Strong Pair for Martin Wolfson in $150,000 Sunshine Millions Filly and Mare Turf
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Thu 14/01/2016 - 11:06 EST
On Saturday at Gulfstream Park, Sunshine Millions Day will kick off with the $150,000 Sunshine Millions Filly and Mare Turf. Restricted to Florida-breds, the stakes race will be run at a mile and a sixteenth on the turf and has drawn a field of seven.
Lori’s Store tops the field as the morning line favorite at odds of 2-1 and is one of two mares in the race for trainer Martin Wolfson. A six-year-old daughter of El Prado (IRE), the gray mare is a six-time career winner and is a multiple stakes winner. She was last seen finishing third in the South Beach Stakes at Gulfstream Park and has clocked a recent bullet workout. John Velazquez will be aboard and they will break from post position five.
E B Ryder looking to improve off recent form
The second choice at morning line odds of 3-1 is E B Ryder and she also comes out of the Wolfson barn. A six-year-old daughter of Bluegrass Cat, the multiple stakes winner has been on the board sixteen times and is looking for her sixth career victory. She has gone winless since May of 2014 and was second in the Soaring Softly Stakes last time out. Irad Ortiz, Jr. will be aboard and they will break from post position four.
Stakes debut for Comet Sixty Two
Also in the field at morning line odds of 8-1 is Comet Sixty Two for trainer Chad Brown. A five-year-old daughter of Stroll, the gray mare has been on the board in twelve of her nineteen starts and is a three-time winner. She is stepping up to stakes competition for the first time and was last seen winning an optional claiming race at Gulfstream Park. Edgard Zayas will be aboard and they will break from post position two.
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