$100,000 Jazil Stakes Heads MLK Day Action at the Big A
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Sun 18/01/2015 - 20:01 EST
Aqueducts holiday card Monday, January 19 features the $100,000 Jazil Stakes with a field of six older horses set to contest the one mile and seventy yard race over the inner-dirt track.
The 4/5 entry of Micromanage and Misconnect looks to be a particularly dangerous combo for owner Repole Stable. Micromanage, trained by Todd Pletcher looks to be the more formidable half of the duo after winning the Queen’s County Stakes at Aqueduct December 13 in his last start. The classy veteran has a graded stakes win on his resume, and his banked over $700,000 while winning 6 of 23 starts. The Bruce Levine trained Misconnect ran third behind Micromanage in the Queen’s County and has 3 wins in 7 starts.
Abraham should give honest account
Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott will saddle the 7/2 second choice Abraham, who is a minor stakes winner. Abraham ran eighth in the Grade 2 Hawthorne Gold Cup November 29 and has been idle since. The five year-old gelded son of Distorted Humor has banked $427,461 while winning 5 of 14 starts. Abraham will break from post two with Junior Alvarado up.
Schivarelli can't be counted out
Schivarelli (5/1) returned from a lengthy layoff to win an allowance race at Keeneland in March before finishing third in the Millions Classic Preview at Gulfstream West and fourth in the Harlan’s Holiday Stakes at Gulfstream Park proper. The Eddie Kenneally trainee is still lightly-raced with just six career starts to his credit and could improve with more racing.
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