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Wedding Toast Wins Gr1 Beldame Stakes
At Belmont in the US, Darley's 2006 Champion 2YO Colt & 2007 Gr1 Kentucky Derby-winning shuttler Street Sense (Street Cry-Bedazzle, by Dixieland Band) celebrated a Gr1 success when 5YO mare Wedding Toast (Street Sense-Golden Sheba, by Coronado's Quest) scored by 2.75-lengths for trainer Kiaran McLaughlin in the US$400,000 Gr1 Beldame Stakes (9 furlongs), over 3YO filly Curalina (Curlin-Whatdreamsaremadeof, by Graeme Hall) & 4YO mare Catchmydrift (Pioneerof The Nile-Drift To The Lead, by Yonaguska). Owned by Godolphi Racing, Wedding Toast, who is yet to finish out of the placings, took her record to 8 wins (also including last start's Gr1 Ogden Phipps Stakes, Gr2 Ruffian Stakes, Gr3 Comely Stakes & Listed Belle Cherie Stakes) & 3 placings (including the Gr3 Rampart Stakes & Listed Cat Cay Stakes) for US$1,419,156 earnings.