Blocked by a wall of five horses exiting the final turn, Steve Moger's Stormy Lucy found space to the outside and just got up to catch Recepta at the wire to win the $300,000 Matriarch Stakes (gr. IT) Nov. 29 at Del Mar.
Stellar Path (FR)
- Gray Filly
- Born 2011
Hard Not to Like has been quite the traveler in her four-year career, racing at eight different racetracks and winning at five, and the gray mare will look to add another to her list in the Matriarch (gr. IT).
A group III winner in France back in 2013, Trevor Stewart's Stellar Path broke through with her first graded score in North America Oct. 17 at Belmont Park, taking the $200,000 Athenia Stakes (gr. IIIT).
Hit The Board Stables' I'm Already Sexy held off favored Kenzadargent after a stretch duel for a half-length triumph in the June 27 Eatontown Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Monmouth Park.
An easy drive down the road for New York horsemen, Monmouth Park offers expanded options -- specifically the chance for several turf fillies to try a step up in the $100,000 Eatontown Stakes (gr. IIIT) June 27.
John C. Oxley's Sky Treasure became a graded winner May 23, when she rallied from far off the pace to upset in the $200,000 Nassau Stakes (Can-II) at Woodbine.
Last year's Canadian champion older female Strut the Course is expected to make her 5-year-old debut May 23 at Woodbine in the Nassau Stakes (Can-II), a mile turf race for fillies and mares age 3 or older.
|Owner||Trevor C. Stewart|
|Breeder||SF Bloodstock LLC|
|Stellar Path (FR) View Five-Cross Pedigree||Astronomer Royal||Danzig|
|America Nova (FR)||Verglas (IRE)|
|Las Americas (FR)|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Hautieres Bloodstock||Reboursiere Et De Montaigu||$172,690|
|Racing or broodmare prospect||Anthony Stroud Bloodstock||Haras de la Reboursiere et de Montaigu||$466,830|
|Racing or broodmare prospect||Christopher Clement, agent||($750,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.