Marissa’s Lady Takes Inaugural Fern Creek At Churchill Downs

Boone Family Trust and Tillema Family Trust’s homebred Marissa’s Lady shot past pacesetter Verylittlecents at the top of the stretch and turned back a late challenge from 8-5 favorite Matereya en route to a one-length victory in the inaugural running of the $200,000 Fern Creek for 2-year-old fillies on Saturday at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky.

Marissa’s Lady, trained by Billy Morey and ridden by Rafael Bejarano, ran 6 ½ furlongs over a fast track in 1:16.85.

The victory was worth $121,140 and increased Marissa’s Lady’s earnings to $190,600 with a record of two wins in two starts. She is a Kentucky-bred daughter of Violence out of the Cee’s Tizzy mare Marissa’s Joy, and broke her maiden at first asking on Oct. 31.

Sent off at odds of 3-1, Marissa’s Lady returned $8, $4.00, and $2.60. Matareya, under Joel Rosario, and paid $3.40 and $2.60 with Sweet Dani Girl another 2 ½ lengths back in third paying $2.80 to show under Martin Garcia.

Bali Del Sol, Knowing Glance, Verylittlecents, and Laura’s Charm completed the order of finish. Golden Sights was scratched.

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