Bobina, who has won the first two
starts of her career for owner-breeder Haras Santa Maria de Aras and Avila,
returns to the turf in the Senorita.
The Malibu Moon filly out of the
Dynaformer mare Maliziosa has earned $68,400. She won at the Senorita distance in
her debut on turf March 31 before returning to win over a sloppy Santa Anita
main track April 13.
Belle Passe is undefeated in two
races in the United States for Always Believe Inc. and trainer Peter Eurton.
The Van Nistlerooy filly out of the Kris mare Charlotte Corday, who finished
second in her debut last May in Ireland, has banked $72,251.
Eurton will also be represented by
My Gi Gi, whose only victory came on turf in her career bow last Aug. 18 at
The daughter of E Dubai and the
Sadler’s Wells mare Relish the Thought has banked $47,540 in five starts.
Second behind Lady of Shamrock in
the Grade II Providencia April 7, Byrama will be making her Betfair Hollywood
Park debut in the Senorita. Owned by Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners and trained
by Simon Callaghan, the English bred has two wins in six starts. The daughter
of Byron and the Darshaan mare Aymara has earned $90,768.
A winner once in two starts in this
country for trainer Mike Mitchell, Graser will seek the third victory of her
career. The Irish bred filly by Motivator and the Hailing mare Queen Padme has
earned $43,768. She’s owned by Daniel Capen and Tommy Hutton Dream Stable LLC.
Light of Life steps into graded
company for trainer Kristin Mulhall after a win against $75,000 maidens April
19. The daughter of Corinthian and the Charismatic mare Touch of Splendor has
started four times and earned $28,490 for a partnership that includes Gregory
Garvin, James Holden and Kretz Racing LLC.
Completing the field is Via Villaggio,
who has yet to win in three races on grass. Owned by Steve Beneto and trained
by Hollendorfer, the Bernardini filly out of the Alhaarth mare Hoh Buzzard is
2-for-8 with earnings of $59,070. Both of her victories have come at Golden
From inside out, the field for the
44th Senorita Stakes: Light of Life, Alonso Quinonez rides, 115
pounds; Graser, Brice Blanc, 117; Bobina, Victor Espinoza, 119; Via Villaggio,
Martin Pedroza, 119; Byrama, Jose Valvivia, Jr., 115; Belle Passe, Joe Talamo,
115 and My Gi Gi, Kevin Krigger, 115.
Excessive Passion, who won the 2010
Harry Henson Stakes the only other time he competed at Betfair Hollywood Park,
is among eight entered in the Cool Frenchy.
Trained by Jeff Bonde for Rusty
Brown, Alan Klein and Phil Lebherz, Excessive Passion has won four of nine and
earned $163,940. The 5-year-old son of Vronsky and the In Excess mare Ms Hearts
N Arrows has been idle since finishing second behind California Flag in the
Grade III Morvich last Oct. 10 at Santa Anita.
From inside out, the field for the 2nd
Cool Frenchy Stakes: Silver Summation, Alonso Quinonez rides, 118 pounds;
Thinking of Girls, Daniel Vergara, 118; Excessive Passion, Victor
Espinoza, 118; Obviously, Brice Blanc, 120; Sayif, Jose Valdivia, Jr., 118;
Flightofalifetime, Joe Talamo, 118; Don Tito, Kevin Krigger, 118 and
Italian Rules, Martin Pedroza, 124.