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Sent off as the third choice at odds of 2-1, Regal Glory proved to be the best of the three in the July 19 Lake George Stakes (G3T), picking up her first graded stakes victory as her stablemates—off at odds of 6-5—finished behind her.
Marylou Whitney, an actress, equestrian, and owner/breeder of Thoroughbreds, died at age 93 and is being mourned by the world of horse racing. She was to be honored Aug. 2 by the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame as a "Pillar of the Turf."
Morning-line favorite Summer Sunday will have her work cut out for her in the $175,000 Royal North Stakes (G2T) at Woodbine as she face Australian-bred Oleksandra for the first time in the six-furlong sprint.
Woodford Thoroughbreds' venerable Catapult faces five older runners in Sunday's $250,000 Eddie Read Stakes (G2T). The son of Kitten's Joy won last year's nine-furlong affair by a neck over rival Sharp Samurai.