ARCADIA, Calif. (Oct. 10, 2012) – Grade I winner Willa B Awesome, second in last year’s Cal Cup Juvenile Fillies, is the leading money earner of 11 entered in Saturday’s second division of the $100,000 John Deere Distaff for fillies and mares at Santa Anita.
Bella Viaggia is by Good Journey, out of the American Chance mare Miss Del Mar, was bred by Leatherman Racing, is owned by SLO Racing Stable and trained by Mike Puype. She has two wins in three starts, earnings of $95,000 and is coming off a win in an Aug. 31 optional claimer.
Cayanna is by Cayoke, out of the Starborough mare Just Like That, was bred by Michael House, is owned by Oak Valley Stable, William Buster, David Johnson and Lo Hi Stable and is trained by Mike Machowsky. She has three wins in 15 starts, earnings of $190,050 and is coming off a second in an Oct. 4 claimer.
Fabulous Fit is by Marino Marini, out of the Fighting Fit mare Fitting, was bred by owners Kathleen Ducasse and trainer James Cassidy. She is coming off a maiden win in her second start with earnings of $42,350.
Madoffwiththemoney is by Tribal Rule, out of the Bold Ruckus mare Courageously, was bred by George Chakmakian & Frank Aldrich, is owned by For The Boys Stable and Frank and MarySue Aldrich and is trained by Steven Miyadi. She has three wins in six starts, earnings of $84,304 and is coming off an 11th in the Sept. 29 Unzip Me.
Sparkling Style is by Badge of Silver, out of the A.P Indy mare Decades of Style, was bred by Todd Sheehan & Donald Lindemann, is owned by Arnold Zetcher and trained by Bob Baffert. The $40,000 Barretts purchase has three wins in seven starts, earnings of $150,202 and is coming off a third in the Aug. 19 Solana Beach.
West Ruler is by Tribal Rule, out of the Mr. Greeley mare West Greeley, was bred by James Wong, is owned by La Cresta Farm and is trained by John Sadler. She has six wins in 15 starts, earnings of $265,136 and is coming off an Oct. 4 claiming win. She was second in this race last year.
Willa B Awesome is by Awesome Gambler, out of the Nineeleven mare Cause I’m Tricky, was bred by Terry Lovingier, is owned by Daniels, London, Winters and Lovingier and trained by Walther Solis. The $18,000 Barretts purchase has five wins in 15 starts, earnings of $615,896 and is coming off a third in the July 28 Fleet Treat.
Going for a Spin is by Ministers Wild Cat, out of the Mr. Greeley mare Gender Motors, was bred by owner Tommy Town Thoroughbreds and trained by Jerry Hollendorfer. She has five wins in 24 starts, earnings of $245,952 and is coming off a third in the Sept. 22 Las Madrinas.
Missdealornodeal is by Benchmark, out of the Mamaison mare Bah Bye, was bred by Clear Valley Stables and Ron Charles, is owned by VIP Farms and trained by Neil French. She has seven wins in 18 starts, earnings of $278,103 and is coming off a second in an Aug. 23 optional claimer.
Sugarinthemorning is by Candy Ride, out of the In Excess mare Social Belle, was bred by owner Stephen Weissman and trained by Ron McAnally. She has five wins in 17 starts, earnings of $456,684 and is coming off a second in the Aug. 19 Rancho Bernardo. She was fifth in this race last year.
Camille C is by is by Roman Dancer, out of the Rahy mare Paris Operetta, was bred by Rod and Lorraine Rodriguez, is owned by Carlos Polanco and trained by Marcelo Polanco. The $4,200 Barretts purchase has three wins in 32 starts, earnings of $395,205 and is coming off a second in the Sept. 21 Bangles and Beads. She was second in the 2009 Cal Cup Juvenile Fillies.