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CD FEATURES STRONG CHOICE

With the prospects of a five horse feature at Aqueduct, we venture to Churchill Downs again where the field is larger but the form solidly favors the public choice.

On paper, I can’t defeat Irish Mischief (1-1) and her coupled mate, La Femme Royale, in Thursday’s feature.

Irish Mischief has excellent spacing, performance figures, hails from top connections and gets significant class relief and an outside draw that favors her style at today’s race shape. And while ‘Royale’ meets tougher here, she’s sharp and loves the Churchill strip.

We’re taking the entry, with no price restrictions, and will play a cold exacta with price shot Hint Of Mint (15-1) who should benefit from her recent return from a lengthy layup and also loves the surface here.

YESTERDAY: ‘Kowboy’s’ Karma was bad karma, taking a position at the back of the pack and standing his ground, failing to pick up his feet.

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