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Smirnoff Sorbet Caress

6th Running on Friday, August 1, 2014

$100,000 5 1/2 F&M 3&UP (Turf)

2013 Silverette 4 118 1:01.27 Paul P. Pompa, Jr. Dale L. Romans Robby Albarado $60,000
2012 Rosa Salvaje 4 118 1:03.50 William C. Schettine Lisa L. Lewis Alex O. Solis $60,000
2011 Quebrada Shiner (ARG) 6 122 1:09.10 Fraser, James A. and Jane N. Robert Barbara Ramon A. Dominguez $36,000
2010 Not Run
2009 Jazzy (ARG) 9 121 1:12.58 Team Valor International Mark A. Hennig Alan Garcia $40,290
2008 Stormy West 4 119 1:21.2 Snowden, Diane and Guy B. William I. Mott Kent J. Desormeaux $45,750

Named after the multiple-graded stakes winning mare trained by Hall of Famer H. Allen Jerkens, the Caress was first run in 2008 at seven furlongs on the turf and in 2009 it was contested at six furlongs. Not run in 2010 and 2011; in 2012, it was run at 5 ½ furlongs on the turf. Caress, a daughter of Storm Cat, retired in 1996 with a record of 13-4-2 from 29 career starts, including victories in the Grade 3 Poker at Belmont Park as well as the Beaugay and Athenia, both Grade 3 events at Aqueduct Racetrack.