Frosty Margarita Looms as Heavy Favorite in $100,000 Maddie May Stakes
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Sat 30/01/2016 - 08:06 EST
On Sunday at Aqueduct, the track will host the $100,000 Maddie May Stakes. Restricted to three-year-old fillies foaled in New York, the mile and seventy yard contest has drawn a field of ten.
Frosty Margarita has been tabbed as the heavy favorite at odds of 7-5 on the morning line and is one of two fillies in the race for trainer Rudy Rodriguez. A dark bay daughter of Frost Giant, she is a homebred for Gabrielle Farm and has won three of her six starts. She is coming into this race off of two consecutive victories against restricted stakes company and will have Irad Ortiz, Jr. aboard from post position six.
Absatootly going for third straight win
Second choice at morning line odds of 4-1 is Absatootly for trainer Charlton Baker. A bay daughter of Mineshaft, she has been on the board in all three starts and is trying to earn her third career victory. After breaking her maiden in her second start, she earned her first stakes victory last time out in the East View Stakes at Aqueduct. Kendrick Carmouche will be aboard and they will break from post position five.
Flatware needs to show improvement
Also in the field at morning line odds of 10-1 is Flatware for trainer Mark Hennig. A gray daughter of Tapit, she is bred and owned by Dattt Stable and has one win from six starts and has been on the board two other times. She will be trying to earn her first black type victory and will have to move forward off of a fourth place finish in the East View Stakes. Junior Alvarado will be in the irons and they will break from post position seven.
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