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Gamine, Swiss Skydiver Shortest Odds in Kentucky Oaks Future Wager Pool 2
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Gamine, Swiss Skydiver Shortest Odds in Kentucky Oaks Future Wager Pool 2

LOUISVILLE, KY – Much of the interest in Kentucky Oaks Future Wager (KOFW) Pool 2 is expected to be placed on the division’s points leader Swiss Skydiver and the hot up-and-comer Gamine. Wagering opens Friday, July 17, at 12:00 PM Eastern and runs through Sunday, July 19, closing at 6:30 PM Eastern.

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Swiss Skydiver (3/1) has a commanding lead atop the Kentucky Oaks (G1) points standings, with 350. The Kenny McPeek trainee won three straight graded stakes earlier this spring, then finished a strong second against the boys in the Blue Grass Stakes (G2) last time out. Her status as the second favorite on the morning line is in stark contrast to her 99/1 odds when KOFW Pool 1 closed.

Also improving greatly from that early March wagering period is the Bob Baffert-trained Gamine, the 9/5 morning line favorite who was 50/1 at the conclusion of Pool 1. She aired by 18 3/4 lengths in the Acorn Stakes (G1) at Belmont Park last time out, earning 50 points that puts her 11th in the standings.

Four fillies in the Pool are not currently nominated to the Kentucky Oaks and have until August 15 to pay the $500 late nomination fee. Joining Mundaye Call (50/1) and Project Whiskey (50/1) in that category are Altaf (30/1) and Paris Lights (50/1), who are both entered in Saturday’s CCA Oaks (G1). The CCA Oaks awards points to the top four finishers on a 100-40-20-10 basis, so the top two runners would likely be guaranteed to qualify.

Here is the full field for Kentucky Oaks Future Wager Pool 2:

PostHorseTrainerMorning Line OddsFinal Odds
1AltafChad Brown30/117/1
2BayernessCherie DeVaux50/191/1
3Bonny SouthBrad Cox30/127/1
4Donna VeloceSimon Callaghan12/114/1
5Dream MarieMatt Williams50/192/1
6EnvoutanteKenny McPeek30/172/1
7FiniteSteve Asmussen12/124/1
8GamineBob Baffert9/52/1
9Harvey's Lil GoilBill Mott20/124/1
10Impeccable StyleKenny McPeek30/1159/1
11Mundaye CallBrad Cox50/137/1
12Paris LightsBill Mott50/114/1
13Pleasant OrbBarclay Tagg50/178/1
14Project WhiskeyButch Reid, Jr.50/197/1
15Queen of GodMike Maker50/1126/1
16ShedaresthedevilBrad Cox30/119/1
17SpeechMichael McCarthy8/110/1
18Spice Is NiceTodd Pletcher20/121/1
19Swiss SkydiverKenny McPeek3/19/2
20Tempers RisingDallas Stewart50/1175/1
21Tonalist's ShapeSaffie Joseph, Jr.30/119/1
22Venetian HarborRichard Baltas12/127/1
23Water WhiteRudy Rodriguez50/1106/1
24All Other 3-Year-Old Fillies20/122/1

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