Unique Bella Amazing in Las Virgenes Victory
By Margaret Ransom
Don Alberto Stable’s Unique Bella proved she is the force to be reckoned with down the path to the May 5 Kentucky Oaks (GI) with her 8 ½-length romp in the
Las Virgenes Stakes (GII) at Santa Anita. The gray, Pennsylvania-bred daughter of Tapit, though Triple Crown nominated, will more than likely remain on the path toward wearing the blanket of lilies and not face the boys despite her impressive victories, according to her Hall of Fame trainer.
“We’re going to run here,” Jerry Hollendorfer said, referring to the April 8 Santa Anita Oaks (GI). “If we’re fortunate enough… (more)