Oak Leaf: 'Kelly' ready to stretch out

Updated: October 2, 2010, 3:35 PM ET
By Brad Free | Daily Racing Form

INGLEWOOD, Calif. -- Tell a Kelly remains the top 2-year-old filly in California, but circumstances change Sunday when she races a longer distance against a tougher field than she crushed in the Grade 1 Del Mar Debutante at seven furlongs one month ago.

The Grade 1 Oak Leaf Stakes, over 1 1/16 miles at Hollywood Park, is the West Coast prep for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies. Tell a Kelly's trainer, John Sadler, believes distance is a non-factor.

"I don't think it's an issue," ...

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