Undefeated Sagamore Farm homebred Daring Dancer will try for her fourth straight victory and second straight stakes win against an expected six other 3-year-old fillies in the $200,000 Wonder Again Stakes May 25 at Belmont Park.
The lone graded stakes winner in the field, Daring Dancer enters the 1 1/8-mile turf race off a 2 1/2-length victory in the first stakes start of her career, the Appalachian Stakes (gr. IIIT) April 14 at Keeneland. As a juvenile, the Maryland-bred daughter of Empire Maker opened her career with clear victories in turf races at Laurel Park, a maiden special event; and Churchill Downs, an allowance race.
$200,000 Wonder Again Stakes (race 8, approximate post time 4:57 p.m. EDT) 3YO, Fillies, 1 1/8 Miles, Turf
PP, Horse, Jockey, Weight, Trainer
1. Recpeta (KY), J. Alvarado, 121, J. Toner
2. Minorette (KY), J. Rosario, 115, C. Brown
3. Sea Queen (KY), I. Ortiz Jr., 117, C. Clement
4. Daring Dancer (MD), A. Garcia, 121, H. Motion
5. Lawn Party (VA), J. Castellano, 115, T. Pletcher
6. Courtesan (FL), J. Bravo, 121, C. Clement
7. Party Now (KY), J. Velazquez, 117, C. McGaughey III