Monday, July 23 2012
Awesome Belle Rewards Gold with Overdue Win
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (July 22, 2012) – With each defeat that piled up for last year’s Florida Stallion Stakes My Dear Girl Division heroine Awesome Belle, trainer Stanley Gold never lost sight of the eventual goal for the homebred daughter of Awesome of Course, which was a return to two-turn racing in Saturday’s $75,000 Three Ring, a race Awesome Belle won to halt a nine-race losing streak that dated back to last November.
“This was always the plan; to get her back to two turns,” Gold said of Awesome Belle, who had run in three straight sprint stakes at the meet, beginning with an appearance in the French Village Stakes, won by stablemate Redbud Road, on May 12 and concluding with a seventh-place performance in the Grade 3 Azalea Stakes on July 7.
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