The Pressbox Saturday April 21 Last Weekend At Keeneland

This week we take a look at Keeneland’s last Spring weekend Stakes Races and the upcoming action for Churchill Downs, The Oaks and The Kentucky Derby. Hosted by world renowned broadcaster Dave Baker and Gene McLean. Drop us an email or give us a shout on Twitter or Facebook as we entertain and educate on this week’s great, upcoming Stakes schedule.

We never lost confidence in her.  We worked with her and got her to run a good race today–thank God. Mike (Smith) and I both thought she went too fast early last time (when well beaten as favorite in the Grade I Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint Nov. 4), and she didn’t finish. Today, he let her lay a little off the pace and kept her wide and she finished well.  I have confidence in Unique Bella.  She gets into it and I thought she’d beat her (Paradise Woods), and down the lane, she did it.

Jerry Hollendorfer, the trainer of Unique Bella, who won the G1 La Brea at Santa Anita on Dec. 26