Entries and J’s Picks for Fair Grounds Oaks (G2)

Fair Grounds Oaks remains a major 2020 Kentucky Oaks prep race. This is the final prep race in 2020 at Fair Grounds for the Oaks. The race is worth 100-40-20-10 points to the top four finishers for the Kentucky Oaks .

Race 11.  Fair Grounds Oaks. For three-year-old fillies at 1 1/16 miles on the dirt. Purse $400,000.  

Entries:

PP Fillies Jockey Trainer M/L
1 Antoinette  Junior Alvarado William I. Mott 12/1
2 French Rose  Mitchell Murrill J. Keith Desormeaux 20/1
3 Tempers Rising  Julien R. Leparoux Dallas Stewart 9/2
4 Bonny South  Florent Geroux Brad H. Cox 4/1
5 Stop Shoppin Tammy  Corey J. Lanerie Philip A. Bauer 8/1
6 Finite  Ricardo Santana, Jr. Steven M. Asmussen 3/5

 

 Finite is a four-time stakes winner who is the current points for the Kentucky Oaks leaderboard with 70 points. After breaking her maiden at Kentucky Downs in September,  she her juvenile season with wins in the Rags to Riches and Golden Rod (G2) stakes at Churchill Downs. She returned this year with a win the Silverbulletday Stakes and Rachel Alexandra Stakes Presented by Fasig-Tipton (G2). She is the filly to beat

Stop Shoppin Tammy finished fourth in her debut at Saratoga last summer. She was sidelined and didn’t run again until Feb. 17, when she claimed a 1 1/16-mile maiden race at Fair Grounds in gate-to-wire fashion. She should finish in top four.

Tempers Rising finished third in the Silverbulletday and fourth in the Rachel Alexandra. She should be running late and finish in the top three. 

Bonny South  won a 1 1/16-mile allowance race against current stake fillies at Oaklawn last month. She needs to improve and if so, she will finish in the top three.

Antoinette enters off a victory in the Dec. 5 Tepin Stakes, a one-turn mile at Aqueduct Racetrack. She broke her maiden going a 1 1/16 miles at Belmont Park‘s on the inner turf.

J’s Top Three Picks:

  • Finite
  • Tempers Rising
  • Bonny South

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