ARCADIA, Calif. (Oct. 10, 2012) – Win machine John Scott and last year’s runner-up, Lucky Primo, are among the entries in Saturday’s $175,000 Lava Man Cal Cup Classic, presented by City National Bank, at Santa Anita.
Holladay Road is by Street Cry, out of the Great Commotion mare Blending Element, was bred by Williamson Racing, is owned by Gary and Wendy Broad and is trained by Julio Canani. He has seven wins in 18 starts, earnings of $355,252 and is coming off a third in the Sept. 1 Harry F. Brubaker. He was third in this race last year.
Got Even is by Stephen Got Even, out of the Blare of Trumpets mare Kathryns Birthday, was bred by Madera Thoroughbreds, is owned by Altamira Racing, Bruce Chandler and F U Stables and is trained by Peter Miller. The $14,000 Barretts purchase has three wins in 13 starts, earnings of $152,600 and is coming off a fourth in the Sept. 9 Jim Kostoff.
Rousing Sermon is by Lucky Pulpit, out of the Awesome Again mare Rousing Again, was bred by owners Mr. and Mrs. Larry Williams and is trained by Jerry Hollendorfer. He has two wins in 13 starts, earnings of $477,000 and is coming off a fourth in the Sept. 8 Super Derby. He won last year’s Cal Cup Juvenile.
Woodmans Luck is by Lucky Pulpit, out of the Woodman mare Royal Woodman, was bred by Mr. and Mrs. Larry Williams and is trained by Mike Puype. He has one win in 20 starts, earnings of $174,736 and is coming off a second in a Sept. 3 optional claimer. He was third in last year’s Cal Cup Juvenile.
Lucky Primo is by Atticus, out of the Personal Flag mare Live Free or Die, was bred by Joshua Litt, Jason Litt and Dennis O’Neill, is owned by JBK Stable and Jason Litt and trained by Doug O’Neill. He has five wins in 15 starts, earnings of $332,616 and is coming off a fourth in an Aug. 30 optional claimer. He was second in this race last year and won the 2008 Cal Cup Juvenile.
Thirtyfirststreet is by Good Journey, out of the Sky Classic mare Avian, was bred by Doug O’Neill and Mark Gorman, is owned by Gorman, Haymes and Sterling Stable and is trained by Peter Eurton. He has four wins in 20 starts, earnings of $388,536 and is coming off a third in an Aug. 20 optional claimer.
John Scott is by Bertrando, out of the Deputy Minister mare Henlopen, was bred by Harris Farms and Scott Gross, is owned by Harris Farms and trained by Carla Gaines. He has five wins in eight starts, earnings of $301,304 and is coming off a win in the Sept. 1 Harry F. Brubaker.
Accelerant is by Unusual Heat, out of the Flying Sensation mare She’s a Sensation, was bred by Old English Rancho and Joe Turner, is owned by E.W. Johnston and Robert Riggio and is trained by Donald Warren. He has three wins in 19 starts, earnings of $118,674 and is coming off a fourth in a Sept. 29 allowance.