Updated on 09/18/2011 1:36AM

Spa Babies for July 28

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Welcome to Spa Babies! Saratoga is famous for its top-notch racing for two-year-olds so I'll break down the numbers for every juvenile maiden race at the meet in the hope of finding a winner, and perhaps, a future star.

July 28, 2006 - Race 4
5 1/2 Furlongs
Maiden Special Weight (New York Breds)
2-year-olds fillies
Purse $47,000.

1. Crosstown Traffic (Good and Tough - Nazdarove, by Trempolino)
Foal date: April 23, 2004
Auction history: $33,000 RNA yearling (Fasig-Tipton August 2005), $50,000 juvenile (OBS February 2006).
Notable siblings: None
Sire race record: 23-9-5-2, $809,341, Grade 2 winner, all wins sprinting.
Sire win percentage with juvenile firsters: 9-54 (17%)
Dam race record: 16-1-2-1, $16,570, won on turf.
Dam production record: 2 runners, 1 winner, 2 juvenile runners, 0 juvenile winners
Trainer 5-year record with juvenile firsters (overall): 14-100 (14%), $2.70 ROI
Trainer 5-year record with juvenile firsters on dirt without Lasix: 8-36 (22%), $5.77 ROI
Trainer 5-year-record with juvenile firsters at Saratoga: 2-21 (10%), $3.33 ROI
Family facts: Second dam was a stakes-winner on turf. Third dam a half to Grade 1 winner Top Command. Strong turf female family.
Workout analysis: Worked 1 furlong in 22 flat, and another furlong in 22.20 for the February sale.

2. Selectra (Freud - Eternally Hopeful, by Secretariat)
Foal date: April 29, 2004
Auction history: $50,000 yearling (Fasig-Tipton August 2005)
Notable siblings: None
Sire race record: 12-1-2-1, $44,016, Group 2-placed in Europe, won on turf.
Sire win percentage with juvenile firsters: 4-29 (14%)
Dam race record: 9-1-1-2, $28,570, won sprinting in the slop.
Dam production record: 9 runners, 4 winners, 5 juvenile runners, 1 juvenile winner
Trainer 5-year record with juvenile firsters (overall): 0-4 (0%)
Trainer 5-year record with juvenile firsters on dirt without Lasix: 0-2 (0%)
Trainer 5-year-record with juvenile firsters at Saratoga: 0-1 (0%)
Family facts: Dam cost $400,000 as a yearling. Dam a full sister to Girl Friday (Group 3-placed in England), and is a half to Savonnerie (Group 3-placed 2yo in France). Second dam was a stakes-winner.
Workout analysis: None

3. Megan's World (Include - Ms Jaguar Type, by Gilded Time)
Foal date: March 31, 2004
Auction history: $100,000 yearling (Fasig-Tipton August 2005), $85,000 juvenile (OBS March 2006), out juvenile (Keeneland April 2006).
Notable siblings: None
Sire race record: 20-10-1-4, $1,659,560, Grade 1 winner, 9 route wins, 0-2 at 2.
Sire win percentage with juveniles: 2-20 (10%)
Dam race record: 21-3-3-4, $72,834, 0-2 at 2, all races in sprints
Dam production record: 2 runners, 0 winners, 1 juvenile runner, 0 juvenile winners
Trainer 5-year record with juveniles (overall): 114-822 (14%)
Trainer 5-year record with second-time juveniles on dirt without Lasix, and adding blinkers: 1-8 (13%), $2.70 ROI
Trainer 5-year-record with juveniles at Saratoga: 2-18 (11%), $1.35 ROI
Family facts: Dam cost $34,000 as a weanling, $36,000 as a yearling, and $35,000 as a juvenile. Dam a half to Cameo Type (23-4-2-4, 76,565, multiple stakes-winner, 2 wins at 2).
Workout analysis: Worked 2 furlongs in 22 flat, and another 2 furlongs in 22.40 at the March sale.

4. Icy City (Carson City - Icy Chris, by Dispersal)
Foal date: March 6, 2004
Auction history: None
Notable siblings: Ice Cool Kitty (4-2-1-0, $72,684, stakes-placed sprinter).
Sire race record: 15-6-2-0, $306,240, multiple Grade 2 winner, 2 wins at 2.
Sire win percentage with juveniles: 283-1391 (20%)
Dam race record: 10-2-0-1, $36,880, 2-6 at 2, both wins sprinting.
Dam production record: 1 runner, 1 winner, 0 juvenile runners
Trainer 5-year record with juveniles (overall): 0-1 (0%)
Trainer 5-year record with second-time juveniles on dirt without Lasix: No stats.
Trainer 5-year-record with juveniles at Saratoga: No stats
Family facts: Dam cost $18,000 as a yearling. Dam a full sister to Cold Snap (13-4-2-0, $74,596, 2yo stakes-winner), and is a half sister to Plenty of Light (7-5-1-1, $510,420, Grade 1 winner, 2yo winner), and Rule Brittania (7-3-2-1, $158,771, multiple stakes-placed, 2 wins at 2). Second dam was multiple stakes-winner and 2yo winner.
Workout analysis: None

5. Full of Class (Good and Tough - Diamondsandrubys, by Rubiano)
Foal date: March 28, 2004
Auction history: $47,000 RNA yearling (Fasig-Tipton July 2005), $28,000 juvenile (Fasig-Tipton May 2006).
Notable siblings: Reddy for Rubys (5-2-0-1, $106,214, stakes-winning sprinter at 2)
Sire race record: 23-9-5-2, $809,341, Grade 2 winner, all wins sprinting.
Sire win percentage with juvenile firsters: 9-54 (17%)
Dam race record: 7-1-0-0, $14,880, won sprinting.
Dam production record: 2 runners, 2 winners, 2 juvenile runners, 1 juvenile winner
Trainer 5-year record with juvenile firsters (overall): 2-50 (4%), $0.29 ROI
Trainer 5-year record with juvenile firsters on dirt with Lasix: 2-34 (6%), $0.43
Trainer 5-year-record with juvenile firsters at Saratoga: 2-16 (13%), $0.91 ROI
Family facts: Dam cost $65,000 as a weanling, and $105,000 as a juvenile. Dam is a half to Tempered Halo (48-9-10-11, $279,541, multiple 2yo stakes-winner, debut winner).
Workout analysis: Worked 1 furlong in 10.80 at the May sale. Several works match unraced 2yo Lt. Josef (Good and Tough - Alheyrah, by Ezzoud)

6. Jocassee (Wagon Limit - Poach, by Belong to Me)
Foal date: February 13, 2004
Auction history: $17,000 yearling (New York August 2005), $110,000 juvenile (OBS March 2006)
Notable siblings: None
Sire race record: 20-6-4-2, $992,660, Grade 1 winner, 5 route wins.
Sire win percentage with juvenile firsters: 2-24 (8%)
Dam race record: Unraced.
Dam production record: This is her first foal.
Trainer 5-year record with juvenile firsters (overall): 89-372 (24%), $1.74 ROI
Trainer 5-year record with juvenile firsters on dirt with Lasix: 70-296 (24%), $1.64 ROI
Trainer 5-year-record with juvenile firsters at Saratoga: 16-84 (19%), $1.25 ROI
Family facts: Dam a half to Garnered (8-5-2-0, $198,200, stakes-winning sprinter). Family of Eillo.
Workout analysis: Worked 1 furlong in 10.60 at the March sale. July 22, July 15, June 7 works match unraced 2yo My Golden Quest (Coronado's Quest - Golden Par, by Gold Meridian). June 30 workout matches barn's 2yo Northern Duke (finished sixth in debut here on Wednesday with 54 Beyer)

7. Freakazoid (Is It True - Safe T Matches, by Proud Birdie)
Foal date: April 6, 2004
Auction history: $13,000 yearling (Keeneland September 2005), $27,000 juvenile (OBS April 2006)
Notable siblings: None
Sire race record: 15-5-2-2, $819,999, Grade 1 winner at 2
Sire win percentage with juvenile firsters: 15-130 (12%)
Dam race record: 54-9-6-6, $159,533, 1-5 at 2
Dam production record: 2 runners, 2 winners, 2 juvenile runners, 1 juvenile winner
Trainer 5-year record with juvenile firsters (overall): 14-113 (12%), $1.41 ROI
Trainer 5-year record with juvenile firsters on dirt with Lasix: 11-62 (18%), $1.85 ROI
Trainer 5-year-record with juvenile firsters at Saratoga: 0-2 (0%)
Family facts: Dam cost $20,000 as a juvenile. Dam a full sister to Bogatyr (42-6-9-8, $179,150, multiple stakes-placed) and Do I Ever (90-16-10-10, $486,288, multiple stakes-winner, 1-11 at 2), and is a half to Danish Dynamite (28-7-6-4, $141,862, juvenile stakes-winner).
Workout analysis: Worked 1 furlong in 11 flat at the April sale. Several workouts match unraced 2yo Hoopdeescoo (Phone Trick - Inca Sun, by Conquistador Cielo)

8. Lookslikecash (Mt. Livermore - Distinctive Cash, by Distinctive Pro)
Foal date: April 30, 2004
Auction history: $22,000 RNA yearling (Fasig-Tipton August 2005)
Notable siblings: None
Sire race record: 30-11-6-2, $610,644, multiple Grade 2 winner, 10 sprint wins
Sire win percentage with juvenile firsters: 40-363 (11%)
Dam race record: 9-2-0-1, $9,385, both wins sprinting.
Dam production record: 3 runners, 2 winners, 1 juvenile runner, 1 juvenile winner, 1 juvenile debut winner.
Trainer 5-year record with juvenile firsters (overall): 3-28 (11%), $0.57 ROI
Trainer 5-year record with juvenile firsters on dirt with Lasix: 3-22 (14%), $0.73 ROI
Trainer 5-year-record with juvenile firsters at Saratoga: 2-7 (29%), $1.67 ROI
Family facts: Dam cost $37,000 as a juvenile. Dam a half to Scottish Halo (14-6-1-0, $406,600, multiple stakes-winner, 2yo debut winner), and Pawyne Princess (9-4-2-1, $137,630, Grade 2-placed).
Workout analysis: July 16 work matches barn's 3yo filly Fly to Me (69 Beyer top). June 20 work matches barn's 5yo Le Rock (finished fourth in June 25 N4L $10,000 claimer at Finger Lakes with 51 Beyer). June 13 work matches barn's 3yo filly Then Again (finished second in June 19 maiden special weight at Finger Lakes with 38 Beyer).

9. Distinct Pleasure (Distinctive Pro - New York Flag, by Personal Flag)
Foal date: April 20, 2004
Auction history: Withdrawn weanling (New York September 2004), $20,000 yearling (Fasig-Tipton August 2005)
Notable siblings: None
Sire race record: 13-8-3-1, $179,187, Grade 3 winner, all wins sprinting, 2-3 at 2.
Sire win percentage with juvenile firsters: 44-342 (13%)
Dam race record: 32-3-14-5, $163,540, 0-1 at 2, all wins routing.
Dam production record: 4 runners, 3 winners, 0 juvenile runners
Trainer 5-year record with juvenile firsters (overall): 0-20 (0%)
Trainer 5-year record with juvenile firsters on dirt with Lasix: 0-10 (0%)
Trainer 5-year-record with juvenile firsters at Saratoga: 0-6 (0%)
Family facts: Second dam a half to Harry's Dreaming (150-22-14-18, $169.020, multiple stakes-placed, all wins sprinting).
Workout analysis: July 15 work went .02 seconds slower than barn's 3yo Phillip X. (75 Beyer top). June 6 workout went .04 seconds faster than barn's 3yo D Money (56 dirt Beyer)

10. Kall Me K (Kelly Kip - Folly Go Rightly, by Distinctive Pro)
Foal date: April 29, 2004
Auction history: None
Notable siblings: Carlow (21-6-2-5, $211,163, multiple stakes-winner, 1-9 at 2)
Sire race record: 31-15-3-4, $1,157,142, multiple Grade 2 winner, 4-5 at 2, debut winner, all wins sprinting
Sire win percentage with juvenile firsters: 3-25 (12%)
Dam race record: Unraced
Dam production record: 7 runners, 5 winners, 5 juvenile runners, 2 juvenile winners
Trainer 5-year record with juvenile firsters (overall): 4-13 (31%), $3.92 ROI
Trainer 5-year record with juvenile firsters on dirt without Lasix: 2-10 (10%), $3.90 ROI
Trainer 5-year-record with juvenile firsters at Saratoga: No stats.
Family facts: Dam a full sister to Jon Dark (10-1-1-2, $67,565, stakes-winning router, 0-2 at 2), and Pro Flight (23-3-6-2, $330,110, route stakes-winning 2yo).
Workout analysis: None

11. Serious Song (Radio Star - Forty Nine Scents, by Tactical Advantage)
Foal date: February 12, 2004
Auction history: $2,000 RNA yearling (New York August 2005)
Notable siblings: None
Sire race record: 6-2-0-1, $33,665
Sire win percentage with juvenile firsters: 0-10 (0%)
Dam race record: 46-10-8-10, $79,737, 0-5 at 2
Dam production record: This is her first foal
Trainer 5-year record with juvenile firsters (overall): 3-56 (5%), $1.29 ROI
Trainer 5-year record with juvenile firsters on dirt with Lasix: 3-26 (12%), $2.74 ROI
Trainer 5-year-record with juvenile firsters at Saratoga: 0-7 (0%)
Family facts: Dam cost $17,000 as yearling, $22,000 as juvenile, and $6,500 as juvenile. Fourth dam was 2yo stakes-winning half to champion Lady Pitt
Workout analysis: July 8 workout went .02 seconds faster than barn's 2yo filly Good Long Look (eased in career debut on turf on July 20).

12. Twistaway (Wheelaway - Twist the Facts, by Known Fact)
Foal date: May 1 2004
Auction history: $47,000 yearling (Fasig-Tipton August 2005), $160,000 juvenile (OBS March 2006)
Notable siblings: Spin Zone (16-5-4-1, $154,240, stakes-winner, all wins sprinting, 2-5 at 2)
Sire race record: 7-2-1-1, $249,760, stakes-winning router.
Sire win percentage with juvenile firsters: 0-2 (0%)
Dam race record: 18-2-3-4, $27,627, stakes-placed 2yo, debut winner, both wins sprinting.
Dam production record: 4 runners, 4 winners, 3 juvenile runners, 1 juvenile winner.
Trainer 5-year record with juvenile firsters (overall): 4-38 (11%), $0.53 ROI
Trainer 5-year record with juvenile firsters on dirt with Lasix: 3-22 (14%), $0.75 ROI
Trainer 5-year-record with juvenile firsters at Saratoga: 0-3 (0%)
Family facts: Dam cost $7,000 as yearling, and $17,000 as juvenile. Dam a half to Midnoon (80-15-11-13, $113,855, multiple stakes-placed, 13 route wins). Family of Hail to Reason.
Workout analysis: Worked 1 furlong in 10.60 at the March sale. Several works match unraced 2yo Fahrenheit Wild (Stormin Fever - Secret to Life, by Cure the Blues).

13. At Twilight Time (Take Me Out - Twilight Empress, by Twilight Agenda)
Foal date: March 28, 2004
Auction history: $1,500 yearling (Fasig-Tipton October 2005), $32,000 juvenile (OBS April 2006)
Notable siblings: None
Sire race record: 32-8-12-4, $794,044, multiple Grade 3 winner, 7 sprint wins, 1-5 at 2.
Sire win percentage with juvenile firsters: 15-122 (12%)
Dam race record: 3-1-0-1, $16,760, won sprinting
Dam production record: 1 runner, 0 winners, 1 juvenile runner, 0 juvenile winners
Trainer 5-year record with juvenile firsters (overall): 1-34 (3%), $0.36 ROI
Trainer 5-year record with juvenile firsters on dirt with Lasix: 0-2 (0%)
Trainer 5-year-record with juvenile firsters at Saratoga: 0-12 (0%)
Family facts: Dam cost $5,000 as a yearling, and $37,000 as a juvenile. Second dam a half to Compadre (50-7-12-13, $384,389, multiple Grade 2-placed on turf, won debut at 2). Third dam was Grade 3 winner.
Workout analysis: Worked 1 furlong in 10:80 for the April sale. June 23 workout matches unraced 2yo Walk the Catwalk (Tactical Cat - Blazing Bonnie, by Formal Gold - bred by Herbert and Carol Schwartz).

14. My Kitty (Catienus - Private Stash, by Private Account)
Foal date: January 26, 2004
Auction history: $15,000 yearling (Fasig-Tipton August 2005), Withdrawn juvenile (OBS April 2006), $40,000 juvenile (Fasig-Tipton May 2006)
Notable siblings: None
Sire race record: 22-5-5-2, $370,386, stakes-winner.
Sire win percentage with juvenile firsters: 8-78 (10%)
Dam race record: 25-6-5-2, $90,508, multiple stakes-placed.
Dam production record: 3 runners, 2 winners, 1 juvenile runner, 0 juvenile winners
Trainer 5-year record with juvenile firsters (overall): 12-133 (9%), $1.53 ROI
Trainer 5-year record with juvenile firsters on dirt with Lasix: 3-28 (11%), $1.05 ROI
Trainer 5-year-record with juvenile firsters at Saratoga: 4-35 (11%), $3.16 ROI
Family facts: Second dam a multiple stakes-winner.
Workout analysis: Worked 1 furlong in 10:80 at the May sale.

15. All Fired Up (Good and Tough - Fire Breath, by Salt Lake)
Foal date: March 9, 2004
Auction history: $4,000 short yearling (Keeneland January 2005)
Notable siblings: None
Sire race record: 23-9-5-2, $809,341, Grade 2 winner, all wins sprinting.
Sire win percentage with juvenile firsters: 9-54 (17%)
Dam race record: 5-1-2-0, $16,960, won sprinting.
Dam production record: This is her first foal to race.
Trainer 5-year record with juvenile firsters (overall): 2-12 (17%), $4.43 ROI
Trainer 5-year record with juvenile firsters on dirt with Lasix: 1-7 (14%), $3.89 ROI
Trainer 5-year-record with juvenile firsters at Saratoga: 0-3 (0%)
Family facts: Dam cost $90,000 as a weanling, and $160,000 as a yearling. Dam half to Swede (9-4-3-0, $106,400, stakes-winner, 2yo debut winner). Second dam was stakes-placed. Third dam was stakes-placed and 2yo debut winner.
Workout analysis: Several works match up with unraced 2yo Fresh Episode (Freud - Saintly Lady, by Saint Ballado).

16. Vilify (Silver Charm - Hot Gossip, by Java Gold)
Foal date: April 8, 2004
Auction history: $50,000 yearling (Fasig-Tipton August 2005)
Notable siblings: Hot Golden Jet (17-4-4-3, $205,910, multiple stakes-placed)
Sire race record: 24-12-7-2, $6,944,369, multiple Grade 1 winner, 2-3 at 2
Sire win percentage with juvenile firsters: 7-91 (8%)
Dam race record: 4-1-1-1, $21,750, won sprinting.
Dam production record: 3 runners, 3 winners, 0 juvenile runners.
Trainer 5-year record with juvenile firsters (overall): 7-40 (18%), $2.48 ROI
Trainer 5-year record with juvenile firsters on dirt without Lasix: 0-9 (0%)
Trainer 5-year-record with juvenile firsters at Saratoga: 0-9 (0%)
Family facts: Dam a full to Grand Jewel (14-6-2-2, $284,749, multiple Grade 2 winner). From the family of Gamely, Ridan, Lt. Stevens, and Moccasin. Direct descendant of Rough Shod 2nd.
Workout analysis: Several works match up with unraced 2yo Tough Aint Enough (Touch Gold - Seeking It All, by A. P. Indy).

Analysis:
MY KITTY is mired on the also-eligible list, but she shows a solid work pattern (three long works followed by a short blowout) for barn that sends out live babies at Saratoga. If she fails to break in from the also-eligible list, consider DISTINCT PLEASURE. Trainer Del Carroll doesn't have impressive stats with first-time starters, but he sent out Phillip X to a runner-up finish at long odds for his debut here last year. Distinct Pleasure shows a sharp gate work in preparation for this, and will offer wagering value. JOCASSEE sold for over 30x the stud fee of her sire. Any Pletcher baby must be respected. LOOKSLIKECASH shows quick works at Finger Lakes, and is bred for speed on both sides of her pedigree. Barn has sent some live firsters to Saratoga in the past.

The Bet: My Kitty to Win and Place (5-1 odds or more). If she scratches, then Distinct Pleasure to Win and Place (8-1 odds or more).