(Rusty Arnold trains Morticia for the Giant’s Causeway this Saturday / Photo Courtesy of Keeneland)

From the Keeneland Media Team:

G. Watts Humphrey Jr.’s Morticia tops a field of 11 fillies and mares entered Wednesday for Saturday’s 23rd running of the $100,000 Giant’s Causeway (L) at 5 ½ furlongs on the turf.

The Giant’s Causeway will be run as the eighth race on Saturday’s 11-race program with a 4:57 p.m. ET post time. First post time Saturday is 1:05 p.m.

Trained by Rusty Arnold, Morticia is a six-time stakes winner and in 2017 won the Buffalo Trace Franklin County (G3) here. She finished third in last year’s Giant’s Causeway.

Second in the Captiva Island at Gulfstream on March 9 in her most recent start, Morticia will be ridden by Irad Ortiz Jr. and break from post position eight.

The field for the Giant’s Causeway, with riders and weights from the inside, is: A Little Bit Me (Tyler Gaffalione, 121 pounds), Seeknthegiantpearl (Euclyn Prentice Jr., 121), Mrs. Ramona G. (Florent Geroux, 123), Surrender Now (John Velazquez, 121), Student Body (Miguel Mena, 123), La Dame Blanche (Corey Lanerie, 121), Factorofwon (Javier Castellano, 121), Morticia (Ortiz Jr., 121), Luvin Bullies (Chris Landeros, 121), Excessivespending (Julien Leparoux, 121) and Straitouttapopcorn (James Graham, 121).