these are the last 2 major Kentucky Derby preps,both are on national T.V.(NBC)
BLUE GRASS STAKES
#1.DYNAMIC SKY(10-1)-ran 2nd here last year in a grade I,and now returns to his preferred surface. this race is wide open and this one needs points to get to Kentucky.
#7.UNCAPTURED(7-2)-leading $ earner has 4 wins on synthetic surface, 1st start of the year 3 weeks ago was pretty good,could complete Mark Casse exacta.
#9.TESSERON(50-1)-beaten favorite on grass in last,was put back into training and figures to move forward off that race. expensive colt($357k)worth a stab at 50-1.
#11.BALANCE THE BOOKS(15-1)-ran a clunker in his 1st start of the year 3 weeks ago,trainer Chad Brown is 30% with 2nd start back off layoff.should be closing late.
$2.00 exacta keys 1/7,9,11 and 7,9,11/1 ($12.00)
#5.DEN'S LEGACY(6-1)-leading $ earner is seldom far back and is on the bubble with 20 derby points,has been working bullets and figures to be in the thick of it.
#9.OVERANALYZE(4-1)-Pletcher 2nd off the layoff has always been a solid angle,another one who gets 1 last chance to get points to advance to Kentucky.
#10.OXBOW(5-2)-hard knocker draws the 10 hole again but Gary Stevens comes in to ride,will be tuff if he can get a clean trip.
#2.WAR ACADEMY(2-1)-Baffert runner ran a big number in last, Mike Smith rides him instead of Oxbow.has no points,must run 1st or 2nd to have a shot at the derby.
#4.FALLING SKY(10-1)-has some speed which plays well at this track also get a better post and rider today,must use him in tri.
$1.00 tri's 5,9 with 2,4,10 with 5,9 and 5,9 with 5,9 with 2,4,10 ($12.00)
$24.00 total play