Nine horses will run from the Herringswell barn on Saturday, at four different tracks. From Colonial to Monmouth to Delaware to Philadelphia, the nine will run for a over $1,536,000 in collective purse money.
Live Oaks Legacy, Taking A Chance, Check the Label and Moon Music are highlighted by Check the Label’s attempt for a third consecutive graded stakes victory in the G III $150,000 Virginia Oaks at Colonial Downs.
Two back, the 3-year-old Stormin Fever filly put herself towards the top of her division while capturing the Grade III Appalachian Stakes at Keeneland. After her first stakes score, she took her improving game to Belmont Park for the Grade II Sands Point. Her Memorial Day performance opened some eyes and stamped herself as ‘the real deal’ while capturing the stake convincingly. Ramon Dominguez will travel to Virginia to ride her in her quest for three-in-a-row.
The Virginia Oaks is carded as the eleventh race of fourteen and post time is scheduled for 5:20 ET.
Jade’s Revenge (pictured with his fan club) comes off two consecutivewins, will take his Delaware Park mastery to Philadelphia Park for the $250,000 Greenwood Cup, ran at 1 1/2 miles. The seven-year-old son of Quiet American has a 2010 record of 7-2-1-2 and has collected $54,250 of his career earings of $385,428 this year. Forest Wire will run in her second career race in Philadelphia’s tenth, immediately following the Greenwood.
Shifting attention to Delaware Park, Rcuandry and Million Seller both will make their graded stakes debuts.
Rcuandry, making her fifth start for Herringswell, will break from the rail in the Grade III Robert Dick Memorial. In her four starts since entering the barn, she is 4-1-2-0. Jeremy Rose will ride for the fourth time of those five runs. Post time for the 1 3/8 miles Dick is 5:38 ET,
Million Seller will dance with the big girls after passing the “Monmouth test” in her latest. In her last, the 4-year-old AP Indy filly cleared her second-level allowance condition at Monmouth’s premier meeting. In Saturday’s Delaware Handicap, she will again be ridden by Jeremy Rose. Million Seller, bred for the Del ‘Cap distance of 1 1/4 miles, will tackle Life At Ten, amongst four others. The Todd Pletcher trainee has captured five straight and is pegged the 8/5 favorite in the $750,000 Grade II event.
Empirior will make his third start for Herringswell, and his second consecutive at Monmouth. The Empire Maker horse was third last month in a maiden special weight.