Hard Hitter (#1)
Had shown some hints of ability early in his career.
Linda Rice gets a 97 trainer rating second off the layoff.
Was racing on a dead rail last time.
10/1 on ML
Peppi the Hunter (#8)
Projected to get a fast pace to close into.
Was successful in dirt sprints early in his career.
Is coming into this race in reasonably good form.
12/1 on ML