Blue Grass Stakes 2023

Saturday, Apr 8, 2023 Keeneland

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Post Horse Trainer/ Jockey M/L Odds
1 Tapit Trice Todd Pletcher Luis Saez 5-2
Trainer: Todd Pletcher Jockey: Luis Saez
Sire: Tapit
2 Clear The Air William Walden Ricardo Santana, Jr. 30-1
Trainer: William Walden Jockey: Ricardo Santana, Jr.
Sire: Ransom the Moon
3 Verifying Brad Cox Tyler Gaffalione 3-1
Trainer: Brad Cox Jockey: Tyler Gaffalione
Sire: Justify
4 Classic Car Wash Mark Casse Javier Castellano 12-1
Trainer: Mark Casse Jockey: Javier Castellano
Sire: Noble Bird
5 Hayes Strike Kenny McPeek James Graham 15-1
Trainer: Kenny McPeek Jockey: James Graham
Sire: Connect
6 Scoobie Quando Ben Colebrook Luan Machado 15-1
Trainer: Ben Colebrook Jockey: Luan Machado
Sire: Uncle Mo
7 Sun Thunder Kenny McPeek Florent Geroux 10-1
Trainer: Kenny McPeek Jockey: Florent Geroux
Sire: Into Mischief
8 Blazing Sevens Chad Brown Irad Ortiz, Jr. 6-1
Trainer: Chad Brown Jockey: Irad Ortiz, Jr.
Sire: Good Magic
9 Major Blue D. Wayne Lukas David Cabrera 30-1
Trainer: D. Wayne Lukas Jockey: David Cabrera
Sire: Flatter
10 Raise Cain Ben Colebrook Joel Rosario 9-2
Trainer: Ben Colebrook Jockey: Joel Rosario
Sire: Violence
11 Mendelssohns March Kenny McPeek Brian Hernandez, Jr. 20-1
Trainer: Kenny McPeek Jockey: Brian Hernandez, Jr.
Sire: Mendelssohn

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Tapit Trice draws the rail for Blue Grass Stakes

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A field of 11 3-year-olds was entered Wednesday for Saturday's Grade 1, $1 million Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland, with favored Tapit Trice drawing the rail in his final prep for the Kentucky Derby.

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Recent Blue Grass Stakes Winners

Year Horse/Trainer Horse Trainer Beyer
Todd Pletcher
Tapit Trice Todd Pletcher 99
Chad Brown
Zandon Chad Brown 98
Brad Cox
Essential Quality Brad Cox 97
Thomas Drury, Jr.
Art Collector Thomas Drury, Jr. 103
George Weaver
Vekoma George Weaver 94
Chad Brown
Good Magic Chad Brown 95
Doug O'Neill
Irap Doug O'Neill 93
Dale Romans
Brody's Cause Dale Romans 91
Todd Pletcher
Carpe Diem Todd Pletcher 95
Peter Eurton
Dance With Fate Peter Eurton 97
Kenneth McPeek
Java's War Kenneth McPeek 89