06/22/2006 12:00AM

Charles Town: Ah Day vs. King Kohl

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Ah Day, winner of the Federico Tesio Stakes at Pimlico and fifth to High Cotton in the Sir Barton on Preakness Day, meets West Virginia Futurity winner King Kohl in the $50,000 Red Legend Stakes for 3-year-olds at Charles Town.

Ah Day, trained by King Leatherbury, has won 3 of 7 outings this season, taking the Horatius at six furlongs, an optional claimer at seven furlongs at Laurel, and the Tesio by an impressive 5 1/2 lengths. In the 1 1/16-mile Sir Barton, Ah Day held a striking position to the stretch but weakened behind wire-to-wire winner High Cotton.

King Kohl, who was unplaced in a tough allowance race on the turf at Churchill in his 2006 debut, was 4 for 5 as a juvenile, winning a division of the West Virginia Futurity and two statebred stakes at Charles Town in addition to a maiden race on the turf at Ellis Park.

Vikrant has won allowance races in his last two starts, one at Delaware and one at Charles Town.