Bank Audit will be looking to keep her two-race win streak in tact when she takes the gate for Saturday's $150,000 Bed o' Roses Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. III) at Aqueduct.
The 4-year-old Virginia-bred filly will stretch out to a mile for the Bed o' Roses following back-to-back wins, going six and seven furlongs, respectively, in a March 9 allowance optional claiming contest and a length score in the March 26 Distaff Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. II).
A daughter of Wild Rush, Bank Audit is conditioned by Frank LaBocetta Jr., for Robert Amendola.
In addition to winning the Distaff, Bank Audit began the year with a five-length win in the six-furlong Interborough Handicap and was second in the six-furlong Correction Handicap. Both races were at Aqueduct.
Jockey Richard Migliore gets the mount aboard Bank Audit carrying a top weight of 119 pounds.
Providing a tough challenge to Bank Audit will be Cativa, who seeks to return to her winning form after finishing a dull fifth in the Distaff Breeders' Cup Handicap.
The daughter of Sir Cat
began the year with consecutive wins in a six-furlong allowance optional claiming contest at Aqueduct and a two-length score in the Barbara Fritchie Handicap (gr. II) at Laurel Park.
Richard Dutrow Jr. conditions Cativa for the partnership of Sanford Goldfab, Manorwood Stables, Chris Carney, and Ira Davis.
Edgar Prado has the mount aboard Cativa carrying 117 pounds. The field for Saturday's $150,000 Bed o' Roses Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. III):
1-- Cativa (Edgar Prado, 117)
2-- Bank Audit (Richard Migliore, 119)
3-- Actcellent (Eriluis Vaz, 114)
4-- Pleasant Home (Cornelio Velasquez, 114)
5-- Traci Girl (Michael Luzzi, 114)
6-- Childress (Aaron Gryder, 114)
7-- Spectacular Moon (Norberto Arroyo, 114)