HOLLYWOOD PARK REPORT
Grade 2-winning sprinter SAINT ANDDAN (A.P. Indy) got off the mark at stud on Sunday when his juvenile daughter Woebegon captured the 9TH race at Hollywood Park. With Martin Pedroza aboard, the Jay Em Ess Stable colorbearer led all the way home to score by 3 1/4 lengths. Trained by Peter Miller, the bay lass completed five furlongs on the Cushion Track in :57 3/5.
Saint Anddan, a $1.85 million yearling purchase at Keeneland September, broke his maiden second time out for the late Hall of Famer Bobby Frankel. The lightly-raced bay reached his peak as a five-year-old in 2007, when he scored his signature win in the Churchill Downs S. (G2). That season he also captured the Duncan F. Kenner S. and finished third in the Phoenix S. (G3), ultimately retiring with a record of 16-5-4-2, $423,170.
Saint Anddan was produced by the stakes-placed Adoradancer (Danzig Connection), herself a full sister to the Grade 2-placed Rare Opportunity, the dam of Grade 2 heroine Street Sounds (Street Cry [Ire]) and Grade 3-placed Canadian stakes winner Silver Highlight (Silver Charm). Adoradancer is a half-sister to Grade 3 winner Luftikus (Conquistador Cielo), multiple Group 3-placed French stakes queen Sensitivity (Blushing John) and Grade 3-placed multiple stakes victress Diversa (Tabasco Cat).
Saint Anddan's third dam is multiple Grade 1-winning millionaire Sabin (Lyphard), whose other descendants include Grade 3 scorers Dilemma (Grand Slam) and Heavenly Ransom (Red Ransom) and multiple Group 1-placed German stakes victor Poseidon Adventure (Sadler's Wells).
The nine-year-old Saint Anddan stands at Journeyman Stud near Ocala, Florida, for $4,500, live foal.
On the California worktab
At Hollywood Park on Sunday, Alysheba S. (G3) hero FIRST DUDE (Stephen Got Even) and Santa Anita H. (G1) victor GAME ON DUDE (Awesome Again) each worked six furlongs on the Cushion Track as they continue gearing up for the July 9 Hollywood Gold Cup (G1).
Game On Dude was clocked in a bullet 1:11 2/5 while First Dude turned in a final time of 1:12 3/5 for his move.
"Both 'Dudes' are going to run in the Gold Cup," trainer Bob Baffert said.
Grade 1 victor COST OF FREEDOM (Cee's Tizzy), fifth in the Los Angeles H. (G3) most recently, clocked a half-mile in :49 1/5. The eight-year-old is readying for the July 31 Bing Crosby S. (G1) at Del Mar.
San Pasqual S. (G2) victor AGGIE ENGINEER (E Dubai), third in the Californian S. (G2), strode three-quarters in 1:13 1/5.
Multiple Grade 2 scorer JERANIMO (Congaree), most recently last of four in the Inglewood H. (G3), clocked a mile in 1:42.
Affirmed H. (G3) hero COIL (Point Given), who could show up in either the July 9 Swaps S. (G2) at Hollywood or the July 2 Dwyer S. (G2) at Belmont Park, sped six furlongs in 1:11 3/5.
Grade 3 veteran ALPHIE'S BET (Tribal Rule), unraced since his distant third in the La Jolla H. (G2) last August, zipped three panels in :36.
Grade 3 hero QUICK ENOUGH (High Brite), second in the Tiznow S. two back, covered four furlongs in :47 3/5.
Group 3 winner BLUE CHAGALL (Fr) (Testa Rossa), second in an optional claimer last out, drilled five furlongs in a bullet :58 4/5 in advance of Saturday's Shoemaker Mile (G1).
RUNFLATOUT (Flatter), second in the Affirmed and Lazaro Barrera Memorial S. (G3) in his past two, posted four panels in :47 3/5.
Stakes-placed DON TITO (Trippi) worked five furlongs in 1:01 for next Sunday's Robert K. Kerlan Memorial H.
California Cup Classic scorer SOUL CANDY (Birdonthewire) finished up six panels in 1:15. The Paddy Gallagher trainee has checked in fourth in the Big 'Cap, Tokyo City Cup (G3) and Californian in his past three.
On the firm Hollywood turf, multiple Grade 2 king BOURBON BAY (Sligo Bay [Ire]) breezed seven furlongs in 1:26 3/5. The Neil Drysdale charge is coming off a third in the Charles Whittingham Memorial H. (G1).
Multiple Grade 3 queen UNZIP ME (City Zip), second by a neck in the Las Cienegas H. (G3) when last seen in April and nominated to the Robert K. Kerlan Memorial, covered five-eighths on the green in 1:02 2/5.
Grade 2 star CAMBINA (Ire) (Hawk Wing), third by a half-length in the Honeymoon H. (G2) last out, traveled five furlongs on the green in 1:01 2/5.
Grade 3 victor LEROY'S DYNAMEAUX (Leroidesanimaux [Brz]), coming off a fourth in the American H. (G2), toured five-eighths on the sod in 1:01 4/5.
Grade 1-placed stakes winner BUENOS DIAS (Ire) (Peintre Celebre), a distant fourth in the Jim Murray H. (G2), was caught going seven-eighths on the grass in 1:31.
French Group 3 hero GOLDWAKI (Ger) (Dalakhani), a tailed-off last in the American in his U.S. premiere, turned in the same time on the green.
Multiple Grade 1-placed stakes veteran MAKE MUSIC FOR ME (Bernstein) clocked five grassy furlongs in a bullet 1:01 1/5. The Alexis Barba trainee has not raced since winding up seventh in the Godolphin Mile (UAE-G2) on Dubai World Cup night.
Grade 2-placed multiple stakes vixen U R ALL THAT I AM (Valid Wager), fourth in the Fran's Valentine S. most recently, covered five panels on the grass in 1:03.
Dual stakes-placed SMOKEY LONESOME (Teton Forest), who captured Blue Chagall's optional claimer, sped four furlongs on the turf in :48 4/5 in preparation for the Shoemaker.
JUNIPER PASS (Lemon Drop Kid), successful in the San Juan Capistrano Invitational H. (G2) and San Luis Rey (G2) in his last pair, worked six panels in 1:15 3/5 on Santa Anita's fast dirt training track. The closing-day Sunset H. (G3) on July 17 could be next, according to trainer Ray Bell.
Grade 2 second ANDINA (Ire) (Singspiel [Ire]), runner-up by a neck in the Redondo Beach S. earlier this month, toured five furlongs in 1:02 2/5. The Ben Cecil pupil could reappear in the July 4 Royal Heroine Mile (G2).
Grade 2 veteran FERNELEY (Ire) (Ishiguru), fourth in an allowance in his first run back since a forgettable winter in Dubai, sped five panels in 1:02 3/5.
MEDAGLIA D'AMOUR (Medaglia d'Oro), unraced since taking the 2010 Wilshire H. (G3), sauntered five-eighths in 1:05.
Grade 3 winner TURNING TOP (Ire) (Pivotal), unplaced in the Gamely S. (G1) most recently, logged four furlongs in :49 2/5 on the fast main track at Santa Anita.
Grade 3 scorer RUN IT (Cherokee Run), a close fifth against allowance rivals last out, posted five panels in 1:00 3/5.
Multiple Grade 2-placed KID EDWARD (Ire) (Singspiel [Ire]), third when last seen in the October 16 Oak Tree Derby (G2), turned five-eighths in 1:00 3/5.
Up north at Golden Gate Fields, Grade 2-winning millionaire BOLD CHIEFTAIN (Chief Seattle) logged five furlongs on the Tapeta in 1:02. The eight-year-old just missed by a head in the Berkeley S. (G3) last out.
Multiple Grade 2 veteran WHATSTHESCRIPT (Ire) (Royal Applause [GB]), fourth in the Red Smith H. (G2) when last seen in November, toured six furlongs from the gate in 1:15 4/5.
Dual Grade 3 scorer AUTISM AWARENESS (Tannersmyman), fourth in the Berkeley, traveled a co-bullet three-quarters in 1:14.
INDIAN GRACEY (Indian Ocean), unraced since finishing third in the October 3 Oak Leaf S. (G1), turned five-eighths from the gate in 1:01 4/5.
Multiple stakes winner CATHY'S CRUNCHES (West Acre), third in the La Habra S. (G3) and second in the China Doll S. in her past two, clocked a co-bullet three furlongs in :36 4/5.
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