In the 2022 Belmont Stakes, 80-1 Kentucky Derby betting longshot Rich Strike will try to prove that his Louisville surprise was no fluke. However, he faces a talented cast of foes, including Wood […]
Godolphin Entry Tops Field for $250,000 Ruffian Stakes
Kiaran McLaughlin will saddle Via Strata and Wedding Toast as part of an entry for Godolphin Racing at odds of 8-5 on the morning line. Via Strata, a four-year-old daughter […]
Kiaran McLaughlin will saddle Via Strata and Wedding Toast as part of an entry for Godolphin Racing at odds of 8-5 on the morning line. Via Strata, a four-year-old daughter of Street Cry, is undefeated from three starts and will be making her stakes debut under jockey Irad Ortiz, Jr. Wedding Toast, winner of five of her nine starts, is a five-year-old daughter of Street Sense and will have Jose Lezcano in the irons as she tries to earn the second graded stakes victory of her career.
Princess Violet a consistent threat
Second choice at 9-5 on the morning line is Princess Violet for trainer Linda Rice. A four-year-old daughter of Officer, she has been on the board in nine of her ten outings and is a five-time winner. The consistent filly was last seen winning the Madison (G1) at Keeneland in her second start of the year. Jose Ortiz has the mount and they will break from post position four.
House Rules going for fourth win of the year
Also in the field at morning line odds of 5-2 is House Rules for trainer James Jerkens. A four-year-old daughter of Distorted Humor, she has won six of her sixteen starts and is a multiple graded stakes winner. She has won three of her four starts this year and comes into this race off of a victory in the Top Flight Handicap (G3) at Aqueduct. Javier Castellano will be aboard from post two.
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One of the most historic - and controversial - editions of the Kentucky Derby is in the books and the next leg of the US Triple Crown moves to Baltimore's Pimlico Race Course for the running of the Preakness Stakes. The 1 3/16 test over the Pimlico dirt track is drawing a wide-open field of three-year-old thoroughbreds gunning for the $1.5 million purse.