In her first start since finishing second in last year's Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (gr. IT), Testa Rossi overpowered 11 other 3-year-old fillies in the stretch to post a 3 1/2-length victory in the Florida Oaks.
Testa Rossi (FR)
- Chestnut Filly
- Born 2011
|Trainer||Chad C. Brown|
|Owner||Covello James, Coleman Thomas and Donheny Racing Stable, LLC|
|Testa Rossi (FR) View Five-Cross Pedigree||Dr Fong||Kris S.|
|Peggy Lane||Dancing Spree|
|Sunday April (FR)|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Haras du Long Champ||($12,743)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
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Stablemates Testa Rossi and Kitten Kaboodle, both graded stakes winners in 2013 from the barn of trainer Chad Brown, will make their first appearances as sophomores in the March 8 Florida Oaks (gr. IIIT) at Tampa Bay.
Here's a follow-up look at racing statistics of juveniles involved in the furosemide observational study results released Dec. 16 by Breeders' Cup from this year's World Championships and two California-bred stakes.
Top-class fillies from the United States and Europe make for a contentious race
Making her first start in the United States, French import Testa Rossi came from far out of it to capture the $200,000 Miss Grillo Stakes (gr. IIIT) by a nose over Sky Painter Oct. 7 on the turf at Belmont Park.
Somewhere in the 12-horse field of the $200,000 Miss Grillo Stakes (gr. IIIT) one would think there is a budding turf star who will have a major impact on the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (gr. IT).
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