Call Me Love, Mutamakina to target Glens Falls in Saratoga – Horse Racing News
Call Me Love wins the River Memories at Belmont Park.
Coach Christophe Clement said stakes winners Call Me Love and Mutamakina will target the $ 250,000 Glens Falls, a 12-stage turf test for fillies and older mares on August 7 at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Spring, NY. third place at River Memories on July 11 at Belmont Park in Elmont, NY
Owned by R Unicorn Stable, Call Me Love earned back-to-back wins by beating the optional 11/16 mile allowance claimant company on May 23 at Belmont Park en route to its coup at River Memories.
The daughter of the 2009 European Horse of the Year Sea the Stars was a double winner in Italy before joining Clément’s barn in 2020. She posted a recovery in form after going 0-for-5 in a stakes campaign all graduates last season.
Mutamakina, a daughter of seed-winning Nathaniel, owned by Al Shiria’aa Stud, won Long Island Grade 3 in November at Aqueduct on her second start to North America. She was placed twice in Group 2 in her second season in France.
“Both are possible for Glens Falls. I’m going to have to see how they train and make sure it doesn’t happen too fast, but both are doing well right now, ”said Clement, four-time winner of Glens Falls. “It was good for Call Me Love to get a stake win. We had obviously tried it a few times with her so I was happy with her run.
Call Me Love comes from the mare Rainbow Quest Fresnay, whose dam is the French winner of Group 1 Field of Hope. Mutamakina was bred from the mare Danehill Joshua’s Princess, making her fourth dam the 1995 European Horse of the Year and the winner of the Breeders’ Cup Mile Ridgewood Pearl.
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