My Happy Hoping for Smiles in Tempted
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My Happy Face (right) finished just a head behind Dreaming of Julia in the Frizette Stakes.
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After just missing out on a grade I victory in her previous start, My Happy Face will try to put smiles on her connections' faces Nov. 4 in the $150,000 Tempted Stakes (gr. II) at Aqueduct Racetrack.

On Oct. 6 at Belmont Park, My Happy Face finished second in the Frizette Stakes (gr. I), finishing a head behind Dreaming of Julia after dueling with that rival throughout the one-mile race.

While Dreaming of Julia races in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) Nov. 2, Michael Dubb's My Happy Face, a daughter of Tiz Wonderful, will try to take care of business against an expected five other 2-year-old fillies in the Tempted, a one-turn mile race.

While no other starter has a stakes placing, Unabashed enters off a fourth-place finish in the Matron Stakes (gr. II) and several other maiden winners look promising, including Juddmonte Farms' homebred Emollient, a daugther of Empire Maker.

$150,000 Tempted Stakes (gr. II, Race 5, approximate post 2:16 p.m. EDT) 2YO Fillies, 1 Mile
PP, Horse, Jockey, Trainer
1. Kimono (KY), J. Castellano, T. Pletcher
2. My Happy Face (KY), R. Dominguez, R. Rodriguez
3. Emollient (KY), J. Alvarado, W. Mott
4. Cue the Moon (KY), J. Lezcano, H. Bond
5. Unabashed (KY), J. Velazquez, T. Pletcher
6. Ruby Lips (KY), E. Prado, R. Dutrow Jr.
All carry 115 pounds.

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