Coffee Clique Looking to Repeat in $300,000 Churchill Distaff Turf Mile

Coffee Clique Looking to Repeat in $300,000 Churchill Distaff Turf Mile

Category : News - Fri 01/05/2015 - 00:19 EDT

Coffee Clique, the winner of the 2014 Churchill Distaff Turf Mile (G2) will try to defend her title and has been tabbed as the favorite at odds of 3-1 for trainer Brian Lynch. A five-year-old daughter of Medaglia d’Oro, she has won six of her twelve starts and will be making her second start off of a nine-month layoff. She was third in the Honey Fox (G2) last time out and will get a jockey change to John Velazquez from post position five.

Sandivia (IRE) getting a rematch with rival Lady Lara (IRE)

Second choice at 7-2 on the morning line is Sandiva (IRE) for trainer Todd Pletcher. A four-year-old daughter of Footstepsinthesand (GB), she has won six of her fourteen starts and has won graded stakes in three separate countries. She was last seen finishing second in the Honey Fox (G2) behind Lady Lara (IRE) who she will face again here. Javier Castellano will be aboard and they are scheduled to break from post eight.

Lady Lara (IRE) going for two wins in a row 

Lady Lara (IRE) is also in the field at morning line odds of 7-2 and comes out of the Bill Mott barn. A four-year-old daughter of Excellent Art (GB), she made her stateside debut a winning one last fall and has won two of her three North American starts. She has a total of four career victories and is scheduled to break from post position four under jockey Junior Alvarado who was aboard for both of her wins in the United States. 

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