Vela pair chase Travis Stakes success

Last year's Travis Stakes winner Rasa Lila will attempt to defend her title on Saturday.
Last year's Travis Stakes winner Rasa Lila will attempt to defend her title on Saturday.

Sir Peter Vela will look forward to Saturday's Gr. 2 Travis Stakes with two chances of adding to his previous three wins in the weight-for-age fillies and mares' feature. more

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