LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Good Magic is the 2-1 morning line favorite from the No. 11 post for the 94th Blue Grass at Keeneland that will award 170 total points toward next month’s Kentucky Derby.
Last year’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile champion and Eclipse Award winner will lead a 15-horse field in Saturday’s $1 million Grade 2 stakes race. The winner will earn 100 points toward the May 5 Derby at Churchill Downs, with the next three finishers awarded 40, 20 and 10 points respectively. Good Magic is coming off a third in the Grade 2 Fountain of Youth at Gulfstream on March 3.
Free Drop Billy is the 5-1 second choice with Quip and Flameaway the 6-1 third choices for the 1 1/8-mile feature race with a scheduled 6:23 p.m. EDT post at Keeneland.