Eleven sophomore fillies will have a chance to win their first graded stakes in the $100,000 Autumn Miss Stakes (gr. IIIT) Oct. 27 on the Santa Anita Park turf.
Best Present Ever
- Dark Bay or Brown Filly
- Born 2009
|Trainer||J. Eric Kruljac|
|Owner||Grenier, Dennis and Norine|
|Breeder||Dennis Grenier & Norine Grenier|
|Best Present Ever View Five-Cross Pedigree||Unusual Heat||Nureyev|
|Crowning Faith (IRE)|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Racing or broodmare prospect||Candyland Farm||Warrendale Sales, agent||$250,000|
A game winner of the American Oaks (gr. IT) one month ago, Lady of Shamrock can make it back-to-back grade I wins when she takes on nine sophomore filly rivals in the $300,000 Del Mar Oaks (gr. IT) on the turf Aug. 18.
Jockey Mike Smith gambled at the rail with favored Lady of Shamrock and it paid off with a convincing victory in the $350,000 American Oaks (gr. IT) on the turf July 14 at Betfair Hollywood Park.