Live Lively got the jump on odds-on choice Dreaming of Julia in the $245,000 Davona Dale (gr. II) and never looked back while registering a front-running 1 1/2-length victory in her stakes debut Feb. 23 at Gulfstream Park.
Edward A. Cox Jr.'s Naples Bay, a half sister to major sire Medaglia d'Oro, heads Calder's Nov. 22 My Charmer Handicap (gr. IIIT) off her score earlier this year at Belmont in the Noble Damsel Stakes (gr. IIIT).
Naples Bay broke through with her first stakes victory in the $150,000 Noble Damsel (gr. IIIT) on the turf at Belmont Park Sept. 15, collaring pacesetter Silver Screamer past mid-stretch en route a 1 1/2-length win.
Classy Cathy, who won three grade I stakes as a 3-year-old in 1986 before going on to become a stakes producer, died June 13 from complications from colic.
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