By Rick Francis —-
Race 10), 6 Furlongs.Prioress S. Grade II. Purse $250,000 FOR FILLIES THREE YEARS OLD
Post Time: ( 5:38)/ 4:38/ 3:38/ 2:38
ADVANCED FORECAST: Rain, High 62 Low 55
Student Body (1), Davis/Graham; has won 2-of-3; last out posted the field’s highest speed figure.
Sister Kan (2), Flint/Albarado; has won 4-straight and in the money in each of her last ten starts; exotics keeper.
Golden Mischief (3), Asmussen/Sanatana; solid stakes, especially at the overnight level where she’s placed in 3-of-5.
Nonna Mela (4), Pletcher/Castellano; 2016’s Grade 2 Adirondack winner drew away from OC’s here last month; formidable.
Vertical Oak (5), Asmussen/Velazquez; winner of the G3 Miss Preakness weakened late here in the G1 Test; jock change makes her dangerous in this spot.
Dawn the Destroyer (6), McLaughlin/Rosario; destroyed a short field in the slop here in July; back-to-back bullets in prep for this.
Royal Inheritance (7), Cannizzo/Franco; has won 4-of-5 placing in the other; gutsy score here over allowance company; value.
Downtown Mama (8), Rice/Ortiz, J; a perfect 3-for-3 posting strong speed numbers in each; will be in the mix until the end.
Yorkiepoo Princess (9), Barker/Ortiz, I; jock change has to help this one time Kentucky Oaks player; last four have gone south.
Selections: 4, 8, 6, 2