The beautifully bred filly Anjaz has an excellent shot at her first graded win when she challenges seven female opponents in the $200,000 Long Island Handicap (gr. IIIT) Nov. 9 on the turf at Aqueduct Racetrack.
- Gray or Roan Filly
- Born 2010
|Trainer||William I. Mott|
|Jockey||Jose L. Ortiz|
|Breeder||J. S. McDonald|
|White Rose View Five-Cross Pedigree||Tapit||Pulpit|
|Tap Your Heels|
|Garden Dance||El Prado (IRE)|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Weanling||Whitechurch||Kaizen Sales, agent||$210,000|
|Yearling||Gary Contessa, agent||Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency, agent||$160,000|
|Two-year-old||Hidden Brook Farm, agent||De Meric Sales, agent||$225,000|
Richard Santulli's Laughing has emerged as a middle-distance grass star this year, and hopes to add the Flower Bowl Sept. 28 at Belmont Park to victories in the Diana, Ballston Spa, and Eatontown.
As so often is the case as summer turns to fall, Racing Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott has a stable of Thoroughbreds moving in the right direction.
Front-running favorite Lady Cohiba outlasted the closing White Rose to win the $150,000 Glens Falls Stakes, which was taken off the inner turf and contested on a muddy main track on closing day at Saratoga Sept. 2