Todd Pletcher, who has won the Spinaway Stakes (gr. I) three times, will have a 50-50 chance at winning another when he sends out four of the eight starters in the Sept. 5 race for juvenile fillies.
- Dark Bay or Brown Filly
- Born 2008
|Trainer||Todd A. Pletcher|
|Jockey||John R. Velazquez|
|Breeder||Ocala Stud, J. Michael O'Farrell, Jr. & Edward West|
|Stopspendingmaria View Five-Cross Pedigree||Montbrook||Buckaroo|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Two-year-old||Repole Stables||Ocala Stud, agent||$90,000|
Le Mi Geaux came from off the pace under Freddie Lenclud to pull a 9-1 upset in the $100,000 Schuylerville (gr. III), the first graded stakes of the Saratoga meet. She is the first stakes winner for her sire First Samurai.
Saratoga will kick off its 142nd meet with a stellar opening day card, highlighted by the $100,000 Schuylerville Stakes (gr. III) for 2-year-old fillies and the $75,000 James Marvin Stakes that drew a field of 10