Ticker
  • Gold Rush Dancer (14-1) pulls the upset in Del Mar's Real Good Deal Stakes.Posted 1 day ago
  • Haveyougoneaway (7-2) wears down Paulassilverlining to win the Honorable Miss at Saratoga.Posted 1 day ago
  • Exaggerator is going in the Haskell, according to Steve Edelson of the Asbury Park Press.Posted 1 day ago
  • The Gurkha wins a Sussex thriller over Galileo Gold and Ribchester.Posted 1 day ago
  • Amis Gizmo romps home in the Prince of Wales at Fort Erie.Posted 2 days ago
  • Long On Value (7-2) cuts back and rolls in the Lucky Coin Stakes.Posted 3 days ago
  • Songbird repels the challenge of Carina Mia, and romps home in the CCA Oaks.Posted 4 days ago
  • Up With the Birds swings to victory in Woodbine's Nijinsky Stakes.Posted 4 days ago
  • Tin Type Gal rides the rail to victory in Monmouth's Boiling Springs.Posted 4 days ago
  • California Chrome edges Dortmund in a San Diego Handicap showdown.Posted 5 days ago

Honeybee Next for Rigoletta

Rigoletta was forced to miss the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies last fall with a minor physical setback following her win in the Grade 1 Oak Leaf, but she has resurfaced this year as a potential candidate for the Kentucky Oaks. Her first step toward that goal will come on Saturday, when she runs in the Grade 3, $125,000 Honeybee at Oaklawn.

The 1 1/16-mile race is for 3-year-old fillies. It serves as a prep for the Grade 2, $300,000 Fantasy, which has produced the last two winners of the Kentucky Oaks, Rachel Alexandra and Blind Luck.

"That would be the ultimate goal, the Fantasy to the Kentucky Oaks," said Dan Hendricks, who trains Rigoletta. "But first, we're going to try to get to the Fantasy."

Rigoletta was to fly in Wednesday from Southern California. The Honeybee will be her second start of the year, following the Grade 3 La Habra at 6 1/2 furlongs on turf at Santa Anita on Feb. 21. Rigoletta finished fifth, five lengths back in the field of 11. Read More

 

comments powered by Disqus

Related Pages

Related Stories

Top Stories