Railbird Stakes at Hollywood Park

Dave Bond, OTB Writer

Las Vegas, NV -- The Grade 3 Railbird Stakes comes our way this Saturday May 19th from Betfair Hollywood Park. Fillies three years old will go seven furlongs on Hollywood Park's all-weather track in search of their share of the $100,000 purse.

The Railbird is the first of two graded stakes races on Hollywood Park's Saturday schedule. A small field of five entries will go in race 3 with a post time of 12:03 PM. Let's take a look at the five entries and the past performances that brought them into this Grade 3 event.

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Killer Graces - Killer Graces was favored in the Santa Ysabel and finished second behind Willa B. Awesome and has fallen on hard times since - a seventh in the Grade 1 Las Virgenes on March 3rd was followed up with a third in the Grade 3 Provincia Stakes on April 7th. Killer Graces has three wins, four seconds and a third place finish in 11 career starts - her three wins coincidentally have come on this very track!

Remaining Field Entries

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Via Villaggio - has nine career starts and has placed in seven. Her last two starts have resulted in fifth place finishes in the China Doll Stakes at Santa Anita in March and the Grade 3 Senorita Stakes on this track on May 5th however. Before that she had two straight wins - an Allowance race at Golden Gate on February 11th and a Maiden Special Weight win at Golden Gate on December 31st.

Sister Moon - will be making her graded stakes debut on Saturday for trainer John Sadler. Sister Moon has only three career starts - two wins and a second place finish in the Aniakia Stakes back in October.

Lady Fairbanks - will also be making her graded stakes debut after seven career starts in Maiden Special Weight and Allowance races. In her career, Lady Fairbanks has just one win a second and three third place finishes - her last result was a fourth in an Allowance Optional Claiming race on this track on May 5th.

Dijarvo - English bred filly that had some success in Europe - two wins and two second place finishes before shipping to North America. In the States, Dijarvo has yet to place in two starts and is coming off a fourth last time out in an Allowance race at Golden Gate.

Railbird Stakes Entries

Race 3 on Hollywood Park's Saturday card with a Post Time of 12:03 PM.

Post Horse Jockey Trainer
1 Sister Moon G. Gomez J. Sadler
2 Lady Fairbanks J. Talamo C. Dollase
3 Killer Graces R. Bejarano J. Hollendorfer
4 Via Villaggio M. Pedroza J. Hollendorfer
5 Dijarvo M. Garcia P. Gallagher

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