05/29/2013 1:24PM

Golden Gate notes: Campanile draws trio of stakes winners

Benoit & Associates
Qiaona, winning the California Breeders' Champion Stakes, runs Saturday in the $100,000 Campanile.

Seven have been entered in Saturday’s $100,000 Campanile Stakes for 3-year-old California-bred fillies going a mile on turf.

The field includes three stakes winners: Unusual Way, who won the Wine Country Debutante at Santa Rosa last summer as well as the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Stakes Prevue; Qiaona, winner of the California Breeders’ Championship; and Warren’s Veneda, who graduated in the Alphabet Kiss on April 27 at Hollywood Park.

Rounding out the field are Miz Strawberry Dee and Adriatic Sky, each coming off a maiden win; Life Is a Stone, coming off a nice allowance turf win here; and Jaz Unlimited, a stablemate of Unusual Way, who has a turf win in a maiden claimer here.

◗ Summer Hit, who won Monday’s Grade 3 All American Stakes here, will likely race next in Southern California, said trainer Jerry Hollendorfer. A one-time $12,500 maiden claimer, the 4-year-old Summer Hit has won three of his four stakes tries this year and finished second in the Grade 3 San Francisco Mile.