Edward Evans' homebred filly Dixie City repelled a bid from favored Believe in A.P. at the quarter pole and sailed to an easy victory in the $200,000 Demoiselle (gr. II) Nov. 27 at Aqueduct.
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- Gray or Roan Filly
- Born 2008
|Trainer||Chris A. Hartman|
|Jockey||Ken S. Tohill|
|Owner||Lewis, Robert B. and Beverly J. Trust and Summit Racing LLC|
|Breeder||Kidder, Cole, J. K. Griggs & Linda Griggs|
|Tap for Luck View Five-Cross Pedigree||Tapit||Pulpit|
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|Foxy Friend||Crafty Friend|
|Gerri n Jo Go|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Highclere, agent, agent||($32,000)|
|Broodmare||DWF||Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency, agent||$120,000|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
The Red Smith Handicap (gr. IIT) and two juvenile stakes, the Nashua (gr. II) and Tempted (gr. III), add some local spice to the Breeders' Cup program that begins Aqueduct's opening weekend Nov. 6.
R Heat Lightning, fresh off a nifty score in the Spinaway Stakes (gr. I) at seven furlongs Sept. 5 at Saratoga, steps up to a mile in the Frizette Stakes (gr. I) for 2-year-old fillies Oct. 9 at Belmont Park.
Trainer Todd Pletcher, who won last year's Frizette Stakes (gr. I) with Devil May Care, is likely to have a foursome for the $300,000 race Oct. 9 at Belmont Park.