Undefeated So Many Ways to Skip Breeders' Cup
Updated: Saturday, September 29, 2012 2:35 PM
Posted: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 12:10 PM
Photo: Coglianese Photos/Adam Mooshian
So Many Ways
Undefeated 2-year-old filly So Many Ways
will not travel to California to run in the $2 million Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park
, owner Maggi Moss announced Sept. 26.
The daughter of Sightseeing
won the $300,000 Spinway (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course
on Sept. 2. She earlier captured the $150,000 Schuylerville Stakes (gr. III) at the upstate New York oval off a June 9 maiden score first out at Parx Racing
Trained by Anthony Dutrow, the filly has bankrolled $307,800 in three starts.
"I have struggled with the decision of whether or not we should push her as she continues to grow and mature for the thrill of running in the Breeders' Cup," Moss remarked. "After great deliberation, I have weighed what is in her best interest versus my chance to compete at Santa Anita, and decided it is simply pushing her too hard."
So Many Ways will be turned out at Dutrow's barn at Fair Hill Training Center in Elkton, Md. She will join Dutrow at Palm Meadows Training Center this winter, where she will resume training for a possible next start at the Gulfstream Park
"One of the great things this filly did was bring me together with Tony and Kim Dutrow," continued Moss. "They have done an amazing job with her. I think we are doing the right thing for the filly. She's already given me the thrill of a lifetime and I look forward to what I hope is a great 3-year-old campaign with her next year."
So Many Ways was bred in Pennsylvania by John R. Penn and John C. Penn. She is out of the Dehere mare Happy Scene and was a $22,000 purchase from the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2011 Eastern fall yearling sale.
Moss has been among the top 10 owners in North America in races won and purses earned for the past six years. In 2006 she became the first woman since 1945 to lead the nation in wins. Since 2000 she has more than 6,000 victories, earning more than $34 million in purses. She currently manages her own horse operation, Moss Equestrian, and is active in rescue and aftercare efforts for retired racehorses.
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