GII Dixiana Elkhorn Stakes closes out Keeneland’s Spring Meet – Post Positions, Picks, M/L Odds, free Past Performances

GIII Elkhorn Stakes is the closing day featured race at Keeneland this Spring
GII Elkhorn Stakes is the closing day featured race at Keeneland this Spring

Keeneland wheels out the long distance turfing older boys on this final race day of the 2014 spring meeting as a huge group of 14 takes to the Keeneland turf course in the $250,000, GII Dixiana Elkhorn Stakes, at 1 1/2 mile or 3-turns around the Keeneland turf course this Friday afternoon.

*Special Notice – race #10 today will be the very last race run over the Keeneland poly track because as of tomorrow preparations to replace it with a new dirt surface brings and it should be ready for this year’s Fall meeting!

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Free Past Performances,

We’ve got bettor’s delight here where the M/L fav Temeraine , is a generous 5/1, with D.Wayne Lukas’s Optimizer , at 6/1, with Tricky Hat , Amen Kitten and Eagle Poise at 8/1 and at 10/1 are Old Time Hockey , Unitarian , Hangover Kid and Canada’s Forte Dei Marmi . Suntracer and Tattenham both at 12/1 makes for a field where any of the names mentioned above can win, place or show, as all are known graded long distance turfers and can go this distance with easy.

So, Keeneland’s got a going away present for you this Friday in the form of the GII Dixiana Elkhorn Stakes as it closes down its spring meet with this evenly matched field of 14! This race should help you sharpen those all important derby skills too!

* – Indicates race favorite

Post Time for Race #9 – 5:13 pm EDT

PP. Horse Jockey Wgt Trainer M/L
1. Old Time Hockey S Bridgmohan 118 T F Proctor 10/1
2. Optimizer J Rocco, Jr. 118 D W Lukas 6/1
3. Unitarian J Castellano 118 T A Pletcher 10/1
4. Hangover Kid J R Leparoux 118 J Servis 10/1
5. Temeraine J Lezcano 118 T F Proctor *5/1
6. Suntracer R Albarado 118 C M Block 12/1
7. Rapscallion J Rose 118 H G Motion 20/1
8. Tattenham J Rosario 118 W I Mott 12/1
9. Royal Bench C J Lanerie 118 B P Walsh 30/1
10. Tricky Hat R Napravnik 118 C R McGaughey III 8/1
11. Amen Kitten J R Velazquez 118 W A Ward 8/1
12. Eagle Poise A O Solis 118 H G Motion 8/1
13. Forte Dei Marmi J Graham 120 R L Attfield 10/1
14. War Dancer A Garcia 118 K G McPeek 8/1

Picks are – 2,5,11,13 exacta box with the 10,12 or 14 at the back end of a super play!

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