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Tapitsfly Wins US Gr1 First Lady Stakes
At Keeneland, 5YO mare Tapitsfly (Tapit-Flying Marlin, by Marlin) scored by 0.5-lengths for trainer D.Romans in the US$350,000 Gr1 First Lady Stakes (1600m) for 3YO+ fillies and mares on turf, over 4YO mares Daisy Devine (Kafwain-Devil's Dispute, by Devil's Bag) & Hungry Island (More Than Ready-Flying Passage, by A P Indy). Tapitsfly took her record to 7 wins (also including June's Gr1 Just a Game Stakes at Belmont, March's Gr2 Honey Fox Stakes over 8 furlongs at Gulfstream Park, plus 2009's Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf over 8 furlongs at Santa Anita & Listed P.G.Johnson Stakes over 7 furlongs at Saratoga) & 10 placings (including the Gr1 Jenny Wiley Stakes) from 24 starts.