03/25/2011 11:56AM

Aqueduct: Inner track fast


  The inner track is fast for the final Friday of the winter meet, which begins with five-horse fields in the first five races.

  The three richest races come early:

   * Rigby is currently 4-5 for the $42,000 starter allowance opener at a mile & 70 yards.

   * In race 3. Stormandaprayer is the one to catch in a $46,000 optional claiming sprint with second-level allowance conditions.

   * Race 4 is a $43,000 maiden special-weight at a mile. The lightly raced and improving Harlan's Hello looks like the logical favorite for Doodnauth Shivmangal, who saddled five winners from eight starters from Mar. 12-20. Captain Stone, 0 for 13 and a four-time beaten favorite in his last six starts, makes his first start in nearly two months and has been announced as a gelding.