Tessa Blue powers away in the Inside Information.

Tessa Blue powers away in the Inside Information.

Rick Samuels

Tessa Blue Demolishes Inside Information Field

Tessa Blue kicked off the Breeders' Cup World Championships stakes undercard when she went wire-to-wire and demolished the field in the $250,000 Inside Information Breeders' Cup Stakes at Monmouth Park Oct. 26.

Tessa Blue kicked off the Breeders' Cup World Championships stakes undercard when she went wire-to-wire and demolished the field in the $250,000 Inside Information Breeders' Cup Stakes at Monmouth Park Oct. 26. Lost Etiquette finished second, while Talkin About Love checked in third.

Tessa Blue, a 3-year-old daughter of Awesome Again  out of the Conquistador Cielo mare Blue Sky Princess, was ridden by Mike Smith. She set fractions of :24 1/5, :48, 1:11 4/5, and 1:35 2/5 before completing the 1 1/16-mile race in 1:41 3/5 over a sloppy track.

The winner paid $4.80, $3.40, and $2.40. Lost Etiquette paid $5 and $2.60, while Talkin About Love paid $2.20.

Frank Brothers trains Tessa Blue for Bruce Lunsford. She was bred in Maryland by Frank Wright.