Bill Mott and Kent Desormeaux have both been red-hot at Saratoga this summer. In the 24th running of the $150,000 Lake Placid (gr. II) Aug. 17, the trainer-jockey tandem teamed up once again to defeat a group of talented 3-year-old fillies on the turf.
- Chestnut Filly
- Born 2004
|Owner||Hill 'n' Dale Equine Holdings, Inc. (J. G. Sikura)|
|Breeder||Oak Haven Farm|
|Lady Attack View Five-Cross Pedigree||Mutakddim||Seeking the Gold|
|She's a Slewpy||Slewpy|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Bloodstock Management||Taylor Made Sales Agency, agent||$30,000|
|Two-year-old||Bradley Thoroughbred Brokerage||Bloodstock Management||$150,000|
|Racing or broodmare prospect||Hill 'n' Dale Bloodstock||Lane's End, agent||$105,000|
Christmas Kid, who boasts a wealth of accomplishments in her nine-start career, will look for her third graded victory in the Aug. 17 Lake Placid Stakes (gr. IIT) for 3-year-old fillies at Saratoga.
Virginia Kraft Payson's favored homebred Rutherienne continued her impressive 2007 season Friday thanks to a fearless hedge-skimming ride from jockey Garrett Gomez and a bit of luck in the $115,100 Lake George (gr. IIIT) for 3-year-old fillies at 1 1/16 miles on the turf.
Christophe Clement's Rutherienne, winner in her last three starts while displaying a flair for the dramatic, heads a tough field of 11 fillies in the $100,000-added Lake George (gr. IIIT) for 3-year-old fillies on the Mellon Turf Course.