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Diamond Oops Aims for Repeat Victory in Twin Spires Turf Sprint
Diamond Oops winning the 2020 Twin Spires Turf Sprint (Credit: Coady Photography)

Diamond Oops Aims for Repeat Victory in Twin Spires Turf Sprint

LOUISVILLE, KY – Diamond 100 Racing Club, Amy Dunne, D P Racing and Patrick Biancone Racing’s Diamond Oops makes his return to the grass Friday when he headlines a field of 11 for the 27th running of the $250,000 Twin Spires Turf Sprint presented by Sysco (G2).

The 5 1/2-furlong grass test is the 10th race on Friday’s 13-race Kentucky Oaks program with a 4:55 PM post time.

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Trained by Patrick Biancone, Diamond Oops will be attempting to become the first repeat winner of the Twin Spires Turf Sprint. He prevailed by a neck in last year’s running that marked his most recent start on grass.

Florent Geroux, who was aboard for last year’s victory, has the mount Friday on Diamond Oops who is making his 2021 debut. Diamond Oops will exit post 9.

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The field for the Twin Spires Turf Sprint, with riders and weights from the rail out:

  1. Johnny Unleashed (Gerardo Corrales, 122 pounds)
  2. Guildsman (Umberto Rispoli, 122)
  3. Fiya (Luis Saez, 122)
  4. Classy John (Tyler Gaffalione, 122)
  5. Just Might (Colby Hernandez, 122)
  6. Ambassador Luna (James Graham, 117)
  7. Smart Remark (Rafael Bejarano, 122)
  8. Fast Boat (Irad Ortiz Jr., 122)
  9. Diamond Oops (Geroux, 122)
  10. Sombeyay (Flavien Prat, 122)
  11. Carotari (Julien Leparoux, 122)

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