Coffee Clique Taking on Nine in $200,000 Dr. James Penny Memorial
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Fri 03/07/2015 - 22:30 EDT
Brian Lynch will saddle Coffee Clique as the morning line favorite at 2-1 odds. A five-year-old daughter of Medaglia d’Oro, she has won six of her fourteen starts and was a Grade 1 winner last summer. This year, she returned off of a nine-month layoff and has hit the board in two of her three starts. She is trying to rebound after finishing sixth in the Just a Game (G1) last time out. She will get a jockey change to Manuel Franco and they will break from post position seven.
Testa Rossi (FR) trying to return to form
Second choice at 4-1 on the morning line is Testa Rossi (FR) for trainer Chad Brown. A four-year-old daughter of Dr. Fong, she has won six of her thirteen starts and is a multiple Grade 3 winner. She has been off the board in her most recent two outings but was placed first via disqualification after finishing second in the Endeavor Stakes (G3) in January. Kendrick Carmouche will be in the irons for the first time and they will break from post eight.
Photo Call (IRE) shooting for first stakes win
Also in the field at morning line odds of 6-1 is Photo Call (IRE) for trainer Graham Motion. A four-year-old daughter of Galileo (IRE), she has been on the board in seven of her ten starts and has two wins. She will be trying to earn the first stakes victory of her career and will be attempting to rebound after finishing tenth and last in the Just a Game (G1). Alex Cintron will be aboard and they are scheduled to break from post position four.
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