Will the next Animal Kingdom emerge from the
shadows at Turfway Park on Saturday? One thing is for sure. The Grade 3
Spiral Stakes is a wide open Derby prep race and the winner will have
the necessary graded earnings to make the starting gate in Kentucky Derby 2012.
#11 Stealcase (10-1) is worth a stab at double digit odds. He had a troubled start in a 6th of 13 performance behind Hansen in the G3 Gotham Stakes. He ran into multiple next out winners in his first few starts including promising runners Thunder Moccasin, Ender Knievel, and Windsurfer. He
looked good in Gulfstream dirt route maiden tally Jan 19 and can
compete here if he handles the footing. The Mark Casse runner dons the
hood and sports a bullet for this engagement.