Shadwell Farm News

LIGHTEN UP FRANCES Rolls to 5 1/4-Length Maiden Score

Runner-up in her last start, LIGHTEN UP FRANCES opened up through the stretch to win this 6 1/2-furlong Maiden test by a 5 1/4 lengths. The 3-year-old filly from the second crop of ALBERTUS MAXIMUS quickly gained the lead by the first fraction, set the pace from there until the top of the stretch and widened her margin to the wire at Hawthorne. LIGHTEN UP FRANCES is a homebred for Smokey Creek Farm and is out of the Tactical Cat mare Lucky Satchel.