The win marks her 11th career score for Bell’s the One, her sixth overall at Churchill Downs, and her second in a row. She joined coach Neil Pessin with the August 13 score in Lady Tak Stakes at the Louisville circuit.
Ridden made by Corey Lanerie, Bell’s the One ran six stretches on a fast track in 1:09.43.
As expected, Joyful Cadence commanded speed in the compact field of three mares and mares as she tumbled down the back of the seat the first quarter mile at: 22.17 with Sconsin two lengths or more back and Bell is another three behind.
Sconsin started teamfights with the lead in the home leg and drew even with Joyful Cadence at the top of the ramp when both hit the half mile in: 45.16.
Bell’s the One has spotted leads that come in a variety of lengths but starts to hit her best stride when she leans out in the upper stretch. She reacted easily in the third column sixteen as she was rocked by Lanerie, and got ahead of Joyful Cadence and Sconsin in the final with a good kick and relentlessly overcame the duo for sixteen. last mile.
“She’s always given her best and I’m very confident with her today,” Lanerie said. “It was a short course but we could still use her slow-paced tactic. I reminded her a few times to stay late but she knew where the rope was and finished. Work.”
Bell’s the One improved her record to 13-5-3 from 27 starts, with earnings of $2,000,675.
She’s currently 6th out of 12 in Churchill Downs and 9 out of 10 at the six-section long gap.
“I wasn’t originally going to run in this position but (Bell’s the One) told me she needed to run,” Pessin said. “So we ran. She runs well wherever she goes but has always loved running here at Churchill. If she told me she wanted to run for three weeks, we’d come.” October 8) Purebred Club of America (G2) at Keeneland and if she’s ready to run by then we’ll be looking at the Breeders’ Cup.”
Bell’s the One is a 6-year-old daughter of Missing testicles get out Street Cry mare Street Mate . She was bred in Kentucky by Bret Jones. All five of Street Mate’s starters were winners, although Bell’s the One was her only graded winner. The longing mare Collected filly just sold for $200,000 to Lothenbach Stables at Keeneland September Yearling Sale, and she dropped a Not this time colt March 8. It was bred to Charlatan in 2023.
Miles ahead complete inches in front
Jay Em Ess Stable’s Miles Ahead inches completed before pacesetter Isolation and closer Necker Island dominated the three-horse photo to win the Louisville Thoroughbred Society Stakes $265,000 on Saturday.
Miles Ahead ran six trailers in 1:09.02 under the leadership of racer Martin Garcia, who steered the winning wheel for coach Paul McGee and owner Samantha Siegel.
Miles Ahead (centre) wins the Louisville Thoroughbred Society Stakes
Isolate was a lucky runner-up after he finished very early. He led the field with eight older horses passing fast fractions of: 21.34 and: 44.15 as Miles Ahead followed from fourth place. Urged throughout, he maintained his abrasive power and, after attempting to bid along the inside, changed his course to the outside of the Isolate as they approached the sixteenth pole. Skimming to the very end, he dominates the tight bob.
“The later I asked about him, the more he found,” says Garcia. “The race was set up really well for us and in the deep (Isolate) came in front of us but I was able to pull and he dug deep to keep him.”
Miles Ahead paid $7.46 for the $2 winning ticket and improved his record to 12-4-1 from 25 starts, with earnings of $644,503. It was the third equity win of his career and the first outside Gulfstream Park. A year ago, he won Smile Sprint Stakes (G3), and in February, he beat Watch discharge stock to win $150,000 Gulfstream Park Sprint Stakes. Prior to that, Miles Ahead completed a tough second in Kelly’s Overnight Bet on July 2 at Churchill.
“We gave him a break from the Kelly’s Landing train and aimed to do this over the summer,” said McGee. “He trained well going into this race and put in a lot of effort during halftime.”
Bred in Kentucky by Nicholas M. Lotz & Betsy Kelley from the mare Awesome Again Jennie R., Miles Ahead was purchased $175,000 by Ellman, Melin, Plesa from Top Line Sales for the March Sales Program. 2019 by Ocala Breeders’ -Year-Olds in Training. He also went through the ring at the 2018 September Keeneland Sale, where he sold it to Billy Williams and was consigned by James Keogh. He was privately purchased by Jay Em Ess after his Gulfstream Park Sprint score, and won for the first time in four starts to his new owner.
Black-Type winner Jennie R. had four winners from four starters. These include ranked black category 2 winners La Grange and deposit Magic D’Oro. Her last reported pony was born in 2019.
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