Thirteen three-year-old fillies will contest the 1 1/8 mile Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks on Friday afternoon at Churchill Downs (post time 5:24 Eastern / 2:24 Pacific; TV: Versus).
4-Kathmanblu and 6-Zazu (both 4/1) were made co-morning line favorites 1-Joyful Victory was made the 5/2 morning line favorite following the defection of likely favorite R Heat Lightning due to an injury.
Below are the entries, post positions and morning line odds for the 137th running of the Kentucky Oaks:
|1||Joyful Victory||Smith, Mike||5/2|
|2||Lilacs and Lace||Castellano, Javier||12/1|
|3||Summer Soiree||Saez, Gabriel||5/1|
|5||Suave Voir Faire||Mena, Miguel||50/1|
|7||Her Smile||Gomez, Garret||20/1|
|8||Bouquet Booth||Albarado, Robby||20/1|
|9||Daisy Devine||Graham, James||20/1|
|10||Street Storm||Bridgmohan, Shaun||50/1|
|11||Holy Heavens||Desormeaux, Kent||50/1|
|12||Plum Pretty||Garcia, Martin||5/1|
|13||St. Jonn's River||Napravnik, Rosie||30/1|
I'll have a full preview of the Oaks on Thursday afternoon.