The Beaumont at Keenland and the Fantasy at Oaklawn were the last two Oaks prep races in 2018. The 2018 Kentucky Oaks Prep race started on February 17 with the Rachel Alexandra, which was won by Monomoy Girl. After three months of racing the field is set for the running of the 144 Kentucky Oaks Presented by Longines on May 4 at Churchill Downs.
The results of the Fantasy helped solidify Sassy Sienna a spot in the Kentucky Oaks. Sassy Sienna had 15 points going into the Fantasy and was listed as number 18 on the Oaks Points Leader Board. The win earned her 100 Oaks points, which places her in the top five of the Oaks Points Leader Board. Wonder Gadot added 40 Oaks points. She has 84 points after her second-place finish in the Fantasy. Amy’s Challenge added 20 Oaks points for her third-place in the Fantasy. She has 40 Oaks point after her third-place finish in the Oaks. Comic Burst added 10 Oaks points for her fourth-place finish in the Fantasy. She has 62 Oaks points after her fourth-place finish in the Oaks.
The Beaumont won by Gas Station Sushi was worth 10 Oaks points. She does not have enough Oaks points to secure a position in the Oaks.
The 14 fillies that have enough points for 144 Kentucky Oaks include: Midnight Bisou, Monomoy Girl, My Miss Lilly, Sassy Sienna, Wonder Gadot, Amy’s Challenge, Comic Burst, Chocolate Martini, Coach Rocks, Rayya, Eskimo Kisses, Take Charge Paula, Blamed, and Patrona Margarita.
There a 2 also eligible, would can receive a gate stall if a qualified horse decides not to run in the Oaks, that are on the outside looking in hopes of being added to field of fourteen.
Top also eligible: Classy Act and Princess Warrior.