No factor in her only start this year, Aruna looks to get back on the beam for trainer Graham Motion in the $200,000 Sheepshead Bay Stakes (gr. IIT), scheduled for the inner turf course at Belmont Park May 26.
- Dark Bay or Brown Filly
- Born 2008
|Trainer||Kiaran P. McLaughlin|
|Breeder||Everest Stables Inc.|
|Aqsaam View Five-Cross Pedigree||Dynaformer||Roberto|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Shadwell Estate Co.||Pope McLean, agent||$440,000|
It was close, but Hit It Rich prevailed in the $150,000 Orchid Stakes (gr. IIIT) March 31 at South Florida's Gulfstream Park. The 5-year-old daughter of Smart Strike got up late to defeat Aqsaam by a half-length.