Sandivia (IRE) Squares Off Against Lady Lara (IRE) in $300,000 Honey Fox
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Fri 01/04/2016 - 09:22 EDT
On Saturday at Gulfstream Park, the track will host the $300,000 Honey Fox Stakes. Restricted to fillies and mares, the Grade 2 will be held at one mile on the turf and has drawn a field of eight.
Sandivia (IRE) has been installed as the morning line favorite at odds of 9-5 for trainer Todd Pletcher. A five-year-old daughter of Footstepsinthesand (GB), she has been on the board in twelve of her nineteen starts and is a seven-time winner. She is coming out of a runner-up effort in the Royal Delta Stakes (G2) at Gulfstream Park and also won the Marshua’s River Stakes (G3) earlier in the year. Javier Castellano will be aboard and they will break from post position four.
Lady Lara (IRE) trying to defend Honey Fox S. title
Second choice at morning line odds of 5-2 is Lady Lara (IRE) one of two contenders in the race for trainer Bill Mott. A five-year-old daughter of Excellent Art (GB), she is a five-time winner and won the 2015 edition of the Honey Fox Stakes (G2). She was last seen finishing second in the Endeavour Stakes (G3) at Tampa Bay Downs. Jose Lezcano will be aboard and they will break from post position six.
Tammy the Torpedo going for third straight win
Also in the field at morning line odds of 7-2 is Tammy the Torpedo for trainer Chad Brown. A four-year-old daughter of More Than Ready, she has won four of her seven starts and is trying to earn her second consecutive graded stakes victory. She won the Suwannee River Stakes (G3) last time out after scoring in the Tropical Park Oaks. Jockey Joe Bravo will be in the irons from post position five.
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