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Souper Sensational

10) SOUPER SENSATIONAL (Curlin--Kateri, by Indian Charlie) 'TDN Rising Star' O-Live Oak Plantation. B-Newtownanner Stud (KY). T-Mark Casse. Sales History: $725,000 ylg '19 FTSAUG. Lifetime Record: SW, 2-2-0-0, $77,753. Last Start: 1st Glorious Song S., WO, Oct. 17 Next Start: Silverbulletday S., FG, Jan. 16 Equineline PPs. KY Oaks Points: 0 She's never run outside of Canada and has only raced on a synthetic surface, so she is a bit of an unknown as she heads into Saturday's Silverbulletday at Fair Grounds. A $725,000 buy at the 2019 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga...

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Kalypso

8) KALYPSO (Brody's Cause--Malibu Cove, by Malibu Moon) O-David A. Bernsen, Rockingham Ranch & Chad Littlefield. B-Spendthrift Farm (KY). T-Bob Baffert. Sales History: $240,000 ylg '19 FTKJUL. Lifetime Record: GSW & GISP, 5-2-2-1, $245,600. Last Start: 1st GII Santa Ynez S., SA, Jan. 3 Accomplishments Include: 1st Anoakia S., SA, Oct. 18, 2nd GI Starlet S., LRC, Dec. 5 Next Start: GII Las Virgenes S., SA, Feb. 6 Equineline PPs. KY Oaks Points: 14 Early indications are that the California-based 3-year-old fillies are not a particularly strong group. The Beyer...

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Varda

9) VARDA (Distorted Humor--She'll Be Right, by Sky Mesa) O-Baoma Corporation. B-Masters 2013 & Distorted Humor Syndicate (NY). T-Bob Baffert. Sales History: $100,000 ylg '19 SARAUG; $700,000 2yo '20 OBSAPR. Lifetime Record: GISW, 3-2-1-0, $254,500. Last Start: 1st GI Starlet S., LRC, Dec. 5 Accomplishments Include: 2nd GII Chandelier S., SA, Sept. 26 Next Start: GII Las Virgenes S., SA, Feb. 6 Equineline PPs. KY Oaks Points: 14 Another horse from the Baffert stable, the good news is that she is a Grade I winner, which she accomplished in the...

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Girl Daddy

6) GIRL DADDY (Uncle Mo--Cara Marie, by Unbridled's Song) 'TDN Rising Star' O-Albaugh Family Stables. B-China Horse Club International Ltd. (KY). T-Dale Romans. Sales History: $500,000 ylg '19 KEESEP. Lifetime Record: GSW & GISP, 3-2-0-1, $321,240. Last Start: 3rd GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies, KEE, Nov. 6 Accomplishments Include: 1st GIII Pocahontas S., CD, Sept. 3 Next Start: Undecided Equineline PPs. KY Oaks Points: 14 Daughter of Uncle Mo was a creditable third in the Juvenile Fillies, losing the place position by a nose, in what was her first career...

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Simply Ravishing

7) SIMPLY RAVISHING (Laoban--Four Wishes, by More Than Ready) O-Harold Lerner, Magdalena Racing & Nehoc Stables. B-Meg Levy (NY). T-Ken McPeek. Sales History: $50,000 ylg '19 FTKOCT. Lifetime Record: GISW, 5-3-0-0, $414,200. Last Start: 4th GII Golden Rod S., CD, Nov. 28 Accomplishments Include: 1st GI Darley Alcibiades S., KEE, Oct. 2, 1st P.G. Johnson S., SAR, Sept. 3 Next Start: Undecided Equineline PPs. KY Oaks Points: 13 Hard to get a read on this filly. Trainer Ken McPeek, so adept at finding quality horses at the sales for modest...

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Travel Column

4) TRAVEL COLUMN (Frosted--Swingit, by Victory Gallop) 'TDN Rising Star' O-OXO Equine. B-Mr. & Mrs. Bayne Welker, Jr. & Denali Stud (KY). T-Brad Cox. Sales History: $850,000 ylg '19 FTSAUG. Lifetime Record: GSW, 3-2-0-1, $209,184. Last Start: 1st GII Golden Rod S., CD, Nov. 28 Accomplishments Include: 3rd GI Darley Alcibiades S., KEE, Oct. 2 Next Start: GII Rachel Alexandra S. presented by Fasig-Tipton, FG, Feb. 13 Equineline PPs. KY Oaks Points: 12 Another Brad Cox runner and 'TDN Rising Star' who prospered later on in the year and now...

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Malathaat

5) MALATHAAT (Curlin--Dreaming of Julia, by A.P. Indy) 'TDN Rising Star' O-Shadwell Stable. B-Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings (KY). T-Todd Pletcher. Sales History: $1,050,000 ylg '19 KEESEP. Lifetime Record: GSW, 3-2-0-0, $172,150. Last Start: 1st GII Demoiselle S., AQU, Dec. 5 Accomplishments Include: 1st Tempted S., AQU, Nov. 6 Next Start: GII Davona Dale S., GP, Feb. 27 Equineline PPs. KY Oaks Points: 10 There appears to be a lot of upside to this filly who went for seven figures at the yearling sales and now runs for Shadwell Stable. The 'TDN...

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Sun Path

2) SUN PATH (Munnings--Touch the Star, by Tapit) 'TDN Rising Star' O/B-Juddmonte Farms Inc. (KY). T-Brad Cox. Lifetime Record: 3-2-1-0, $91,892. Last Start: 1st Alw, Dec. 18, FG Next Start: Silverbulletday S., FG, Jan. 16 Equineline PPs. KY Oaks Points: 0 Could be the best among the "new faces" that did not run in the Breeders' Cup. After finishing second in her debut, the 'TDN Rising Star' won a maiden at Churchill by three lengths and followed that up with a 12 3/4-length romp in an allowance on Dec. 18...

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Dayoutoftheoffice

3) DAYOUTOFTHEOFFICE (Into Mischief--Gottahaveadream, by Indian Charlie) O-Blazing Meadows Farm & Siena Farm. B-Siena Farms (KY). T-Timothy Hamm. Lifetime Record: GISW, 4-3-1-0, $556,500. Last Start: 2nd GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies, KEE, Nov. 6 Accomplishments Include: 1st GI Frizette S., BEL, Oct. 10, 1st GIII Schuylerville S., SAR, July 16 Next Start: Undecided Equineline PPs. KY Oaks Points: 18 Like Vequist, Dayoutoftheoffice spent some time in Ocala relaxing after she finished second in the Juvenile Fillies and only recently returned to the Tampa Bay Downs barn of trainer Tim Hamm....

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Vequist

1) VEQUIST (Nyquist--Vero Amore, by Mineshaft) O-Gary Barber, Wachtel Stable & Swilcan Stable. B-Swilcan Stables (KY). T-Robert E. Reid, Jr. Sales History: $120,000 RNA ylg '19 KEESEP. Lifetime Record: MGISW, 4-2-2-0, $1,235,500. Last Start: 1st GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies, KEE, Nov. 6 Accomplishments Include: 1st GI Spinaway S., SAR, Sept. 6, 2nd GI Frizette S., BEL, Oct. 10 Next Start: GII Davona Dale S., GP, Feb. 27 Equineline PPs. KY Oaks Points: 24 With victories in the GI Spinaway S. and in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies last year,...

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