Ramon Vazquez is all smiles after profitable his first Grade 1 within the Del Mar Debutante aboard And Tell Me Nolies
Peter Redekop’s And Tell Me Nolies dug in late and simply caught race favourite Dwelling Cooking on the wire to register a notable upset in Saturday’s Grade 1, $301,000 TVG Del Mar Debutante Stakes.
Ridden by veteran Ramon Vazquez, who was recording the primary Grade 1 tally of his profession within the mainland U.S., the bay filly by the late Arrogate coated the seven-furlong distance in 1:23.29 to rise up by a head. Peter Miller trains the winner.
Dwelling Cooking, who’s owned by the partnership of Pegram, Watson and Weitman, went off at odds of 7-10 and simply missed. Ending third, three and three-quarter lengths farther again, was Perry and Ramona Bass’ Ice Dancing.
And Tell Me Nolies earned a examine for $180,000 for her efforts and now has two wins in three begins and earnings of $232,800.
The winner paid $21.60, $5.40 and $3.00. Dwelling Cooking returned $2.60 and $2.10, whereas Ice Dancing paid $2.60 to point out.
The TVG Del Mar Debutante is taken into account the championship occasion of the Del Mar assembly for 2-year-old fillies.
RAMON VAZQUEZ (And Tell Me Nolies, winner) – “I advised Peter (coach Miller) that I had confidence on this filly proper from the beginning. I am glad he was loyal to me and let me experience her on this one. She was a runner all the way in which in the present day. And I knew I used to be the winner on the wire. That is my first Grade I win. It’s so wonderful. I wish to thank Peter for giving me this opportunity. That is wonderful.”
PETER MILLER (And Tell Me Nolies, winner) – “I did not see a ton of velocity on the shape. We had been drawn inside. I believe he (Ramon Vasquez) needed to get place, which he did. I did like a few of the strikes he made. On the five-eighths pole when he beat Cedillo (Vegas Magic) to the spot, after which when he bought her outdoors across the two-and-a-half furlong pole, I felt actually good.”
FRACTIONS: :22.01 :44.36 1:09.92 1:23.29
The stakes win by jockey Vazquez was his third of the meet, however his first within the TVG Del Mar Debutante. He now has three stakes wins at Del Mar.
The stakes win by coach Miller was his second of the meet and his second (Set Play, 2007) within the Del Mar Debutante. He now has 46 stakes wins at Del Mar.
The profitable proprietor is Peter Redekop of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.