Overview of Entrees for June 30th Mother Goose Stakes

 

PP Horse Jockey Trainer M/L
1 Indy Union Junior Alvarado Jeremiah  Englehart 20/1
2 Midnight Bisou Mike Smith Steve Asmussen 8/5
3 Mo Smart David Cohen Todd Pletcher 8/1
4 Gio Game Julien Leparoux Mark Casse 6/1
5 Coach Rocks Robby Albarado Dale Romans 6/1
6 Road to Victory Manuel Franco Mark Casse 5/2
7 My Miss Lilly Flavien Prat Mark Hennig 5/1

 

Road to Victory will look to improve to 4-for-4 in going against a talented field that includes Midnight Bisou , Morning Line favorite at 8/5, in the Grade II $250,000 Mother Goose Stakes for 3-year-old fillies going 1 1/16 miles on the dirt Belmont Park.

Road to Victory has faced strong stakes competition in her previous races. She won the Golden Rod Stakes (Grade II) at Churchill Downs over Monomoy Girl.  In her recent race at Woodbine on June 9th she capture the Alywow Stakes going 6 1/2 furlongs on turf.

Mo Smart She won by 13 lengths on at Pimlico over Maya Malibu, who went on to win a Delaware allowance next time out. Also, two starts back Mo Smart defeated Ox Eyed Daisy by over seven lengths. Ox Eyed Daisy next race she broke her maiden at Gulfstream by four lengths. She has won both of her starts.

Gio Game finished third in the Acorn Stakes (Grade I) behind Monomoy Girl.

Midnight Bisou finished third in the Kentucky Oaks. Prior the Kentucky Oaks, she won three consecutive Graded Stakes : Santa Anita Oaks, Grade I on April 7th, Santa Ysabel on March 3rd , Grade III and Santa Yes Stakes, Grade II, on January 1st.  She has always been on the board in her six race career.

Coach Rocks ran seventh in the Kentucky Oaks. She finished second in her recent outing the Black -Eyed Susan, (Grade II), at Pimlico on May 18th. She won the Gulfstream Park Oaks at Gulfstream Park on March 31st.

Indy Union finished third in the Black-Eyed Susan, (Grade II), her only time being on the board in a graded stakes. She ran second at Laurel Park in an ungraded stakes. Indy Union broke her maiden, her only win, by seven lengths at Belmont on October 26, 2017.

My Miss Lilly won the Gazelle Stakes (Grade II) at Aqueduct on April 7th. She finished 11th in the Kentucky Oaks. She has two wins and two seconds in five races.

Our Top Three Picks are:

    • Road to Victory
    • Midnight Bisou
    • Coach Rocks

 

 

 

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