The 1-mile event for 3-year-olds is the final leg of an all-stakes Pick 5 and the key to cashing a big payoff featuring a guaranteed pool of $500,000.
An inviting early sequence at Fair Grounds on Saturday has me leaning towards taking aim at the early Pick 4. I believe that beating one of the expected short-priced favorites will spike the return on the ticket, while knocking both off could yield a very healthy payout.
A pair of stakes races on the turf highlights the Saturday card at Fair Grounds. Hieronymus will aim to make it two straight stakes wins on the course.