Saturday, September 22, 2018 — 2:20:00 PM EST | Race ID : 1947175
The Royal Dodge
Grade II / Group 2*CPU – Purse : $375,000
Restricted to 2 Year Olds
8 Furlongs | ~1600 Meters | One Mile Firm Turf
Full Field Looking For Their First Graded Win In The G2 – The Royal Dodge
Post – 1 – Trojan Power
Odds – 13/1
Owner – stockton
Pedigree – SLADE POWER (IRE) x CAPE CROSS x SADLER’S WELLS – Dam Bred (TROYLAND)
Trojan Power broke her maiden second time out beating a field of 11 over a yielding track. He stepped up to finish second in the Burnt Affair Turf Juvenile fillies. She will be stretching out in distance and facing the boys for the first time here. Her top speed rating was 78. Troyland has 5 foals including a stakes winner in Dreadful.
Post – 2 – Sotok
Odds – 49/1
Owner – deepesr3
Pedigree – PROTONICO x ZACINTO x TEOFILO – Dam Bred (DARK N ‘ROUND)
Sotok is the longest shot on the board. He has one race to his credit which was an Allowance NW1Y where he finished 3rd earning a 64-speed rating. Will need dramatic improvement here to take the top prize. He is the first foal out the Graded Placed mare Dark N ‘Round.
Post – 3 – Shazzaring
Odds – 22/1
Owner – lightng
Pedigree – BELSHAZZAR (JPN) x TEOFILO x SPEIGHTSTOWN – Dam Bred (WHISKY SPEIGHT)
Shazzaring broke his maiden in his second start at 5 furlongs. He followed that up with a close 2nd beaten by a head at the Allowance NW1X level. He tried a listed stake at 6 furlongs but never got close being beaten by 6 ¾ lengths. His top speed rating is a 72. Whisky Speight has 3 foals including Stakes Placed Whisky Maxios.
Post – 4 – Blossom Song
Odds – 10/1
Owner – cowboy326
Pedigree – MAKFI (GB) x DAIWA MAJOR x RED RANSOM – Dam Bred (DAIWA TASTE)
Blossom Song won his second start at 5.5 furlongs. His next two races were at the listed stakes level where he was competitive finishing 3rd and 2nd. He then stepped up into Grade 2 company but was not in the mix. His last start was at 8 furlongs at the Allowance NW2L level and he won with an 86 speed rating. He is the first foal for Daiwa Taste.
Post – 5 – Who Is Parker
Odds – 17/1
Owner – superman99
Pedigree – PARKER’S STORM CAT x SUCCESSFUL APPEAL x KRIS S. – Dam Bred (SLAMMED CONNECTION)
Who Is Parker won his debut at 4.5 furlongs on dirt. His second start was in the Kirby Birthday Bash where he was beaten 7 ¼ lengths. His last start was in an Allowance NW1X at 5 furlongs where he returned to racing on the lead and won by ¾ lengths. His best speed rating is a 77. He is out of the G2 winning mare Slammed Connection who has 1 listed stakes winner out of 9 foals.
Post – 6 – Gulching Cross
Odds – 14/1
Owner – wyndaway3
Pedigree – ADELAIDE (IRE) x MONSUN x GULCH – Dam Bred (CANYON CROSSING)
Gulching Cross broke his maiden in his second start. His next start was at the Allowance NW1X level where he finished 2nd beaten a length. In the G3 The Mother Lois he finished strong getting up into 3rd 1 ¼ lengths back from the winner. His last start was at the G1 level in The More Nay stakes where he was unable to get into contention late. The added distance may help his efforts. Canyon Crossing has 5 foals with Gulching Cross and Dark Capegulch being Graded Placed.
Post – 7 – Turn Em’ Loose
Odds – 10/1
Owner – sunrise
Pedigree – CARAVAGGIO x WRITTEN TYCOON (AUS) x KINGMAMBO – Scratch Bred
Turn Em’ Loose broke his maiden in his debut in an IRE bred maiden race on a good track. His next two starts were at 6.5 furlongs in listed stakes where he finished 3rd and 5th. His last start was at 7.5 furlongs where he improved his speed figure to 79 winning the allowance NW2L. Adds another ½ furlong here today.
Post – 8 – Joe Louis
Odds – 7/1
Owner – spectacularbid
Pedigree – TEOFILO x DUBAWI (IRE) x THEATRICAL – Dam Bred (BALLINORA)
Joe Louis made his lone start a winning one in a maiden at 6.5 furlongs earning a 77-speed rating. Will be adding distance here but it may fit his stalking style well. His dam, Ballinora has 3 other foals including G2 winning millionaire Houlihan and GP Polonius.
Post – 9 – Diabolus Desiderio
Odds – 6/1
Owner – babychicks
Pedigree – OASIS DREAM (GB) x SADLER’S WELLS x MR. PROSPECTOR – Dam Bred (INDESCRIBABLE)
Diabolus Desiderio broke his maiden in his debut at 6 furlongs. His second start was in an Allowance NW2L where he finished 2nd beaten 1 ¼ lengths. He got back on the winning track in the 6.5 furlong Organic Chemistry Turf Juvenile where he improved his speed rating to 85. Adds more distance today but may appreciate it. He is out of the Grade Placed mare Indescribable. She has 10 other foals with Diabolus Advocatus, Diabolus Reverto and Diabolu’s Paciscor being G1 winners.
Post – 10 – Clever Kanaloa
Odds – 6/1
Owner – ddkstables30
Pedigree – LORD KANALOA x DANEHILL x CLEVER TRICK – Dam Bred (MINILEVER)
Clever Kanaloa broke his maiden at 6.5 furlongs earning his top speed rating of 82 over a good turf surface. His next start was in the G2 The Vintage where he finished 3rd beaten 2 lengths. He adds another furlong here. He is the 8th foal out of the Listed Stakes winning mare Minilever.
Post – 11 – Accentuate
Odds – 3/1
Owner – woodsmen
Pedigree – FRANKEL (GB) x SEA THE STARS x KINGMAMBO – Dam Bred (FABLED ILIYABUREN)
Today’s post time favorite Accentuate won his debut earning an impressive 85-speed rating at 8 furlongs over this surface. He returns at the same distance trying for his first graded win. He is the first foal out of the Grade Placed mare Fabled Iliyaburen.
Post – 12 – Cross Ridges
Odds – 15/1
Owner – deeprock17
Pedigree – RED ROCKS x CAPE CROSS x INDIAN RIDGE – Dam Bred (ROBOTINA)
Cross Ridges broke his maiden in his 3rd start at 6 furlongs. He won again in an Allowance NW1X at 5 furlongs. He has faced graded company in his last 2 starts with a 4th place finish at 7 furlongs being his best. He adds another furlong here. He is the 2nd foal out of Robotina.
Post – 13 – One Hundredsixteen
Odds – 12/1
Owner – cjt
Pedigree – CRITERION (NZ) x ENCOSTA DE LAGO (AUS) x MARQUETRY – Dam Bred (COSTA AZROC)
One Hundredsixteen won his debut in a 4 horse Allowance NW1Y. In that race he posted a respectable 78 speed rating over the 6.5 furlongs leading every step and winning by 2 ¼ lengths. He adds 1.5 furlongs here. He is the 8th foal out of Costa Azroc with one being stakes placed.
Post – 14 – Try Da Run
Odds – 34/1
Owner – adeeprock15
Pedigree – BATHYRHON x ALDEBARAN x SADLER’S WELLS – Dam Bred (DARLING DANCER)
Try Da Run broke his maiden at 6.5 furlongs on dirt in a FR bred maiden race. He returns to the turf where he has 3 starts with his best finish being a 2nd which was his debut. Adding 2 furlongs here and makes a big jump in class. He is the 6th foal out of the Stakes Placed mare Darling Dancer.