Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winning jockey Mario Gutierrez returns to Emerald Downs for the $50,000 Kent Handicap July 15, then plans to ride for the remainder of the summer at Hastings Racecourse.
Peachtree Stable and Bob Baffert used the Sunland Park Oaks as a springboard to an eventual Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) win for Plum Pretty in 2011 and will attempt to do the same this year with Princess Arabella.
After handily defeating a small field in the Moccasin Stakes in November, Made to Love Her steps up for the $150,000 Santa Ynez Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita Jan. 15.
An easy maiden winner over a yielding grass course at Keeneland Oct. 26, 2-year-old filly Assateague will step into stakes company in the $100,000 Miesque (gr. III) at Hollywood Park Nov. 25.
After rallying impressively to capture the Del Mar Debutante (gr. I) one month ago, unbeaten Weemissfrankie will try two turns for the first time in the $250,000 Oak Leaf Stakes (gr. I) at Santa Anita Oct. 2.
Sweet Saga proved extra special for her sire, Oregon stallion Slew's Saga. The 2-year-old filly became the first winner for her first-crop sire when she captured the Barbara Shinpoch Stakes.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Exclusive Diva||Tom Wenzel||
|Lady Hokulea||Jim Penney||
|Mattie Blue||James E. Nunnally||
|Muchas Coronas||Jim Penney||
|Regal Betty||John W. Sadler||
|Reliable Ema||Robert Baze||
|Royal Moses||Tim Harder||
|Sweet Saga||Larry D. Ross||
|Talk to My Lawyer||Chris Stenslie||
Upcoming Stakes Entries
|Take Charge Brandi S.||DED|
|Dixie Poker Ace S.||FG|
|Spring Fever S.||OP|
|John Battaglia Memorial S.||TP|