Jim Arrison's Flattering Bea, usually well off the early pace, changed tactics and came away with a neck victory in the $200,000 Sugar Maple Stakes at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races the evening of April 19.
More Than a Cruise
- Chestnut Filly
- Born 2009
James Arrison's homebred Flattering Bea, a stakes winner locally, will hope for a quick early pace when she faces nine other fillies and mares in the $200,000 Sugar Maple Stakes at at Charles Town April 19.
Winning Image has won eight stakes during six seasons, but connections of the 7-year-old mare hope she can add a graded victory to her ledger in the $300,000 Barbara Fritchie Handicap (gr. II) Feb. 15 at Laurel Park.
James A. Riccio's New York shipper King and Crusader made a winning trip to Laurel Park when he scored a 16-1 upset in the $75,000 Maryland Juvenile Championship Dec. 17.
Laurel Park ends it meet Dec. 17 with division-ending stakes for 2-year-olds, the $75,000 Maryland Juvenile Championship and the $75,000 Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship.
|Trainer||Lawrence E. Murray|
|Owner||Howard M. Bender|
|Breeder||Sondra D Bender & Howard M Bender|
|More Than a Cruise View Five-Cross Pedigree||More Than Ready||Southern Halo|
|River Cruise||Not For Love|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Broodmare||Forging Oaks Farm||Hunter Valley Farm, agent||$330,000|