03/18/2015 2:15PM

Imperia to scratch from Spiral Stakes; Royal Son favored

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On a day when Turfway Park held a press conference and post-position draw for Saturday’s Grade 3, $550,000 Spiral Stakes, the big news was that Imperia, who had been expected to be one of the favorites, would be scratched from the race, trainer Kiaran McLaughlin confirmed Wednesday.