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Dance To Bristol Wins US Gr1 Ballerina Stakes
At Saratoga in the US, 4YO mare Dance To Bristol (Speightstown-Dance to Dawn, by Louis Quatorze) scored by a head for trainer Ollie Figgins in the US$500,000 Gr1 Ballerina Stakes (7 furlongs) for 3YO+ f&m, over fellow 4YO mares Book Review (Giant's Causeway-Clever Babe, by Distorted Humor) & Villanesca (Distorted Humor-Balletto, by Timber Country). In claiming her maiden Gr1 success, Dance To Bristol extended her winning streak to seven and improved her record to 10 wins (including the Gr3 Bed o' Roses Handicap & Gr2 Honorable Miss Handicap at Belmont) & 7 placings (including the Listed Laurel Smart Halo Stakes & Laurel Wide Country Stakes) from 18 starts.