Southern California shipper Miss Empire, the 1-2 choice ridden by Russell Baze, won a stretch-long battle with outsider Butterfly Soul to capture the $100,000 Pike Place Dancer Stakes by a neck Oct. 27 at Golden Gate Fields.
Ken and Sarah Ramsey's homebred Always Kitten, winner of the Happy Ticket Stakes at a mile at Louisiana Downs in her most recent start, headlines a field of 13 entered for the $150,000 JPMorgan Chase Jessamine (gr. IIIT).
Executiveprivilege, perfect in two starts including an easy victory in the Landaluce Stakes at Betfair Hollywood Park last month, will be a solid favorite in the $150,000 Sorrento Stakes (gr. III) at Del Mar Aug. 8.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Backyard Boogie||Henry E. Worcester, IV||
|Brook's Secret||Tommy C. Short||
|Heart of Rome||Timothy C. Kreiser||
|Jane's Heir||Michael V. Pino||
|Snow Princess||John J. Robb||
|Somethingabouther||James M. Cassidy||
|Sterling's Diva||Mark Shanley||
|Stormy Adventure||John E. Salzman, Jr.||
|Zip Cash Back||Jeff Bonde||
Upcoming Stakes Entries
|Elusive Quality S.||BEL|
|William Walker S.||CD|
|Queen's Cup MPC Chase Hurdle S.||CHL|
|San Francisco Mile S. (gr. IIIT)||GG|
|Miami Mile S. (gr. IIIT)||GP|