Honey Hues held off the stretch challenge from I'm Already Sexy June 7 at Churchill Downs to win the $100,000 Early Times Mint Julep Handicap (gr. III) and earn the first stakes victory of her career.
Unbridled Express was represented by his initial winner when his first starter, Express Model, posted an impressive maiden victory in her second start July 24 in the fourth race at Indiana Downs.
Although she is not among the 14 horses with sufficient graded stakes earnings needed to get in the starting gate, Sheer Beauty continues to work toward the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I).
Citizen, ridden by Jon Court, rallied along the inside to open a wide lead in the stretch and then held on by a head over fast-closing Flying Private in the $50,000 Mountain Valley Stakes at odds of 29-1 Feb. 28 at Oaklawn Park.
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