“Spendarella turns it into a procession”

Photos by Ernie Belmonte Her last race was Ascot’s Coronation Stakes in June where she finished a game and ultra-impressive second to champion European filly Inspiral. Today, Spendarella earned her Grade 1 crown in the Del Mar Oaks. Thirteen 3-year-old fillies entered the gate for the  1 1/8 miles contest on the Jimmy Durante turf […]

No Fairy Godmother Needed

Cinderella might have required an assist from a kindly old woman with a magic wand, but SPENDARELLA was the belle of her own ball this afternoon at Keeneland, winning the Appalachian Stakes Presented by Japan Racing Association-G2 with total authority. The spring meet’s first weekend has been plagued by temperamental weather, with patrons bundled against […]

Never A Bridesmaid

Four weeks ago at Gulfstream Park, Gainesway Stable’s SPENDARELLA turned heads with her impressive debut – and win – in a maiden special weight on the grass under Jose Ortiz. Today the pair stepped directly up to graded stakes company in the Herecomesthebride Stakes-G3, and the results were equally eye-catching. Away sharply, she led at […]

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