07/30/2011 3:46PM

Del Mar: 10 enter Wednesday's Graduation Stakes


There are 10 statebred 2-year-olds entered in Wednesday's Graduation Stakes over 5 1-2 furlongs at Del Mar.

The unbeaten Sherman Bartlebort, a stakes winner at the Alameda County Fair at Pleasanton on July 9, will attempt to win his fourth race for a partnership and trainer Bob Hess, Jr. The maiden race winners Rousing Sermon and Unhitchthetrailor will merit support as will Pend Oreille, who was fourth in the Grade 3 Hollywood Juvenile Championship on July 17.

The Graduation Stakes is the seventh race on an eight-race program that begins the third week of the meeting.