Caren Looms as Heavy Favorite in $125,000 Victoria Queen Stakes

Caren Looms as Heavy Favorite in $125,000 Victoria Queen Stakes

Category : News - Fri 09/10/2015 - 19:20 EDT

On Saturday at Woodbine, the featured race is the $125,000 Victoria Queen Stakes. Scheduled to be run at six-furlongs on the all-weather main track, the stakes race has drawn a field of eight Ontario-bred two-year-old fillies.

Caren is listed as the overwhelming even-money favorite for trainer Micahel DePaulo. A bay daughter of Society Chairman, she was purchased for $45,000 as a yearling and has three wins from four starts. After winning her first three outings, she was third in her graded stakes debut last time out in the Natalma Stakes (G2). She is switching back to the main track and is scheduled to break from post position seven under jockey Jesse Campbell.

Pure Purity getting class test after maiden win

Second choice at 7-2 on the morning line is Pure Purity, one of two fillies in the race for trainer Ralph Biamonte. A bay daughter of Perfect Soul (IRE), she is also bred by her trainer and owned in partnership by him and Danny Lococo. She is stepping up to stakes company for the first time after breaking her maiden in her debut in front-running fashion at Woodbine in September. Omar Moreno will be back aboard from post position two.

Crumlin Spirit looking for first career score

Also in the field at morning line odds of 8-1 is Crumlin Spirit for trainer Michael Doyle. A bay daughter of Court Vision, she has yet to break her maiden from four starts but has been second in her last three races, two of which came against stakes competition. She was second as the favorite against maiden company last time out. David Moran will remain aboard and they will break from post position four as she tries for a breakthrough win. 

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