Race 8. Dr. James Penny Memorial Stakes, (Grade III). For three -year-old fillies and mare at 1 1/16 miles on turf. Purse $200,000.
|1||Imply||Julio Hernandez||Bernard Houghton||15/1|
|2||Hawksmoor||Julien Leparoux||Arnaud Delacour||9/5|
|3||Truth in the Lies||Jairo Rendon||Louis Linder, Jr.||20/1|
|4||Ultra Brat||Jose Ortiz||Graham Motion||2/1|
|5||Lift Up||Mario Pino||Michael Dickinson||5/1|
|6||Fifty Five||Javier Castellano||Chad Brown||3/1|
Hawksmoor has lost her last five straight races. She has finished second in the 2017 Matriarch Stakes (Grade I on Turf) at Del Mar and the First Lady Stakes (Grade I) at Keeneland. Hawksmoor won the 2017 New York Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (Grade II on Turf).
Ultra Brat will be making her first start since winning the May 19 Gallorette Stakes (Grade III on Turf) by more than 10 lengths on the turf at Pimlico Race Course. She won the Marshua’s River Stakes (Grad III on Turf) at Gulfstream Park on January 13th. She ran third in the Suwannee River Stakes at Gulfstream Park on February 10th.
Fifty Five finished second in the Mount Vernon Stakes for New York-bred fillies and mares May 28th on the Belmont Park turf. She ran second, in her other start in 2018, Plenty of Grace Stakes at Aqueduct on April 14th.
Lift Up has scored two in her two starts in 2018. She won the Miss Liberty Stakes on June 9th at Monmouth Park. Her prior victory was in an Allowance Optional Claiming race at Pimlico on May 12th.
Imply won the Lyphard Stakes at Penn National on June 2nd. She finished fourth to Lift Up in her other 2018 start an Allowance Optional Claiming race at Pimlco on May 12th.
Truth in the Lies won a $25,000 Claiming race at Belmont Park on June 3rd. by 2 3/4 lengths. Her other three 2018 races were Allowance Optional Claiming races. She recorded two fourths and one fifth in those races.
Out Top Three Picks are:
- Ultra Brat
- Lift Up