10/26/2011 1:47PM

Woodbine: Vibrant Worship looks ready for route


ETOBICOKE, Ontario — A competitive field of nine 2-year-old fillies will line up in Friday’s second race at Woodbine, and Vibrant Worship is a candidate to handle the move to a mile and 70 yards in the first-level allowance.

Vibrant Worship, trained by Malcolm Pierce for Live Oak Plantation, went off at 20-1 in her debut Sept. 4. After trailing on the backstretch, she came charging down the center of the track to win the five-furlong maiden special by daylight.

Vibrant Worship stretched out to seven furlongs in a subsequent allowance, in which she was a hard-ridden third. She was awarded a Beyer Speed Figure of 57 in both of her races.

Jose Contreras retrains the mount on Vibrant Worship, a daughter of Met Mile winner Langfuhr and the stakes-placed router Saintly Action.

The Mark Casse-trained Sky Dreamer, who is dropping from difficult stakes company, could be favored under Patrick Husbands.

Sky Dreamer won her debut in a turf sprint, and went onto finish a troubled seventh in the one-mile Natalma Stakes. Stephanie’s Kitten and Hard Not to Like both exited the Grade 3 Natalma to capture an important stakes.

Sky Dreamer also wound up seventh most recently in her first Polytrack start, in the 1 1/16-mile Mazarine Stakes.

Trainer Nick Gonzalez entered Awesome Fire and Evil Kitten.

Awesome Fire outran Vibrant Worship for second in the Sept. 29 allowance, which was just a start removed from her victory over $40,000 maidens. A daughter of Grade 2 Super Derby winner Strong Contender, Awesome Fire is a half-sister to the plodding stakes winner Secret Wish.

Evil Kitten earned a 77 Beyer when she graduated convincingly second-time out, in a $50,000 sprint. She went on to finish 11th of 12 in both the Natalma and Mazarine.

Casablanca Kiss was claimed for a hefty $62,500 from a narrow loss in her debut in early September. She returned immediate dividends for trainer Sid Attard when she captured a subsequent maiden special, banking $33,540.

Ten K Cat has worked three times since ending up sixth in the Sept. 17 Natalma. Her maiden victory came over seven furlongs on the grass.

Daddys Jewel faded to finish eighth after setting a quick pace in the Mazarine, in her first appearance in two months. She graduated in a fast seven-furlong event for $32,000 maidens in August.

Players Club mounted an eye-catching rally from 11 lengths back to prevail at 50-1 in her $40,000 debut two weeks ago.