Grade 3 Waya Caps Excellent Stakes Card at the Spa

Grade 3 Waya Caps Excellent Stakes Card at the Spa

Category : News - Fri 07/08/2015 - 19:06 EDT

With 12 horses signed on to contest the 1 1/2-mile grass race, trainer Chad Brown will saddle two of the top three betting choices, led by 3/1 morning line favorite Danza Cavallo. Since coming to the United States from her native France last November, the four year-old filly has acquitted herself nicely, running second in the Grade 3 Long Island Handicap, and beginning her 2015 campaign with a victory in Keeneland allowance race. In her last start, Danza Cavallo was far from disgraced in defeat, finishing fifth, beaten just shy of two lengths in the Grade 1 Gamely Stakes May 25 at Santa Anita. Since that effort, she appears to be working nicely at Saratoga and will again receive the services of Irad Ortiz – the only U.S. jockey to have ridden her. 

“Other” Brown filly deserves long look 

Brown will also send out 5/1 shot Goldy Espony, winner of the River Memories Stakes July 5 at Belmont in her last start. The four year-old gray or roan daughter of Vespone has won 5 of 11 starts and will break from the rail under Kendrick Carmouche.

Two live runners exit same race 

Queen’s Parade (4/1) and Kitten’s Point (6/1) both exit the Grade 3 Robert. G Dick Memorial Stakes at Delaware Park July 11 where they finished second and third respectively. Both horses have proven capable of winning the Waya with a top effort.  

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