Aiming for her fourth grade I victory, Turbulent Descent will start as the heavy favorite against eight opponents in the $300,000 La Brea Stakes at Santa Anita Dec. 31.
- Bay Filly
- Born 2008
|Trainer||Doug F. O'Neill|
|Jockey||Hector Isaac Berrios|
|Owner||Suarez Racing, Inc.|
|Breeder||Pablo Suarez & Michelle Suarez|
|California Nectar View Five-Cross Pedigree||Stormy Atlantic||Storm Cat|
|Absolute Nectar||Carson City|
|Hear the Sea|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Broodmare||Katsumi Yoshida||Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent for Sport Thoroughbreds||$470,000|
Bouncing back quickly from a disappointing trip to Saratoga two weeks earlier, Irish Gypsy heads the field in the $150,000 Rancho Bernardo Handicap (gr. III) at Del Mar Aug. 21.
Odds-on choice Mildly Offensive validated her impressive debut maiden win last month when she splashed to a 4 1/4-length romp in the $100,000 Santa Paula Stakes on a sloppy track at rainy Santa Anita March 20.
Undefeated Turbulent Descent, one of the leading 2-year-old fillies in the nation last year, will race on dirt for the first time in the $250,000 Las Virgenes Stakes (gr. I) at Santa Anita Feb. 5.
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Neversaidiwassweet got a perfect stalking trip from jockey Rafael Bejarano in her stakes debut, edging past Holiday for Kitten in deep stretch to win the $100,000 Miesque Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Hollywood Park Nov. 28.