Effie Trinket, stablemate of Derby runner Samraat, will be tough to beat in the May 3 Churchill Downs Distaff Turf Mile (gr. IIT). Nine older fillies and mares will battle for $300,000.
- Dark Bay or Brown Filly
- Born 2010
|Trainer||Richard A. Violette, Jr.|
|Jockey||Jose L. Ortiz|
|Owner||Patsy C. Symons|
|Breeder||McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds, LLC|
|Effie Trinket View Five-Cross Pedigree||Freud||Storm Cat|
|Maya's Note||Editor's Note|
|Miss Bid Flash|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Antigo Farms||McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds, agent||$4,000|
|Two-year-old||Patsy Symons||Everett Livestock||$130,000|
Centre Court, seizing the lead in deep stretch, held off a streaking Kitten's Point by a nose to make it consecutive wins in the $200,000 Honey Fox Stakes (gr. IIT) on the Gulfstream Park turf March 15.
A drop from grade I competition paid off for Emotional Kitten, who came roaring down the stretch to sweep past outsider Effie Trinket and win the $205,100 Mrs. Revere Stakes for 3-year-old fillies the night of Nov. 16.
Effie Trinket, a three-time stakes winner at Belmont Park, ventures from New York for the first time to face graded company in the $175,000 Mrs. Revere Stakes (gr. IIT) on the grass Nov. 16 at Churchill Downs.
Effie Trinket and King Kreesa score on the turf at 1 1/16 miles in the Ticonderoga Stakes and Mohawk Stakes, respectively, at Belmont Park Oct. 19 as part of the Empire Showcase Day card.
King Kreesa and Notacatbutallama headline Mohawk, while filly Effie Trinket seeks second stakes score in Ticonderoga Stakes Oct. 19 at Belmont Park.