Six Juvenile Fillies Set for $50,000 Letellier Memorial Stakes
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Fri 19/12/2014 - 13:37 EST
On Saturday at Fair Grounds, two-year-old fillies will take center stage in the $50,000 Letellier Memorial Stakes. The six-furlong contest has drawn a field of six juveniles.
Promise Me Silver, tabbed as the morning line favorite at odds of 9-5, will put her undefeated streak on the line for trainer William Bret Calhoun. Bred in Texas by owner Robert Luttrell, the gray daughter of Silver City has won all three career starts including a pair of stakes victories. She was last seen defeating a field of seven rivals as the heavy favorite at Retama. She has been training steadily since then and will have Robbie Albarado back aboard from post two.
Stakes debut for I'm a Looker
Second choice at 5-2 on the morning line is I’m a Looker for trainer Pat Dupuy. A chestnut daughter of Henny Hughes, she broke her maiden at first asking at Churchill Downs in September. Last time out, she was second against a quality optional claiming field. She will be making her stakes debut as she goes for her second career win. Brian Hernandez, Jr. will be in the irons for the first time and they are scheduled to break from post three.
True to You training sharply at Fair Grounds
Also in the field at morning line odds of 3-1 is True to You for trainer Tom Amoss and Midwest Thoroughbreds. Purchased for $115,000, the dark bay daughter of Scat Daddy has won two of her four starts and is coming into this race off of a victory against allowance company in October. Since that win, she has clocked consecutive bullet workouts at Fair Grounds. James Graham will be aboard and they will break from the outside post.
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