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Lilacs And Lace Wins US Gr1 Ashland Stakes
US filly Lilacs And Lace (Flower Alley-Refinement, by Seattle Slew) scored a 1-length victory in the US$400,000 Gr1 Ashland Stakes (8.5 furlongs on all-weather) for 3YO fillies at Keeneland in Kentucky. Lilacs And Lace (ridden by Javier Castellano for trainer John Terranova) defeated Wyomia (Vindication-Beyond The Sun, by Kingmambo) & Kathmanblu (Bluegrass Cat-Abba Gold, by Devil's Bag). Lilacs And Lace took her record to 3 wins (also including January's Listed California Oaks over 8.5 furlongs at Golden Gate Fields) & 2 runners-up (including 2010's Listed Corte Madera Stakes over 8 furlon gs at Golden Gate Fields) from 8 starts for US$340,300 earnings.