Reload Set For a Big Effort in $100,000 Lure Stakes

Reload Set For a Big Effort in $100,000 Lure Stakes

Category : News - Thu 06/08/2015 - 14:14 EDT

Reload has been tabbed as the morning line favorite at odds of 8-5 for trainer Claude McGaughey, III. A  six-year-old son of Hard Spun, he is a homebred for Phipps […]

Reload has been tabbed as the morning line favorite at odds of 8-5 for trainer Claude McGaughey, III. A  six-year-old son of Hard Spun, he is a homebred for Phipps Stable and has won six of his nineteen starts. A graded stakes winner last year, he returned this year off of a fifteen-month layoff to win an allowance race at Belmont Park and was fourth in the Forbidden Apple Stakes last time out. Javier Castellano will be aboard and they will break from the outside post.

Vyjack a versatile contender on any surface

Second choice at 2-1 on the morning line is Vyjack for trainer Bill Mott. A five-year-old gelded son of Into Mischief, he is a six-time winner and has been competitive on both turf and dirt. He has gone winless since taking the Kelso Handicap (G2) in September and was last seen finishing third in the Forbidden Apple Stakes.  Junior Alvarado will be in the irons and they will break from post position three.

Under Control (BRZ) aiming for first stakes win

Also in the field at morning line odds of 8-1 is the veteran gelding Under Control (BRZ) for trainer Graham Motion. A seven-year-old son of Northern Afleet, he has been on the board in fourteen of his eighteen starts and is trying to earn his first stakes victory. He was second in an optional claiming race at Belmont Park last time out and will have Irad Ortiz, Jr. aboard from post position two.

 

 

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