02/17/2015 1:39PM

Lady Sabelia could head out of town

Jim McCue/Maryland Jockey Club
Lady Sabelia wins the Barbara Fritchie on Feb. 14 at Laurel Park.

Laurel-based Barbara Fritchie winner Lady Sabelia has won six of her last seven starts for trainer Robin Graham. In her only recent loss, she finished third in the $77,500 Cornucopia Stakes at Parx in October following a layoff of nearly four months.

“I needed another two weeks with her for that race,” Graham said, “but she was fit enough to run, and there aren’t many races out there for her division, so we ran.”

Lady Sabelia went to the lead in the Fritchie and won comfortably by 1 1/2 lengths.

“It just looked like she was just galloping,” Graham said.

Lady Sabelia, a 5-year-old daughter of Majestic Warrior, belongs to longtime Maryland owners and breeders Mr. and Mrs. Frank P. Wright. Lady Sabelia has won 8 of 14 starts and earned $518,465.

“We’ll be checking everything for her upcoming races,” Graham said. “We’ll look at Kentucky, there are races for her at Saratoga, and we’ll look at the Pimlico meet.”

Graham came back Monday to win the $100,000 Wide Country, a seven-furlong stakes for 3-year-old fillies, with Gypsy Judy.

Horacio Karamanos, 41, rode both of Graham’s winners and also won the $100,000 John B. Campbell on Saturday aboard Page McKenney for trainer Mary Eppler.

Maryland trainer Donald Barr just missed pulling off a stakes double of his own Monday. Savvy Street came out on the right side of a frantic stretch battle in the $100,000 Miracle Wood Stakes to win a four-horse blanket finish by a nose.

In the Grade 3, $250,000 General George, Cutty Shark looked home free for Barr in midstretch but got a little weary late and was nailed by a neck in deep stretch by Misconnect.

Forest Boyce was aboard both of Barr’s runners.