03/07/2012 5:34PM

Aqueduct: Agave Kiss to face only four in Cicada

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Post positions were drawn Wednesday for Saturday’s pair of six-furlong stakes for 3-year-olds, the Grade 3, $150,000 Cicada and the $100,000 Fred “Cappy” Capossela.

Agave Kiss, who has won her first three starts by a combined 20 lengths, will be odds-on to stay unbeaten against four other fillies in the Cicada Stakes.

The Rudy Rodriguez-trained Agave Kiss has not started since winning the Ruthless Stakes under a hand ride Jan. 14. She will break from post 2 and carry 122 pounds, giving four pounds to Alydarla (post 1), Nitara (post 3), Princess Reyana (post 4), and Corderosa (post 5).

Corderosa, a close second in the Dearly Precious Stakes last time out, will be second choice.

The Cicada is carded as race 4 on a 10-race program, and is thus not part of the pick six.

The Fred “Cappy” Capossela drew a competitive field of seven, including uncoupled entries from Chad Brown and Tony Dutrow. From the rail out, the field is: How Do I Win, Hardened Wildcat, Beggarthyneighbor, Christopher’s Joy, Perfect Trippi, Copy My Swagger, and Ancient Rome.

The Capossela is race 9, and the third leg of a $250,000-guaranteed late pick four.

Cicada S. (G3), Post Time: 2:22 pm ET Saturday

Purse: $150,000; 6 furlongs

Post

Horse

Trainer

Jockey

ML Odds

1

Alydaria

J. Chapman

D. Cohen

6-1

1

Agave Kiss

R. Rodriguez

R. Curatolo

3-5

1

Nitara

E. Reed

C. Velasquez

15-1

1

Princess Reyna

G. Contessa

S. Camacho, Jr.

30-1

1

Corderosa

D. Donk

J. Alvarado

2-1