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Fresh Summer Soiree First Lady Target

Grade 1 winners Summer Soiree and Tapitsfly plus Jenny Wiley (G1) heroine Daisy Devine top a select group of six fillies and mares entered for the 15th running of the $350,000 First Lady (G1) at one mile on the turf.

The First Lady will go as the seventh race on Saturday’s program with a 4:17 p.m. post time.

Frank L. Jones Jr.’s Tapitsfly, trained by Dale Romans, won the Longines Just a Game (G1) in June at Belmont Park and has a victory in the 2009 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf on her resume. Third behind Daisy Devine in the Jenny Wiley, Tapitsfly will be ridden by Jose Lezcano and break from post position two.

Team Valor International’s Summer Soiree, trained by Graham Motion, took the Grade 1 Del Mar Oaks last year and in her 2012 debut finished third in the Ballston Spa (G2) at Saratoga on August 25. Gabriel Saez has the mount on Summer Soiree, who will break from post position five.

James Miller’s Daisy Devine, seeking to join Intercontinental (GB) (2005) and Never Retreat (2011) as the only horses to win the Jenny Wiley and First Lady in the same year, will be making her first start since finishing fifth behind First Lady rival Hungry Island in the Distaff Turf Mile (G2) on May 5. Trained by Andrew McKeever, Daisy Devine will exit post position six under James Graham.

The field for the First Lady, from the inside out, is as follows:  Snow Fall (Rajiv Maragh), Tapitsfly (Jose Lezcano), Brilliant Future (Calvin Borel), Hungry Island (Julien Leparoux), Summer Soiree (Gabriel Saez) and Daisy Devine (James Graham). All starters carry 124 pounds.   

 

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