(Edited Del Mar release)
Ten fillies and mares have been nominated for the Aug. 9 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes (gr. I), the anticipated next start for unbeaten Zenyatta.
Five-year-old Zenyatta, owned by Jerry and Ann Moss and trained by John Shirreffs, will be seeking her 12th lifetime victory as she runs in the Hirsch. Shirreffs plans to work her either Aug. 2 or 3.
Shirreffs also has nominated Life Is Sweet, who was being primed for the Aug. 2 San Diego Stakes but was withdrawn before entry time.
Trainers Barry Abrams and John Sadler have nominated a pair each. Abrams’s nominees are Hot n’ Dusty and Lethal Heat, while Sadler offers Dawn After Dawn and Dawn Before Dawn.
The other nominees: Anabaa’s Creation, trained by Julio Canani; Briecat, trained by Vladimir Cerin; the Doug O’Neill-trained Champagne Eyes; Richard Mandella’s Patricia’s Gem, and Tidal Dance, trained by Peter Eurton.