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an ugly evil-looking old woman

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a woman of advanced age


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Baffert Coast to Coast began shortly after noon Santa Anita time when Silverbulletday and Jerry Bailey chased loose leader Beautiful Pleasure and Jorge Chavez throughout the Beldame.
Sister Sightseek, by Sussex Stakes victor Distant View, won a dozen races in the States, seven of them at Grade 1 level, including two editions of both the Beldame Stakes and the Ogden Phipps Handicap.
Assistants at Belmont will handle Hugo Reynolds' River Keen (Chris Antley), who'll see if his Woodward Stakes-winning form is good enough to beat top-ranked Behrens in the 1-1/4-mile Jockey Club Gold Cup, and Mike Pegram's Silverbulletday (Jerry Bailey), who goes for her 10th consecutive victory over fillies and mares in Sunday's 1-1/8-mile Beldame.
New conventional wisdom: Losing to pacesetting 4-year-old Beautiful Pleasure in the sloppy-track Beldame at Belmont Park demonstrates Silverbulletday is worn out after 10 races this year and beating her age group 11 times in a row, while Keeper Hill's victory over Banshee Breeze makes her the now horse.
Also on the Breeders' Cup Preview card, Riboletta proved she is the best mare in the country when she easily defeated Beautiful Pleasure in the Beldame Stakes.
Blew by Unrivalled Belle last time to win over this trip in the Grade 1 Beldame - just as she had in their previous meeting.
After a brilliant workout this week for trainer Steve Asmussen, Rachel Alexandra was thought to be on target for Saturday's Grade 1 Beldame Stakes at Belmont Park until Jackson dropped his bombshell.
Riboletta can help Jones make up his mind if she and McCarron beat 1999 Distaff champion Beautiful Pleasure in the Beldame Stakes at Belmont on Saturday.
Saturday's results, the highlight of which was Albert the Great winning the Jockey Club Gold Cup, included Riboletta and McCarron beating Beautiful Pleasure in the Beldame at Belmont, a win that could persuade the mare's owner to try the Breeders' Cup Classic against males instead of the Distaff.
Trained by Shug McGaughey for Ogden Phipps, Personal Ensign was off the course for most of her second season, but had a magnificent championship season in 1988, when her victories included the Whitney Handicap, Maskette Stakes and (for the second time) Beldame Stakes.
He continues: "Maristar will now head to Belmont, where she is likely to go for the Grade 3 Beldame Cup on their Super Saturday later this month.
However, Uncle Mo will have to overcome a tough opponent in top filly Havre De Grace, who will take on the boys after a comfortable success in the Grade 1 Beldame.
1 in the NTRA media poll for the first time after her victory in the Beldame Stakes for fillies and mares at Belmont Park on Saturday and Lemon Drop Kid's defeat in the Jockey Club Gold Cup.
Frankel's exciting 3-year-old filly Flute is aiming for an early meeting with elders Gourmet Girl and Serra Lake in the Beldame at Belmont on Oct.
Out-of-town races with Breeders' Cup implications include four at Belmont Park on Saturday: the Jockey Club Gold Cup (Albert the Great Aptitude), Beldame Stakes (Flute, Spain, Beautiful Pleasure), Champagne (Officer) and Frizette (You, Cashier's Dream).