10/09/2014 1:58PM

Minorette may have to contend with soft turf in Queen Elizabeth II


LEXINGTON, Ky. – If there’s a dancing queen in the field, well, she’d better be able to perform with give in the ground. Kindred contenders Ball Dancing, Daring Dancer, Sea Queen, and Crown Queen are among the nine 3-year-old fillies in Saturday’s serendipitously named Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup, a 1 1/8-mile turf race that likely will be run over a yielding course at Keeneland.