Fred Davis

Reshuffled Barbara Fritchie field gains Merry Meadow

Reshuffled Barbara Fritchie field gains Merry Meadow

Laurel Park

Reshuffled Fritchie gains Merry Meadow

The field for Saturday's $300,000 Barbara Fritchie Handicap (G2) at Laurel Park is significantly different from the one originally scheduled to race last Saturday. Four of filly and mare sprinters will not be competing this weekend, while another has been added into the mix. Parx Racing-based Winning Image and Villette are not permitted to leave the Philadelphia track because of a quarantine after an equine herpes outbreak. More Than a Cruise will be pointed to the Conniver Stakes at Laurel on March 22, a race in which she finished second a year ago. Trainer Charlie Williams decided against...

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