Fantastic Style

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Fantastic Style Invades for Beaumont

West Coast shipper one of two Bob Baffert trainees entered April 11-12 at Keeneland.

Kaleem Shah's Fantastic Style, riding a two-race win streak at Santa Anita Park, heads a field of seven 3-year-old fillies entered for the $250,000 Adena Springs Beaumont (gr. II) on April 12 at Keeneland.

The Beaumont, run at about seven furlongs and 184 feet on the main track, will go as the eighth race on Sunday's nine-race program with a post time of 4:42 p.m. ET. It is the final race on the Road to the Kentucky Oaks, offering 17 points on a 10-4-2-1 scale to the top four finishers, respectively, but none of the Beaumont starters will emerge with enough points to crack the leaderboard limited to 14 starters for the $1 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) on May 1.

Trained by Hall of Famer Bob Baffert, Fantastic Style has won two of three starts and was the 1-2 favorite when she won her most recent outing against allowance/optional claiming company Feb. 26. John Velazquez has the mount from post 2 aboard the Harlan's Holiday filly, who was a $525,000 purchase from the 2014 Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s spring sale of 2-year-olds in training when selected by Donato Lanni from the Eisaman Equine consignment.

Returning to the dirt for Sunday's race after respective second- and fourth-place finishes in the Bourbonette Oaks (gr. III) over the Turfway Park Polytrack surface are Sweet Success and Harlan's Destiny.

Trained by Rusty Arnold, Sweet Success is owned by G. Watts Humphrey Jr. and W.S. Farish. A maiden winner at Gulfstream Park before running in the Bourbonette, the homebred daughter of Candy Ride  will be ridden by Corey Lanerie from post 3.

Harlan's Destiny, another daughter of Harlan's Holiday, had a four-race win streak for owner James Miller snapped in the Bourbonette in her 2015 debut. Channing Hill has the mount from post 4.

Divine Dawn, runner-up in the March 7 Allen LaCombe Memorial Stakes at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, allowance winner Zeven, and a pair of first-out maiden winners looking to step up in their second starts—Miss Ella and Delightful Joycomplete the field.

Entries: Adena Springs Beaumont S. (G2)

Keeneland, Sunday, April 12, 2015, Race 8

  • Grade II
  • About 7f
  • Dirt
  • $250,000
  • 3 yo Fillies
  • 4:42 PM (local)
PPHorseJockeyWgtTrainerM/L
11Divine Dawn (KY)Keeneland Sales GraduateKerwin D. Clark118J. Larry Jones-
22Fantastic Style (KY)Keeneland Sales GraduateJohn R. Velazquez118Bob Baffert-
33Sweet Success (KY)Corey J. Lanerie118George R. Arnold, II-
44Harlan's Destiny (WV)Keeneland Sales GraduateChanning Hill118Wayne M. Catalano-
55Zeven (KY)Keeneland Sales GraduateJavier Castellano118Eddie Kenneally-
66Miss Ella (KY)Keeneland Sales GraduateRajiv Maragh118H. Graham Motion-
77Delightful Joy (KY)Paco Lopez118Chad C. Brown-