Rick Lee’s American Beauty Stakes selections and analysis

Rick Lee's selections and analysis

6 The American Beauty. Purse $150,000, 6 furlongs, fillies and mares, 4-year-olds and up

SARAH HARPER*** finished second behind a fast filly in the Poinsettia, which has turned out to be a key race. HOT AND SULTRY finished second behind a talented post-time favorite, while nearly five lengths clear of third in a useful allowance tune-up. PERFECT HAPPINESS was beaten only one length in the Paz Zareta last month at Fair Grounds, and she is a two-time winner at Oaklawn.


5 Sarah Harper;Bejarano;Moquett;7-5

2 Hot and Sultry;Cabrera;Casse;9-5

6 Perfect Happiness;Juarez;Hartman;7-2

3 I'm the Boss of Me;Arrieta;Compton;8-1

1 Connie K;Court;Morse;12-1

4 Lisette;Michel;Lukas;20-1

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