Making her turf debut, Summer Soiree disposed of pacesetter Salary Drive on the turn for home and romped to victory by 8 1/2 lengths in the $155,000 Boiling Springs Stakes (gr. III) at Monmouth Park June 25.
- Dark Bay or Brown Filly
- Born 2008
|Trainer||Edward Plesa, Jr.|
|Owner||Joel A. Kligman|
|Salary Drive View Five-Cross Pedigree||Mizzen Mast||Cozzene|
|Sporty Card||On to Glory|
|What a Card|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Hinkle Farms, agent||($14,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
Pontenuovo, a group III winner at Deauville last year, makes her United States debut for trainer Patrick Biancone in the $150,000 Boiling Springs Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the turf at Monmouth Park June 25.
R Heat Lightning devoured six rivals in the 1 1/8-mile Gulfstream Oaks (gr. II), powering home to a 8 1/4-length victory under John Velazquez for her second straight dominating win.
R Heat Lightning, a dominant winner last time out and one of the favorites for the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), is the horse to beat in the $300,000 Gulfstream Oaks (gr. II) on April 2.