Stellar Wind Draws Post 12 in Kentucky Oaks

Stellar Wind Draws Post 12 in Kentucky Oaks

Santa Anita Oaks (gr. I) winner Stellar Wind has drawn post 12 in the 141st running of the Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) and has been installed as the morning line favorite at odds of 7-2.

Trained by John Sadler for Hronis Racing, the daughter of Curlin will face a full field in the Kentucky Oaks, with her primary challengers including Gazelle Stakes (gr. II) winner Condo Commando, Fair Grounds Oaks (gr. II) winner I’m a Chatterbox, and Ashland Stakes (gr. I) winner Lovely Maria. The latter two fillies are trained by Larry Jones, who will be seeking his third win in the Oaks following victories by Proud Spell (2008) and Believe You Can (2012.)

$1,000,000 Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) Post Positions

1 Forever Unbridled, Mike Smith, 15-1
2 Shook Up, Robby Albarado, 30-1
3 Include Betty, Rosemary Homeister, 20-1
4 Eskenformoney, Javier Castellano, 20-1
5 Condo Commando, Joel Rosario, 4-1
6 Angela Renee, John Velazquez, 15-1
7 Lovely Maria, Kerwin Clark, 5-1
8 I’m a Chatterbox, Florent Geroux, 4-1
9 Money’soncharlotte, Paco Lopez, 50-1
10 Oceanwave, Rafael Bejarano, 30-1
11 Sarah Sis, Gary Stevens, 30-1
12 Stellar Wind, Victor Espinoza, 7-2
13 Birdatthewire, Irad Ortiz, Jr., 6-1
14 Puca, Junior Alvarado, 15-1
AE Peace and War, Julien Leparoux, 50-1

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J. Keeler Johnson is a writer, blogger, videographer, and all-around horse racing enthusiast who was drawn to the sport by Curlin’s quest to become North America’s richest racehorse. A great fan of racing history, he considers Dr. Fager to be the greatest racehorse ever produced in America, but counts Zenyatta as his all-time favorite. He lives in Wisconsin and also writes for the Bloodhorse.com blog Unlocking Winners.

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