Entries and J’s Picks For Saturday, October 19 Stake Races 

Race 3.  Ontario Fashion Stakes (G3) at Woodbine. For three -year-old and up Fillies and Mares at 6 furlongs on all-weather track.


PP Filly/Mare Jockey Trainer M/L
1 Heavenly Hill  Luis Contreras Josie Carroll 15/1
2 Special Relativity  David Cohen Norman McKnight 9/2
3 Summer Sunday  Rafael Manuel Hernandez Stuart C. Simon 8/5
4 Alnilah  Patrick Husbands Terry Jordan 9/5
5 Sanity  Kazushi Kimura Steven Chircop 15/1
6 Jean Elizabeth  Eurico Rosa Da Silva Larry Rivelli 4/1

J’s Top Three Picks

    • Summer Sunday
    • Alnilah
    • Special Relativity

Race 9. Lexus Raven Run Stakes (G2) at Keeneland. For three-year-old fillies at seven furlong on the dirt. Purse $250,000.

PP Filly Jockey Trainer M/L
1 Royal Charlotte  Tyler Gaffalione Chad C. Brown 3/1
2 Bell’s the One  Corey J. Lanerie Neil L. Pessin 12/1
3 Indian Pride  John R. Velazquez Chad C. Brown 7/2
4 Oxy Lady  Declan Cannon Jack Sisterson 30/1
5 Free Cover  Gabriel Saez W. Bret Calhoun 30/1
6 Restless Rider  Brian Hernandez, Jr. Kenneth G. McPeek 4/1
7 Istan Council  Chantal Sutherland J. Larry Jones 12/1
8 First Star  Drayden Van Dyke Ronald W. Ellis 6/1
9 Horologist  Joe Bravo Richard Baltas 5/1
10 Needs Supervision  Feargal Lynch Jeremiah O’Dwyer 30/1
11 Irish Mischief  Mike E. Smith Brad H. Cox 12/1

J’s Top Three Picks:

  • Restless Rider
  • Royal Charlotte
  • Needs Supervision

Race 9. Ticonderoga Stakes at Belmont. For three-year-old fillies and mares at 1 1/16 miles on the turf. Purse $200,000


PP Filly/Mare Jockey Trainer M/L
1 Wish Upon  Luis Saez John P. Terranova II 20/1
2 Broken Border  Dylan Davis Jason Servis 20/1
3 War Canoe  Jose Lezcano Linda Rice 6/1
4 Fifty Five  Javier Castellano Chad C. Brown 6/5
SCR Dream Passage 
6 Kid Is Frosty  Irad Ortiz, Jr. Brad H. Cox 12/1
7 Munchkin Money  Junior Alvarado Christophe Clement 6/1
SCR Wegetsdamunnys 
SCR English Soul 

Fifty Five has won her last five non-graded stakes starts including the 2018 renewal of this race at 4-5. She has finished in the money in all, but two of 21 career starts.

J’s Top Three Picks:

  • Fifty Five
  • War Canoe
  • Munchkin Money

Race 10. Empire Distaff at Belmont. For three-year-old fillies and mares at 1 mile on the dirt. Purse $250,000.

PP Filly/Mare Jockey Trainer M/L
1 Newly Minted  Jose Lezcano Linda Rice 5/2
2 Bonita Bianca  Irad Ortiz, Jr. Jason Servis 10/1
3 Might Be  Dylan Davis Bruce N. Levine 20/1
4 Our Super Nova  Junior Alvarado Charlton Baker 15/1
5 No Hayne No Gayne  Manuel Franco Steven  Asmussen 12/1
6 Out of Orbit  Luis Saez Philip M. Serpe 8/1
7 Unbridledadventure  Pablo Fragoso Michael Tannuzzo 50/1
8 Held Accountable  Eric Cancel Philip M. Serpe 12/1
9 Midnight Disguise  Joel Rosario Linda Rice 7/2
10 Ratajkowski  Jose L. Ortiz Brian A. Lynch 3/1
11 Take Charge Aubrey  Kendrick Carmouche Bruce N. Levine 20/1

Newly Minted is 4 for 4 on dirt. She needs to break well to avoid being trap on the well.

Midnight Disguise won stakes at 2 and 3 but is winless from five starts against older opponents through her 4-year-old season. 

Ratajkowski didn’t get to the races until her 5-year-old season. She has won three of her past four starts. She will have clean racing room from the outside post. 

Held Accountable ran second in the Saratoga Dew second time back from a December-to-July layoff, and the race came just 13 days after a useful third against open company in her return. She is an improving mare.

J’s Top Three Picks:

    • Newly Minted
    • Midnight Disguise
    • Ratajkowski

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