Captaintreacherous, a colt from the first crop of Somebeachsomewhere, recorded the fastest mile among the two-year-old qualifiers this morning at the Meadowlands.
A $250,000 yearling purchase, Captaintreacherous obtained command by the :28.4 first quarter for Tim Tetrick and rolled through fractions of :58.3 and 1:27.1 and was home with more than three lengths to spare in 1:53.4. His stablemate from the Tony Alagna barn, Emeritus Maximus (Rocknroll Hanover) was second.
It was the second winning qualifier for Captaintreacherous owned by breeder White Birch Farm, Brittany Farm, Marvin Katz and Joe Sbrocco. He is the first foal from the $100,000 winning Artsplace mare Worldly Treasure, a full sister to $2 million winner Worldly Beauty.
It was one of two rookie winners on the card for Alagna whose Sombodythatiustono captured her test in 1:54.2 with Andy Miller in the bike. A mere $3,000 yearling purchase at the Lexington Select Sale by Alagna, the filly was recording her second straight winning qualifying race. She is the first foal from a half-sister to $771,000 winner Lightning Treasure.
Jimmy Taker, inducted into the Horse Racing Hall of Fame last weekend, had four winning rookies today. Takter was in the bike for With Sugarís 2:00.3 effort to score by a neck over Elgin Special (Credit Winner). A $160,000 yearling purchase by Brittany Farms of Kentucky, the Muscles Yankee filly is from a half-sister to Chocolatier ($1.3 million).
Takter was also up behind Order By Credit for her 1:58.1 score. Owned by breeder Order By Stable of Sweden, the filly was recording her fourth qualifying appearance and first win.
Takerís third trotting winner came with Muscle Mountain who gave his trainer a 1:58.4 ride to win by more than three lengths. A $27,000 yearling purchase by Christina Takter, John and Jim Fielding and Joyce McClelland, the coltís second dam is the $743,000 winner Me Maggie.
The fourth winner from the Takter barn was the pacing filly Western Ideal who pulled Yannick Gingras to a 1:55.4 victory. Owned by breeder Brittany Farms, the filly is by Western Ideal and is a half-sister to $232,000 winner Allstar Legend.
Todayís qualifiers also saw Hot Shot Blue Chip roll to a 1:54.2 win for John Campbell. The six-year-old gelding by Revenue, who has earned $852,000 in his career to date, broke in his last appearance, the Titan Cup final.
Full results are available through the link below.
Baby Race Results