Sunday, August 19 2012


Lady Of Shamrock Wins Del Mar Oaks


Even-money favored Lady of Shamrock, strengthening her claim as America’s best three-year-old filly competing on grass, rallied from last-place under Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith to score a narrow but convincing victory in the featured Grade I $300,000 Del Mar Oaks Saturday.

Allowed to trail her eight rivals until the far turn, the John Sadler-trained filly surged into contention on the far outside entering the stretch and outfinished the surprising 43-1 longshot Stormy Lucy in winning by a half-length.





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