Making her first start at the top level, More Than Sacred drew away to a comfortable two-length win in the Wellfield New Zealand Oaks (NZ-I) March 16 at Trentham.
- Dark Bay or Brown Filly
- Born 2006
|Jockey||Cornelio H. Velasquez|
|Breeder||Mr. & Mrs. Larry D. Williams|
|Aurora Lights View Five-Cross Pedigree||Pulpit||A.P. Indy|
|Lady Lochinvar||Lord At War (ARG)|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Chiefswood Stables||Darby Dan Farm, agent for Mr. & Mrs. Larry D. Williams||$800,000|
Venezuelan star Bambera, who is expected to take on undefeated Zenyatta in the Apple Blossom Invitational next month, adds intrigue to the field of eight selected for the $150,000 Rampart Stakes (gr. III) at Gulfstream Park.
Making just her second start on dirt in her 4-year-old debut, Chiefswood Stable's Aurora Lights sprung a 10-1 upset in the $100,000 Sabin Stakes (gr. III) Feb. 27 at Gulfstream Park.
Sweet Repent rallied past Jessica Is Back in the stretch to win the Elmer Heubeck Distaff on Florida Million day Nov. 14, and the two face off again in the $100,000 Stage Door Betty Handicap (gr. III) Dec. 26 at Calder.
The chances of Sea The Stars being withdrawn from Sunday's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) due to soft ground appear slim to none, as the weather forecast calls for little or no rain through next Tuesday.
Making her stakes debut, Chiefswood Stable's Aurora Lights shot through a big opening along the rail turning for home and outran Milwaukee Appeal and Hooh Why to spring an upset in the $263,000 Selene Stakes (Can-III) Sept. 26 at Woodbine.