04/15/2011 2:38PM

Oaklawn: Apple Blossom Day

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Trainer Larry Jones said Friday morning that he's happy with Havre de Grace, who is set to start as the probable favorite later this afternoon in the Grade 1, $500,000 Apple Blossom Handicap. The race is one of two stakes on the card, with the $75,000 Bachelor for 3-year-olds at six furlongs led by City Cool.

It is a sunny, windy afternoon in the 60s here in Hot Springs, and the infield is open. The track is listed as fast. Below are known scratches:

First Race: Scratch No. 1, Silver Jo, and No. 5, Call Me Dutchess

Second: Scratch No. 3, Geocache and No. 8, My Friend Nev and No. 9, Sheriff Hotdog

Third through Fifth: No Scratches

Sixth: Scratch No. 2, Curley Kim, No. 3, Labeled, No. 4, Dancing Fern and No. 10, Flatter Me Rose

Seventh and Eighth: No Scratches

Ninth: The $75,000 Bachelor; Scratch No. 6, Saracen, who is entered in an Oaklawn allowance Saturday; scratch No. 8, Simply Gone, and No. 9, Birdie Beats Par

Tenth: Apple Blossom Handicap - There are two overweights to report, with No. 1, Absinthe Minded, plus 2; and No. 4, Belle Watling, plus 2

Eleventh: No Scratches