Updated on 09/17/2011 7:09PM

Four have stuff for Furl Sail

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Fun House wins the Grade 2 Buena Vista at Santa Anita in February. She is disadvantaged in Thursday's Furl Sail, breaking from post 9.

NEW ORLEANS - Turf stakes winners My Misty Princess, May Gator, Fun House, and Chance Dance are set to clash Thursday in the $60,000 Furl Sail stakes for fillies and mares at 1 1/16 miles on the turf.

, winner of a pair of $100,000 races at Lone Star Park in her last two starts, the Yellow Rose Breeders' Cup on Oct. 3 and the Bluebonnet on Oct. 31, will carry 120 pounds in the Furl Sail and break from post 7 under Jamie Theriot. Dallas Keen trains the 4-year-old My Misty Princess for Melva Lou Strehler.

, coming off a second-place finish in the Cardinal Handicap at Churchill Downs, drew the rail and is the co-highweight at 120 pounds. May Gator was dismissed at 51-1 in the Cardinal, but finished well to miss winning by a neck. A 5-year-old bay mare, she is trained by Steven Flint for Richard, Bertram, and Elaine Klein and will be ridden by Jose Martinez Jr.

Though she has yet to run on the Fair Grounds turf course, May Gator has run well on grass elsewhere, winning the $75,000 Dade Turf Classic at Ellis Park on Sept. 4, and her stalking style should place her in good position in the Furl Sail.

is drawn poorly in post 9. Winner of the Grade 2 Buena Vista Handicap at Santa Anita on Feb. 21, Fun House is weighted at 119 pounds and will be ridden by Brian Hernandez Jr. for trainer Steve Asmussen and owners Joan and Ron Winchell.

, a 4-year-old filly who won the Summer Final Handicap at Mountaineer Park on Sept. 6, will break from post 2 and carry 119 pounds. Trainer Merrill Scherer co-owns her with Robert Bernacki and Robert Hall. Carlos Marquez Jr. will ride.

Keeping the Gold, trained by Scherer's son Richard for Team Block, is a multiple stakes winner on dirt trying grass for the second time,. She breaks from post 3 and carries 113 pounds, including Eddie Martin Jr.

The sleeper in the race is Flager, who will break from the post 4 under 117 pounds, including Fair Grounds's leading jockey, Robby Albarado. Flager finished a fast-closing second in last year's Furl Sail and is in top form coming off two wins, an allowance race over the Keeneland turf course and a convincing score in an opening weekend off-the-turf allowance at Fair Grounds.