A field of seven was entered in the Runhappy Travers Stakes this morning at Saratoga Race Course.
Defending champion Essential Quality drew post position 2 and was installed the 4-5 early line favorite.
The accomplished Midnight Bourbon is the pole sitter and was made 9-2 second favorite by a pair of 6-1 choices, Curlin Stakes winner Dynamic One and strong late-finishing Keepmeinmind.
The field in post order, with early line odds from linemaker David Aragona:
1-Midnight Bourbon (9-2)
2-Essential Quality (4-5)
4-Dynamic One (6-1)
5-Miles D (12-1)
7-King Fury (15-1)
Post time on Saturday is scheduled for 6:12 pm.