Although the Kentucky Derby is the crown jewel of the first weekend in May at Churchill Downs, the Kentucky Oaks is a great chance for fans to take in a marquee race a full day before Derby action begins.
With pre-race odds, Princess of Sylmar's win is the second-biggest.
City of Oaks Marathon & Half Marathon Race Results
Results, payouts, and recaps for the Kentucky Oaks card at Churchill Downs. Owner Ed Stanco leads Princess of Sylmar to the winner's circle after the Oaks. The $1, Kentucky Oaks (G1) is the premier race in the country for 3-year-old fillies, and is the female counterpart to the Kentucky Derby.
Pletcher, who will saddle five runners in Saturday's.
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|If the forecast is right, the ground should ride fast and that is unlikely to play into the hands of Pink Dogwoodwhose record shows she is winless in all three races where good has been in the official going description.
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In between times, she was only third to Pink Dogwood, one of her chief rivals on Friday, and she does not shape as though she is crying out for an extra two furlongs. That said, her stablemate and fellow Frankel Anapurna looks a value each-way play and could barely have been more impressive at Lingfield.
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Princess of Sylmar wins the Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs. Results. RESULTS & RACE PHOTOS. Raleigh City of Oaks Marathon (All distances).
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Bets are accepted in accordance with the bookmaker's rules and terms and conditions. In between times, she was only third to Pink Dogwood, one of her chief rivals on Friday, and she does not shape as though she is crying out for an extra two furlongs.
Her full-brother, Latrobe, did win an Irish Derby on good-to-firm ground, but I am not allowing that to sway me.
Settled well back in the field when making her seasonal bow in Listed company at Naas, she looked much more effective and was able to win that race under a hands-and-heels ride. Surely can't have been fully wound-up when plum last in the Guineas and that did come after a day racecourse absence, so is entitled to have improved a fair bit since then. Open to further improvement, this quite imposing looking filly could lay down a major bid if allowed to deliver her challenge off a strong gallop.