The only stakes on the May 3 card to draw a maximum 14-horse field was not the Kentucky Oaks. It was another race for 3-year-old fillies, the Eight Belles Presented by Xerox (gr. III), with undefeated Calistoga favored.
- Chestnut Filly
- Born 2010
|Trainer||J. Larry Jones|
|Dancinginthecircle View Five-Cross Pedigree||Divine Park||Chester House|
|High in the Park|
|Ed's Holy Cow|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||St George Sales, agent||($12,000)|
|Racing or broodmare prospect||Hunter Valley Farm||Brereton C. Jones, agent||$75,000|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
Demoiselle Stakes (gr. II) victress Unlimited Budget has been pegged the 5-2 morning line favorite for the $200,000 Rachel Alexandra Stakes (gr. III) at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Feb. 23, in her season debut.
Believe You Can is likely to make her next appearance in the March 9 New Orleans Ladies Stakes while stablemate Mark Valeski will aim for the Mineshaft Handicap, and other Larry Jones contenders are on the move.
Dolphus Morrison's homebred Gold Edge remained unbeaten in three starts when she inched by La Song in the final yards to win the $150,000 Arlington-Washington Lassie Stakes (gr. III) by a neck Sept. 8 at Arlington Park.