The Selima Stakes Preview and Free Betting Pick – Saturday, October 3, 2020

The Selima Stakes will run as the opening race on the Oct. 3 card at Pimlico.

The event for 2-year-old fillies will cover 1 1/16 miles on turf and include names like Domain Expertise and Invincible Gal among the field of eight.

Here is a look at the top runners set for the Selima Stakes.

Domain Expertise, Invincible Gal

The morning-line favorite coming in at 5/2 is Klaravich Stables’ Domain Expertise. The daughter of Kitten’s Joy is trained by Chad Brown.

She has one career start, which was a second-place finish, and earnings of $14,400.

That runner-up effort came back on Sept. 7 in a maiden special weight race at Saratoga.

Domain Expertise will break from post 4 under Victor Carrasco.

Coming in at 3/1 is Invincible Gal, owned by Michael Ryan, Jeff Drown and Team Hanley. The filly from Invincible Spirit is trained by H. Graham Motion.

She has a career record of 1-1-0 from two starts and earnings of $59,600.

Those two performances were a runner-up effort last time out in the Sept. 7 Sorority Stakes (Black Type) at Monmouth Park and a maiden special weight victory Aug. 7 at Saratoga.

Invincible Gal will break from post 3 under jockey John Velazquez.

Golden Voice, Fluffy Socks

Another impressive runner among the field is Three Diamonds Farm’s Golden Voice, with a morning line at 4/1. The filly from Golden Horn is trained by Michael Maker.

She is 1-0-1 from three career starts and has earnings of $30,275.

Those performances were all maiden special weight races, with a victory on Sept. 12 at Kentucky Downs, third on Aug. 25 at Indiana Grand Race Course and eighth on debut July 10 at Keeneland.

Golden Voice will break from post 2 under Horacio Karamano.

Also coming in at 4/1 is Head of Plains Partners’ Fluffy Socks. The Slumber filly is trained by Trevor McCarthy.

She has one win from two career starts and earnings of $56,880.

That victory came last time out in a Sept. 7 maiden special weight race at Kentucky Downs, which followed a fifth-place run in another back on Aug. 9 at Saratoga.

Fluffy Socks will break from post 1 under Trevor McCarthy.

The rest of the field (post, morning line) is set to include: Zeyaraat (post 5, 10/1), Celestial Cheetah (post 6, 15/1), Line Dancing (post 7, 10/1) and Tic Tic Boom (post 8, 15/1).

Spooky Express Free Pick – Golden Voice

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