Bellafina Wins the Las Virgenes Stakes, (GII), at Santa Anita

The Las Virgenes Stakes is a prep race for the 2019 Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs on May 3rd. Points toward a spot in the 2019 Kentucky Oaks will be awarded on a 10-4-2-1 scale. Bellafina received 10, Enaya Alrabb received 4, Calf Moon Bay received 4, and Mother Mother received 1.

Current Oaks points for the Las Virgenes Stakes is: Bellafina with 32, Mother Mother with 10, Enaya Alrabb with 8, Calf Moon Bay with 2and Tomlin with 2.

Race 5. Las Virgenes Stakes, (GII). For three-year-old fillies at 1 mile on dirt. Purse $200,000.

Entries:

PP Filly Jockey Trainer M/L
1 Calf Moon Bay Joel Rosario Jerry Hollendorfer 12/1
2 Enaya Alrabb Mike Smith Doug O’Neill 4/1
3 Bellafina Flavien Prat Simon Callaghan 2/5
4 Mother Mother Drayden Van Dyke Bob Baffert 7/2
5 Tomlin Tyler Baze Steven Specht 15/1

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Filly Win Place Win
Bellafina 2.20 2.10 2.10
Enaya Alrabb 3.40 2.40
Calf Moon Bay 3.20

Mother Mother Ran fourth.

Running time – 1:35.99.

Bellafina went off as the 1/9 favorite. She went gate-to-wire.

Bellafina was awarded 10 points for the 2019 Kentucky Oaks.

Our Top Three Picks

  • Bellafina – Our Best Bet of the Day but with very low odds.
  • Enaya Alrabb
  • Mother Mother

 

 

 

 

 

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