Las Vegas, NV - Del Mar Race Track racetrack in Del Mar, California will be the scene of a rare Wednesday stakes race - the Grade 2 Sorrento Stakes August 7. Two year old fillies will be featured as they chase their share of the $150,000 purse when they sprint 6 1/2 furlongs on Del Mar's dirt track.
A field of seven juvenile fillies has been confirmed for the Sorrento Stakes - race 7 on Del Mar's Wednesday card. Post time is 5:10 PM. Here is a look into the past performances of all seven combatants for this intriguing Grade 2 stakes.
2013 Sorrento Stakes Race Favorites
She's a Tiger - half sister to Smiling Tiger will race for the third time for trainer Jeff Bonde and is coming off a win in her stakes debut - at the minor Landulace Stakes over E Equalsmcsquared at Hollywood Park July 13 after breaking maiden by an impressive nine lengths in her only other career start - at Pleasanton June 22. She has yet to trail in any race she's entered, is the top weight a 123 pounds and is the one to beat Wednesday.
E Equalsmcsquared - has three career starts for trainer J. Eric Kruljac is coming off a decent second in the minor Landaluce Stakes behind She's a Tiger at Hollywood Park July 13 after breaking maiden May 18 at Lone Star. Her first career start was a fourth in a MSW at Hollywood Park May 3. She gave She's a Tiger a run last time out and is expected to do so again Wednesday.
Sorrento Stakes 2013 | Remaining Field Entries
Side Letter - Steve Sherman trained filly has two career starts - a MSW score in her debut at Golden Gate June 7 and a nice second last time out in her stakes debut - the minor Juan Gonzalez Memorial Stakes at Pleasanton July 6. She ships in from Northern California and should be in the mix Wednesday.
Concave - Doug O'Neill trained filly has just one career start and one win - a MSW score at Betfair Hollywood Park July 12. She races in stakes company for the first time Wednesday. Concave is yet another Doug O'Neil prospect that has some hype behind her as we start determining the best two year old prospects.
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Stop Smiling - Jerry Hollendorfer pupil won her only career start - a MSW at Hollywood Park July 6. Hollendorfer rarely sends out an ill-prepared horse and Stop Smiling is likely no different.
Santa Lucia - is another in the line of fillies with one career starts and one win - for Santa Lucia it came in a MSW ant Hollywood Park June 28.
Love Smitten - has two career starts under her belt - both MSW at Presque Isle Downs. Last time out she broke maiden June 25 after a third in her debut June 22.
2013 Sorrento Stakes Entries & Odds
Race 7 on Del Mar's Wednesday card with a Post Time of 5:10 PM.
|1||Side Letter||E. Maldonado||P. Miller|
|2||Concave||M. Gutierrez||D. O'Neill|
|3||E Equalsmcsquared||M. Smith||J. Kruljac|
|4||She's a Tiger||F. Alvarado||J. Bonde|
|5||Stop Smiling||J. Leparoux||J. Hollendorfer|
|6||Santa Lucia||S. Gonzalez, Jr.||J. O'Hara|
|7||Love Smitten||S. Arias||D. O'Neill|