Updated on 06/29/2016 4:02PM

Thrilled gives Pletcher solid contender in Iowa Oaks


Last year, trainer Todd Pletcher won the most important race of the Iowa Festival of Racing, the Prairie Meadows Cornhusker Handicap, with Golden Lad, but while Pletcher won’t start any of his nominees to the Cornhusker this year, his only runner during the festival, Thrilled, looks like the horse to beat Thursday night in the Iowa Oaks.