How can they beat Miss Macy Sue (5-2)? Donít think they can. At least, on paper, I canít.
Kelly Von Hemelís Midwest flyer has everything: raging form off four straight wins, including eight wins at the distance, the stalking speed and kick needed to press fast fractions then go on, a fair impost (117 pounds), a bullet blowout over the main track, and Edgar Prado. Otherwise, she doesnít have much going for her.
Indian Flare (9-5) is sure to attract attention off her tough-trip non-effort in the G1 Princess Rooney at Calder, a course that many horses simply canít handle. But we think that an extra half-furlong is really her best game, and weíll try to beat the early line choice.
The one we fear is Todd Pletcher trainee G City Gal (2-1), who moved forward in her second start of the year, the aforementioned Rooney. She appears to be cycling back into top form.
Taking Miss Macy Sue to win at 8-5 or greater and an exacta box with G City Gal.
Running Totals: (72) 33-15-10 Dollar Return: $193.20 [win selections only]