DEL MAR, Calif. (Aug. 16, 2012) – Halo Dolly will attempt to defend her title in Sunday’s $100,000 Solana Beach Handicap for California-bred and –sired fillies and mares at Del Mar.
Magic School is by In Excess, out of the Unusual Heat mare The Usual, was bred by Madeline Auerback, is owned by Auerbach and Little Red Feather Racing and is trained by Barry Abrams. She has two wins in 13 starts, earnings of $132,396 and is coming off a seventh in an Aug. 11 optional claimer.
Sparkling Style is by Badge of Silver, out of the A.P. Indy mare Decades of Style, was bred by Todd Sheehan and Donald Lindemann, is owned by Arnold Zetcher and is trained by Bob Baffert. She has three wins in six starts, earnings of $138,202 and is coming off a second in a June 21 allowance.
Unusual Hottie is by Unusual Heat, out of the Ski Champ mare Branca Como Neve, was bred by Ali Nilforushan Equestrian, is owned by Seyyed Nilforushan and is trained by John Sadler. She has four wins in eight starts, earnings of $152,660 and is coming off a two consecutive wins.
Antares World is by Decarchy, out of the Spinning World mare Alashir’s World, was bred by owners Mr. and Mrs. Larry Williams and is trained by Steven Specht. She has eight wins in 25 starts, earnings of $434,328 and is coming off a second in the Apr. 29 Wilshire Handicap.
Logical Single is by Singletary, out of the Dynaformer mare Zoelu, was bred by owner Harris Farms and is trained by Dean Pederson. She has five wins in 16 starts, earnings of $212,138 and is coming off an eighth in a May 24 optional claimer.
Warren’s Jitterbug is by Affirmative, out of the Peaks and Valleys mare Jitterbug Jan, was bred by owner Benjamin Warren and is trained by Jorge Gutierrez. She has four wins in 25 starts, earnings of $355,994 and is coming off a sixth in the July 21 Osunitias.
Blendara is by Richly Blended, out of the Slewdledo mare Bluledo, was bred by Leonard Dunham and Denise Halstead, is owned by Halstead and trained by Valeria Ann Rhoden. She has three wins in 12 starts, earnings of $107,894 and is coming off a seventh in a July 29 optional claimer.
A Jealous Woman is by Muqtarib, out of the Fly So Free mare Miss Free Bird, was bred by Denise Kim Thorson and Nick Tamborrino, is owned by Three Cent Stable and is trained by Francis Meza. She has six wins in 15 starts, earnings of $295,956 and is coming off a July 29 optional claiming win.
Halo Dolly is by Popular, out of the Comic Strip mare Spanish Halo, was bred by Rod and Lorraine Rodriguez, is owned by Blackmore, Hoefflin, Hoefflin, Hollendorfer et al and is trained by Jerry Hollendorfer. She has 11 wins in 20 starts, earnings of $416,396 and is coming off a third in the July 21 Osunitas. She won this race last year.