Stopchargingmaria entered in Black-Eyed Susan Stakes(G2)

Stopchargingmaria (3,f, Tale of the Cat/Exotic Bloom) will break from post position 4 on Friday in the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (G2) at Pimlico.  Listed as the morning line favorite at 7/2, the three year old filly looks to get back in the winner’s circle after a 4th place finish in the G3 Fantasy Stakes on April 5th last time out. Stopchargingmaria has 3 wins in 7 lifetime starts and earnings of $574,000.

 







Brookdale Grad Bluegrass Genius Breaks Maiden at Calder

Bluegrass Genius (3,f, Bluegrass Cat/Coral Genius) broke her maiden yesterday at Calder by going wire to wire. The three year old filly  was making her third start and now has earnings of $16,603.  She was born and raised at Brookdale Farm for the breeders International Equities Holding Inc. She is a graduate of the 2012 Keeneland January Sale.


Please Explain & Stopchargingmaria to run in Fantasy Stakes (G3)

Brookdale raised duo Please Explain (3,f, Curlin/Lizzy’s Bluff) and Stopchargingmaria (3,f, More Than Ready/Exotic Bloom) will face off against each other on Saturday in the G3 Fantasy Stakes at Oaklawn Park.  Please Explain is coming off a 2nd place finish in the Honeybee Stakes (G3) over this track less than a month ago. She now has earnings of $93,200 in just 6 lifetime starts. Stopchargingmaria is looking to bounce back after a fifth place finish in the Davona Dale (G2). In 6 starts, the filly has earnings of $554,000.

 



Rise Up to run in Louisiana Derby (G2)

Rise Up (3,c, Rockport Harbor/Appenzell) will break from post 8 on Saturday in the $1 million  Louisiana Derby (G2) at the Fair Grounds.  Rise Up has 4 wins in 7 lifetime starts with earnings of $814,633.  This is a key prep race for the Kentucky Derby as the winner will be awarded 100 points, 40 for second place, 20 for third, and 10 for fourth place.