Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin reported
Sunday that Alpha and Miss Netta, respective runner-up and
third-place finishers in the Champagne
and Frizette, had both emerged from their races in good order.
“Everyone came back in good
shape and of this morning, all systems are ‘go’ for the
Breeders’ Cup [Juvenile and Juvenile Fillies], but we still have to
discuss it with all the parties and see for sure,” he said.
Both juveniles were eye-catching
maiden winners at Saratoga
and made just their second starts in yesterday’s stakes. Alpha got away
slowly in the Champagne but kicked on in the stretch to grab second by a neck,
while Miss Netta ran greenly as she trailed through the early stakes of the
Frizette, but came home well to collect show honors.
Alpha and Miss Netta will be joined
by dual Grade 1 winner It’s Tricky,
headed to the Ladies’ Classic, and speedy Trappe Shot, looking at either the Sprint or the Dirt Mile, in
the Breeders’ Cup..