Stonetastic turned an evenly matched race on paper into a runaway victory on the track, registering a powerful 8 1/2-length score in the $300,000 Prioress Stakes (gr. II) from Saratoga Race Course Aug. 30.
- Bay Filly
- Born 2011
|Trainer||George R. Arnold, II|
|Jockey||Julien R. Leparoux|
|Breeder||Whisper Hill Farm|
|Southern Honey View Five-Cross Pedigree||Colonel John||Tiznow|
|Mama Tia||Carson City|
|Ticket to Houston|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||McMahon & Hill Bloodstock||Sweezey & Partners, agent for Whisper Hill Farm||$155,000|
|Yearling||Ashbrook Farm||Hidden Brook, agent for Spruce Lane Farm||$180,000|
A trio of fillies who have registered runner-up finishes in recent grade I races in New York will try to finish atop the $300,000 Prioress Stakes (gr. II) Aug. 30 at Saratoga Race Course.
After securing the first grade I win of her career last year at Saratoga Race Course, recent Acorn Stakes (gr. I) winner Sweet Reason will try to register a second straight top-level score Aug. 2 in the Longines Test Stakes.
Ashbrook Farm's Southern Honey and jockey Julien Leparoux took advantage of a quick pace set by Socialbug to take charge in the stretch and post a facile victory in the Winning Colors Stakes at Churchill Downs May 26.
Apropos, owned and bred by Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider, seems to have found a good spot in the $100,000 Winning Colors Stakes May 26, when she will face eight opponents in the six-furlong sprint at Churchill Downs.