Stellar Wind, riding an impressive three-race winning streak into Churchill Downs, was named the 7-2 morning-line favorite Tuesday for Friday's 141st running of the Kentucky Oaks.
Post time for the $1 million race for 3-year-old fillies — held annually on the day before the Kentucky Derby — is 5:49 p.m. The 11⁄8-mile race will be broadcast live on the NBC Sports Network.
Stellar Wind, owned by Hronis Racing LLC and trained by John Sadler, finished third in her debut last November but has won her three races since by a collective 163/4 lengths, including a 51/4-length romp in the Grade I Santa Anita Oaks on April 4.
I'm a Chatterbox and Condo Commando were made co-second choices Tuesday at 4-1 on the morning line.
Lovely Maria, winner of the Ashland Stakes at Keeneland on April 4, is listed at 5-1.
Kentucky Oaks field
PP Horse Trainer Jockey Odds
1 Forever Unbridled Dallas Stewart Mike Smith 15-1
2 Shook Up Steve Asmusssen Robbie Albarado 30-1
3 Include Betty Tom Proctor Rosemary Homeister 20-1
4 Eskenformoney Todd Pletcher Javier Castellano 20-1
5 Condo Commando Rudy Rodriguez Joel Rosario 4-1
6 Angela Renee Todd Pletcher John Velazquez 15-1
7 Lovely Maria Larry Jones Kerwin Clark 5-1
8 I'm a Chatterbox Larry Jones Florent Geroux 4-1
9 Money'soncharlotte Kelly Breen Paco Lopez 50-1
10 Oceanwave Wayne Catalano Rafael Bejarano 30-1
11 Sarah Sis Ingrid Mason Gary Stevens 30-1
12 Stellar Wind John Sadler Victor Espinoza 7-2
13 Birdatthewire Dale Romans Irad Ortiz Jr. 6-1
14 Puca Bill Mott Junior Alvarado 15-1
AE Peace and War Olly Stevens Julien Leparoux 50-1