Trainer Tony Wilson will be giving a leg up to jockey
Shannon Uske in Saturday’s feature at Monmouth as that duo looks to connect for
the second time this meet with the 4-year-old filly Do Somethin.
“We had our
eye on her for a while,” said Wilson from his Monmouth Park base. “She’s proved a nice claim and hopefully we
get lucky again on Saturday.”
can be called a nice claim now, there were certainly some anxious moments when
Wilson ran her back for the first time off the claim on Aug. 2, where she was
eased through the stretch.
there was nothing seriously wrong,” Wilson
explained. “Bravo (jockey Joe) just felt
there was something off and played it safe rather than sorry. Thankfully everything worked out just fine.”
One race later
that good claim statement rang true for Wilson
as Do Somethin pressed the early pace before drawing clear in the lane to score
at odds of 7-1. She followed that up
with a solid third-place finish at Parx on Sept. 3.
good runner,” Wilson
said. “Her numbers are going up and she
should prove tough against this group on Saturday.” Among the other six fillies
entered in Saturday’s $40,000 six furlong test are Crazy About Me, who rides a
four-race win streak into the allowance/optional claiming event and Circular
Rainbow, winner of her last two. Both of
those fillies are conditioned by leading trainer Jorge Navarro.
feature is slated for race nine on a 10-race program.