03/23/2017 8:30AM

Outside posts compromise favorites in Southern Park Stakes


Nikki My Darling and Ali Blue, who finished one-two in an allowance sprint earlier this month, arguably are the two best Ohio-bred 3-year-old fillies to have raced at Mahoning Valley Race Course this season. But if one of them is to prevail in the $75,000 Southern Park Stakes on Saturday, she will have to be tons the best in a crowded lineup for the first stakes of the season in Ohio.