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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