Las Vegas, NV - The Grade 1 JPMorgan Chase Jessamine Stakes comes our way from Keeneland this Thursday October 11. Two year old fillies will be features as they go 1 1/16 miles on Keeneland's turf track as they search for their share of the $150,000 purse.
A field of 12 juvenile fillies has been confirmed for the Jessamine Stakes with one Also Eligible entry. It is race 8 on Keeneland's Thursday card with a post time of 4:49 PM. Let's take a look at all of the entries and their past performances ahead of this Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf "Win and You're In" Grade 3 race.
2012 Jessamine Stakes Race Favorites
Always Kitten - is coming off a win in the Happy Ticket Stakes at Louisiana Downs September 8 after a second in her debut at Saratoga August 19. She will carry top weight and have Julien Leparoux in the saddle.
Oscar Party - won the Kentucky Downs Juvenile Fillies Stakes last time out in impressive fashion after a third two back and a seventh in her debut at Saratoga July 20. A win in a Stakes race in her last start has Oscar Party on the Jessamine radar for trainer Wayne Catalano.
Zip Cash Back - has five career starts already and is coming off a second last time out in the Kentucky Downs Juvenile Fillies Stakes behind Oscar Party. before that were two straight wins - the Tippett Stakes at Colonial Downs July 21 and a Maiden Special Weight at Indiana Downs July 2./p>
Jessamine Stakes 2012 | Remaining Field Entries
Kitten's Point - has one career start for H. Graham Motion and one win - a Maiden Special Weight at Presque Isle Downs September 22.
Pappascat - broke maiden in her debut at Ellis Park July 22 but followed that with a fifth last time out in the Grade 3 Arlington-Washington Lassie Stakes September 8.
Pure Fun - Kenneth McPeek filly broke maiden last time out in her fourth career start to follow a fourth, a third and a fifth respectively.
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Sunset Time - also broke maiden last time out at Kentucky Downs September 8 after two thirds, a second and a fourth place finish in her other four starts.
Moonwalk - finished third in the Kentucky Downs Juvenile Fillies Stakes behind Oscar Party and Zip Cash Back after a Maiden Special Weight score at Ellis Park August 17. Her other career start resulted in a second in a similar race on that same track.
Summer of Fun - most recently finished a disappointing and distant tenth in the Grade 3 Natalma Stakes at Woodbine to follow a Maiden Special Weight score at Saratoga August 25.
Hedonemewrongsong - won a Maiden Special Weight in her only career start at Saratoga August 29 for trainer Jonathan Sheppard.
Free Song - broke maiden in her career debut but finished fifth most recently in the Kentucky Downs Juvenile Fillies Stakes behind a few of her Jessamine combatants.
Free Song - was sixth in the Kentucky Downs Juvenile Fillies Stakes most recently after breaking maiden in her debut at Presque Isle Downs August 14.
Street of Gold - is the Also Eligible entry for the race and comes in off a win in a Maiden Special Weight at Ellis Park September 3.
2012 Jessamine Stakes Entries & Odds
Race 8 on Keeneland's Thursday card with a Post Time of 4:49 PM.
|1||Pure Fun||V. Lebron||K. McPeek|
|2||Pappascat||J. Court||G. Simms|
|3||Sunset Time||J. Garcia||W. Ward|
|4||Moonwalk||C. Lanerie||D. Romans|
|5||Kitten's Point||J. Velazquez||H. Motion|
|6||Oscar Party||K. Desormeaux||W. Catalano|
|7||Summer of Fun||E. Castro||G. Weaver|
|8||Always Kitten||J. Leparoux||M. Maker|
|9||Hedonemewrongsong||R. Napravnik||J. Sheppard|
|10||Zip Cash Back||L. Goncalves||T. McCauley|
|11||Free Song||E. Martin, Jr.||T. Freeman|
|12||Go Kitten Go||E. Trujillo||W. Ward|
|13||Street of Gold (AE)||C. Lanerie||P. McGee|