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Clement Saddles Favorites in Both Divisions of Little Silver
The race 8 version is led by 3/l favorite Stormy Regatta, who will take on nine rivals including one from the also-eligible list. Hailing from the Christophe Clement barn, Stormy […]
The race 8 version is led by 3/l favorite Stormy Regatta, who will take on nine rivals including one from the also-eligible list. Hailing from the Christophe Clement barn, Stormy Regatta broke her maiden in the claiming ranks April 3 at Gulfstream, after being trounced in her debut against straight maidens. After the winning effort, the daughter of Midshipman came right back to defeat allowance foes at Gulfstream April 18 before returning to finish third in the Wild Applause Stakes June 14 at Belmont Park. Joe Bravo will handle the mount for Clement, with the filly set to break from post 3.
Pine Needles takes on lesser foes
The race 10 version of the Little Silver also features a field of ten, including two from the also-eligible list. Clement will also saddle the morning line favorite in the second division with 5/2 choice Pine Needles. The filly returns to a more suitable level of competition after finishing ninth in the Grade 1 Belmont Oaks July 4. Prior to that effort, Pine Needles had not finished out of the money in four starts, including a second and third-place effort in the Memories of Silver Stakes and Wonder Again Stakes respectively.
Full fields for late pick 4
The first division of the Little Silver begins a late pick four that will entice bettors with full fields in place for each race in the sequence.
The field is set for the 2019 Preakness Stakes, and looking at the 13 rivals on paper is enough to make any serious handicapper's mouth water. There's simply a ton of betting value here.
Post positions have been drawn, and the oddsmakers have instilled Omaha Beach as the morning line favorite for the running of the 145th Kentucky Derby. The race goes Saturday, May 4th, with 20 runners set to battle 1 1/4 miles on the Churchill Downs dirt track, chasing a purse of $3 million and the first leg of the US Triple Crown.
The defending champ is back in the field for the 2016 Arlington Million on Saturday, but he's being overshadowed by a strong group of foreign invaders.