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Big effort for Corinthian's unbeaten TDN Rising Star Small Kitchen


Sunday, March 04, 2012 |

Gainesway's homebred 3-year-old Small Kitchen turned in another dominating performance March 4 at the Fair Grounds (VIDEO), running her record to 2-for-2 and earning the rare designation of TDN Rising Star.

Favored at 4-5, the bay filly from the first crop by Corinthian broke first and never looked back, setting fractions of :22.38, :45.80, and :57.43, before sailing under the wire in 1:09.88 under a hand ride. Small Kitchen was 7 1/4-lengths clear of runner-up Diamante de Fuego, who has already established Graded stakes form, defeating 2012 Grade 2 winner Broadway's Alibi last summer at Saratoga, and running second to subsequent Tempted S. (G3) winner Believe You Can by a neck in her career debut.

Small Kitchen's latest victory came on the heels of her maiden win at the New Orleans oval on Feb. 2, when she scored by 5 3/4-lengths in her career debut. Trained by Mike Maker, Small Kitchen is the first foal out of her dam Banshee Girl, who is a half-sister to $1.2 million earner Hagino Bel Tempo and Gallant Serenade S. winner Shore Breeze.

Corinthian ranks fifth on the 2012 second-crop sire list, with just over $400,000 in progeny earnings this season. For the 2011/2012 seasons combined, Corinthian. The 9-year-old stallion is standing at Gainesway this year for $17,500 LFS&N.