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Emollient Wins US Gr1 American Oaks
At Hollywood Park in the US, the Juddmonte Farms-owned filly Emollient (Empire Maker-Soothing Touch, by Touch Gold) scored by a half-length for trainer Bill Mott in the US$350,000 Gr1 American Oaks (10 furlongs) for 3YO fillies, over Emotional Kitten (Kitten's Joy-Silent Emotion, by Ghazi) & Topic (Discreet Cat-Quiet Maggy, by Quiet American). Emollient cemented her spot as the top sophomore filly in the US with her second Gr1 victory, taking her record to 4 wins (including the Gr1 Ashland Stakes at Keeneland) & 2 placings (including the Gr2 Demoiselle Stakes) from 8 starts.