Ken and Sarah Ramseys' Stephanie's Kitten, a homebred daughter of Kitten's Joy, rallies to catch Stopshoppingmaria late to win the Nov. 4 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (gr. IIT).
- Dark Bay or Brown Filly
- Born 2009
Jockey Javier Castellano was at Churchill Downs Oct. 29 to send Stopshoppingmaria through a sparkling turf breeze in company with Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (gr. IIT) contender Sweet Cat.
Sidney's Candy, a TVG Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) hopeful, covered a half mile on firm turf in :50 at Churchill Downs Oct. 25. He is trained by Todd Pletcher for WinStar Farm and Rubio Stable.
Favored Somali Lemonade is on her way to the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (gr. IIT) after sweeping to victory in the $150,000 JPMorgan Chase Jessamine Stakes (gr. IIIT) on a yielding Keeneland grass course Oct. 13.
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Jockey John Velazquez passes agent, mentor, and "King of Saratoga" on all-time win list for jockeys at Saratoga. With 650 wins, he's now No. 2 behind Jerry Bailey (693)
|Trainer||Todd A. Pletcher|
|Jockey||John R. Velazquez|
|Owner||Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners|
|Breeder||Runnymede Farm Inc. & Catesby W. Clay|
|Sweet Cat View Five-Cross Pedigree||Kitten's Joy||El Prado (IRE)|
|Claire's Smile||Carson City|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Todd A. Pletcher, agent||Runnymede Farm, agent||$95,000|
|Racing or broodmare prospect||Southern Equine Stables||Bluewater Sales, agent||$260,000|
|Broodmare||R.S. Evans||Bluewater Sales, agent||$425,000|