Horses

Wednesday's Keeneland Graded entries

First post 1:05 p.m.

(Horses listed in post position

order with saddle-cloth number)

1 $35,000, 4-year-olds and up, starter allowance, 1 3 / 16 miles

No. Horse Jockey Wt. Odds

1 Gran Estreno J. Castellano 118 3-1

2 Inca King J. Leparoux 118 7-5

3 Harmonizer R. Maragh 118 10-1

4 Jimanator B. Hernandez 118 10-1

5 Parc des Princes R. Albarado 118 5-1

6 Whirling Thunder G. Gomez 118 3-1

Gran Estreno drops back in for a tag after a poor effort last out. He ran well over this surface last year and a return to that form would make him tough to handle today. Inca King has won five of his past six. His only loss in that string came on the Poly at Turfway, but he still figures to be the one to beat. Whirling Thunder is a threat with Gomez picking up the mount.

2 $22,000, fillies and mares, 4-year-olds and up, claiming ($16,000), 6 1 / 2 furlongs, 1:35 p.m.

1 Devil's Lil Bit F. Torres 118 10-1

2 Lady Hinkle J. McKee 118 8-1

3 Dancing Lydia O. Mojica 120 12-1

4 D D's Kidding H. Theriot 118 5-1

5 No Image J. Lopez 118 12-1

6 Loveyou Everybody J. Leparoux 120 2-1

7 Willow Creek S. Gonzalez 118 5-1

8 Fortheboysatthebar B. Hernandez 118 7-2

9 Burke's Sister V. Lebron 118 15-1

D D's Kidding has the speed to be on or near the lead, and the early runners performed well over this track on opening weekend. She broke her maiden here in October, and she rates the edge with Theriot back aboard. Loveyou Everybody takes the class drop and will be tough at this level. Fortheboysatthebar runs well over this track and is a solid contender in a wide-open race.

3 $50,000, 4-year-olds and up, maiden special weight, 1 1 / 8 miles, 2:05 p.m.

1 Quick Delivery G. Gomez 121 8-1

2 Spanish Art J. Castellano 121 3-1

3 Ambergris Caye J. Leparoux 121 15-1

4 Murphys Covert F. Torres 121 20-1

5 Soldero H. Theriot 121 8-1

6 Elusive Beat A. Garcia 121 5-2

7 Ya Gotta Have Soul S. Bridgmohan 121 12-1

8 Indianapolis R. Albarado 121 9-2

9 Jadal R. Maragh 121 12-1

10 Paydirt K. Desormeaux 121 20-1

11 Commander John C. Lanerie 121 50-1

12 Tahoe Lake A. Canchano 121 15-1

Quick Delivery has the inside post, and he should be on or near the lead with Gomez picking up the mount. He should handle the added distance, and he could spring the mild upset. Elusive Beat ran a big race in his only try over this course last April. He probably needed his start at Gulfstream, and he is the one to beat. Spanish Art also ran well here last year, and he gets blinkers for the first time today.

4 $22,000, 3-year-olds and up, claiming ($30,000), 7 furlongs, 2:35 p.m.

1 Naiche D. Mernagh 115 50-1

2 Stage Success J. Graham 115 15-1

3 Benton Drive J. Leparoux 122 12-1

4 Catarusky S. Bridgmohan 115 6-1

5 Proud Ruler K. Desormeaux 122 4-1

6 Taif G. Gomez 122 5-1

7 Don't Shoot R. Albarado 122 5-1

8 Belafonte R. Maragh 122 9-2

9 Tangled Sheets F. De La Cruz 122 15-1

10 Overlap J. Castellano 115 10-1

11 J'boy T. Farina 115 10-1

12 King Crimson H. Theriot 125 12-1

Taif has been off since December, but he drops in for a tag for the first time and has the speed to make the lead. Give him the slight edge. Stage Success has been running against lesser competition at Turfway, but he was disqualified from a game score last out and can run well at big odds. Proud Ruler is a threat.

5 $54,000, 3-year-olds, allowance, 1 1 / 16 miles (turf)3:05 p.m.

1 Harken Up J. Castellano 118 10-1

2 Our Douglas G. Gomez 118 4-1

3 Octavo C. Lanerie 118 20-1

4 Beau Choix A. Garcia 123 10-1

5 Perfect Loch C. Nakatani 118 20-1

6 Raging Wit K. Desormeaux 118 4-1

7 Formaggio M. Mena 118 8-1

8 Becky's Kitten J. Leparoux 118 5-1

9 Grand Piano Man R. Maragh 118 15-1

10 Worldly R. Albarado 118 3-1

11 Tristen's Mambo T. Farina 118 20-1

Wordly comes off a couple of even efforts against stakes runners in New Orleans. He is bred to handle the move to the grass, and he rates the edge for Albarado and McGee. Our Douglas ran well over this turf course last year and his best would make him dangerous. Raging Wit gets blinkers for the first time and is capable of winning in another well-matched race.

6 $44,000, 4-year-olds and up, claiming ($50,000), 7 furlongs, 3:35 p.m.

1 Silent Pipe B. Hernandez 118 5-1

2 Crested J. Graham 118 12-1

3 Rockland R. Maragh 118 20-1

4 West Express J. Leparoux 118 10-1

5 Klassi Berti H. Theriot 118 6-1

6 Kutais F. Lenclud 113 15-1

7 Success Success G. Gomez 118 7-2

8 Spectacular Kid F. Torres 118 30-1

9 Tend R. Albarado 118 5-1

10 Shore Do V. Lebron 120 6-1

11 Moyer's Pond M. Mena 118 9-2

West Express faltered badly in his first start after a 16-month layoff. He figures to improve with that one under his belt, and he should run much better as he is dropped in for a tag today. Success Success looked good winning last out at Fair Grounds, and a similar performance would make him tough to beat again. Moyer's Pond fits well with these.

7 $58,000, fillies and mares, 4-year-olds and up, allowance, 1 mile (turf), 4:05 p.m.

2 Krista's Quik Chic J. Alvarado 118 20-1

3 Sweetest Song R. Albarado 120 5-1

4 Consequence J. Velazquez 118 4-1

5 Bluegrass Princess J. Leparoux 118 3-1

6 Country Singer F. De La Cruz 118 30-1

7 Miss Keller J. Castellano 118 7-2

1 a-La Mousse G. Gomez 118 5-1

1A a-The Best Day Ever A. Garcia 118 5-1

8 Blue Smoke Bess J. Graham 118 30-1

9 Suz Slew F. Torres 118 30-1

10 Film Charm K. Desormeaux 118 5-1

Miss Keller makes her 4-year-old debut for Roger Attfield, who is good with returning runners. She just missed in a division of the Valley View in October, and she has been training steadily in Florida. Give her the edge with Castellano picking up the mount. Bluegrass Princess drops into allowance company after starting in eight straight stakes races. She is the one to beat. Sweetest Song looked sharp in her turf debut at Gulfstream, and she can be expected to move forward off that win.

8 $150,000, Beaumont Stakes (Grade II), 3-year-old fillies, about 7 furlongs, 4:35 p.m.

1 Glowing Report F. Lenclud 117 12-1

2 Diva Delite J. Leparoux 119 5-2

3 Franny Freud G. Gomez 117 9-5

4 Kawiye A. Garcia 117 10-1

5 Grand Affair M. Straight 117 15-1

6 Chantilly Nayla J. Graham 117 3-1

7 Tia J. Castellano 117 6-1

Franny Freud has been ultra-consistent, finishing first or second in six of her seven races. She has been training sharply for her first start since January when she just missed in the Grade II Santa Ynez. She looks like a solid bet in the Beaumont. Diva Delite is riding a five-race win streak. She is a versatile runner with wins at several distances, and if she handles the move to the Polytrack she will be the one to beat. Chantilly Naya is also good right now, and her best would make her capable of winning.

9 $50,000, 3-year-old fillies, maiden special weight, 1 1 / 16 miles, 5:05 p.m.

1 Cliffty's Dynagirl S. Gonzalez 120 15-1

2 Lemonappeal H. Theriot 120 10-1

3 Chipanaputt A. Garcia 120 15-1

4 Inca Beauty M. Straight 120 15-1

5 Queens Destiny O. Mojica 120 50-1

6 Zippin E V. Lebron 120 12-1

7 Morekissesforpatti R. Maragh 120 8-1

8 Snow Top Mountain J. Alvarado 120 4-1

9 Pearly Blue K. Desormeaux 120 2-1

10 Truth Will Tell F. Lenclud 115 6-1

11 Vulcan Rose C. Lanerie 120 8-1

12 Mindy Gold B. Creed 115 20-1

Snow Top Mountain ran well in her only start at Gulfstream when she rallied to finish second. She should move forward with that seasoning, and she rates the edge in the finale. Pearly Blue has been the runner-up in four of her six races, and she can't be left out of the gimmicks. Morekissesforpatti has a chance.

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