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Beholder Wins Gr1 Las Virgenes Stakes
Also at Santa Anita, WA Rangeview Stud shuttler Henny Hughes (Hennessy-Meadow Flyer, by Meadowlake) added a Gr1 triumph when the filly Beholder (Henny Hughes-Leslie's Lady, by Tricky Creek) scored by 3.75-lengths for trainer Richard Mandella in the US$250,000 Gr1 Las Virgenes Stakes (1600m) for 3YO fillies, over Fiftyshadesofhay (Pulpit-Quiet Kim, by Real Quiet) & Scarlet Strike (Smart Strike-Scarlet Tango, by French Deputy). Last season's Eclipse Champion 2YO Filly, Beholder took her record to 4 wins (including last season's Gr1 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies over 1700m) & 2 placings (including runner-up in both the Gr1 Del Mar Debutante Stakes over 1400m & Gr2 Santa Ynez Stakes over 1300m) from 7 starts for US$1,375,000 earnings.