08/03/2012 4:10PM

Saratoga: Yield Bogey eyes Fourstardave

Tom Keyser
Yield Bogey could make his next start in the Grade 2 Fourstardave.

Trainer Patrick Kelly said he was considering running Yield Bogey in next week’s Grade 2, $500,000 Fourstardave after the 8-year-old turf specialist’s 47.78-second half-mile bullet work over the Oklahoma grass course Friday.

Yield Bogey, who finished third in both the Grade 3 Jaipur and Grade 3 Poker stakes at Belmont, is coming off a fifth-place finish when turned back to 5 1/2 furlongs for an overnight stakes here earlier in the meet.

“We’ll see how the Fourstardave comes up, although I’m sure it’s going to come up tough for all that money,” Kelly said. “I don’t think I’ll try him at 5 1/2 anymore, they just run too fast. He had a good work this morning, although he did get to work inside the dogs before the others got out on the course this morning. I just wanted to get him sharp and ready in case we decide to give it a whirl next week.”

◗ A field of 13 long-winded fillies and mares, including one main-track-only horse, was entered Friday to go 1 1/2 miles on the grass in Monday’s $100,000 Waya Stakes. The Bill Mott-trained entry of Starformer and Imperial Pippin may go postward the favorite over a lineup that also includes Bubbly Jane, Pinch Pie, and Bizzy Caroline.

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