Frizette S

Belmont at Big A Fall Meet Offering 40 Stakes Worth $8.8M

The Belmont at the Big A Fall Meet will offer 40 added-money events worth nearly $8.8 million, officials from the New York Racing Association announced Saturday. Due to ongoing capital improvements at Belmont Park, the fall meeting will be staged for the second straight season at Aqueduct from Thursday, Sept. 14 through Sunday, Oct. 29, and will feature three Grade I events and a half-dozen 'Win and You're In' qualifiers in a variety of Breeders' Cup divisions. The GIII Fasig-Tipton Jockey Club Oaks over 11 furlongs on turf, the final...

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Background Check: Frizette

In this continuing series, we examine the past winners of significant filly/mare races by the lasting influence they've had on the breed. Up today is Belmont's GI Frizette S., a race with a tremendous amount of repercussion on the sport. The 1905 mare Frizette, for whom this 2-year-old filly race is named, may have been just a minor sprint stakes winner, but she was an absolute giant in the breeding shed. A foundation mare in both the U.S. and France, Frizette's descendants through her daughters include one of yesteryear's top...

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Both Coasts Host Sunday Stakes Showdowns

By J.N. Campbell While U.S. television sets await a rainy French Arc Day in the morning, both the right and left North American coasts will emcee three graded stakes races apiece, as Sunday afternoon comes calling. The Big A and The Great Race Place (Aqueduct and Santa Anita, in case you were stationed under a rock) host. The former is accommodating Belmont's Fall Meet, while "Big Sandy" undergoes an extreme makeover tunnel edition; while the latter is back in business under the picturesque mountains and ray filled sun in SoCal....

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Shadai Goes To $2.85M for Dayoutoftheoffice

Dayoutoftheoffice (Into Mischief--Gottahaveadream, by Indian Charlie), winner of the 2020 GI Frizette S. and runner-up in the GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies, fetched a final bid of $2.85 million from Shadai Farm as the fireworks continued at the Newtown Paddocks Tuesday evening. The dark bay filly, cataloged as hip 156, is out of a half-sister to GISW Here Comes Ben, also hails from the female family of Grade I-winning half-brothers Albertus Maximus (Albert the Great) and Daredevil (More Than Ready). Raced by trainer Tim Hamm in partnership with Siena Farm...

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