09/26/2006 12:00AM

Senator Ken Maddy preview


Oak Tree - Race 8
About 6 1/2 Furlongs (Turf)
Senator Ken Maddy Handicap (Grade 3)
3-year-olds and upward, fillies and mares
Purse $100,000.

REVEALED was a bit rank in the early stages of the Osunitas Handicap on August 9 at Del Mar, then raced extremely wide on the turn before finishing evenly behind next-out Grade 2 winner Mea Domina. She adds blinkers for the important third start of the form cycle, and owns two previous downhill turf wins. Revealed should have plenty of pace to track, and may attempt to gain first run on the pacesetters when they settle into the stretch. At 12-1 on the morning line, she looks like an interesting lonshot play.
CAMBIOCORSA has been unbeatable going down the hill with a perfect 7-7 record at this distance. She failed to settle going a mile in a Grade 3 race last time out, but she runs very well fresh, will appreciate turning back in distance, and looms the one to catch. She'll be tough.
VICTORY SPY broke awkwardly before being rushed into a speed duel in first start off the bench on dirt at Del Mar. She should be tighter for this performance, but looks like a need-the-lead type, and she may be stymied by Cambiocorsa in the early running.
Lightly-raced TIZ A GEM has some tactical speed, and projects for a good stalking trip under light weight. She shows a bullet workout in preparation for this, and shouldn't be ignored at good odds.

1. Revealed
2. Cambiocorsa
3. Victory Spy