Maiden special weight, 6 furlongs, 3-year-olds
Possible overlays Morning line
#2 Hudler 5/1
#5 High Note 2/1
#6 Dona Mary 5/1
#7 Runway Starlet 3/1
Lots of inexperienced runners in this field of eight fillies.
Trainer Doug O’Neill starts both first timer #2 Hudler and #7 Runway Starlet, a filly who has run three credible races.
Hudler’s owner, J. Paul Reddam, likes to use jockey Cory Nakatani and Reddam has had a fair amount of success with debuters.
Another first timer with a strong shot is #5 High Note, trained by Dan Hendricks, but her morning line is a dismal 2-to-1. Finally, #6 Dona Marie fits the profile of a second timer with the potential to improve enough to win this one.
I will bet $200 to win on #2 Hudler at 5/1 and up; $200 on High Note in the unlikely event she’s 10/1 to 19/1: $200 on #6 Dona Mary at 3/1 and higher; and $200 on #7 Runway Starlet at 7/2 or better.
January 18, 2009 at 8:26 PM
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