By Rick Francis —-
Race 8) 1 Mile. (Turf) Appalachian S. Presented by Japan Racing Association
PRESENTED BY JAPAN RACING ASSOCIATION. Grade III. Purse $125,000 FOR
FILLIES, THREE YEARS OLD
Post Time: ( 4:57)/ 3:57/ 2:57/ 1:57
Dream Dancing 1), winner of two straight, the last in G3 Herecomesthebride; Leparoux stays, 20 percent at meet.
La Coronel 2), winner of the G3 Jessamine here in the fall, missed by a neck last out in Florida Oaks.
Proctor’s Ledge 3), tries stakes company for the first time; enters on two race win streak.
New Money Honey 4), reigning B.C. Juve Filly Turf makes first start of the year; connections are HOT.
Bellavais 5), broke her maiden last out over stakes company; always competitive; Johnny V stays.
Coasted 6), missed by a neck last out in the Herecomesthebride; runner-up in B.C. Filly Turf; dangerous.
Journey Home 7), Grade 3 winner gets first time lasix for her 2017 debut, a top training angle.
Like a Hurricane 8), offered nothing in the Florida Oaks.
Dynatail 9), three race win streak snapped last out in Fla. Oaks where she ran a game fourth; expect a forward move here.
Lull 10), trainer adds first blinkers for her 2017 debut, a 26 percent play; don’t ignore.
Morticia 11), tries distance for first time following back-to-back sprint scores; she could be trouble.
Purely a Dream 12), winner over the synthetics last out; surface switch angle for McPeek, 16 percent.
SELECTIONS: 2, 1, 4, 6