06/12/2010 1:32PM

CD: Borel hot . . . as usual


Leading rider and 3-time Ky. Derby-winning jockey C.Borel won 3 legs in the opening pick 4, scoring with even-money faves in the first 2 races (Ready's Rocket and Dartangia), then just prevailing a few minutes ago for his brother, Cecil, aboard upsetter Spooky's Ready ($24.80), a gate-to-wire winner in a first-level alw sprint for 3yos. Borel seems well on his way to his first-ever spring-meet title at CD.

There are 24 MTP for the 5th, a MSW dash for 2yos, and tips galore abound. The early money is on the Dale Romans-trained Dancing Compass (#9), the 9-5 choice over Song of a Siren (#3, 3-1) and Blue Orleans (#2, 7-2) in a field of 10. The Fleur de Lis, featuring Rachel and Calvin, comes after this one.