Dolce Zel Heads Whole Discipline of Twelve for Valley See
Two-time quality 3 winner Dolce Zel heads a subject of 12 3-calendar year-old fillies and two also-eligibles entered for the Oct. 28 $300,000 Rubicon Valley Check out Stakes (G3T) on Keeneland‘s slide meet up with closing weekend.
The 1 1/16-mile grass exam is scheduled as the eighth race on Friday’s 10-race system with a 4:44 p.m. ET post time. 1st write-up is 1 p.m.
Considering that becoming acquired privately by Madaket Stables, Michael Dubb, and Robert LaPenta and sent to trainer Chad Brown, the French-bred Dolce Zel has captured two of her five begins on North American soil. The daughter of Zelzal received a pair of graded stakes, the Florida Oaks (G3T) in March and the Lake George Stakes (G3T) in July, in dogfights to the wire. In her only begin at Keeneland, she was a stable second to quality 1 winner Spendarella in the Appalachian Stakes Presented by Japan Racing Affiliation (G2T).
Third in the Lake Placid Stakes (G2T) at Saratoga Race System in her most current outing, Dolce Zel will be ridden by Irad Ortiz Jr. in Friday’s race.
Hall of Fame Todd Pletcher, the winner of three grade 1 victories through this Keeneland slide satisfy, saddle’s Doreen Tabor’s Majestic Glory in the Valley Check out.
The daughter of Frankel (GB), a group stakes victress in Europe, produced her U.S. debut in the Sept. 18 Pebbles Stakes (G3T) at the Belmont at the Massive A slide meet to finish fourth. Ending 1 1/2 lengths in entrance of her that working day was the Brown trainee Gina Romantica , who went on to land the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Stakes Presented by Dixiana (G1T) here on Oct. 15.
“(Majestic Glory) ran pretty well (in the Pebbles), showed some desire, and completed up well,” Pletcher claimed. “We focused the Valley View right after that race. The timing is good and she has experienced two superior performs here.”
Chris Walsh’s California Angel , triumphant in the JPMorgan Chase Jessamine Stakes (G2T) at Keeneland final slide as a 2-calendar year-old, wheels back off a speedy two 7 days turnaround on Friday. Educated by George Leonard III, the California Chrome filly has but to obtain the winner’s circle in 4 starts this yr, while she put 3rd in the Exacta Devices Dueling Grounds Oaks at Kentucky Downs two starts again. In her very last begin, she closed willingly to settle for fourth, crushed a head for 3rd, in the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup.
Entries: Rubicon Valley View S. (G3T)
Keeneland, Friday, Oct 28, 2022, Race 8
- Quality IIIT
- 1 1/16m
- 3 yo Fillies
- 4:44 PM (local)
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