04/09/2010 12:33PM

Oaklawn: 'Zenyatta Day' Conditions


It is sunny and 66 degrees at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Ark., where Zenyatta is set to run in the 10th race, the Grade 1, $500,000 Apple Blossom. There are no changes to the mile and an eighth race for fillies and mares.

The track is fast and at about 11:45 a.m. Zenyatta could be found settled in her stall with her handlers keeping the area peaceful for her as she rests prior to her attempt to go 16-for-16 later this afternoon. Post for the Apple Blossom is 6:25 p.m. Central.

There is a pick six carryover of $29,300 heading into the program Friday. Below are known changes:

First: No Scratches

Second: No Scratches

Third: Make the rider on No. 6, Beautiful and Able, Chris Rosier

Fourth: Scratch No. 4, K B's Reality

Fifth: Scratch No. 5, Deputy Hawk

Sixth: Scratch No. 7, Humble Storm Kathy; No. 9, Bag Tosser; and No. 11, Ballistic Blonde

Seventh: Scratch No. 2, Plenty O' Jack; make the rider on No. 12, They're Late, Israel Ocampo  

Eighth: The Grade 3, $150,000 Count Fleet Sprint Handicap, no scratches

Ninth: No Changes

10th: The Grade 1, $500,000 Apple Blossom, no changes

11th: Scratch No. 6, Not So Wild