Arnmore Thoroughbreds and Even Keel Thoroughbreds’ undefeated graded stakes-winner Gala Model places her good document on the road in Sunday’s Grade 2, $200,000 Miss Grillo, a 1 1/16-mile inside turf check for juvenile fillies, at Belmont on the Huge A.
The Miss Grillo, carded as Race 5, is one in all two Breeders’ Cup “Win and You are In” races slated for Sunday’s 10-race card, and affords the winner computerized entry to the Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf on November 3 at Santa Anita Park. The cardboard additionally options the Grade 2, $200,000 Pilgrim in Race 7, which affords computerized entry into the Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf. First publish is 1:05 p.m. Japanese.
Gala Model, a chestnut daughter of Violence, was final seen scoring her first stakes coup when defeating males within the Grade 3 With Anticipation on August 31 at Saratoga Race Course, rerouting to that race after the P.G. Johnson was rained off the turf the day prior. Ridden to victory by Jose Ortiz, Gala Model confirmed a powerful flip of foot when rallying from last-of-7 within the 1 1/16-mile check, getting up simply in time with an eight-wide transfer to finest Carson’s Run by a half-length. Carson’s Run exited that race to win the Grade 1 Summer season at Woodbine.
The With Anticipation victory gave Mott his second stakes victory in as many days that week at Saratoga, including to a win the day prior with Magic Cross when the aforementioned P.G. Johnson was moved to the primary monitor. Fortunately for Gala Model, Arnmore Thoroughbreds’ CEO Megan Jones had inspired Mott to appoint the filly to each the P.G. Johnson and the With Anticipation.
“She appears to be doing properly,” mentioned Mott. “It could not have labored out higher this summer season together with her and Magic Cross. It was an incredible couple of days. Megan made positive we have been nominated for each races and had that choice. She was very good.”
Gala Model, who received her debut in related trend on August 6 sprinting 5 1/2 furlongs, has labored again twice since her breakout victory, most just lately protecting a half-mile in 50.85 seconds Saturday over Saratoga Oklahoma grime coaching monitor.
A $30,000 buy on the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, Gala Model is out of the a number of graded/group stakes-winning Lord of England mare Olorda and is a half-sister to the stakes-placed James Aloysius.
Ortiz retains the mount from publish 8.
Corridor of Fame coach Todd Pletcher may have three probabilities to safe his third win on this occasion as he saddles maiden winner Life’s an Audible [post 3, Irad Ortiz, Jr.] and the maiden pair of Appellate [post 1, Trevor McCarthy] and Later Darling [post 10, Dylan Davis].
Repole Secure’s Life’s an Audible enters from a rallying 1 1/4-length commencement at second asking on September 2 at Saratoga. The chestnut was 4 1/2 lengths again in fourth on the stretch name, however displayed a powerful closing kick beneath Irad Ortiz, Jr. to inch clear down the lane and safe the victory. The trouble garnered a 75 Beyer Pace Determine, a marked enchancment from her debut in a one-mile off-the-turf occasion the place she was given a 22 Beyer for a distant fourth-place end.
Pletcher mentioned he had initially thought of the six-furlong Grade 3 Matron on October 8 right here, however determined to strive stretching Life’s an Audible out for the Miss Grillo. Her sire, the Pletcher-trained New York-bred Audible, was a a number of graded stakes-winner on grime at distances as much as 9 furlongs, whereas her broodmare sire, Knowledge Hyperlink, was a a number of graded stakes-winner on turf as much as 9 furlongs.
“She stepped up properly on the grass, though it was solely 5 and a half [furlongs],” Pletcher mentioned of her debut. “She appears to essentially benefit from the grass, so we’ll see if she handles the mile and a sixteenth.”
Medallion Racing, Omar Aldabbagh, CMNWLTH, Mark Stanton, Lennie Rhoades and Barry Fowler’s Appellate was defeated a head in each of her begins this summer season on the Spa, most just lately in a September 3 maiden tilt going the Miss Grillo distance. There, she tracked the tempo a detailed second by means of the primary half-mile and dueled with Weigh the Dangers from the highest of the stretch to the wire to come back up simply shy and garner a 62 Beyer.
The darkish bay daughter of Structure got here from off the tempo in her July 23 debut and briefly led within the stretch, however was nailed by returning foe Laborious to Justify on the wire.
“We’ll take a shot. If she had received by a nostril, we would be doing it,” mentioned Pletcher. “I assumed she ran properly sufficient to earn an opportunity. In equity, she ran onerous and received beat by a few good fillies it seemed like.”
Appellate was a $250,000 buy on the Keeneland September Yearling Sale and is out of the a number of graded stakes-winning Grand Slam mare Leigh Courtroom, the 2013 Sovereign Award-winner for Champion 3-12 months-Previous Filly in Canada.
J and J Stables, It is All Concerning the Ladies Secure, Paul Braverman and Timothy Pinch’s Later Darling completed a neck again of Appellate within the aforementioned September 3 maiden, closing from Ninth-of-10 to safe present honors 2 1/4 lengths forward of Sensing Flatter. The Extra Than Prepared gray improved from a closing fourth in a key August 6 maiden that noticed second and third-place finishers Weigh the Dangers and It is Sizzling in Right here graduate subsequent out.
The $175,000 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall Yearling Sale buy is out of the profitable Rockport Harbor mare Froyo Star, a half-sister to the three-time Grade 1-winning millionaire Candy Cause, in addition to You Laughin, the dam of Group 1-winer Zenden.
R. T Racing Secure and Victoria’s Ranch’s Camila T [post 6, Carlos Olivero] was a powerful winner on debut for coach Juan Avila, dominating a five-furlong maiden tilt on August 19 at Monmouth Park by 13 lengths. The Irish-bred No Nay By no means bay led at every level of name beneath returning rider Carlos Olivero and drew off strongly down the lane to finish the course in 57.88 seconds. She was awarded a field-best 90 Beyer for the win.
Camila T bought for $115,309 on the 2022 Goffs Orby Yearling Sale and boasts a powerful feminine household, with second dam being twin Group 1-winner Think about. Together with Camila T’s dam, the unraced Conflict Entrance mare Simply Imagining, Think about has produced Group 1 winners Horacio Nelson and Van Gogh, Group 2-winner Viscount Nelson, graded stakes-winner Level Piper, and a number of group-placed Crimson Rock Canyon.
Finishing the sphere are the stakes-placed Dancing Spirit [post 5, Kendrick Carmouche] for proprietor/coach Adam Rice; maiden winners Sierra Sky [post 9, Javier Castellano] for Corridor of Fame coach Mark Casse, Memorialize [post 7, Manny Franco] for coach Graham Movement, Gold Lightning [post 4, Joel Rosario] for conditioner Brad Cox; the pair of debut winner Laborious to Justify [post 2, Flavien Prat] and maiden Metal Lute [post 12, Jose Lezcano] for coach Chad Brown; and the Cherie DeVaux-trained maiden Whimsically [post 11, Junior Alvarado].
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