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Mona De Momma Wins US Gr1 Humana Distaff

Monday, 3rd May 2010

Fast-finishing 4YO mare Mona De Momma (Speightstown-Society Gal, by Linkage) powered down the outside from the back of the field to score a 0.75-length victory in the US$300,000 Gr1 Humana Distaff (7 furlongs) for mares 4YO & up at Churchill Downs. Mona De Momma (ridden by Joel Rosario for trainer John Sadler) defeated fellow 4YO mare Pretty Prolific (Lion Heart-Seattle Way, by Seattle Slew) & favoured top-weighted 5YO mare Informed Decision (Monarchos-Palangana, by His Majesty) who won this race last year & finished the 2009 season as Champion Female Sprinter. Mona De Momma (a US$100,000 yearling at the 2007 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October Sale & later a US$335,000 2YO at the 2008 Ocala Breeders March Sale) took her record to 5 wins (also including last start's Gr3 Las Flores Handicap over 6.5 furlongs at Santa Anita on April 4) & 3 placings from 11 starts for $377,619 earnings.

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