'All Others' listed at 4-5 in KDFW 2
Unbeaten 3-year-olds Mohaymen and Nyquist top individual interests at 8-1 and 12-1, respectively, but "all others" is expected to be a heavy favorite in Pool 2 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager this weekend. Oddsmaker listed the mutuel field as the 4-5 choice on the morning line for pool 2, which gets underway Thursday at noon (EST) and runs through Sunday at 6 p.m.
Lady Sabelia will attempt to join elite company when she makes a title defense in Saturday's Barbara Fritchie H. (G2) at Laurel. The six-year-old mare will likely be a solid favorite over six rivals in the seven-furlong race.
A couple of California-based three-year-olds, Laoban and Bistraya, have been added to the list of probables for the February 20 TwinSpires.com Risen Star (G2) at Fair Grounds.
Former Canadian champion and Grade 2 winner Leigh Court snapped a four-race losing streak Tuesday in the $60,000 Mardi Gras at Fair Grounds.
Also at the TwinSpires.com blog on Tuesday:
Ed DeRosa and Vance Hanson discuss Songbird and Mardi Gras traditions in this week's Turf Talk.
James Scully take a look back at the 2004 Southwest, the first of three starts at Oaklawn Park for eventual Kentucky Derby (G1) and Preakness (G1) winner Smarty Jones.
Whitmore and others tune up for Southwest
A recap of the day's workers and a look at the probable field for next Monday's feature can be found at the TwinSpires.com blog via the above link.
Also at the blog on Monday:
Kellie Reilly ponders whether the Donn H. (G1) will regain its status as the premier Dubai World Cup (G1) prep in the wake of Mshawish's win on Saturday. She also looks back at last Thursday's action in Dubai, which was highlighted by top-level performance from World Cup candidate Frosted.
Vance Hanson assesses his Saturday stakes picks from last week and discovers things he needs to work on.
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