“Stellar” Field Set for $1 Million Kentucky Oaks

“Stellar” Field Set for $1 Million Kentucky Oaks

Category : News - Wed 29/04/2015 - 04:23 EDT

Stellar Wind tops the wide open field as the morning line favorite at odds of 7-2 for trainer John Sadler. A chestnut daughter of Curlin, she has won three of her four career starts and is a perfect two for two against graded stakes competition. She was last seen winning the Santa Anita Oaks (G1) and will break from post position twelve under jockey Victor Espinoza.

Condo Commando trying to earn her fourth straight win

Second choice at 4-1 on the morning line is Condo Commando for trainer Rudy Rodriguez. A dark bay daughter of Tiz Wonderful, she has won five of her six career starts and is a three-time graded stakes winner. She won the Gazelle Stakes (G2) at Aqueduct last time out and will be trying to earn her fourth consecutive victory. Joel Rosario will be in the irons from post position five.

Birdatthewire a top threat from the outside 

Also in the field at morning line odds of 6-1 is Birdatthewire for trainer Dale Romans. A bay daughter of Summer Bird, it took her until her fourth career start to break her maiden and she followed that with a victory in the Forward Gal Stakes (G2). She won her final Oaks prep, the Gulfstream Park Oaks (G2) and will break from post thirteen with Irad Ortiz, Jr. aboard as she goes for her first Grade 1 score.

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