The cooperative spirit between racing and breeding programs in the Mid-Atlantic region will be on full display Sept. 13 when Maryland's Laurel Park offers five stakes for horses bred and/or sired in Virginia.
Tell a Great Story could move from stakes winner to graded victress with a win in the $300,000 Delaware Oaks (gr. II) at Delaware Park. But Ile St. Molly is one of eight who stand in her way.
Brereton Jones' homebred Check the Label took over approaching the sixteenth-pole and drew clear to win the $150,000 Virginia Oaks (gr. IIIT) by 2 3/4 lengths July 17 at Colonial Downs.
Bay to Bay, winner of last month's American One Thousand Guineas at Arlington Park, heads an evenly matched group of 10 3-year-old fillies in the $150,000 Boiling Springs Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the turf June 26 at Monmouth.
J D Farms' homebred Bim Bam, who upset Interactif last month, shares top weight with Dean's Kitten in the $150,000 Palm Beach Stakes (gr. IIIT) March 6 at Gulfstream Park.
In the Rough used a rail-skimming ride from Joe Bravo to register her first stakes win in the $125,000 Coconut Grove over the Gulfstream Park turf Feb. 14.
Cosa Vera, a 5-year-old son Dynaformer, will enter stud at North Cliff Farm near Rixeyville, Va.
A pair of good-looking juveniles, each coming off graded stakes scores in New York, will do battle Nov. 28 in the $200,000 Remsen Stakes (gr. II) at Aqueduct.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Broomsage||Michael R. Matz||
|Cobbley's Breeze||Karen Dennehy Godsey||
|Fur Lined||Amalia B. Cox||
|In the Rough||Kelly J. Breen||
|Lady Olivia||Carla L. Morgan||
|Leda's Swan||Reid Nagle||
|Misty in Malibu||Rodney Jenkins||
|Neolexia||James J. Toner||
|Pagan Priestess||W. Robert Bailes||
|Run Patty Run||Ollie L. Figgins, III||
Upcoming Stakes Entries
|Elusive Quality S.||BEL|
|Edward Babst/Albert Palacios Memorial H.||BTP|
|Roxelana Overnight S.||CD|
|William Walker S.||CD|
|Queen's Cup MPC Chase Hurdle S.||CHL|