Seven Juvenile Fillies Set for $100,000 Bolton Landing Stakes
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Tue 18/08/2015 - 16:28 EDT
Island Saint has been installed as the morning line favorite for trainer Todd Pletcher. A chestnut daughter of Speightstown bred and owned by Siena Farm, she is entered for the main track only. She broke her maiden in her career debut as the favorite over a field of nine rivals when she went gate to wire to win by 2 ¾ lengths. John Velazquez piloted her to victory last time out and will be back aboard from the outside post.
Bruised Orange back after a trip to Royal Ascot
Second choice at odds of 2-1 is Bruised Orange, one of two fillies in the race for trainer Wesley Ward. A chestnut daughter of City Zip, she was purchased for $80,000 and will be making her first start since shipping to Great Britain to compete at Royal Ascot in June. She broke her maiden in her first start at Keeneland in April and will have jockey Rafael Hernandez aboard from post position two.
Laxfield Road part of a loaded pair for Ward
Also in the field is at odds of 5-2 is Laxfield Road, the other contender from the Wesley Ward barn. A bay daughter of Quality Road owned in part by wide receiver Wes Welker, she broke her maiden in her debut at Keeneland in April and subsequently finished fifteenth against stakes company at Royal Ascot. She has been training steadily since then and will have Joel Rosario aboard from post six.
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