Rain Falling in Louisville on Oaks Day
Scheduled post time is 6:12 p.m. today (Friday) for the $1 million Kentucky Oaks (Grade 1) at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky.
Rain is falling in Louisville at 9:45 a.m., and the dirt track will undoubtedly be sloppy or muddy for the Oaks and other Friday races at Churchill.
We will have updates this morning on this Web site. From approximately 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. today our coverage will be on our blog which can be accessed at the top of the home page of this Web site.
Also – please check the Latest Racing News section on the right side of this Web site’s home page.
The Kentucky Oaks will be televised live on the NBC Sports cable channel.
Simulcast wagering on all of today’s Churchill Downs races is available at Gulfstream Park and at Tampa Bay Downs.
Here is the field for the Kentucky Oaks with horses’ names, jockeys and morning line odds.
1.Ever So Clever Luis Contreras 20-1
2. Lockdown Jose Ortiz 20-1
3. Mopotism Mario Gutierrez 20-1
4. Paradise Woods Flavien Prat 5-2
5. Jordan’s Henny Joe Rocco Jr. 30-1
6. Vexatious Kent Desormeaux 20-1
7. Farrell Channing Hill 5-1
8. Sailor’s Valentine Corey Lanerie 30-1
9. Wicked Lick Brian Hernandez Jr. 30-1
10. Miss Sky Warrior Paco Lopez 9-2
11. Tequilita Luis Saez 20-1
12. Daddys Lil Darling Julien Leparoux 20-1
13. Abel Tasman Mike Smith 5-1
14. Salty Joel Rosario 6-1