Dedomenico, Allen Aldrich, Lisa Hernandez, Stuart Downey and Philip
Lebherz’s She’s a Tiger, the 2013 Eclipse Award winner as champion
2-year-old filly in North America,will make her 2014 debut when she
nine foes in the 59th running of the $175,000-added Eight Belles (GIII)
at seven furlongs on the main track.
Trained by Jeff Bonde,
She’s a Tiger has compiled a record of 6-3-3-0 and was disqualified from
first in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (GI) in her most recent
start. A victory in the Grade I Del Mar Debutante
also is on her resume.
Gary Stevens has the mount on She’s a Tiger, who will break from post position 10.
The main rival to She’s a Tiger appear to be Repole Stable’s Our Amazing Rose.
Trained by Todd Pletcher,
Our Amazing Rose is undefeated in two starts, both of which she was the
2-5 favorite. John Velazquez will have the mount and break from post
The field for the Eight
Belles that goes as the eighth race with a 3:02 p.m. post time, from the
inside out, is: Whomping Willow (Corey Lanerie), Lady Paradime (Rajiv
Maragh), Designer Legs (Shaun Bridgmohan), Our
Amazing Rose (Velazquez), Jojo Warrior (Rosie Napravnik), Cash Control
(James Graham), Fiftyshadesofgold (Mike Smith), Mufajaah (Joe Johnson),
Milam (Jose Lezcano) and She’s a Tiger (Stevens). All starters will
carry 118 pounds.