DEL MAR, Calif. (Nov. 9, 2017) – California Distaff winner Barbara Beatrice returns in Sunday’s $100,000 Betty Grable Stakes for Golden State Series eligible fillies and mares at Del Mar.
Run for Retts is by Ministers Wild Cat, out of the Jump Start mare Mrs. Began, was bred by owner Tommy Town Thoroughbreds and is trained by Steve Miyadi. She has three wins in 23 starts, earnings of $216,712 and is coming off a fifth in an Oct. 19 optional claimer.
Late ‘n Left is by Lucky Pulpit, out of the Grand Slam mare Royal Grand Slam, was bred by Mr. & Mrs. Larry Williams, is owned by Zolotas, Romo-Zolotas or Hamilton and is trained by Anthony Saavedra. She has five wins in 16 starts, earnings of $170,210 and is coming off a second in the Oct. 14 California Distaff.
Bad Ju Ju is by Desert Code, out of the Snow Ridge mare Ju Ju Baby, was bred by Lo Hi Racing Stable & Dick Barton, is owned by Rockingham Ranch and trained by Peter Miller. She has seven wins in 22 starts, earnings of $350,063 and is coming off a fifth in the Oct. 14 California Distaff.
How About Zero is by Square Eddie, out of the In Excess mare Too Much Excess, was bred by owner Reddam Racing and is trained by Doug O’Neill. She has two wins in nine starts, earnings of $233,390 and is coming off an Oct. 19 allowance win.
Cuddle Alert is by Bedford Falls, out of the Gilded Times mare Tee Dee, was bred by Carol Lingenfelter, is owned by Saldana or Urbina and is trained by Reed Saldana. She has seven wins in 28 starts, earnings of $313,189 and is coming off a third in the Oct. 8 L.A. Woman. She was third in this race last year.
Northern California Yearling Sale graduate Time for Ebby is by Time to Get Even, out of the Touch Gold mare Ebbets Field, was bred by Terry Lovingier, is owned by Beckerle, Causky or Lovingier and is trained by Gary Sherlock. The $17,000 purchase at the Northern California Yearling Sale has four wins in 17 starts, earnings of $135,340 and is coming off a fourth in an Oct. 21 optional claimer.
Majestic Heat is by Unusual Heat, out of the Ole mare Chi Chi Nette, was bred by Madeline Auerbach & Barry Abrams, is owned by Auerbach, McCauley or Bardy Farm and is trained by Richard Mandella. She has five wins in 14 starts, earnings of $353,329 and is coming off a sixth in the Nov. 4 Goldikova.
Barbara Beatrice is by Grazen, out of the Decarchy mare Showtime Apollo, was bred by Philip D’Amato, is owned by D’Amato or Queen Bee Racing and is trained by D’Amato. She has five wins in 15 starts, earnings of $289,534 and is coming off a win in the Oct. 14 California Distaff.