Klaravich Stables and William Lawrence’s Sum of the Parts
broke in full stride to make the pace in fractions of 21.99 and 46.21
before coming home in 1:04.30 and 2 ¾-lengths in front in Saturday’s
$75,000 Bonapaw grass dash for older speedsters over the Stall-Wilson
“Tom (winning trainer Amoss) told me he does his best work on the lead so that was the plan,” said winning rider Rosie Napravnik. “We were out there pretty quick so he’s all heart coming down the lane and all class as well.”
The winner paid $8.40, $5 and $4 and increased his career earnings to $761,543 with his seventh win 17 lifetime starts.
St. George Farm et al.’s Channel Marker finished second, paying $4.40 and $3.40, while a neck in front of Le Marca Stable’s Strong Impact, who returned $4.40
ALBANO TASTES SWEET VICTORY IN $60,000 SUGAR BOWL STAKES
Owner Brereton Jones and trainer Larry Jones completed a sweep of Saturday’s two 2-year-old stakes when Albano,
ridden by Kerwin Clark, took command in mid-stretch and went on to win
the $60,000 Sugar Bowl Stakes by 1 ¼-lengths. The winner paid $5,
toured the six furlongs in 1:11.50 and increased his career earnings to
$58,100 with his second victory in three lifetime starts.
“I feel this one is better to get around (two turns) than Mark Valeski did,”
said the trainer of Albano’s big brother. “We felt that ‘Mark’ was a
little speedier and had more acceleration than this horse but we are
high on him. We hope he does what Mark Valeski did and maybe one
DIVINE BEAUTY WINS LETELLIER MEMORIAL
Brereton Jones’s Divine Beauty, trained by Larry Jones and ridden by Rosie Napravnik, won
the $60,000 Letellier Memorial Stakes for juvenile fillies by 6 ½
lengths, touring the six furlongs in 1:10.66 and returning $5.20 to
win. She increased her career earnings to $57,600 with her second win
in as many starts.