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    Date: 04/29/2014

    The fillies never get the press the boys do, but on Friday they get the spotlight in the Longines Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs. On Tuesday the post positions were drawn for the 140th Longines Kentucky Oaks and a field of 13 3-year-old fillies made the entry box for this $1,000,000 Grade 1 event over 1 1/8 miles on the main track.

    As expected, Untapable is the 4-5 morning line favorite despite drawing the far outside post. The Steve Asmussen trainee comes to Louisville off wins in the Rachel Alexandra (G3) and the Fair Grounds Oaks (G2). Regular rider Rosie Napravnik will be in the irons on Friday. In to challenge her include 6-1 second choice Fashion Plate out of post 7, winner of three straight at Santa Anita including the Las Virgenes (G1) and the Santa Anita Oaks (G1). Regular rider Gary Stevens will be in the irons for trainer Simon Callaghan. Two fillies are listed at 8-1 third choice on Mike Battaglia's morning line. Rosalind, dead-heat winner of the Ashland (G1) at Keeneland, drew post 4 for trainer Ken McPeek and regular rider Joel Rosario, while My Miss Sophia, winner of the Gazelle (G2) at Aqueduct, drew post 11 for trainer Todd Pletcher and jockey Javier Castellano.

    For more info, news, and notes on the Oaks, check the special Oaks website from Churchill Downs. Free past performances should be available soon from BRISnet here (look for Got Lucky). Post time for the Kentucky Oaks is 5:45pm and you can watch it on NBC Sports Network Friday afternoon from 3-6pm EDT.

    Here are the entries for the Kentucky Oaks. Be sure to click the link on each horse's name to view full info, stats, and a photo from Churchill Downs. All starters carry 121 lbs.

    1Please ExplainJose Lezcano50-1
    2Ria AntoniaMike Smith10-1
    3Sugar ShockCalvin Borel12-1
    4RosalindJoel Rosario8-1
    5Thank You Mary LouJulien Leparoux30-1
    6Kiss MoonVictor Espinoza30-1
    7Fashion PlateGary Stevens6-1
    8Aurelia's BelleChanning Hill50-1
    9Unbridled ForeverRobby Albarado12-1
    10Empress of MidwayCorey Nakatani50-1
    11My Miss SophiaJavier Castellano8-1
    12Got LuckyJohn Velazquez20-1
    13UntapableRosie Napravnik4-5

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