Claire Novak and Tom LaMarra preview the Sands Points Stakes (gr. IIT) which will be run on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at Belmont Park. Watch Video
A Little Bit Sassy
- Dark Bay or Brown Filly
- Born 2011
|Trainer||Michael R. Matz|
|Owner||Ramona S. Bass, LLC|
|Breeder||William D. Gould|
|A Little Bit Sassy View Five-Cross Pedigree||More Than Ready||Southern Halo|
|Miss A. Bomb||Lemon Drop Kid|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Steven W. Young, agent||Blackburn Farm, agent||$220,000|
Martin Schwartz has enjoyed great success buying European fillies and bringing them over to enjoy graded stakes success in the U.S., a move he seeks to repeat with Xcellence, who makes her third U.S. start in the Sands Point
With a late stretch move, favored Daring Dancer caught A Little Bit Sassy to win by a head in the $200,000 Lake George Stakes (gr. IIT) July 23 over the inner turf at Saratoga Race Course.
A Little Bit Sassy, winner of the Edgewood Stakes but disqualified from victory in the Regret (gr. IIIT) last time out, returns in the $200,000 Lake George Stakes (gr. IIT) as the second week of racing begins at Saratoga.
Jim Miller's Aurelia's Belle earned the second graded stakes win of her career when she was placed first after a disqualification in the $111,900 Regret Stakes (gr. IIIT) for 3-year-old fillies at Churchill Downs June 14.
An evenly matched field of 10 sophomore fillies will hit the grass at Churchill Downs June 14 in the Regret Stakes (gr. IIIT), headed by Istanford, Tepin, and Aurelia's Belle, all graded winners.
A Little Bit Sassy tracked pacesetter Istanford into the homestretch and eventually pulled away to capture the $171,750 Edgewood Stakes May 2 on the turf at Churchill Downs.