Victory Ride Stakes at Belmont Park on July 8

Race 9: Victory Rides,(Grade III). For three-year-old fillies at 6 1/2 furlongs on dirt. Purse $150,000.

PP Filly Jockey Trainer M/L
1 Cosita Mia Luis Saez Thomas Albertrani 30/1
2 D J’s Favorite Junior Alvarado Linda Rice 30/1
3 Separationofpowers Jose Ortiz Chad C. Brown 4/1
4 Sower Irad Ortiz, Jr. Linda Rice 5/1
5 Mia Mischief Ricardo Santana, Jr. Steve Asmussen 2/1
6 Dixie Serenade Mychel Sanchez Edward J. Coletti, Jr. 15/1
7 Take Charge Paula Joel Rosario Kiaran McLaughlin 15/1
8 Spectator Javier Castellano Michelle Nevin 5/1
9 Devine Mischief Manuel Franco Joe Sharp 12/1
10 Classy Act Brian Hernandez, Jr. Bret Calhoun 6/1
11 Norma’s Charm Dylan Davis Uriah St. Lewis 50/1

Mia Mischief has wins in three of her last four starts, She won the Eight Belles Stakes presented by Kentucky Trailer (Grade II) at Churchill Downs May 4th. Downs. Her only defeat was in the Dixie Belle Stakes at Oaklawn Park on January 20th.

Take Charge Paula has posted solid performance in routes as well as shorter races. She started her campaign with a 3 1/2 length win in the Forward Gal Stakes, (Grade III), at Gulfstream Park on February 3rd at seven furlongs. She finished second in the Davona Dale Stakes, (Grade II), going one mile March 3 at Gulfstream on March 3rd. She finished second in the Gulfstream Park Oaks (Grade II) on March 31st. She set the pace for a half-mile in the Longines Kentucky Oaks (Grade I) at Churchill Downs then fell out of the race and finished last. She ran third in her last start the Jersey Girl Stakes on June 10th.

Separationofpowers will be making her first start since a fourth-place finish in the 14 Hands Winery Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (Grade I) at Del Mar on November 4th. She ran third in the Spinaway Stakes (Grade I)  at Saratoga Race Course on September 2nd. She won Frizette Stakes (Grade I) by 3 1/2 lengths at Belmont but was off the board in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies at Del Mar on November 4th.

Spectator ran second in the Santa Anita Oaks, (Grade I),on April 7th. She won an Allowance Optional Claiming race at Santa Anita Park on March 18th. Spectator won the Sorrento Stakes,( Grade II), at Del Mar on August 5th. She finished third in the Grade 1 Del Mar Debutante ,( Grade I), at Del Mar on September 2nd.

Sower is undefeated in her three starts. She won the Jersey Girl Stakes at Belmont Park on June 10th by 4 3/4 lengths.

Classy Act won he last race an Allowance Optional Claiming race at Churchill Downs on June 1st. She finished tenth in the Kentucky Oaks on May 4th. Her best stake race performance was finishing second in the Rachel Alexandra at Fair Ground on February 17th.

Our Top Three Picks are:

  • Sower
  • Mia Mischief
  • Spectator



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