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Whitney Stakes (Grade 1) (4yo+) (Main Track) (Dirt) Racecard

  • Channel: SKY
  • Distance: 1m 1f
  • Going: Fast
Runners
5

Type
All Weather

Surface
Dirt

Selection

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No.(Draw)
Runner
Best Odds
1
(1)
By My Standards silk
By My Standards
J: Jose L Ortiz
T: W Bret Calhoun
Distance Specialist - 4 wins from 5 starts at this distance (80%)
Going Specialist - 4 wins from 5 starts on this ground (80%)
No match for Tom's D'Etat when 2nd in the Stephen Foster at Churchill Downs, so work to do
2111-0
Age: 4
Weight: 8-10
OR: -
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Jun 20 Chu Churchill Downs 9f Fs G2 8-10 2/8 Tom's D'Etat (4¼L) 19/10 - 115
3 May 20 Oak Oaklawn Park 9f Fs HcG2 8-6 1/13 Warrior's Charge (1¾L) 9/2 - 119
21 Mar 20 Fgr Fair Grounds 9f Fs G2 8-6 1/9 Captivating Moon (3L) 23/10 - 113
4 May 19 Chu Churchill Downs 10f S 3yG1 9-0 11/19 Country House (11½L) 188/10 - 98
23 Mar 19 Fgr Fair Grounds 9f Fs 3yG2 8-10 1/11 Spinoff (¾L) 225/10 - 112
16 Feb 19 Fgr Fair Grounds 8.5f Fs 3y 8-8 1/12 Awesome Wok N Roll (4¼L) 39/10 - -
2
(2)
Improbable silk
Improbable b
J: Irad Ortiz Jr
T: Bob Baffert
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 3 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (30%)
Can play up at start but closely matched with Tom's D'Etat from April; won 1m2f G1 latest
12-541
Age: 4
Weight: 8-12
OR: -
Days: 55
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
7 Jun 20 Sna Santa Anita 10f Fs G1 8-10 b 1/6 Higher Power (3¼L) 13/10F - 119
11 Apr 20 Oak Oaklawn Park 8f Fs 8-10 b 2/11 Tom's D'Etat (¾L) 17/5 - 113
2 Nov 19 Sna Santa Anita 8f Fs G1 8-11 b 5/10 Spun To Run (9L) 9/2 - 98
21 Sep 19 Prx Parx 9f Fs 3yG1 8-7 b 4/6 Math Wizard (1¼L) 6/5F - 107
26 Aug 19 Dma Del Mar 8f Fs 3yL 8-12 b 1/4 King Jack (2¾L) 7/10F - 116
18 May 19 Pim Pimlico 9.5f Fs 3yG1 9-0 6/13 War Of Will (3¾L) 5/2F - 106
3
(3)
Code Of Honor silk
Code Of Honor
J: John R Velazquez
T: Claude R McGaughey III
Distance Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts at this distance (67%)
Won both starts here notably 1m2f Grade 1 Travers last summer; OK third latest; contender
31-711
Age: 4
Weight: 8-12
OR: -
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Jul 20 Blm Belmont Park 8f Fs HcG1 8-12 3/8 Vekoma (1½L) 18/5 - 117
6 Jun 20 Blm Belmont Park 8.5f M G3 8-12 1/9 Endorsed (½L) 5/4F - 115
3 Nov 19 Sna Santa Anita 10f Fs G1 8-10 7/11 Vino Rosso (15½L) 7/2 - 97
28 Sep 19 Blm Belmont Park 10f Fs G1 8-10 1/5 Vino Rosso (nse) 2/1 - 121
24 Aug 19 Sar Saratoga 10f Fs 3yG1 9-0 1/12 Tacitus (3L) 22/5 - 121
6 Jul 19 Blm Belmont Park 8f Fs 3yG3 8-11 1/6 Final Jeopardy (3¼L) 23/20F - 109
4
(4)
Mr. Buff silk
Mr. Buff
J: Junior Alvarado
T: John C Kimmel
Peak form has come when bullying lesser rivals, but dangerous if they let him get loose
5211-1
Age: 6
Weight: 8-6
OR: -
Days: 28
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
4 Jul 20 Blm Belmont Park 10f Fs G2 8-8 5/6 Tacitus (12½L) 11/4 - 89
12 Jun 20 Blm Belmont Park 8f Fs Hc 9-1 2/9 Funny Guy (1¼L) 4/5F - -
29 Nov 19 Chu Churchill Downs 9f Fs G1 8-9 10/11 Tom's D'Etat (14L) 166/10 - 89
19 Oct 19 Blm Belmont Park 9f Fs Hc 8-12 1/5 Dynamax Prime (1L) 6/4 - -
31 Aug 19 Sar Saratoga 9f Fs G1 8-6 7/8 Preservationist (6½L) 128/10 - 101
7 Aug 19 Sar Saratoga 9f Fs 8-12 1/8 Dynamax Prime (3½L) 3/5F - -
5
(5)
Tom's D'Etat silk
Tom's D'Etat b
J: Joel Rosario
T: Albert M Stall Jr
Course Specialist - 2 wins from 3 starts here (67%)
Distance Specialist - 5 wins from 9 starts at this distance (56%)
Going Specialist - 6 wins from 8 starts on this ground (75%)
Hot Recent Form Jockey - 3 wins from 10 in the last 14 days (30%)
Won last four inc G1 Clark at Churchill Downs and G2 Stephen Foster there; leading claims
11-114
Age: 7
Weight: 8-12
OR: -
Days: 35
Date Course Race Type Weight Pos 1st/2nd SP OR RPR
27 Jun 20 Chu Churchill Downs 9f Fs G2 8-12 b 1/8 By My Standards (4¼L) 13/10F - 126
11 Apr 20 Oak Oaklawn Park 8f Fs 8-10 b 1/11 Improbable (¾L) 4/5F - 115
29 Nov 19 Chu Churchill Downs 9f Fs G1 8-11 b 1/11 Owendale (3¼L) 9/10F - 120
26 Oct 19 Kee Keeneland 9f S G2 8-9 b 1/9 Mr Freeze (4¼L) 6/4F - 120
31 Aug 19 Sar Saratoga 9f Fs G1 8-6 b 4/8 Preservationist (1¾L) 9/4 - 111
2 Aug 19 Sar Saratoga 8.5f Fs L 8-10 b 1/9 Wooderson (1L) EvensF - 107
Verdict

Only five runners but a high-quality, intriguing affair and CODE OF HONOR gets the vote over Improbable and Tom's D'Etat.

Verdict silk image
Code Of Honor

Betting Forecast:

11/8 Tom's D'Etat,

5/2 Code Of Honor,

Improbable,

10/1 By My Standards,

25/1 Mr. Buff

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