Excerpted from today’s Betting Strategies coverage, our Horses in Focus:
Fillet of Sole (#6)
Already went this distance when facing a strong maiden field at Belmont last time.
Was very green in his debut, having to steady when lugging in during the stretch drive.
Dominick Schettino gets an 89 trainer rating with 2YO sprinters.
12/1 on ML
Shining Copper (#1)
One-dimensional frontrunner is projected to be on the lead.
Ran a race that could beat this field in the Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap in February.
Has run well over this course in the past.
3/1 on ML
Should appreciate the turnback to her favorite distance of 7 furlongs.
Was wide against the track last time in a race dominated by horses that stayed on the rail.
Brian Lynch gets a 100 trainer rating with horses moving from routes to sprints.
8/1 on ML