September 22, 2018 - Churchill Downs, Race 5, Msw, USD $56,000, 6 1/2F, .0000

Take Charge Angel, F, 2, 2016 by Will Take Charge

1st Dam: Georgie's Angel (GSW, $129,564), by Bellamy Road
2nd Dam: Lalka, by Dynaformer
3rd Dam: Celmis, by Bold Ruckus

Owner: Sheffer Racing, LLC
Breeder: Sheffer Equine Partners LLC & Ronald Stocks (KY)
Trainer: Brad H. Cox

Newcomer Take Charge Angel (f, 2, Will Take Charge–Georgie’s Angel, by Bellamy Road) backed down to 7-5 favoritism for this unveiling, looked like a winner every step of the way at Churchill Downs Saturday and garnered ‘TDN Rising Star’ status in the process. Away on top, she sat second one off the fence under a tight Shaun Bridgmohan hold through splits of :23.42 and :47.80. The dark bay seized command in between foes heading for home, found another gear when asked for more at the head of the lane and poured it on under minimal encouragement to score by six lengths in 1:17.89. Rumandice (Congrats), making her first start since a close second first up at Churchill June 30, kicked on for second. Take Charge Angel is the eight winner for her first-crop sire (by Unbridled’s Song). She is the third foal out of the precocious Georgie’s Angel, a debut romper under the Twin Spires in July of 2011 who added Saratoga’s GIII Schuylverville S. in her next attempt. Georgie’s Angel’s first foal to race is fellow Brad Cox trainee Rue de l’Ange (Street Sense), who broke her maiden second out at Indiana in June. Georgie’s Angel lost her 2017 foal (by Super Saver), but produced a Frosted filly Mar. 10 before being bred back to Tiznow. Georgie’s Angel isn’t the only 2-year-old stakes winner on Take Charge Angel’s page–second dam Lalka (Dynaformer) also produced GIII Bourbon S. winnner Lawn Ranger (U S Ranger), while third dam Celmis (Bold Ruckus) was a MSW who produced two stakes-winning juveniles in Canada. Take Charge Angel’s fourth dam was Ada Prospect (New Prospect), a champion 2-year-old filly north of the border.

Back to Rising Stars Listing | Chart | Video | Pedigree
Exit Box x