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Sarah Sis will launch her 4-year-old campaign in the American Beauty Stakes.
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Anne M. Eberhardt

Sarah Sis Returns in American Beauty

The grade II winner will launch her 4-year-old campaign Jan. 23 at Oaklawn.

Joe Ragsdale's Sarah Sis, who won the Oct. 17 Lexus Raven Run (gr. II) at Keeneland in her most recent start, will launch her 4-year-old campaign Jan. 23 in the $100,000 American Beauty Stakes at Oaklawn Park

Sarah Sis is co-highweight at 122 pounds for the six-furlong American Beauty, sharing that distinction with fellow last-out Keeneland winner Meshell. While Sarah Sis took the seven-furlong Raven Run for trainer Ingrid Mason after she prompted the pace in second throughout, Meshell came from as far back as seventh in the $100,000 Fort Springs Stakes Oct. 31 to give trainer Jeff Lynn the victory.

Sarah Sis, a daughter of Sharp Humor, will break from post 2 under jockey Julio Felix. Meshell, by Elusive Quality , will leave from the rail under Chris Emigh for owners Andrew Knapczyk and Douglas S. Arnold.

Alex and JoAnn Lieblong's Spring Included, who missed this race by half-length last year for trainer Steve Hobby, is back to take another try. The 5-year-old Include  mare must do better than the season-ending effort that saw her finish seventh in the Nov. 27 Dream Supreme Stakes at Churchill Downs. Regular rider Joe Rocco Jr. has the mount from the outside post.

Entries: American Beauty S.

Oaklawn Park, Saturday, January 23, 2016, Race 8

  • STK
  • 6f
  • Dirt
  • $100,000
  • 4 yo's & up Fillies and Mares
  • 4:38 PM (local)
11Meshell (KY)Christopher A. Emigh122Jeffery C. Lynn8/1
22Sarah Sis (KY)Keeneland Sales GraduateJulio E. Felix122Ingrid Mason9/5
33Super Saks (KY)Keeneland Sales GraduateTerry J. Thompson122D. Wayne Lukas3/1
44Swing It Dish (KY)Keeneland Sales GraduateAlex Birzer114Jack C. Van Berg30/1
55Haveyougoneaway (NY)Keeneland Sales GraduateJareth Loveberry117Allen Milligan5/1
66Donita's Ruler (KY)Keeneland Sales GraduateCarlos H. Marquez, Jr.114Matt Kordenbrock6/1
77Spring Included (KY)Joseph Rocco, Jr.114Steve Hobby4/1