Davona Dale Stakes

Dreaming of Julia faces four challengers in Davona Dale

Stonestreet Stables’ Dreaming of Julia heads a field of five 3-year-old fillies entered Monday for Saturday’s $250,000 Davona Dale (G2) at Gulfstream Park. The Todd Pletcher-trained filly will seek to rebound from her first career loss in a third-place finish in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1) at Santa Anita on Nov. 2. Dreaming of […]

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Yara upsets in the Davona Dale

Yara prevailed by a head over Grace Hall in the Grade 2 Davona Dale Stakes at Gulfstream Park.  Captivating Lass was third. Yara is a 3-year-old daughter of Put It Back trained by Jose Garoffalo and ridden by Jesus Castanon. Running time for the mile and one-sixteenth was 1:43.41. Yara returned $131.00, $38.00 and $14.40. […]

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Gulfstream: Grace Hall, Perfect Shirl to make 2012 debuts

Michael Dubb and partners’ Grace Hall, last seen finishing second to the brilliant My Miss Aurelia in the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1) at Churchill Downs on Nov. 4 for trainer Anthony Dutrow, is set to launch a new campaign Saturday as the favorite and horse to beat in the $250,000 Davona Dale […]

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R Heat Lightning prevails in Davona Dale

R Heat Lightning turned the tables on Dancinginherdreams and Pomeroy’s Pistol, winning the Grade 2, $250,000 Davona Dale Stakes for three-year-old fillies at Gulfstream Park Saturday. Under Johnny Velazquez, R Heat Lightning shot through an opening on the rail and pulled away for a seven-length victory in 1:36.25 for the mile.  Dancinginherdreams edged Pomeroy’s Pistol […]

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Twinspires.com Weekend Stakes: Where To Watch

Gulfstream Park, in the South Florida city of Hallandale, is the only track with any graded stakes on the schedule this weekend. Three Grade 2 stakes, all for 3-year-olds, will be run Saturday—the Hutcheson, Davona Dale and Fountain of Youth. The Davona Dale, which drew a field of nine fillies going a mile on dirt, […]

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WEEKEND STAKES: WHERE TO WATCH brought to you by KBC Horse Supplies

Just a smattering of graded stakes action will take place this weekend. Saturday’s Santa Anita card features the Grade 3 Sham for 3-year-olds and though the field has no graded stakes winners in it, an outstanding showing at the 1 1/8-mile distance could put the winner in the Derby picture. Bob Baffert’s The Program, a […]

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