$60,000 Roxelana Stakes Featured Race at Churchill
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Fri 19/06/2015 - 13:55 EDT
At 2/1, Willow Hills is the morning line favorite for trainer Ben Colebrook as the unbeaten filly looks for the fourth victory of her career. The four year-old daughter of […]
At 2/1, Willow Hills is the morning line favorite for trainer Ben Colebrook as the unbeaten filly looks for the fourth victory of her career. The four year-old daughter of Distorted Humor broke her maiden March 7, 2014 at Turfway Park in her debut then did not appear at the races again until besting allowance foes April 19, 2015 at Keeneland. Willow Hills backed that performance up with a second-level allowance tally May 21 at Churchill and tackles stakes company for the first time. With James Graham in the saddle, Willow Hills will break from post eight.
Milam gets slight class relief
Milam (3/1) is no stranger to stakes competition having run in grade 3 events in 4 of her last 5 starts and 7 times in her 11-race career. The Roxelana represents a logical class drop for the four year-old daughter of Street Sense who has a second place finish and two thirds in her stakes tries, but no wins. In her most recent outing, Milam ran fourth in the Grade 3 Winning Colors May 25 at Churchill.
Donita's Ruler goes for stakes repeat
Donita’s Ruler (4/1) is a logical contender after winning the My Juliet Stakes May 23 at Parx. The Matt Kordenbrock trainee has won 7 of 16 in her career for earnings of $207,380.
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