McCraken returning to the Derby Trail in 2017 GII Toyota Blue Grass Stakes – Entries – Free PP’s – M/L Odds – Post Positions

Multiple Graded winner McCraken, returns to Derby Trail this Saturday in the GII Toyota Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland, as the 7/5 Favorite!


RACE 10, Toyota Blue Grass S. (Grade II) POST TIME – 6:17 PM EDT

Purse $1,000,000. For Three Year Olds. One And One Eighth Mile (Dirt)

100-40-20-10 Major Kentucky Derby Points Prep Race!

TV: NBC Sports

Link to Wood Memorial Posting

Link to the Santa Anita Derby Posting

Free Formulator PP’s for this race thanks to DRF

Free PP’s For The Keeneland Saturday Card

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The Other Big Saturday Stakes Races in RED!

A Video Race Preview From DRF

The other Keeneland Saturday Graded Stakes Previews with Free PP’s

PP Horse M/L Odds A/S Med Jockey Wgt Trainer
1 It’s Your Nickel (KY) 20/1  3/C L J Graham 123 K G McPeek
2 McCraken (KY) 7/5  3/C L B J Hernandez 123 I R Wilkes
3 J Boys Echo (KY) 4/1  3/C L R Albarado 123 D L Romans
4 Tapwrit (KY)  5/2 3/C L J L Ortiz 123 T A Pletcher
5 Wild Shot (KY) 15/1  3/C L C J Lanerie 123 G R Arnold, II
6 Irap (KY) 20/1  3/C L J R Leparoux 123 D F O’Neill
7 Practical Joke (KY) 7/2  3/C L J Rosario 123 C C Brown

McCraken rallies up 4 wide to win GIII Sam F Davis Stakes with ease – Results and Replay

LOUISVILLE, KY -NOV 26: McCraken (jockey Brian J. Hernandez Jr.) wins the 90th running of the G2 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes at Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky. Owner Whitham Thoroughbreds LLC (Janis R. Whitham), trainer Ian R. Wilkes. By Ghostzapper x Ivory Empress, by Seeking the Gold. (Photo by Mary M. Meek/Eclipse Sportswire/Getty Images)
McCrakenscores another solid Graded Stakes win in today’s GIII Sam F. Davis Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs

Last year’s GII KJCG winner McCraken shook off some early winter rust to rally up 4-wide after coming off the rail on the far turn to then set sail for the line and a decisive win in today’s GIII Sam F. Davis Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs.

2nd went to the Pletcher trained Tapwrit, as modest longshot State of Honor, took 3rd with Wild Shot, filling out today’s super ticket!

(Results and Payouts)

Track Condition: Fast
Winning Time: 1:42.45
Pgm # Horse Jockey Win Place Show
McCraken Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr. 5.00 3.60 2.80
Tapwrit Jose L. Ortiz   8.20 5.20
State of Honor Julien R. Leparoux     6.20
Also ran were:
6 – Wild Shot , 3 – Fact Finding , 9 – No Dozing , 5 – Six Gun Salute , 4 – Chance of Luck , 2 – King and His Court