11/15/2005 12:00AM

Shining stars of Million Day

Jim Lisa
Revved Up, a 7-year-old, wins the Bonnie Heath. He will be back in 2006.

MIAMI - There were stars aplenty on the fourth annual Florida Million Day card, which showcased statebreds in eight stakes races for all age groups here last Saturday.

The No. 1 star for the day goes to the 7-year-old gelding Revved Up for his performance in the Bonnie Heath Turf Cup. A homebred son of With Approval, Revved Up rallied to a convincing 2 1/2-length victory over even-money favorite Silver Tree in the Bonnie Heath, earning his fifth victory on the year. Revved Up has not finished worse than second in seven starts this year.

Trainer Christophe Clement was quick to credit owner Charlotte Weber's Live Oak Plantation for giving Revved Up plenty of time to recuperate during the offseasons and allowing Clement to be patient with the horse. He said that Revved Up would probably return to Live Oak for the winter before coming back for his 8-year-old campaign next spring.

The day's No. 2 star goes to trainer Manny Tortora for sending out the uncoupled entry of Whos Crying Now and Supervisor to finish one-two in the afternoon's main event, the $200,000 Carl G. Rose Classic. Whos Crying Now and Supervisor are 5-year-old geldings who have had remarkably similar careers and have exchanged decisions on numerous occasions this year.

Whos Crying Now got the better of his stablemate on Sept. 10, winning the Ambehaving Stakes with Supervisor a close third. Supervisor avenged that decision five weeks later by winning the Grade 3 Spend a Buck, with Whos Crying Now finishing one length back in fourth. On Saturday, the pair both saved ground to the stretch before Whos Crying Now angled outside under jockey Manoel Cruz and just managed to run down Supervisor, who drifted out under left-handed pressure near the end.

Tortora attempted to separate the pair by entering Whos Crying Now in the Bonnie Heath in hopes that the race might come off the turf.

Whos Crying Now belongs to the Lewis Family Stables Partnership, while Supervisor is owned by his breeder, Dr. Rodney G. Lundock. The two horses will likely meet again in the Grade 3 Fred Hooper Handicap on Dec. 17.

The third star goes to the undefeated Electrify and his trainer, Eddie Plesa Jr., who sent out back-to-back stakes winners on Saturday.

Electrify withstood an early pace duel with the 3-5 Cab before drawing off to an easy 2 1/2-length win in the seven-furlong Jack Price Juvenile. The victory was the third in as many starts for Electrify, a son of Delaware Township who had proved he could stay two turns when he won an entry-level allowance at 1 1/16 miles five weeks earlier.

"I was confident he would handle the turn back in distance," said Plesa, who trains the homebred Electrify for the Padua Stables. "He's quite versatile. I really think this horse has a bright future."

Plesa also won the Arthur Appleton Juvenile Turf with Mr. Silver and was a distant second in the Joe O'Farrell Juvenile Fillies with Stolen Prayer, who was beaten by longshot Peach Flambe.

Honorable mention on Saturday goes to jockeys Eddie Castro and Jose Lezcano, who won two stakes apiece. Castro was aboard Electrify and Mr. Silver, while Lezcano posted back-to-back victories with American Miss in the Elmer Heubeck Distaff Handicap and Weigelia in the Jack Dudley Sprint.

Peach Flambe's performance was also noteworthy, giving trainer Mary Wisniewski-Johnson her first stakes victory.

"She went down to her knees in her previous start at Monmouth Park or she probably would have won that race too," Wisniewski-Johnson said. "We'll consider the Three Ring on Dec. 3, but our next big target is the Sunshine Millions Oaks at Gulfstream," on Jan. 28.

Weigelia's repeat a rare feat

Weigelia became just the second two-time Florida Million winner. The other was Best of the Rest, who captured the first two editions of the Carl Rose for Plesa in 2002 and 2003.

Weigelia, a 4-year-old son of Safely's Mark owned by Joe Balsamo, was trained by Manny Azpurua when he won the 2004 Jack Dudley. He is presently under the care of the Maryland-based trainer Michael Trombetta.

Pletcher strikes with Manchu Prince

Trainer Todd Pletcher won with his first starter of the Tropical meet when Manchu Prince captured his career debut in Monday's fourth race. Manchu Prince, a son of Gone West who brought $425,000 at the 2004 Keeneland September sale, ran down 80-1 Catch My Smoke in the final strides of the 2-year-old maiden special weight race on the turf. The Clement-trained Blue Rider, a 3-5 shot, rallied to be third.

Manchu Prince was ridden to victory by Jorge Chavez, who posted three winners here on Sunday.