$100,000 Last Tycoon Stakes Draws Field of Eight

$100,000 Last Tycoon Stakes Draws Field of Eight

Category : News - Fri 24/04/2015 - 09:59 EDT

Topping the competitive field as the morning line favorite at odds of 5-2 is Big John B for trainer Philip D’Amato. A six-year-old son of Hard Spun, he is an eleven-time winner and earned the biggest victory of his career last summer in the Del Mar Handicap (G2). He has been on the shelf since finishing ninth in the Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1) and has been training steadily. Mike Smith will be aboard and they are scheduled to break from the inside post.

Quick Casablanca(CHI) seeking a repeat effort

Second choice at 3-1 on the morning line is Quick Casablanca (CHI) for trainer Ron McAnally. A seven-year-old son of Until Sundown, he has been on the board in sixteen of his twenty starts and has four wins to his credit. He will be trying to defend his title in the Last Tycoon Stakes (G3) after winning the 2014 edition. He was eighth in his first start of the year off of a ten-month layoff and will have Gary Stevens in the irons from post seven.

Power Foot going for first graded stakes win

Also in the field at morning line odds of 4-1 is Power Foot for trainer Neil Drysdale. A six-year-old gelded son of Powerscourt (GB), he is a four-time winner and will be trying to earn the first graded stakes victory of his career. After winning an allowance race in his first start of the year, he has been third against graded stakes competition in both subsequent starts. Rafael Bejarano will be aboard from post position two.

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