Justa Lady's game score in the Dec. 1 Richard Scherer Memorial S. at Fair Grounds gave the 5-year-old daughter of More Than Ready her second career stakes win and her sire his 13th North American stakes winner this year.
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Going head-to-head the entire way with Brielle's Appeal, Justa Lady took the “about” 5 1/2-furlongs by a nose over her stubborn foe. The final time on the firm turf was 1:03.20.
Justa Lady's record now stands at 7-7-2 in 26 starts. She has earned $353,745 for owner/breeder Curtis Green.
More Than Ready has accounted for four Grade 1 winners in 2018 alone, including Roy H, repeat winner of the Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1).