Fashion Plate, staked to an early lead by jockey Gary Stevens, repulsed a bid from 6-5 favorite Ria Antonia to record her second grade I victory in a row in the $400,000 Santa Anita Oaks (gr. I) April 5.
- Bay Filly
- Born 2011
|Owner||Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners and Frankel, Ronald|
|Breeder||Farfellow Farms Ltd.|
|Bajan View Five-Cross Pedigree||Speightstown||Gone West|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Two-year-old||Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners & Jerry Frankel||Harris Training Center, agent||$80,000|
In the $400,000 Santa Anita Oaks (gr. I) April 5, they'll all be trying to catch Fashion Plate, the fleet-footed filly who could use the 1 1/16-mile race as a springboard to the Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I).
Third-place finisher in the BC Juvenile Fillies seeks her first grade I win.
Ridden with confidence by jockey Victor Espinoza, Bajan, the 4-5 favorite, responded with a decisive victory in the $100,000 Moccasin Stakes Nov. 9 at Betfair Hollywood Park.
Unbeaten Concave, a game half-length winner of the recent Sorrento Stakes (gr. II), and runner-up She's a Tiger renew their battle in the $300,000 Del Mar Debutante (gr. I) Aug. 31.