She’s a Tiger, two-for-two in her brief career, including a
wire-to-wire score in the Landaluce Stakes at Betfair Hollywood Park,
will face six two-year-old filly rivals Wednesday in the Grade II
$150,000 Sorrento Stakes at Del Mar.
She’s a Tiger, from the barn of Jeff Bonde, will have regular rider
Frank Alvarado in the saddle in the 6 ½ furlong Sorrento, prelude to the
division title-deciding Grade I $300,000 Del Mar Debutante Saturday,
Seeking to upset She’s a Tiger will be Side Letter, Edwin Maldonado;
Concave, Mario Gutierrez; E Equalsmcsquared, Mike Smith; Stop Smiling,
Julien Leparoux; Santa Lucia, Sal Gonzalez, Jr., and Love Smitten, Saul
E Equalsmcsquared, to be ridden by Hall of Famer Mike Smith, comes
into the Sorrento Stakes off a rallying runner-up effort, beaten less
than a length by She’s a Tiger, in the Landaluce.
All of the Sorrento Stakes entrants have at least maiden victories to their credit.