A pair of juvenile turf stakes featuring strong favorites in each division. And while there’s an interesting filly in the What A While and it appears Christophe Clement has this field in hand with Ozara (8-5).
The filly is forward and fast on the Thoro Graph scale for openers.
After a wide trip in the G1 Natalma at Woodbine, she returned with a game placing in the Chelsea Flower, a key event producing two next-out winners.
She will be running late on the turn back, has worked thrice at her Payson Park winter base and Clement reaches out to Irad Ortiz Jr. in this spot.
Milliat (8-1) peaks our interest. She broke maiden beating 12 rivals on Dundalk’s synthetic track and now moves into the hot Jack Sisterson shedrow in her U.S. and turf debut and attracts Luis Saez.
Our play is an exacta box of these two, a win play on the favorite and a saver wager on the Euro barn change, needing at least 4-1 to make that play. Also will take these two in saver exactas with Buttercream Babe.