Al Shaqab Racing's Sandiva won her second straight stakes and first North American graded contest with a length victory over Rosalind in the Suwannee River Stakes (gr. IIIT) Feb. 7 at Gulfstream Park.
- Chestnut Filly
- Born 2011
Nick Zito tries to add a rare turf score to his graded stakes resume when he sends out Starstruck in the Suwannee River Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Gulfstream Park Feb. 7.
Churchill Downs certainly cannot complain about a lack of turf fillies on the grounds or a lack of interest in the $200,000 Mrs. Revere Stakes on Nov. 15.
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Dual group III winner Sandiva, last seen finishing fifth in the Coronation Stakes (Eng-I) at Royal Ascot one month ago, makes her first United States start in the $200,000 San Clemente Handicap (gr. IIT) July 19 at Del Mar.
Nineteen 3-year-old fillies are entered for the QIPCO One Thousand Guineas (Eng-I) May 4 at Newmarket, led by early 7-2 favorite Rizeena.
|Trainer||Todd A. Pletcher|
|Owner||Al Shaqab Racing|
|Sandiva (IRE) View Five-Cross Pedigree||Footstepsinthesand (GB)||Giant's Causeway|
|Miss Corinne (GB)||Mark of Esteem (IRE)|
|Percy's Girl (IRE)|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||O'Ryan & Middleham Park||Parkway Farm||$28,476|
|Far From Over|