07/26/2012 11:36AM

Haskell Invitational: Paynter made 3-2 morning-line favorite in six-horse field

Tom Keyser
If Paynter wins the Haskell on Sunday, he will give Bob Baffert his sixth victory in the race.

OCEANPORT, N.J. - Paynter has been made the 3-2 favorite against five rivals  in the $1 million Haskell Invitational for 3-year-olds at Monmouth Park on Sunday.
Paynter drew post 3 with Rafael Bejarano set to ride for trainer Bob Baffert, a five-time Haskell winner. This will be Paynter's first start since just missing by a neck in the Belmont Stakes.
Dullahan, third in the Kentucky Derby, and Wood Memorial winner Gemologist are the co-second choices at 3-1. Dullahan has post 2; Gemologist post 4.
Nonios is the 7-2 fourth choice from the rail.
Handsome Mike, 15-1 from post 5, and Stealcase, 8-1 from the outside, complete the field.