(Bonny South / Coady Photography)
(Bonny South set to go in G1 Spinster Stakes / Photo by Holly M. Smith)
From the Keeneland Media Team:
FALL STARS WEEKEND FIELDS BEGINNING TO TAKE SHAPE
With a week to go until the opening of Keeeneland’s 17-day Fall Meet, fields are beginning to take shape for Fall Stars Weekend Oct. 8-10 that will offer 10 stakes worth $3.65 million
Nine of the races are Breeders’ Cup Challenge tests that provide the winners with fees-paid berths into corresponding races at the 38th World Championships to be held Nov. 5-6 at Del Mar.
The following is a list of probable and possible starters for the stakes as compiled by Keeneland Stakes Coordinator Allison DeLuca.
*Designates Breeders’ Cup Challenge races.
*$400,000 Darley Alcibiades (G1): Entries taken Tuesday, Oct. 5, race Friday, Oct. 8 – Probable: Diamond Wow (trainer Patrick Biancone), Dream Lith (Robertino Diodoro), Mama Rina (Kenny McPeek), Myfavoritedaughter (Jeff Engler), PennySaver (McPeek), Pipeline Girl (Tom Amoss), Runup (Laura Wohlers). Possible: Verylittlecents (Randy Morse).
*$250,000 Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix (G2): Entries taken Tuesday, Oct. 5, race Friday, Oct. 8 – Probable: Aloha West (Wayne Catalano), Mucho (John Ortiz), Special Reserve (Mike Maker). Possible: Bango (Greg Foley), Endorsed (Maker), JustMight (Michelle Lovell), Quick Tempo (Chris Davis).
*$750,000 Keeneland Turf Mile (G1): Entries taken Wednesday, Oct. 6, race Saturday, Oct. 9 – Probable: Diamond Oops (Patrick Biancone), Field Pass (Mike Maker), Front Run the Fed (Caio Caramori), Lope Y Fernandez (IRE) (Aidan O’Brien),Monarchs Glen (GB) (Maker), Order of Australia (IRE) (O’Brien), Somelikeithotbrown (Maker), Space Traveller (GB)(Brendan Walsh), Tell Your Daddy (Tom Morley).
*$500,000 Claiborne Breeders’ Futurity (G1): Entries taken Wednesday, Oct. 6, race Saturday, Oct. 9 – Probable: ClassicCauseway (Brian Lynch), Double Thunder (Todd Pletcher), Rattle N Roll (Kenny McPeek).
*$400,000 First Lady (G1) Presented by UK HealthCare: Entries taken Wednesday, Oct. 6, race Saturday, Oct. 9 –Probable: Abscond (Eddie Kenneally), Althiqa (GB) (Charles Appleby), Daddy Is a Legend (George Weaver), Dalika (GER) (Al Stall Jr.), Empress Josephine (IRE) (Aidan O’Brien).
*$250,000 Thoroughbred Club of America (G2): Entries taken Wednesday, Oct. 6, race Saturday, Oct. 9 – Probable: Club Car (Ben Colebrook), Estilo Talentoso (Juan Arriagada).
$200,000 Woodford (G2) Presented by TVG: Entries taken Wednesday, Oct. 6, race Saturday, Oct. 9 – Probable: Golden Pal (Wesley Ward), Inhalation (GB) (Edward Vaughan).
*$500,000 Juddmonte Spinster (G1): Entries taken Thursday, Oct. 7, race Sunday, Oct. 10 – Probable: Bonny South (BradCox), Envoutante (Kenny McPeek), Letruska (Fausto Gutierrez).
*$200,000 Castle & Key Bourbon (G2): Entries taken Thursday, Oct. 7, race Sunday, Oct. 10 – Probable: Brit’s Wit (Andrew McKeever), Credibility (Mark Casse), Dowagiac Chief (Tom Amoss), Fast N Steady (Javier Gonzalez), Martini’nmoonshine(Tom Amoss), On Thin Ice (Casse), Play Action Pass (Robert Medina), Red Danger (Brian Lynch), Tiz the Bomb (Kenny McPeek).
*$200,000 Indian Summer (L) Presented by Keeneland Select: Entries taken Thursday, Oct. 7, race Sunday, Oct. 10 –Probable: Averly Jane (Wesley Ward), Kaufymaker (Ward), Roman Poet (Tom Amoss).