With yesterday’s races taken off the turf and with heavy rains in the area all Saturday night, we can’t believe that today’s Pass the Tab Stakes, for horses that have not won a stakes on turf at a mile or more this year, will remain on the grass. Therefore out selection here is for a wet main track only.

Z Humor (6-1) hasn’t really shown any development as a three-year-old after winning the Delta Jackpot last December. So, this is his time of year and, while his figures have not improved this season, they’re more than fast enough to compete with this group.

Used hard setting a strong pace in the Grade 2 Jerome, he kept trying while tiring after being displaced on the lead. The race was better than it looks on paper. After anticipated scratches, his outside draw will augur well and he’s getting a great deal of class relief in this spot. Chalk this one up for the Pletcher/Velazquez team, but at nowhere near his quoted overnight line.

Taking Z Humor to win at 3-1 or greater.

Running Totals: (311) 95-64-40. Total Dollar Return: $650.20 [win selections only]