The Southern Belle Stakes held on Saturday highlights the second full weekend of horse racing at Grants Pass Downs.

The Southern Belle Stakes held on Saturday highlights the second full weekend of horse racing at Grants Pass Downs.

Post time for both Saturday and Sunday's 10-race cards is 12:30 p.m.

Southern Belle Stakes, the ninth of 10 races scheduled for Saturday, features a field of eight fillies and mares vying for the $3,000-plus purse. The morning line favorite is California Laura with 5-to-2 odds, while Marie S. is a 3-to-1 favorite.

Saturday is also Ladies' Day, a promotional event that allows all spectators in at no charge. Admission for all others is $2.

The top race scheduled for Sunday will be the W.G. Curly Lewis Memorial, which is held in memory of the longtime quarterhorse owner. Purse for that event is $3,200.

Jockeys Edgar Montehermoso, scheduled to ride atop California Laura on Saturday, and Troy Stillwell were injured last weekend during spills but will both return for this weekend's events.

Jockey Standings

Name Mounts Wins 2nd 3rd

Edgar Montehermoso 19 4 2 6

Nikeela Black 19 3 3 0

Joe Crispin 8 3 2 1

Troy Stillwell 9 3 1 1

Darlene Braden 12 2 2 3

Ruben Camacho 16 1 4 3

Roger Butterfly 14 1 3 2

Jose Guerrero 15 1 2 1

Brian Connelly 9 1 1 1

Tonja Arruda 2 1 0 0

William Ives 5 0 0 2

B.J. Brown 2 0 0 0

Tricia Bosisto 2 0 0 0

Trainer Standings

Name Starts Wins 2nd 3rd

Karen Haverty 9 3 2 1

R. Scott Raley 8 2 3 1

Teresa Skinner 3 2 0 0

Ronald E. Raley 3 1 2 0

Bob Beckner 15 1 1 4

Jackie Garcia 5 1 1 2

John Harris 8 1 1 2

Ryland Harwood 2 1 1 0

Pamela Nance 3 1 1 0

Clifton Dennis 3 1 0 1

Richard Libolt 1 1 0 0

Cathy Brown 2 1 0 0

Gayle Chesmore 2 1 0 0

Mike De Matteis 2 1 0 0

Derral Braden 2 1 0 0