November

1st Race For Stephanie

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Posted by mike
1st Race For Stephanie

It has been some time in coming, but Stephanie's Secret made her first start on November 13 -- with quite a good showing of Bliss partners there to root her on for her maiden voyage.  Other than NYRA not being able to find our silks, the race went without incident and the filly did a nice job for her first outing -- she broke with the field, dropped back and then made a mild run to pass tiring horses in the stretch.  Her gallop out was quite good and all this was done on a surface she appeared not to relish -- she didn't have the smoothest action you would want to see as she made her way around the turf course. In the photo above, Stephanie's Secret with the field the first time past the stands. It was exciting to be there and much of the fun was in anticipation of seeing how she would do -- it was also nice to see others take note of her.  The following appeared in a Blood Horse blog prior to the race touting Stephanie and the Arch filly who won the race: Stephanie's Secret (Dunkirk - Double Doubleville by Mt. Livermore) is ...

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