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Sarunas Jasikevicius
Sam's Sister to carry high weight in Fritchie
Sam's Sister to carry high weight in Fritchie

Grade 1 stakes-winning Sam's Sister is scheduled to carry high weight of 123 pounds against 10 rivals in Saturday's $300,000 Barbara Fritchie Handicap (Grade 2) at Laurel Park. The Jerry Hollendorfer-trained 4-year-old filly arrived at Laurel on Wednesday after a cross-country flight from Southern California in a quest for her third straight graded-stakes victory. The daughter of Brother Derek concluded her 2014 season with a half-length victory in the $300,000 La Brea Stakes (G1) at Santa Anita Park on Dec. 26 before making a victorious 2015 debut in the $200,000 Santa Monica (G2) on Jan. 19. Both stakes victories were achieved at the Barbara Fritchie distance of 7 furlongs. ...