One-two finishers of the Iowa Oaks meet again on the Jersey Shore in classy field
Zanim Meahjohn's Fortune Pearl emerged from a scramble at the top of the stretch and drew away to capture her first stakes victory in the $300,000 Delaware Oaks (gr. II) at Delaware Park July 5.
Daniel J. Lopez's Geeky Gorgeous, a winner of three stakes races last year, has been named New Jersey-bred Horse of the Year for 2013.
King T. Leatherbury's homebred Ben's Cat was named Maryland-bred Horse of the Year for an unprecedented third time in the annual poll conducted by the Maryland Horse Breeders Association.
Somewhere in the 12-horse field of the $200,000 Miss Grillo Stakes (gr. IIIT) one would think there is a budding turf star who will have a major impact on the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (gr. IT).
After disappointing in the Sanford Stakes (gr. II) as the favorite, Debt Ceiling attempts to rebound in the $100,000 Sapling Stakes (gr. III) Sept. 1 at Monmouth Park.
Sea Bubble became the first winner for her sire U S Ranger when she captured a maiden special weight Aug. 24, the sixth race at Delaware Park.
Six of seven contestants for the $150,000 Schuylerville Stakes (gr. III) July 19 at Saratoga won impressively last time out; trainer Todd Pletcher will saddle two of them.
Freshman sire Yesbyjimminy wasted no time in picking up his first winner as his first starter, Flay Mignon, scored a gate-to-wire victory in his career debut June 28 at Monmouth Park.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Aibhilin||Cathal A. Lynch||
|Flay Mignon||Edward Plesa, Jr.||
|Gem City Gal||Murray L. Rojas||
|Jonesin for Jerry||John J. Robb||
|Pray a Novena||Edward Plesa, Jr.||
|Pure Lady Like||Timothy Hooper||
|Sara Bay||Philip T. Aristone||
|Sara's Angel||James E. Nicholson, Jr.||
|Sea Bubble||Jane Cibelli||
|Sensational Value||Jane Cibelli||
|Valerie Victoria||Michael J. Trombetta||
Upcoming Stakes Entries
|Magic City Classic S.||FG|
|Garland of Roses S.||AQU|
|Copa Velocidad S. (gr. I)||CMR|
|Dama del Caribe S. (gr. I)||CMR|
|Copa Confraternidad S. (gr. I)||CMR|