Field set for 127th Kentucky Futurity
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With 12 dropping in the entry box Thursday morning, the draw for the $450,000 Kentucky Futurity Final was conducted during the Thursday afternoon card at The Red Mile.
Off a 1:49.4 mile under wraps in his Bluegrass division, Greenshoe fronts the field of 12. The Father Patrick colt recently surpassed $1 million in earnings for owners Courant Inc., Hans Backe, Lars Granqvist and Morten Langli. He leads a Melander triage into the 127th renewal of the trotting triple crown classic with stablemates Gimpanzee and Green Manalishi S also entering.
The draw for the 54th Kentucky Filly Futurity was also conducted. A total of 11 fillies dropped into the box with Hambletonian Oaks winner When Dovescry back to rematch Millies Posession.
Below are the fields for the Kentucky Futurity and the Filly Futurity:
Race 8 | $450,000 127th Kentucky Futurity
1-Chin Chin Hall-Richard “Nifty” Norman
2-Marseille-Ake Svanstedt-Ake Svanstedt
3-Super Schissel-Per Engblom
5-Don’t Let’em-Nancy Johansson
7-Mass Fortune K-Norm Parker
8-Green Manalishi S-Marcus Melander
9-Pilot Discretion-Tony Alagna
10-Soul Strong-Ake Svanstedt
11-Goes Down Smooth-Ron Burke
12-Union Forces-Julie Miller
Race 6 | $267,000 54th Kentucky Filly Futurity
1-Weslynn Quest-Christopher Beaver
2-The Ice Dutchess-Nancy Johansson
3-Millies Posession-Jim Campbell
4-When Dovescry-Rene Allard
6-Seaside Bliss-Paul Kelley
7-Miss Trixton-Marcus Melander
8-Princess Deo-Lucas Wallin
9-Beautiful Sin-Ake Svanstedt
10-Golden Tricks-Ake Svanstedt
An eight-race card caps the Grand Circuit fortnight at The Red Mile and also features the Tattersalls Pace and the mare divisions of the Allerage Farms. The closing-day card gets underway with first-race post at 1 p.m. (EDT).