Entries and Picks for the Six Graded Stakes Races on December 7 

The six graded stakes on Saturday, Dec. 7 will take place in California and New York. The 2020 Derby and Oaks hopefuls will face off in the Los Alamitos Futurity (G2) and Starlet (G1) at Los Alamitos Race Course. The final 2019 racing day at Aqueduct Racetrack has the Cigar Mile Handicap (G1),  the Remsen (G2) and Demoiselle (G2) stakes for juveniles and the Go for Wand Handicap (G3).

Aqueduct Stakes Races

Go for Wand (G3

Race 6 Go for Wand (G3). For three – year-old and up fillies and mares at 1 mile. Purse $250,000.


PP Filly/Mare Jockey Trainer M/L
1 Needs Supervision  Jose L. Ortiz Jeremiah O’Dwyer 10/1
2 Espresso Shot  Manuel Franco Jorge R. Abreu 20/1
3 Spiced Perfection  Javier Castellano Peter Miller 3/5
4 Another Broad  Eric Cancel Todd A. Pletcher 7/2
5 Saguaro Row  Joel Rosario Michael Stidham 6/1
6 Our Super Nova  Junior Alvarado Charlton Baker 6/1

J’s Top Three Picks:

  • Spiced Perfection
  • Another Broad
  • Our Super Nova


Demoiselle Stakes (G2) 

Race 8.  Demoiselle Stakes (G2). For two – year-old fillies at  1 1/8miles on the dirt. 

Purse $ 250,000. 


PP Filly  Jockey Trainer M/L
1 Fiftyshays Ofgreen  John R. Velazquez John C. Servis 15/1
2 Maedean  Luis Saez Mark A. Hennig 7/2
3 Glass Ceiling  Eric Cancel Danny Gargan 20/1
4 Miss Marissa  Dylan Davis James T. Ryerson 15/1
5 Alandra  Joel Rosario Shug McGaughey  4/1
6 Critical Value  Irad Ortiz, Jr. Jeremiah C. Englehart 8/1
7 Jara  Joe Bravo John C. Servis 30/1
8 I Dare U  Manuel Franco George Weaver 15/1
9 Blame Debbie  Javier Castellano H. Graham Motion 10/1
10 Daphne Moon  Jose L. Ortiz Jeremiah C. Englehart 8/1
11 Water White  Luis R. Reyes Rudy R. Rodriguez 10/1
12 Lake Avenue  Junior Alvarado William I. Mott 9/2

J’s Top Three Picks:

    • Alandra
    • Maedean


  • Lake Avenue



Remsen Stakes (G2) 

A field of nine juveniles are racing for qualifying points on the Road to the Kentucky Derby.

Race 9 Remsen Stakes (G2) . Foe two-year-old at 1 1/8 miles on the dirt. Purse $250,000.


PP Horse Jockey Trainer M/L
1 Chase Tracker  Javier Castellano Todd A. Pletcher 7/2
2 Forza Di Oro  Junior Alvarado William I. Mott 3/1
3 Cleon Jones  Irad Ortiz, Jr. Jeremiah C. Englehart 6/1
4 Ajaaweed  Joel Rosario Kiaran P. McLaughlin 9/2
5 Informative  John Bisono Uriah St. Lewis 12/1
6 Shotski  Luis Saez Jeremiah O’Dwyer 15/1
7 Prince James  Manuel Franco Kelsey Danner 15/1
8 Alpha Sixty Six  John R. Velazquez Todd A. Pletcher 4/1
9 Amends  Jose L. Ortiz Claude R. McGaughey III 12/1

J’s Top Three Picks:

  • Chase Tracker
  • Alpha Sixty Six
  • Ajaaweed


Cigar Mile Handicap (G1) 

Race 10. Cigar Mile Handicap (G1). For  three-year-old and up at 1 mile on the dirt. Purse $750,000.


PP Horse Jockey Trainer M/L
1 Whitmore  Joel Rosario Ron Moquett 8/1
2 Bal Harbour  John R. Velazquez Todd A. Pletcher 8/1
3 Forewarned  Anthony Salgado Uriah St. Lewis 30/1
4 Pat On the Back  Dylan Davis Jeremiah C. Englehart 15/1
5 Maximum Security  Luis Saez Jason Servis 3/2
6 Spun to Run  Irad Ortiz, Jr. Juan Carlos Guerrero 5/2
7 Nicodemus  Manuel Franco Linda Rice 20/1
8 Network Effect  Javier Castellano Chad C. Brown 15/1
9 Looking At Bikinis  Jose L. Ortiz Chad C. Brown 15/1
10 Tale of Silence  Junior Alvarado Barclay Tagg 20/1
11 True Timber  Joe Bravo Kiaran P. McLaughlin 15/1

J’s Top Three Picks:

  • Maximum Security 
  • Spun to Run
  • Bal Harbour


Los Alamitos Graded Stakes


Los Alamitos Futurity (G2)
The Los Alamitos Futurity awards Kentucky Derby qualifying points on a 10-4-2-1 basis to its top finishers.

Race 4. Los Alamitos Futurity (G2). For two-year-old at 1 1/16 miles on the dirt. Purse $200,000.


PP Horse Jockey Trainer M/L
1 Anneau d’Or  Juan J. Hernandez Blaine D. Wright 9/5
2 Wrecking Crew  Abel Cedillo Peter Miller 7/2
3 Thousand Words  Flavien Prat Bob Baffert 8/5
4 High Velocity  Drayden Van Dyke Bob Baffert 5/2

J’s Top Three Picks:

  • Thousand Words
  • Anneau d’Or
  • High Velocity


Starlet Stakes (G1) 

Race 7. Starlet Stakes (G1). For two-year-old fillies at 1 1/16 miles on the dirt. Purse $300,000.


PP Filly Jockey Trainer M/L
1 Roadrunner’s Honor  Geovanni Franco Doug F. O’Neill 15/1
2 Bast  Drayden Van Dyke Bob Baffert 7/5
3 Donna Veloce  Flavien Prat Simon Callaghan 4/5
4 Gingham  Abel Cedillo Bob Baffert 6/1
5 K P Dreamin  Ruben Fuentes Jeff Mullins 12/1

J’s Top Three Picks: 

  • Donna Veloce  
  • Bast
  • K P Dreamin



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