Richard, Bertram and Elaine Klein’s Country Day, who finished a game second, beaten a length and a half for all the money in the
Grade II Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint Nov. 5 at last asking, has been installed as the 3-1 morning line choice for Saturday’s
$75,000 Bonapaw Stakes at about 5 1/2-furlongs over the
Stall-Wilson turf course.
Carl Moore Management’s
who ran eighth in this year’s Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint but won the 2010
renewal by a length and a half, is the early Bonapaw second choice at
Country Day, trained by
Steve Margolis, will be ridden by
James Graham, while
Chamberlain Bridge, a long-standing resident of trainer
Bret Calhoun’s barn, will have regular rider
Jamie Theriot back in the irons.
Facing the top two in the Bonapaw are: Charles Miller and Pat Dupuy’s
Strike Impact, Robby Albarado up; Mary Jean Bonfili’s
Wekiva Wachee, Corey Lanerie; Sadie and Ronnie Moore’s
Uno Ducksy, Roman Chapa; Mary Grum’s
Crystal Moment, Calvin Borel; Millennium Farms’
Great Mills, Shane Sellers; Maynard Chatters’
Southern Style, C. L. Marquez; and Whispering Oaks Farm’s
Joe Hollywood, Rosie Napravnik.