$200,000 Yellow Ribbon Stakes Draws International Field of Eleven

$200,000 Yellow Ribbon Stakes Draws International Field of Eleven

Category : News - Sun 06/09/2015 - 02:49 EDT

Queen of the Sand (IRE) has been tabbed as the morning line favorite at odds of 7-2 for trainer Patrick Gallagher. A five-year-old daughter of Footstepsinthesand (GB), she is an eight-time winner and earned the first graded stakes win of her career earlier in the year. She was last seen finishing second in the John C. Mabee Stakes (G2) and will be trying for her second win of the year. James Graham will be aboard and they are scheduled to break from post position eight.

Lady Pimpernel (GB) returning off of a layoff

Second choice at odds of 4-1 on the morning line is Lady Pimpernel (GB) for trainer Carla Gaines. A five-year-old daughter of Sir Percy (GB), she has been on the board in thirteen of her seventeen starts and is a five time winner. After racing primarily in Europe, she made her stateside debut in November and has been on the board in all three starts. She has been on the shelf since a runner-up effort in the Astra Stakes in January and will break from post three under Rafael Bejarano.

Prize Exhibit (GB) taking on older horses

Also in the field at morning line odds of 9-2 is Prize Exhibit (GB) for trainer James Cassidy. A sophomore taking on older rivals here, the dark bay filly is a daughter of Showcasing (GB) and has won five of her sixteen starts. She was third in the Del Mar Oaks (G1) last time out and has three victories so far this year. Santiago Gonzalez will be in the irons and they will break from post position six as she tries to move forward off of her last race. 

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