JUVENILE TURF SPRINT
- King Neptune has speed and turns back for Aidan O in first try on Lasix.
- Four Wheel Drive is undefeated in two starts and is training well for Ward.
- Kimari is another strong shooter from Ward.
- Alligator Alley gets blinkers and Lasix for the first time for other O’Brien.
- Proven Strategies is a maiden that hasn’t had a chance to show his best. Disclaimer: I have a piece as partner in the Empire Racing Club.
- Peace Achieved is the more accomplished Casse runner.
- Structor is Chad’s 2-for-2 Pilgrim winner.
- Vitalogy trained smartly after placing to second choice.
- Wicked Whisper has a few gears and should benefit from two turns.
- Donna Veloce won bow handily and trained forwardly; big step up.
- Bast won stakes in past two for Baffert with last this course and distance.
- Perfect Alibi placed over course she didn’t like in last and can improve ranking here.
JUVENILE FILLIES TURF
- Abscond won last in Canada and followed up with superior workout.
- Crystalle won first two starts before caught extremely wide in latest.
- Fair Maiden won two straight before facing top pick in latest.
- Sweet Melania impressed beating weaker at Keeneland.
- Dennis’ Moment had plenty in reserve when he won last out and followed up with a superb workout.
- Eight Rings has ability but is still a bit green.
- Scabbard placed in past two despite trouble.
- Shoplifted was too far back in route bow and should forwardly placed today.