Greeley)
1/2 multiple SW Hard Enough (140K, 1-5 at 2, 3-9 turf) by 45-207 (22%) 2yo, 69-529 (13%) turf sire; SW dam (165K, 0-2 at 2, 1-4 turf) has 3 winners from 4 runners (2-3 with 2yos, 2-3 with turfers); 2nd dam SP Turning Around (90K, 0-1 at 2, 3-14 turf); barn 2-15 (13%, $1.25 ROI) past 5 years 2yos MSW turf route; good effort for tag.

SELECTIONS (TURF ONLY):
1   Greek God (ae)
2.  Request
3.  English Star
4.  Smooth Daddy (ae)
5.  Patent (ae)
6.  Mack Miller (ae)
7.  Prague

THE PLAY (TURF ONLY):
Greek God to WIN and PLACE at 4-1 odds or greater*

*If Greek God scratches, then Request to WIN at 2-1 odds or greater.

RACE 3

7 Furlongs
Maiden Special Weight
2-year-olds
Purse $80,000

1. PURPLE SKY (Pulpit - Tessa Blue, by Awesome Again)
Sire 45-372 (12%) 2yo FTS; dam G3 route SW (533K, 0-1 at 2, 1-6 sprint) with 1 winner from 1 runner (0-1 with 2yos, 0-1 with sprinters); dam 1/2 SW Inner Harbour (350K, 1-1 at 2, 4-14 sprint); barn 1-7 (14%, $3.14 ROI) past 5 years 2yo FTS MSW dirt sprint Spa.

2. PULPIT'S LEGACY (Pulpit - Stone Legacy, by Birdstone)
Sire 45-372 (12%) 2yo FTS; 1st starter from G1 SP router (225K, 0-4 at 2, 0-1 sprint); female family G1 SW Catinca (864K, 0-1 at 2, 4-12 sprint); barn 0-47 past 5 years 2yo FTS MSW dirt sprint Spa; 8/23 work matches Nevada Kid (93 Beyer top); jock's 1st call; interesting;

3. BRO RODRIGEAUX (Tale of the Cat - Com Easy, by Halo's Image)
60K RNA yearling; sire 84-479 (18%) 2yo FTS; 1st starter from sprint winner (64K, 1-1 at 2, 1-4 sprint); 2nd dam is 2yo SW sprinter Yasou Kayla (52K, 2-5 at 2, 5-9 sprint); barn 0-36 past 5 years 2yo FTS MSW dirt sprint Spa; 7/8 work matches All Cash (3rd FTS MSW turf 54 Beyer 8/7); 7/17 work matches Indian Style (4th 35K MCL 61 Beyer 7/24); 7/31 work matches Cello (60 turf Beyer); 8/8 work matches Order of Magnitude (9th MSW 49 Beyer 8/24); 8/22 work matches American Creed (46 Beyer, entered Fri. R2);

4. JACKSON N LORIMER (Afleet Alex - Lyin Goddess, by Boston Harbor)
13K yearling; sire 15-164 (9%) 2yo FTS; dam 2yo SW sprinter (80K, 1-1 at 2, 2-9 sprint) with 0 winners from 2 runners (0-2 with sprinters); dam 1/2 SW sprinter Malibu Light (134K, 1-3 at 2, 4-12 sprint); barn 2-9 (22%, $5.46 ROI) past 5 years 2yo FTS MSW dirt sprint Spa; 7/31 work matches Simplistic (68 Beyer, entered Thurs. R9); seems capable.

5. SCHOOL YARD (Congrats - Summer School, by Royal Academy)
90K short yearling, 200K 2yo after 1F work 10.2; sire 17-133 (13%) 2yo FTS; unplaced dam (2K, 0-1 at 2, 0-3 sprint) has 3 winners from 3 runners (0-1 with 2yos, 0-2 with sprinters); dam 1/2 SP router Aunt Sadie (46K, 0-1 at 2, 2-7 sprint), G2 route SW Mud Route (672K, 1-2 at 2, 1-4 sprint), SW sprinter Nursery Rhyme (167K, 0-3 at 2, 3-16 sprints); barn 0-41 past 5 years 2yo FTS MSW dirt sprint Spa.

6. HONOR CODE (A.P. Indy - Serena's Cat, by Storm Cat)
1/2 G2 turf SW Noble Tune (492K, 2-3 at 2, won debut) by 46-416 (11%) 2yo FTS sire; dam turf SW (131K, 1-3 at 2, 0-2 sprint) with 1 winner from 1 runner (1-1 with 2yos, won debut); dam 1/2 G3 turf SW Vocalised (England, 73K, 1-2 at 2, 4-10 turf); barn 0-20 past 5 years 2yo FTS MSW dirt sprint Spa6/24 work matches Overwhelming (4th AN1X turf 78 Beyer BEL 7/12); 7/1, 7/21, 7/26, 8/2 works match Mr Speaker (6th FTS MSW turf 49 Beyer 8/24); 8/11 work matches Secret Bid (38 Beyer); 8/25 work matches Guilty Verdict (53 Beyer); nice pedigree, but lots of turf.

7. SIGNATURE SMILE  (Candy Ride - Giant Smile, by Giant's Causeway)
100K yearling; sire 89-530 (17%) 2yos; unraced dam has 2 winners from 3 runners (1-2 with 2yos, 1-2 with sprinters); dam 1/2 multiple SW Procreate (432K, 9-37 sprint), SW sprinter Perilous Night (129K, 1-5 at 2, 4-16 sprint); barn 0-9 past 5 years 2yos turf/dirt; faced runaway on grass and that experience should help here; offers some value.

8. MISCONNECT (Unbridled's Song - Summer Raven, by Summer Squall)
180K 2yo after 2F work 21.2; full G3 SW Winslow Homer (273K, 2-3 at 2, 1-4 sprint) by 44-346 (13%) 2yo FTS sire; dam 2yo G3 SW (168K, 2-7 at 2, 1-4 sprint) with 1 winner from 3 runners (1-2 with 2yos, 1-3 with sprinters); 3rd dam multiple route SW Rose Park (217K, 2-7 at 2, 0-5 sprint); barn 37-98 (38%, $2.81 ROI) past 5 years 2yo FTS MSW dirt sprint Spa; 7/13, 7/20, 7/27, 8/3 works match Village Warrior (FTS - R5); jock's 2nd call

9. HAIL TO THE NILE (Pioneerof the Nile - Takeaway, by Fly So Free)
5.3K yearling; 1/2 SP router Miss Ballard (20K, 1-3 sprint), multiple SW Youcan'ttakeme (199K, 2-5 at 2, 4-7 sprint), G3 route SW No Giveaway (218K, 5-9 sprint), multiple G2 SP Melissa Jo (101K, 1-3 at 2, 1-5 sprint) by multiple G1 route SW (1.6M, 2-5 at 2, 4-19 with 2yos); unraced dam has 6 winners from 7 runners (3-4 with 2yos, 6-7 with sprinters); dam 1/2 SP router Never Topped (105K, 0-4 sprint), G2 SW Supercilious (843K, 1-6 at 2, 6-15 sprint), barn 1-6 (17%, $2.69 ROI) past 5 years 2yo FTS MSW dirt sprint Spa; took on good group in debut.

10. BORSEGGIATORE (Hard Spun - Streetwiseandtough, by Street Cry)
70K weanling, 300K 2yo after 2F work 21.2; sire 39-257 (15%) 2yo; 1st starter from route winner (22K, 0-1 at 2, 0-3 sprint); dam 1/2 SP 2yo router Arezzo (61K, 3-6 at 2, 1-3 sprint), 2yo G2 SW Raw Gold (509K, 3-5 at 2, 8-19 sprint), 2yo G1 sprint SW Point Ashley (237K, 2-4 at 2, 2-3 sprint); barn 1-14 (7%, $0.22 ROI) past 5 years 2yos adding blinkers dirt; expect improved speed; jock's 2nd call

11. TIZNOWFORAMERICA (Tiznow - Papa to Kinzie, by Boston Harbor)
150K 2yo after 1F work 10.1; sire 97-721 (13%) 2yo; dam G2 SP sprint (111K, 1-1 at 2, 3-8 sprint) with 0 winners from 2 runners (0-2 with 2yos, 0-2 with sprinters); 2nd dam 2yo G3 SW Fancy Ribbons (242K, 2-5 at 2, 1-2 sprint); barn 1-6 (17%, $0.59 ROI) past 5 years 2nd-out 2yos adding Lasix MSW dirt sprint; ran very well in debut; dangerous; jock's 1st call

SELECTIONS:
1.  Jackson N Lorimer
2.  Tiznowforamerica (ae)
3.  Pulpit’s Legacy
4.  Signature Smile

THE PLAY:
Jackson N Lorimer to WIN and PLACE at 6-1 odds or greater.

RACE 5

7 Furlongs
Maiden Special Weight
2-year-olds
Purse $80,000

1. NO DISHONOR (Proud Citizen - Sunset Trail, by Pine Bluff)
Sire 85-604 (14%) 2yos; 1st starter from route-placed dam (5K, 0-1 sprint); 3rd dam G3 SW Totemic (138K, 1-6 at 2, 2-4 sprint); barn 1-5 (20%, $3.16 ROI) past 5 years 2nd-out 2yos turf/dirt in sprints; passed some tired ones when chasing runaway on grass; tough inside post.

2. GRAND ARRIVAL (Harlan's Holiday - Grandstone, by Grindstone)
110K short yearling, 200K yearling; by 143-839 (17%) 2yo sire; route-winning dam (39K, 0-1 sprint) has 3 winners from 6 runners (1-4 2yos, 3-5 sprinters); dam 1/2 SW router Wheelaway (249K, 0-1 sprint); barn 1-10 (10%, $0.48 ROI) past 5 years 2nd-out 2yos MSW dirt sprint Spa; finished ahead of 92-Beyer graduate Strong Mandate; contender

3. ALL MY MEMORIES (Elusive Quality - Regal Engagement, by Cat Thief)
60K yearling, 120K 2yo after 1F work 10.3; sire 43-270 (16%) 2yo FTS; dam G2 route SW (268K, 0-2 at 2, 0-1 sprint) with 0 winners from 1 runner (0-1 with 2yos, 0-1 with sprinters); dam 1/2 G2 SP Miss Hellie (172K, 0-1 sprint); barn 1-23 (4%, $0.45 ROI) past 5 years 2yo FTS MSW dirt sprint; 7/8 work went .01 slower than Gino and the Jets (FTS - Fri. R2); 7/21, 7/29, 8/5 works match Gino and the Jets;

4. COMMANDING CURVE (Master Command - Mother, by Lion Hearted)
60K yearling, 75K 2yo after 2F work 21.3; 1/2 SP Hot Roots (124K, 1-1 at 2, 2-12 sprint) by 7-56 (13%) 2yo FTS sire; dam won sprint (78K, 0-1 at 2, 2-8 sprint) with 1 winner from 1 runner (1-1 with 2yos, FTS winner, 1-1 with sprinters); dam 1/2 SP Professor Biggs (212K, 2-7 at 2, 1-5 sprint); barn 3-13 (23%, $8.55 ROI) past 5 years 2yo FTS MSW dirt sprint Spa; 6/19, 6/26 works match Roll All Knight (6th FTS MSW 52 Beyer 8/15); 7/27, 8/3 works match Hail to the Nile (6th FTS MSW 55 Beyer 8/10)

5. CANADIAN WINNER (Pulpit - Ms. Cornstalk, by Indian Charlie)
400K yearling; 1/2 multiple G3 SW Biofuel (781K, 2-5 at 2, 2-4 sprint), G3 SW sprinter Tu Endie Wei (528K, 3-4 at 2, 5-9 sprint) by 147-981 (15%) 2yo sire; unraced dam has 3 winners from 4 runners (2-4 with 2yos, 3-3 with sprinters); dam 1/2 G2 route SW Dansil (538K, 4-9 at 2, 4-11 sprint); barn 1-15 (7%, $0.48 ROI) past 5 years 2yo turf/dirt; 8/22 work matches Channel Isle (82 Beyer polytrack); off slow and had no pace to run at on turf; can improve at price; jock's 1st call

6. CAN'T STOP THE KID (Montbrook - Halo Reality, by Prospector's Halo)
65K 2yo after 2F work 21.4; 1/2 multiple 2yo G3 SP turf A. P. Reality (97K) by 200-1305 (15%) 2yo sire; dam 2yo SW (205K, 3-5 at 2, 1-3 sprint) with 3 winners from 6 runners (2-6 with 2yos, 2-4 with sprinters); female family G2 sprint SW Funistrada (479K, 1-4 at 2, 5-18 sprint); barn 0-29 past 5 years turf/dirt; made up ground after poor break in debut

7. GOOD RESPONSE (Medaglia d'Oro - Any for Love, by Southern Halo)
1/2 G3 SP router Distorted Love (221K, 1-12 sprint) by 23-180 (13%) 2yo FTS sire; dam G1 turf SW in Argentina (237K, 1-4 at 2, 0-1 sprint) with 5 winners from 5 runners (0-1 with 2yos, 1-4 with sprinters); dam 1/2 SW Nucleus (Argentina), SP Alba Shadow (Argentina); barn 5-42 (12%, $1.37 ROI) past 5 years 2yo FTS MSW dirt sprint Spa; 8/24 work matches Side Road (89 turf Beyer); expecting solid showing.

8. VILLAGE WARRIOR (Majestic Warrior - Maid Guinevere, by Gilded Time)
200K yearling; sire 9-73 (12%) 2yo FTS; winning dam (172K, 0-5 at 2, 3-20 sprint) has 2 winners from 3 runners (1-2 with 2yos, 1-2 with sprinters); dam 1/2 G3 SP 2yo Carson Creek (195K, 2-5 at 2, 5-15 sprint), 2yo G3 SW Mass Market (452K, 3-3 at 2, 3-5 sprint); barn 37-98 (38%, $2.81 ROI) past 5 years 2yo FTS MSW dirt sprint Spa; 7/13, 7/20, 7/27, 8/3 works match Misconnect (FTS - R3); must respect barn.

9. JUSTIN NGUYEN (Harlan's Holiday - Coli Bear, by Formal Dinner)
65K yearling by 143-839 (17%) 2yo sire; dam multiple SW sprinter (474K, 1-4 at 2, 12-33 sprint) with 0 winners from 2 runners (0-2 with 2yos, 0-2 with sprinters); female family SP sprinter She's the Mint (46K, 2-12 at 2, 2-15 sprint); barn 6-52 (12%, $1.83 ROI) past 5 years 2yos dirt; gave good effort debut; factor; jock's 2nd call.

10. SPUN (Hard Spun - Christmas Strike, by Smart Strike)
195K weanling, 220K yearling, 130K 2yo after 1F work 10.2; 1/2 multiple SP No Passing Zone (185K, 1-3 at 2, 1-12 sprint), SP router Holy Christmas (32K, 0-1 at 2, 0-2 sprint), SW sprinter Double Down Vinman (538K, 2-4 at 2, 20-63 sprint) by 39-257 (15%) 2yo sire; unplaced dam (0-1 at 2, 0-1 sprint) has 6 winners from 7 runners (2-6 with 2yos, 4-6 with sprinters); dam 1/2 G1 route SW Christmas Kid (596K, 1-3 at 2, 0-1 sprint), multiple turf sprint SW Elusive Gift (211K, 4-10 sprint); barn 1-1 (100%, $6.40 ROI) past 5 years 2nd-out 2yo turf/dirt MSW sprint Spa; vet scratch 7/27; 8/12 work matches Al's Gal (10th FTS MSW turf 59 Beyer 8/18); 8/21 work matches Sidearm (FTS Fri. R2)

SELECTIONS:
1.  Good Response
2.  Spun (ae)
3.  Village Warrior
4.  Justin Nguyen (ae)
5.  Canadian Winner

THE PLAY:
Good Response to WIN at 5-2 odds or greater.