04/07/2009 11:00PM

Hold Me Back in post 10 for Blue Grass

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LEXINGTON, Ky. - Hold Me Back was assigned post 10 as the 3-1 morning-line favorite among a field of 11 3-year-olds entered Wednesday at Keeneland for the 85th running of the Grade 1, $750,000 Blue Grass Stakes on Saturday.

Theregoesjojo, the second choice at 7-2 on the morning line, was assigned post 3, while Charitable Man, the 4-1 third choice, will start from post 9 in the 1 1/8-mile Polytrack race.

The Blue Grass, the ninth of 10 Saturday races, will be televised live by TVG and on tape delay by ESPN2. Scheduled post is 5:15 p.m. Eastern.

Blue Grass field

(PP, Horse, Jockey, Morning line)

1. Patena, R. Albarado, 10-1

2. Join in the Dance, J. Velazquez, 10-1

3. Theregoesjojo, C. Borel, 7-2

4. Cliffy's Future, J. Castanon, 20-1

5. Mafaaz, R. Hills, 12-1

6. Terrain, J. Leparoux, 6-1

7. Loch Dubh, J. Theriot, 50-1

8. General Quarters, E. Coa, 15-1

9. Charitable Man, A. Garcia, 4-1

10. Hold Me Back, K. Desormeaux, 3-1

11. Massone, G. Gomez, 12-1