12/04/2003 12:00AM

Beulah: Happy Endings Too favored


GROVE CITY, Ohio - Nine 2-year-old Ohio-bred fillies, all seeking their first career stakes win, are entered in Saturday's $35,000 Glacial Princess Stakes at Beulah Park.

Happy Endings Too may be the one to beat in the mile and 70-yard Glacial Princess, based on her half-length maiden victory over special weight company last out Nov. 1 at Mountaineer Park.

A daughter of Forest Gazelle, Happy Endings Too rallied from off the pace to win that race, which was contested at a mile and 70 yards. She is the only filly in the field who has won around two turns.

Trained by Joe Shuman, Happy Endings Too has a career record of 1-1-0 from three starts. Jockey James Herrell will be aboard Happy Endings Too for the first time.

Patti's Clown is the only stakes-placed runner entered Saturday, by virtue of her runner-up finish against open company in the six-furlong Shuvee at Fairmount Park in October.

In her most recent start, Patti's Clown dueled to the stretch in the 1 1/16-mile Galbreath Memorial here over a muddy racing surface Nov. 2 before tiring to finish fourth, beaten 8 1/4 lengths. She was disqualified and placed last of nine in that race for bearing in on the backstretch and causing interference.

Trained by Mike Nance, Patti's Clown is a gate-to-wire threat Saturday under regular rider Mike Rowland, who will be in from Thistledown for the mount in the Glacial Princess, which is named after one of the most popular fillies to race at Beulah and who is buried in the track's infield.