2017 Kentucky Oaks Post Position Draw

Churchill Downs drew post positions for the Kentucky Oaks on Tuesday morning. Paradise Woods, the early morning line favorite at 5-2, drew the No. 4 spot in the field. Miss Sky Walker, who currently sits at 9-2, drew the No. 10 spot. Other contenders such as Farrell, Abel Tasman and Salty drew the No. 7, 13 and 14 spots respectively.

Check out the entire list of post positions below.

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It’s going to be a real tough race, but we think that we’re ready,” Stewart said. “We’re glad to be in there. It’s a great race to be in and it’s a huge purse. Mr. Fipke is game on taking a shot but I think he has a very nice chance.”

Seeking The Soul also will be Stewart’s first starter at Gulfstream Park since saddling Unforgotten to a seventh-place finish in the Sunshine Millions Distaff in 2010. His last victory at the South Florida oval took place over ten years ago when he saddled Spruce Hero to a win in February 2006.

“It’s been awhile but I’ve spent a lot of time there,” Stewart said. “I worked for (Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne) Lukas there for five years and when I started in 1997 I was there. I think (the track) will be fine for him, I think that he’s tactical and he’ll lay right up there, not too far off of them.”

Dallas Strewart, who will saddle Seeking the Soul in the Pegasus World Cup Invitational, as reported by Ryan Martin for the Fair Grounds media team

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