The Bret Calhoun-trained trio of Beat the Blues, Speedacious, and Gleaming highlight a field of eight fillies and mares entered for the June 2 Winning Colors (gr. III) to be run under the lights at Churchill Downs June 2.
- Bay Filly
- Born 2006
|Trainer||John A. Booker, Jr.|
|Jockey||Dean A. Sarvis|
|Breeder||Dixiana Stables Inc|
|Fortune Play View Five-Cross Pedigree||Five Star Day||Carson City|
|Love Play||Friendly Lover|
|Stage a Riot|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Oxbow Racing||Eaton Sales, agent for Dixiana Stables||$47,000|
|Two-year-old||Eddie Woods, agent||($23,000)|
|Racing or broodmare prospect||Four Star Sales, agent||($55,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
Taptam, one of two contenders entered by Bret Calhoun, will carry top weight of 122 pounds in the $100,000 Gardenia Stakes (gr. III), the featured race of the Ellis Park summer meet.
Sassy Image made her win in the grade I Humana Distaff look easy earlier this month at Churchill, but she was pushed to the limit by longshot Beat the Blues May 30 before prevailing by a neck in the Winning Colors (gr. III).
Sassy Image, upset winner of the Humana Distaff (gr. I) for the owner-trainer brother duo of Jerry Romans and Dale Romans, headlines a field of 10 fillies and mares entered in the $100,000 Winning Colors (gr. III).