Aqueduct drew a field of nine colts for Saturday's Grade 2 Gotham Stakes, the final New York prep race before the Grade 1 Wood Memorial on April 9th. The Wood field will look at lot different than the Gotham as Uncle Mo is expected to make his final Derby prep in that race.
Among the entries for Saturday's Gotham:
1-The Fed Eased: a recent runaway maiden winner at Aqueduct back on January 29th.
2-Nacho Saint: 2nd in the G2-Sanford and 5th in the G3-Sapling last fall.
3-Starship Caesar: Won 50k Starter Allowance last time out at Gulfstream.
4-Toby's Corner: won the Whirlaway on February 5th, his third straight win.
5-Stay Thirsty: 2nd in the G1-Hopeful to Boys At Tosconova and 5th in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile.
6-Isn't He Perfect: Finished 7th in a 50k Starter Allowance at Aqueduct on Feb. 17h.
7-Preachintothedevil: 3rd in the Whirlaway to Toby's Corner.
8-Norman Asbjornson: Broke his maiden at Penn National on December 8th, followed by a N1X score at Parx on January 15th.
9-Dawly: Won a 50k Starter Allowance at Aqueduct on February 6th.
|1||The Fed Eased||J. Valdivia, Jr.||R. Violette, Jr.||8/1|
|2||Nacho Saint||J. Bravo||K. Breen||6/1|
|3||Starship Caesar||E. Da Silva||B. Parboo||15/1|
|4||Toby's Corner||E. Castro||H. Motion||5/2|
|5||Stay Thirsty||R. Dominguez||T. Pletcher||9/5|
|6||Isn't He Perfect||J. Rodriguez||D. Shivmangal||30/1|
|7||Preachintothedevil||J. Alvarado||G. Contessa||6/1|
|8||Norman Asbjornson||J. Pimentel||C. Grove||20/1|
|9||Dawly||C. Velasquez||S. Asmussen||12/1|