$100,000 Lazaro Barrera Stakes Draws Field of Seven

$100,000 Lazaro Barrera Stakes Draws Field of Seven

Category : News - Sat 09/05/2015 - 08:22 EDT

Kentuckian headlines the field at morning line odds of 5-2 for trainer Jerry Hollendorfer. A well-bred son of Tiznow, he broke his maiden in his career debut and was third in the San Pedro Stakes in his subsequent start as the heavy favorite. He has had a bullet workout since that last race and is scheduled to break from the outside post under Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith as he goes for his first graded stakes victory.

Yiannis trying to stay unbeaten

Second choice at 3-1 on the morning line is Yiannis for trainer John Sadler. A bay son of Midshipman, he is undefeated from two starts. After breaking his maiden in his first start, he won the San Pedro Stakes in a front-running effort and pulled off the minor upset. Kentucky Derby winning jockey Victor Espinoza will be back in the irons and they will break from the inside post as he makes the step up to graded stakes competition.

The Man getting a class test

Also in the field at morning line odds of 4-1 is The Man for trainer Bob Baffert. A dark bay son of Ecclesiastic, he is making his stakes debut after breaking his maiden in his fourth career start. He has been on the board in three of his four outings and delivered last time out as the heavy favorite over five rivals. Martin Garcia will be aboard and they will break from post position two as he goes for his second straight win.

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