INGLEWOOD, Calif. (July 17, 2013)—Cinderella Stakes winner Sprouts will try for her third victory in a row when she faces seven other California bred or sired 2-year-old fillies in the $100,000 California Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association Stakes Friday at Del Mar.
Post time at Del Mar is 4 p.m. Track gates at Betfair Hollywood Park will open at 10 a.m. for simulcasts.
Owned by breeder J. Paul Reddam’s Reddam Racing LLC and trained by Edward Freeman, Sprouts followed a 5 ½ length maiden victory May 16 with a decisive (3 ½ lengths) score in the Cinderella June 15.
A daughter of Square Eddie and the Yankee Victor mare Ann Summers Gold, Sprouts has earned $92,240 in three starts.
The field includes five other fillies – Pay the Debt, Evening News, Time for Angie, Harlington’s Rose and Smoove It, who is also owned and bred by Reddam – that were maiden winners during the Spring/Summer meet at Betfair Hollywood Park.
From inside out, the field for the 60th CTBA Stakes: Sprouts, Mario Gutierrez rides, 122 pounds; Pay the Debt, Jorge Carreno, 120; Evening News, Martin Pedroza, 118; Eddies Curl, Chantal Sutherland, 118; Time for Angie, Edwin Maldonado, 120; Harlington’s Rose, Joe Talamo, 120; Say’s Who, Garrett Gomez, 118 and Smoove It, Kevin Krigger, 120.
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