08/20/2011 10:35PM

Saratoga: Spa Babies for Aug. 21, Race 7

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Race 7
6 Furlongs
Maiden Special Weight (New York Breds)
2-year-old fillies
Purse $40,000

8. READ THE RESEARCH (Freud - Fast Read, by Touch Gold, March 10, 2009, $16,000 Fasig-Tipton Preferred August yearling, $135,000 OBS Spring April juvenile) worked 1 furlong in 10.0 prior to the April auction.  She is by a Group 2-placed turfer (1-12, 44K, 0-3 at two) that is 73-471 (15%) with juveniles.  The dam, a $95,000 short yearling, was a sprint winner (1-9, 22K, 0-1 at two, 1-6 sprinting) and this is her first starter.  This is the family of Grade 3-placed turfer Andover Lady (3-11, 130K).  Mott is 0-6 over the past five years with second-time juveniles going turf to dirt in maiden special weight sprints (0-3 at Saratoga).

3. AVE'S HALO (Harlan's Holiday - Boatman Road, by Lord At War, May 4, 2009, $180,000 OBS Select March juvenile) worked 1 furlong in 10.1 prior to the March auction.  She is by a multiple Grade 1 route winner (9-22, 3.6M, 4-6 at two, 2-3 sprinting) that is 24-175 (14%) with juvenile debut runners (4-42, 10%, Positive ROI with all debut runners in 2011).  The dam was placed (0-14, 20K, 0-5 sprinting) and has foaled 1 winner from 3 runners (1-3 with 2yos, debut winner, 1-3 with sprinters).  Ave's Halo is a full sister to Grade 3-placed juvenile sprinter Segal (1-3, 56K, 1-3 at two, won debut, 1-3 sprinting). This is the family of multiple stakes-winner Weque (8-45, 63K, 1-4 at two). Trainer Linda Rice is 9-32 (28%, $2.02 ROI) over the past five years with juvenile debut runners in statebred maiden special weight dirt sprints (4-13, 31%, $2.56 ROI at Saratoga). Rice is 3-41 (7%, $0.83 ROI) with all debut runners in 2011.

4. BEAUTIFUL BUT BLUE (El Corredor - Beautiful America, by Dixie Brass, February 26, 2009) is by a Grade 1 route winner (7-10, 727K, 1-2 at two, 4-6 sprinting) that is 80-727 (11%) with juveniles.  The dam was a multiple stakes-winner (6-21, 523K, 4-6 at two, 4-12 sprinting) and has foaled 2 winners from 3 runners (0-3 with juveniles, 2-3 with sprinters).  The dam is a half-sister to stakes-placed juvenile Eyeofthehunter (1-5, 60K, 1-4 at two, 1-4 sprinting). Trainer Tom Bush is 1-2 (50%, $10.00 ROI) over the past five years with second-time juveniles adding blinkers in statebred maiden special weight dirt sprints (0-1 at Saratoga).

2. MOTION LOUNGE (Rockport Harbor - Purely Surprized, by Pure Prize, March 19, 2009, $18,000 Keeneland January short yearling, $93,000 Keeneland September yearling) is by a juvenile Grade 2 route winner (5-8, 324K, 4-4 at two, 2-2 sprinting) that is 8-90 (9%) with juvenile debut runners (4-43, 9%, $0.74 ROI with all debut runners in 2011, 2 juvenile debut winners). The dam, a $2,500 yearling and $8.000 juvenile, was a stakes-placed router (1-4, 41K) and this is her first starter. The second dam is stakes-winner Raise the Prize (6-16, 204K, 2-6 at two, won debut, 1-6 sprinting).  The August 3 workout went .01 slower than trainer Dominick Schettino's juvenile Five Sixteen (finished sixth in career debut on August 20 with 59 Beyer).  The August 3 workout matches Schettino's 3-year-old Tu Si Pazzo (finished seventh in career debut on turf on August 17 with 44 Beyer).  The August 3 workout went .03 faster than Schettino's juvenile Ida's Pride (finished eighth in career debut on turf on August 20.  The August 12 workout matches Schettino's juvenile filly My Jopia (finished third in career debut in $50,000 maiden claimer on August 19 with 55 Beyer).  The August 12 workout went .02 faster than Schettino's juvenile filly Alwaysinmycircle (entered in today's tenth race).  Schettino is 0-6 over the past five years with juvenile debut runners in statebred maiden special weight dirt sprints (0-1 at Saratoga). Schettino is 3-17 (17%, $1.98 ROI) with all debut runners in 2011.

7. FLAVOR GIRL (Northern Afleet - I'll Be the One, by Forest Wildcat, January 11, 2009 in New York, $25,000 Fasig-Tipton Preferred August yearling) is by a multiple Grade 2 winner (5-21, 626K, 1-3 at two, 3-11 sprinting) that is 118-704 (17%) with juveniles. The dam, a $27,000 yearling, was a juvenile sprint winner (1-3, 28K, 1-3 at two, 1-3 sprinting) and has foaled 3 winners from 4 runners (0-1 with 2yos, 2-4 with sprinters). The third dam is stakes-placed Unsociable (2-12, 13K, 1-3 at two). Trainer Carlos Martin is 0-2 over the past five years with second-time juveniles in statebred maiden special weight dirt sprints (0-2 at Saratoga).

1. SUAVE N SASSY (Suave - Devilish Max, by Gold Token, March 27, 2009) is by a multiple Grade 2 route winner (7-27, 1.3M, 1-5 at two, 0-2 sprinting) that is 20-156 (13%) with juveniles. The dam was unplaced (0-4, 1K, 0-4 at two, 0-4 sprinting) and this is her first starter.  This is the family of multiple stakes-winner Christina Czarina (7-34, 293K, 2-5 at two, 6-27 sprinting).  Trainer John Hertler is 0-2 over the past five years with juveniles removing blinkers in statebred maiden special weight dirt sprints.

6. MALLA (Wild Desert - Simply Preferred, by Good and Tough, April 11, 2009, $1,000 OBS Winter January short yearling) is by a stakes-winning router (3-10, 1.0M, 2-8 at two, 0-1 sprinting) that is 0-6 with juvenile debut runners from his first crop of 2011.  The dam, a $22,000 juvenile, was a sprint winner (1-16, 54K, 0-8 at two, 1-16 sprinting) and this is her first starter.  The dam is a half-sister to stakes-placed Dynamo Hum (4-22, 165K, 1-7 at two, 4-18 sprinting) and stakes-placed Oedipus O'Neal (8-64, 3467K, 1-3 at two, 1-6 sprinting). The July 11 workout went .01 faster than trainer Leah Gyarmati's juvenile Demon's Deputy (finished fifth in maiden special weight on turf at Belmont on July 15 with 46 Beyer; has 33 Beyer on dirt).  The July 25 workout went .01 slower than Gyarmati's 4-year-old Ambassador Bridge (finished fourth in $20,000 maiden claimer on July 30 with 43 Beyer).  Gyarmati is 0-10 over the past five years with juvenile debut runners in statebred maiden special weight dirt sprints (0-4 at Saratoga).  Gyarmati is 0-21 since January 1, 2008 with all debut runners.

5. RAFFIE'S CHANCE (Raffie's Majesty - High Falutin Gal, by Silver Deputy, May 12, 2009, Withdrawn Fasig-Tipton Select October yearling) is by a Grade 1-placed router (2-8, 249K) that is 0-44 with juvenile debut runners (1-8, 13%, $1.77 ROI with all debut runners in 2011).  The dam, a $130,000 yearling, was unraced and has foaled 0 winners from 1 runner (0-0 with 2yos, 0-1 with sprinters). The dam is a half-sister to juvenile Grade 3-placed sprinter Tipperary Melody (68K, 1-6 at two, 1-6 sprinting). The July 24 workout went .03 slower than trainer Tom Albertrani's juvenile filly She'saflashymiss (finished seventh in career debut on August 7 with 21 Beyer).  The July 24 workout matches Albertrani's juvenile Actuarial (finished fifth in career debut on turf on August 13 with 64 Beyer).  The August 12 workout went .04 faster than Albertrani's juvenile Shea Goodbye (finished fifth in career debut in $50,000 maiden claiming race on August 19 with 33 Beyer).  Albertrani is 0-9 over the past five years with juvenile debut runners in statebred maiden special weight dirt sprints (0-4 at Saratoga).  Albertrani is 2-26 (7%, $1.21 ROI) with all debut runners in 2011.

Selections:
1. Read the Research
2. Ave's Halo
3. Beautiful But Blue

The Play:
Read the Research to Win at 7-2 odds or greater.