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Giant Oak Heads Salty Alysheba Stakes

Giant Oak had his 2-race grade one win streak snapped in the New Orleans Handicap (G2) at Fair Grounds and he will try to get back on the beam in a surprisingly strong Alysheba Stakes (G3) at Churchill Downs on Friday.

Chris Block's 5-year-old horse was always the bridesmade and never the bride but everything changed after he was placed first in the Clark Handicap (G1) here last fall. He proved that effort was no fluke in a good looking Donn (G1) tally at Gulfstream. He rallied for the show in New Orleans last time and hopes to get a bit more pace help this time around.

Mission Impazible beat Giant Oak to the punch at Fair Grounds and figures to employ similar promient throughout tactics in this spot. He might prefer that oval but is an obvious threat with anything resembling his last.

First Dude placed in multiple graded races last year including the Preakness, Belmont, and Travers Stakes. He exits a confidence building score in an entry level spot at Santa Anita and should make his presence felt throughout for Martin Garcia and Bob Baffert.

This extremely tough grade three affair also includes stakes winners Wise Dan, Caracortado, Awesome Gem, Demarcation, and Regal Ransom.

Equestrio made a name for himself when he knocked off stablemate Dialed In on March 6. New York-bred Icabad Crane is also entered along with outsider Jardim.  

 

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