Farm’s Walkwithapurpose took the lead when no other filly wanted it and
was on cruise control the rest of the way to win the $100,000 Maryland
Juvenile Filly Championship this afternoon at Laurel Park.
Rose is now three for three at Laurel on the daughter of Candy Ride.
Co-favorite Hot Fun rallied from fourth to try and catch the winner but
had to settle for second, eight lengths behind.
is starting to get it now,” Rose said. “When I broke her maiden (Oct.
3) you could tell she had talent but she was all over the track. Every
race she is getting better and better. I felt Forest (Boyce on Hot Fun)
coming to us but when I asked she just exploded.”
Ignacio Correas trains Walkwithapurpose, who completed the 7-1/2 furlong distance in 1:32.67.
incredible,” said Correas. “She does things very easily and is starting
to mature. I hope she keeps improving. My ultimate goal is to have her
run in the Black-Eyed Susan.”
Walkwithapurpose paid $4.20.