07/16/2008 11:00PM

Formal Arrangement back against the girls


CINCINNATI - Formal Arrangement will be back with her own kind when she faces 10 other Ohio-bred 3-year-old fillies in the $100,000 Queen City Oaks at River Downs on Saturday. Trained by Miguel Feliciano, Formal Arrangement ran second against the boys in the $100,000 Cleveland Gold Cup at the same 1 1/8-mile distance on June 28 at Thistedown.

In her start prior to the Gold Cup, Formal Arrangement won the $50,000 Tomboy here on May 17 by a length when facing 3-year-old Ohio-bred fillies going 1 1/16 miles. Andrew Ramgeet retains the mount. Formal Arrangement will be coupled with Pyrite Marci.

Part Girlie Girl hopes to turn the tables on Formal Arrangement after finishing second, beaten a length, in the Tomboy. Trained by Kris Nemann, Part Girlie Girl won her last out in the $55,000 Cincinnatian here June 29 by three-quarters of a length after Nemann gave her Lasix for the first time. Part Girlie Girl looks primed after a bullet work here July 11. Nathan Solomon keeps the mount.

Got Bling returns to statebred ranks after racing at Presque Isle Downs. Trained by Tim Hamm, Got Bling won an entry-level allowance race at Presque Isle on June 13 by 1 1/4 lengths. In her previous start, Got Bling finished third in the Tomboy after stumbling badly at the start. Got Bling, who will be ridden by Rodney Prescott, is a half-sister to graded stakes winner Too Much Bling.

Oh Baby Oh Baby Oh ships in from Louisiana Downs to face Ohio-breds for the first time. Trained by George Northrop, Oh Baby Oh Baby Oh won an open claiming race on May 25 in Louisiana going 7 1/2 furlongs on the turf. In her last out, Oh Baby Oh Baby Oh ran third in another open 7 1/2-furlong grass race, the $50,000 Little Treasure, on June 21. Louisiana jockey Todd Dupuis will ride.