The Indiana Grand stakes races on June 20th are for three–year–old Indiana Bred horses. Race 6 is the Hoosier’s Breeders Sophomore Stakes for Indiana Bred colts and geldings. Race 7 is the Hoosier’s Breeders Sophomore Stakes for Indiana bred fillies.
The Money Dance takes on six Indiana Bred colts in the Hoosier’s Breeders Sophomore Stakes at one and one sixteenth miles on the dirt for a purse of $100,000. The Money Dance is the Morning Line favorite at 6/5. He finished seventh in his last race the Arlington Classic Stakes on May 26th. On May 3rd he won an Allowance Optional Claiming Race at Belmont Park. He has stated nine time with a record of 2 first, 2 seconds and one third with career earnings of $154,269. Wholelotachocolate sits as the 8/5 Morning Line co-favorite. He has won both of his starts at Indiana Grand going 5 1/2 furlongs . He broke his maiden on April 7th by 10 lengths at 5 1/2 furlongs and won an Allowance race on May 16th.
Entries for Hoosier’s Breeders Sophomore Stakes for Indiana Bred Colt and Geldings
|1||Sky Writer||Eduardo Perez||Robert Gorham||SCR|
|2||Redyornothereicome||John McKee||Michael Lauer||6/1|
|3||Bandido de Amores||Santo Sanjur||Santo Sanjur||12/1|
|4||The Money Dance||Marcelino Pedroza||Michael Lauer||6/5|
|5||Hold on Angel||Rodney Prescott||John Haran||12/1|
|6||Sir Brogan||Deshawn Parker||Aaron West||15/1|
|7||Wholelotachocolate||Samuel Bermudez||Joseph Davis||SCR|
Hold on Angel broke sharply and was able to set the pace. Redyornothereicome and The Money Dance were laying close behind the leader down the back stretch. Hold on Angel and Sir Brogan dueled through the final turn. Hold on Angel took control of the race down the lane to win by 5 lengths. Running time -1:43.36. The Money Dance went off as the 3/5 favorite. He finished 4th.
$2 Wager Paid: No Show, Third, Betting due to field size of five entries.
|5||Hold on Angel||$28.80||$10.00|
Our top three picks were:
- The Money Dance
- Sir Brogan
- Wholelotachocolate -SCR
Flurry heads the field of 9 in the Hoosier’s Breeders Sophomore Stakes for Indiana Bred fillies going one and one sixteenth miles on the dirt for a purse of $100,000. In 2017, Flurry won the Miss Indiana Stakes on October 26th. She is undefeated in her 2018 campaign. She won an Allowance race on April 28th and a Starter Allowance race on May 30th at Indiana Downs. She has four win in five starts with career earnings of $118,500.
Entries for Hoosier’s Breeders Sophomore Stakes for Indiana Bred Fillies
|1||Flurry||Marcelino Pedroza||Michael Lauer||3/5|
|2||Black Nova||Fernando De La Cruz||Ronald Brown||30/1|
|3||Obsolete||John McKee||Michael Lauer||6/1|
|4||Regal Wildcat||Edgar Morales||John Dyer||15/1|
|5||Prompted||Samuel Bermudez||Randy Klopp||6/1|
|6||Miracles Take Time||Richard Bracho||Michael Lauer||30/1|
|7||Shyla||Alex Canchari||Genaro Garcia||15/1|
|8||Blue Ash||Deshawn Parker||John Langemeier||10/1|
|9||Snapperette||James Graham||Brendan Walsh||12/1|
Flurry and Prompted accompanied each other on the lead for the first six furlongs. Black Nova and Obsolete followed the leaders into the turn for home. Flurry and Black Nova started to duel early in the final turn. The two continued that duel to down the lane. Black Nova was able to out kick Flurry for the win by a neck. Flurry went as the 1/2 favorite. Running time – 1:43.36.
$2 Wager Paid:
Our top three picks were:
- Blue Ash