12/31/2012 2:34PM

Laurel Park: Walkwithapurpose romps in Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship

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Jim McCue/Maryland Jockey Club
Walkwithapurpose wins the $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship at Laurel Park.

Walkwithapurpose dominated all the running when posting her third straight victory and getting her first stakes win Monday in the $100,000 Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship at Laurel Park in Laurel, Md.

With Jeremy Rose riding the homebred filly for Sagamore Farm and trainer Ignacio Correas, Walkwithapurpose made the lead from her rail post easily in the 7 1/2-furlong race and easily turned back her only real challenger at the quarter pole before cruising to an eight-length score. She returned $4.20 as the slight favorite after finishing in 1:32.67 over a fast main track.

Hot Fun, the 11-10 second choice and the filly who loomed the main threat turning for home, finished another length before No Means No. Only five started after Bear Access and Listen Boy were early scratches.

Walkwithapurpose, a bay filly by Candy Ride, finished third in her career debut at Timonium before going through her maiden and her first allowance condition at Laurel in quick order. The Monday race was her fourth start.

The $2 exacta (1-7) returned a mere $8.20.