Photo: NYRA, Adam Coglianese
Undefeated Agave Kiss
worked five furlongs in a bullet 1:00.43 this morning at Aqueduct Racetrack as
she continues preparations for her next start, the Grade 3, $150,000 Victory
Ride on July 7. The six-furlong race for 3-year-old fillies will be making its Belmont Park debut after an eight-year run at
Saratoga Race Course and will share the card with the 127th running
of the Grade 2, $350,000 Suburban Handicap.
Agave Kiss has won all six of her starts in front-running fashion by a
combined margin of 30 lengths, most recently a 5 ½-length score in the Miss
Preakness at Pimlico on May 18.
“We’re very happy with the way she’s been
doing,” said Rudy Rodriguez, who trains the New York-bred Lion Heart
filly for Flying Zee Stables, LLC. “The Victory Ride is the next spot for
her, and after that, we’ll keep our fingers crossed and point for the
[Grade 1, $300,000] Prioress at Saratoga