Stellar Wind Preparing For July 30th Clement Hirsch Stakes At Del Mar

The following appeared in The Paulick Report July 10th.

Champion Stellar Wind, winner of the G1 Beholder Mile on June 3, pleased her trainer John Sadler with her work on Sunday at Santa Anita, according to The 5-year-old daughter of Curlin is preparing for the G1 Clement Hirsch Stakes at Del Mar on July 30, a “Win and You’re In” for the Breeders’ Cup Distaff.

Stellar Wind is shown with jockey Victor Espinoza after winning the Beholder Mile. Photo courtesy of Santa Anita.

“She’s well ahead of the curve,” said Sadler of the six-furlong move in 1:13.40. “She was very relaxed this morning. I’m happy with where she’s at.”

Stellar Wind is scheduled for one more work at Santa Anita before shipping to Del Mar, where she will have her final breeze prior to the Hirsch. She won the 2016 Clement Hirsch over Beholder.