Fox Hills Farms' Joyful Victory, runaway winner of Oaklawn Park's Honeybee (gr. III) and Fantasy (gr. II) in her past two starts, tops a stellar cast of 13 3-year-old fillies entered in the May 6 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I).
Suave Voir Faire
- Dark Bay or Brown Filly
- Born 2008
|Trainer||Michael P. De Paulo|
|Jockey||Eurico Rosa Da Silva|
|Breeder||Machmer Hall & Haymarket Farm|
|Suave Voir Faire View Five-Cross Pedigree||Suave||A.P. Indy|
|Avie's Song||Lord Avie|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Quarter Pole||Select Sales, agent||$30,000|
|Two-year-old||Eddie Woods, agent||($37,000)|
|Racing or broodmare prospect||Denny Andrews||St George Sales, agent||$55,000|
|Broodmare||Town & Country Farms||Adena Springs||$155,000|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
A visual look at the fillies in the 2011 Kentucky Oaks. View Slideshow
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Robert and Lawana Low's Fantasy (gr. II) runner-up Arienza worked five furlongs in :59 4/5 over a fast track April 29, but her trainer said she is still up in the air for the May 6 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I).
With the addition of Suave Voir Faire and Royal Delta to the list of prospective starters in the 137 running of the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), there are 16 fillies listed as "likely" or "possible."
Kathmanblu, a close third in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (gr. IIT) earlier this month, proved her versatility by defeating six rivals on the main track in the $163,800 Golden Rod (gr. II) Nov. 27 at Churchill.