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Essential Quality is favored in Saturday’s Toyota Blue Grass

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Post positions for Saturday’s 97th running of the Toyota Blue Grass (G2) and 84th running of the Central Bank Ashland (G1) were drawn today at Keeneland. They will be run Saturday, the second day of Keeneland’s 15-day Spring Meet. The season runs April 2-23.

$800,000 Toyota Blue Grass (G2), 3-year-olds, 1 1/8 miles
Weight: 123 lbs. * Race 11 * Post time: 6:35 p.m.

Post Horse Trainer Jockey Morning-Line Odds
1 Hidden Stash Vicki Oliver Rafael Bejarano 20-1
2 Untreated Joel Rosario Todd Pletcher 8-1
3 Highly Motivated Javier Castellano Chad Brown 7-2
4 Essential Quality Luis Saez Brad Cox 3-5
5 Rombauer Florent Geroux Michael McCarthy 15-1
6 Leblon Albin Jiminez Paulo Lobo 30-1
7 Hush of a Storm Santiago Gonzalez William Morey 15-1
8 Sittin On Go Corey Lanerie Dale Romans 30-1
9 Keepmeinmind David Cohen Robertino Diodoro 8-1

The Toyota Blue Grass will be the final race of Keeneland’s April 3 card with a 6:35 p.m. post. NBC Sports Network will televise the race along with the Wood Memorial (G2) Presented by Resorts World Casino from Aqueduct and Runhappy Santa Anita Derby (G1) from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m