Friday, November 16 2012
NINE FILLIES SET TO FACE THE STARTER IN SATURDAY’S SAFELY KEPT STAKES
LAUREL, MD. 11-15-12---Nine 3-year-old fillies will sprint seven furlongs in the $100,000 Safely Kept Stakes at Laurel Park Saturday afternoon.
Daniel Smithwick has won four races with Holiday Soiree, the tepid 5-2 morning line favorite. The daughter of Harlan’s Holiday’s resume includes two unplaced finishes in graded stakes this year and a willing second in the $400,000 Charles Town Oaks. Sheldon Russell gets his first try aboard the filly, who posted a bullet work at the Churchill Downs Training Track before shipping to Maryland.
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