Twilight Eclipse Favored in Manhattan Handicap

Twilight Eclipse Favored in Manhattan Handicap

Twilight Eclipse, who earned the first grade I win of his career in the Man o’ War Stakes (gr. I) last month, will attempt to add a second top-level victory to his record in the June 6th Manhattan Handicap (gr. I) at Belmont Park. Trained by Tom Albertrani, the six-year-old horse son of Purim has drawn post position two in a field of eleven and has been made the morning line favorite at odds of 7-2. Here are the entries and post positions:

1 Hyper, Julien Leparoux, Chad Brown 12-1
2 Twilight Eclipse, Javier Castellano, Tom Albertrani 7-2
3 Finnegans Wake, Victor Espinoza, Peter Miller 4-1
4 War Dancer, Jose Lezcano, Bill Mott 5-1
5 Big Blue Kitten, Joe Bravo, Chad Brown 5-1
6 Legendary, Edgar Prado, Niall Saville 20-1
7 Slumber, Irad Ortiz Jr., Chad Brown 15-1
8 Biz the Nurse, Luis Saez, Tom Albertrani 15-1
9 Magic Artist, D. Delmur, Wilfgang Figge 12-1
10 General a Rod, John Velazquez, Todd Pletcher 20-1
11 Jack Milton, Corey Nakatani, Todd Pletcher 6-1

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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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