05/06/2013 5:13PM

Belmont Park: Pletcher fillies possible for Belmont Stakes

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Barbara D. Livingston
Dreaming of Julia, the fourth-place finisher in Friday's Kentucky Oaks, and stablemate Unlimited Budget, third in the Oaks, are being considered for the Belmont Stakes.

Trainer Todd Pletcher won the 2007 Belmont Stakes with the filly Rags to Riches. He may try to do it again with Unlimited Budget and/or Dreaming of Julia, the third- and fourth-place finishers in last Friday’s Kentucky Oaks.

“They’re both intriguing fillies at the distance; both ownership groups mentioned the possibility of keeping an eye on it,” Pletcher said Sunday at Churchill Downs. “We’ll see how they ship and how they train and such.”

Both Dreaming of Julia and Unlimited Budget arrived back at Belmont on Sunday.

Dreaming of Julia is owned by Stonestreet Stables. It was the Stonestreet-owned Curlin who was beaten a head by the Pletcher-trained Rags to Riches in the 2007 Belmont.