12/22/2014 4:02PM

Empress Maker could be sitting on a peak effort in stretch-out


HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. – With a pedigree that suggests she might be any kind on the grass, one can say Empress Maker has been a bit of a disappointment to this point in her career. But the well-bred filly continues to improve with every start and may just be ready for a breakthrough effort when closing out her 3-year-old campaign going 1 3/16 miles on the turf in Tuesday’s $37,000 headliner at Gulfstream Park.