Darley Stable's Tizaqueena will try to bounce back off a third-place finish in the Early Times Mint Julep Handicap (gr. IIIT), a defeat that broke a string of four consecutive scores, as she headlines a field of eight fillies and mares in the $100,000 Locust Grove Handicap (gr. IIIT) on the Churchill Downs turf July 5.
- Bay Filly
- Born 2004
Dogwood Stable's Cotton Blossom, winner of the recent Florida Oaks at Tampa Bay Downs, will clash with Honeybee Stakes winner Time's Mistress and six others in Friday's $250,000 Fantasy Stakes (gr. II) for 3-year-old fillies, the opening feature event of Oaklawn Park's "Racing Festival of the South."
|Trainer||Morris G. Nicks|
|Jockey||Donnie J. Meche|
|Owner||James C. Spence|
|Breeder||Sam O. Leake Jr.|
|Tensas Yucatan View Five-Cross Pedigree||Ide||Forty Niner|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Ideal Partners||Clear Creek Stud, agent||$14,500|
|Two-year-old||James C. Spence||Twin Oaks Training Center, agent||$270,000|