04/08/2010 12:41PM

Oaklawn: Thursday Conditions


The Racing Festival of the South continues this afternoon at Oaklawn with the running of the $100,000 Fifth Season for older horses at a mile and a sixteenth. Spotsgone, who would have been one of the favorites in the race, has been scratched. The field is now led by the Bob Baffert-trained Total Bull.

It is sunny and 65 degrees as we approach post for the first race, with the track listed as fast. There is a $17,254 pick six carryover. Below are known scratches:

First: Scratch No. 7, Need Money Dad

Second: Scratch No. 2, Specific Blend and No. 3, Miss Maisy

Third: Scratch No. 4, She Said Red

Fourth: Scratch No. 9, Angel in Charge; Larry Melancon will ride No. 1A, Bag the Storm

Fifth: Scratch No. 3, Plan Ahead

Sixth: No Scratches

Seventh: Scratch No. 1, Jody's Case

Eighth: Scratch No. 12, Leasure Creek

Ninth: Scratch No. 8, Katolak Cowboy

10th: Scratch No. 6, Spotsgone; Jon Court will ride No. 1A, Grand Sensation

11th: Scratch No. 1, Golden Striker