Grade I winner and classic-placed Bodemeister was crowned Virginia-bred Horse of the Year and 2012 champion Virginia-bred 3-year-old colt when annual awards were presented July 6 at Colonial Downs.
Stopshoppingmaria, making just her third start since finishing second in the 2011 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (gr. IIT), won the allowance feature on the grass at Gulfstream Park Dec. 14.
Roxy Gap, enjoying a solid campaign so far this year with a pair of graded wins and two seconds in her past four starts, tries to transfer her form to turf against a good field in the $150,000 Royal North Stakes (Can-IIIT).
Jockey C.C. Lopez, who was thrown to the track after his mount, Happy Face, broke her left fore ankle in Friday's third race at Aqueduct, suffered a broken left thumb and cracked ribs, according to his agent, James Riccio Jr.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Atlantic Tap||Kellyn Gorder||
|Autumn Affair||Timothy M. Collins||
|Cho Cho Cat||Ronda Hutchinson||
|Classy Zip||Michael J. Maker||
|Go Allie||King T. Leatherbury||
|Happy Face||Jonathan E. Sheppard||
|Heaven Knows What||Michael J. Trombetta||
|Lion Down by Me||E. G. Pete Twisdale||
|Miss Oil||Tara E. Terrace||
|Vestido||William F. Springer||
|Wardelle||Scott A. Lake||
Upcoming Stakes Entries
|Gold Cup S.||DED|
|Fiesta Mile S.||RET|
|Texas Horse Racing Hall of Fame S.||RET|
|New Mexico Classic Cup Distaff Sprint Championship S.||ZIA|