Schuylerville Stakes at Saratoga Race Course

Dave Bond | OTB Writer

Las Vegas, NV - Saratoga Race Course opens this Friday with a pair of graded stakes races. The second on the schedule is the Grade 3 Schuylerville Stakes - a six furlong dash for fillies two years old. $150,000 is on the line for these up-and-coming females.

The Schuylerville has drawn a field of seven fillies to take part in race 9 on Saratoga's Friday card - every one of the seven has recorded a victory and all but one has just one career start under their saddles. Five of the seven are eligible for a $100,000 bonus in the race for the juvenile who broke maiden at Belmont before or Aqueduct before winning at graded stakes race at a NYRA track in 2012 - needless to say the Schuylerville is an important race for the juveniles entered. Post time is 5:30. Here is a look at the seven combatants in the wide open field and their recent performances ahead of this Grade 3 race.

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Can't Explain - Todd Pletcher trained filly is one of the more experienced fillies in the field with a whopping two career starts. After a second in her debut, Can't Explain won a Maiden Special Weight race by 4 ½ lengths last time out at Belmont Park on June 20 th. Pletcher has won this race five times and will be looking for a sixth with Can't Explain.

Baby J - is looking to break through in graded stakes action after one career start - a win in a Maiden Special Weight race at Belmont Park on June 28th.

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Sweet Shirley Mae - Wesley Ward trained filly won her only start in wore-to-wire fashion at a Maiden Special Weight race at Belmont Park on May 9th.

Fully Living - is another in the line of fillies entered that has one career start and one win - hers being a Maiden Special Weight score at Belmont Park on May 31 st.

So Many Ways - won a Maiden Special Weight race in her only career start on June 9th at Parx.

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Brown Eyes Blue - Dale Romans may have a gem on his hands - Brown Eyes Blue won her only career start - a Maiden Special Weight score at Churchill Downs on June 30 th.

Mr Hall's Opus - has one career start for trainer Kelly Breen - a Maiden Special Weight score at Belmont Park back on May 2nd.

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