PLEASANTON, Calif. (June 15, 2016) – Stakes winners Uptown Twirl and Moment Is Right headline a compact field entered in Saturday’s $50,000 Pleasanton Oaks for 3-year-old fillies at the Oak Tree at Pleasanton meet.
Mother Luck is by Street Sense, out of the Spinning World mare Alashir’s World, was bred by owners Mr. and Mrs. Larry Williams and is trained by Jeff Bonde. She won her lone race May 14 and has earnings of $15,600.
Uptown Twirl is by Twirling Candy, out of the Cat Thief mare Sambuca Classica, was bred by Steven Nicholson & Brandi Nicholson, is owned by Hronis Racing and trained by John Sadler. She has three wins in seven starts, earnings of $134,714 and is coming off a win in the Apr. 24 Surfside Stakes.
Breakaway Dixie is by Marino Marini, out of the Siberian Summer mare Grey Lassie, was bred by owners Randy Randazzo and Paul Conley and is trained by Ed Moger Jr. She has two wins in eight starts, earnings of $54,896 and is coming off a third in a May 26 optional claimer.
Andean is by City Zip, out of the Storm Cat mare Stormy Bear, was bred by Richard Maynard, is owned by Peter Redekop and trained by Blaine Wright. She has one win in six starts, earnings of $33,989 and is coming off a fifth in the May 8 Ross McLeod Stakes at Hastings Park.
Moment Is Right is by Medaglia d’Oro, out of the Vicar mare Rite Moment, was bred by Woodford Thoroughbreds, is owned by Ten Broeck Farm and trained by Simon Callaghan. She has two wins in six starts, earnings of $180,600 and is coming off a sixth in the May 20 Miss Preakness Stakes.