06/27/2010 5:24PM

Lone Star: Interesting firster in Race 7

EmailEl Gran Dr. Dave, an unraced 4-year-old by the Group 2-placed winner Freud, opened up as the 8-5 favorite in the upcoming seventh race. He shows a string of bullet works for his career debut, and often times horses who get their start later in life have a distinct physical maturity edge on their peers in the maiden ranks. El Gran Dr. Dave, whose sire is by Storm Cat, appears to have some size and substance working in his favor.