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Big Thanksgiving Week for Bradley Thoroughbreds

As the long Thanksgiving weekend approaches it is shaping up to be a big one for Bradley Thoroughbreds and partners. BT will enter four horses in races across the country over the four day holiday weekend. The BT fillies will be contesting a maiden race, two G3’s, and a G1.

Thanksgiving Day

The first one up is French import KYA ONE (FR) who will compete on Turkey Day at Calder Racecourse in the [G3] My Charmer Stakes going 1 1/8th. After being imported from  France she finished 5th her first time out in the [G3] Noble Damsel behind Naples Bay a horse she will face again on Thursday. The Noble Damsel was contested at 1 mile and the extra 1/8th of a mile in the upcoming My Charmer Stakes should be more to Kya One’s liking.

$100,000 [G3] My Charmer Stakes-1 1/8th                                             

#    Horse                    Sire                       Jockey          Trainer           
1 Kya One (FR) One Cool Cat P. Lopez  Chad  Brown
2 Hooh Why Cloud Hopping W. Martinez  David Fawkes
3 Janicellaine (IRE) Beat Hollow (GB) G. Saez  Roger Attfield
4 Wicked Night Tiznow J. Bravo  Ronald Spatz
5 Naples Bay Giant’s Causeway L. Saez  Christophe Clement
6 Callmethesqueeze Awesome Again L. Alvarez  Manuel Azpurua
7 Speak Easy Gal  West Acre H. Sanchez  Martin Wolfson
8 My Pal Chrisy  Alex’s Pal L. Panici Padarath Lutchman
Kya One (FR) 

Black Friday

The Ladies First Racing Venture will send BULLETTE out in the 5th race at Aqueduct on Friday, November 23rd. She drew the inside post in a field of nine horses. Hall of fame jockey John Velazquez will be in the irons. She is training well and Michelle Nihei and the group of co-owners are ready for a good black Friday!

Maiden Claiming 6 furlongs 

#   Horse  Sire                          Jockey          Trainer 
1 Bullette Flashy Bull J. Velazquez Michelle Nihei
2 Lady Jarlyn Imperialism K. Coa Randi Persaud
3 Magna G Magna Graduate I. Ortiz James Toner
4 Dissension With Distinction J. Rosario Patrick Reynolds
5 Absolute Paradise Any Given Saturday E. Prado Daniel Laxmeter
6 Princessbellaoncal Utopia (JPN) A. Lezcano Pedro Granville
7 True Joanie True Harlington R. Silvera Gary Contessa
8 Bebes Passion Utopia (JPN) L. Ortiz Enrique Arroyo
9 High Inflation Touch Gold A. Garcia Richard Violette




Premier Steps (2010 filly by Footstepsinthesand out of Primissima) was imported from England in September and placed in Chad Brown’s barn. Chad was immediately impressed by this filly and began looking for a race for her. The [G3] Miesque seemed to fit perfectly timing wise and will be a great U.S. debut for this filly.

[G3] Miesque Stakes- 1 mile 

Horse  Sire  Jockey Trainer  
1 Somethingabouther War Chant M. Smith James Cassidy
2 Travesura Limehouse T. Baze Jeff Mullins
3 Birdlover (GB) Byron (GB) E. Maldonado Doug O’Neill
4 Miss Empire Empire Maker C. Nakatani Peter Miller
5 Premier Steps (IRE)  Footstepsinthesand (GB) J. Leparoux Chad Brown
6 Butterfly Soul Henny Hughes J. Hernandez Genaro Vallejo
7 Pussycat Lips (IRE) Holy Roman Emperor (IRE) G. Gomez John Sadler
8 Redressthebalance (IRE) Ramonti (FR) R. Bejarano Doug O’Neill
9 Flashy Ways Catienus J. Talamo Richard Baltas


Premier Steps


Last but certainly not least Dayatthespa will contest the [G1] Matriarch going 1 mile on the turf at Hollywood Park on Sunday, November 25th. She is 5 for 5 this year and last out went wire to wire in the [G1] Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup at Keeneland. She will put her perfect 2012 record on the line against older fillies and mares for the first time. Her regular rider Javier Castellano will fly out to ride the filly. This will be her last race for 2012 before taking a break and gearing up for a 2013 campaign. Whatever happens on Sunday it has been one great ride this year with “Spa”!

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