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'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 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 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

Whitmore was one of several Oaklawn-based horses to put in works Monday in advance of the $500,000 Southwest (G3) on February 15.

A recap of the day's workers and a look at the probable field for next Monday's feature can be found at the 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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Top Speed/Class ratings


Top Winning Stakes Speed Ratings (2/1-2/7) - 3&up Dirt Routes
Horse A/S Dist Trk Date Race Bris Speed
Tommy Macho 4C 1m (ft) GP 2/6 Fred W. Hooper S. 107
Hoppertunity 5H 1 1/8m (ft) SA 2/6 San Antonio S. 104
Mshawish 6H 1 1/8m (ft) GP 2/6 Donn H. 101
Stormdriver 6H 1 1/16m (ft) DED 2/6 LA Bred Premier Night Championship S. 96
Forest Lake 4F 1m (ft) DED 2/6 LA Bred Premier Night Distaff S. 90
Storied Lady 5M 1 1/16m (ft) AQU 2/7 Biogio's Rose S. 90
Top Winning Stakes Speed Ratings (2/1-2/7) - 3&up Dirt Sprints
Horse A/S Dist Trk Date Race Bris Speed
Kobe's Back 5H 6f (ft) SA 2/7 Palos Verdes S. 106
Heitai 6G 5f (ft) DED 2/6 LA Bred Premier Night Sprint S. 96
Diamond Cutter 4F 5f (ft) DED 2/6 LA Bred Premier Night Matron S. 88
It's Jo Jo 9M 2f (wf) PM 2/1 National Racing Club 6 Auction Sweepstakes 4 S. 82
Kameron's Token 5M 2f (wf) PM 2/1 National Racing Club 6 Auction Sweepstakes 1 S. 79
Elsie's Princess 7M 2f (wf) PM 2/1 National Racing Club 6 Auction Sweepstakes 2 S. 75
Midnite Passion 5M 2f (wf) PM 2/1 National Racing Club 6 Auction Sweepstakes 6 S. 71
Jumping Justice 6M 2f (wf) PM 2/1 National Racing Club 6 Auction Sweepstakes 5 S. 64
Jukin N Jivin 7M 2f (wf) PM 2/1 National Racing Club 6 Auction Sweepstakes 3 S. 59
Top Winning Stakes Speed Ratings (2/1-2/7) - 3&up Turf
Horse A/S Dist Trk Date Race Bris Speed
Lukes Alley 6H 1 1/8m (fm) GP 2/6 Gulfstream Park Turf H. 98
Tammy the Torpedo 4F 1 1/8m (fm) GP 2/6 Suwannee River S. 97
Flamboyant (FR) 5G 1 1/4m (gd) SA 2/6 San Marcos S. 94
Power Alert (AUS) 6G 5f (fm) GP 2/6 Gulfstream Park Turf Sprint S. 89
Lady Shipman 4F 5f (fm) GP 2/6 Ladies' Turf Sprint S. 84
Top Winning Stakes Speed Ratings (2/1-2/7) - 3 year olds (Dirt & Turf)
Horse A/S Dist Trk Date Race Bris Speed
Mor Spirit 3R 1 1/16m (ft) SA 2/6 Robert B. Lewis S. 99
Songbird 3F 1m (ft) SA 2/6 Las Virgenes S. 95
Governor Malibu 3C 1m 70y (gd) AQU 2/6 Gander S. 90
Icy Gentleman 3G 7f (ft) DED 2/6 LA Bred Premier Night Prince S. 90
Kiss N Scat 3F 1 1/16m (ft) GG 2/6 California Oaks 90
Marquee Miss 3F 1m (ft) OP 2/6 Martha Washington S. 89
Smittys Cougar 3F 7f (ft) DED 2/6 LA Bred Premier Night Starlet S. 85
Pancake 3F a7 1/2f (gd) FG 2/5 Joseph E. Spanky Broussard Overnight S. 76


Horse   Track   Dist(Cond)   Date   BRIS Class
Songbird   SA   1m (ft)   2/6   122.3
Tommy Macho   GP   1m (ft)   2/6   122.3
Mshawish   GP   1 1/8m (ft)   2/6   122.0
Kobe's Back   SA   6f (ft)   2/7   121.0
Mor Spirit   SA   1 1/16m (ft)   2/6   120.6
Hoppertunity   SA   1 1/8m (ft)   2/6   120.5
Flamboyant (FR)   SA   1 1/4m (gd)   2/6   120.2
Regally Ready   OP   1 1/16m (ft)   2/4   120.0
Melatonin   SA   1 1/16m (ft)   2/5   120.0
Danzing Candy   SA   1m (ft)   2/4   119.9
Lukes Alley   GP   1 1/8m (fm)   2/6   119.8
Lady Shipman   GP   5f (fm)   2/6   119.8
Storied Lady   AQU   1 1/16m (ft)   2/7   119.5
Tammy the Torpedo   GP   1 1/8m (fm)   2/6   119.4
Stormdriver   DED   1 1/16m (ft)   2/6   119.4

Spot Plays/Highlights/Weather


For Wednesday

Delta Downs   (3rd) It's Time to B, 6-1
    (4th) Saintly Dip, 9-2
Gulfstream Park   (2nd) Elnath, 9-2
    (3rd) Over the Limit, 7-2
Mahoning Valley   (5th) Angelofthemorning, 8-1
    (8th) Preachintothechoir, 8-1
Penn National   (2nd) Proud Reward, 3-1
    (7th) Glady's Ring, 6-1
Tampa Bay Downs   (3rd) Greenfield, 3-1
    (4th) I Heart Junior, 8-1
Turf Paradise   (3rd) Stolen Rio, 9-2
    (7th) Neat Lady, 4-1

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