Sheer Drama Taking on Eight in $300,000 La Troienne Stakes
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Wed 29/04/2015 - 15:47 EDT
Sheer Drama has been tabbed as the favorite in the wide open field at morning line odds of 3-1 for trainer David Fawkes. A five-year-old daughter of Burning Roma, she […]
Sheer Drama has been tabbed as the favorite in the wide open field at morning line odds of 3-1 for trainer David Fawkes. A five-year-old daughter of Burning Roma, she has won four her fifteen starts and comes into this race off of the biggest victory of her career, the Royal Delta Stakes (G2) in March. She will be trying to earn her first Grade 1 victory and will have regular jockey Joe Bravo in the irons from post position five.
My Miss Sophia launching comeback for new barn
Second choice at 7-2 is My Miss Sophia who will be making her first start for trainer Bill Mott. A four-year-old daughter of Unbridled’s Song purchased for $260,000 as a yearling, she has been on the sidelines since finishing fifth as the heavy favorite in a minor stakes race at Monmouth Park in September. She has been training forwardly for her return to the races and will have Javier Castellano up from post two.
Molly Morgan looking to avenge last year's runner up effort
Also in the field at morning line odds of 4-1 is Molly Morgan, the runner-up in the 2014 running of the La Troienne. Trained by Dale Romans, the six-year-old mare is a seven-time career winner and will be trying to move forward after finishing third in the Royal Delta (G2) in her first start of the year. Regular rider Corey Lanerie will remain aboard and they are scheduled to break from post position eight.
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