Grand Tito Seeks a Repeat in $100,000 Miami Mile
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Fri 24/04/2015 - 09:47 EDT
Grand Tito tops the wide-open field as the morning line favorite at odds of 7-2 for trainer Gustavo Delgado. A five-year-old son of Candy Ride (ARG), he is a six-time […]
Grand Tito tops the wide-open field as the morning line favorite at odds of 7-2 for trainer Gustavo Delgado. A five-year-old son of Candy Ride (ARG), he is a six-time winner and took the 2014 edition of the Miami Mile (G3) to earn his first graded stakes victory. He has been on the board in three of his four starts against graded stakes competition this year and was third in the Appleton Stakes (G3) last time out. Paco Lopez will be aboard and they will break from post six.
Middleburg making stakes debut
Christophe Clement will saddle Middleburg as the second choice at odds of 9-2 on the morning line. A five-year-old son of Lemon Drop Kid, he has won four of his twelve starts and will be stepping up to stakes company for the first time after winning an optional claiming race in his first start of the year at Gulfstream Park last time out. Jose Lezcano will be in the irons and they will break from the rail.
Storming Into seeking first graded stakes win
Also in the field at morning line odds of 5-1 is Storming Inti for trainer Chad Brown. A four-year-old son of Stormy Atlantic, he has won four of his twelve outings and will be trying to earn the first graded stakes victory of his career. He returned off of a seven-month layoff last time out to finish fourth against optional claiming competition and will have Leandro Goncalves aboard from post position seven.
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