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Secret Oath filly to challenge the foals in the Preakness

Her trainer Wayne Lukas raised the possibility of enrolling her in the test

The filly Secret Oath, winner last Friday of the Kentucky Oaks, at Churchill _Downs, ridden by Panamanian Luis Sáez, would be Rich Strike's main challenger in the Preakness Stakes, according to what was published on social networks.

Trainer Wayne Lukas expressed the possibilities of facing the males for the second time in her campaign with the filly who has five wins in eight starts and has shown great running ability.

The daughter of Arrogate will try to emulate Rachel Alexandra, winner of the Oaks and the Preakness in 2009 against the males.

Another of the probable participants is Un Ojo, a horse that did not participate in the Derby due to problems with a hoof and is fully recovered enough to fight the sorrel Rich Strike.

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The connections of Early Voting with José Luis Ortiz and Simplification with the stellar rider John Velázquez, ratified their registration in the competition that could also include the performance of Skippylongstocking, third in the Wood Memorial, which would be ridden by the Venezuelan Junior Alvarado and the dapple Creative Minister, winner of an Allowance last Saturday at Churchill Downs.

most likely

From what has been commented through social networks and in the equestrian groups of the United States, the horses that are most likely to attend the 2022 Preakness Stakes, apart from those already named, are the following.

Epicenter, trained by Steve Asmussen, who has just finished second in the Kentucky Derby and would attend again as the favorite; Zandon (Chad Brown) third in the Derby and likely favorite again; Rattle N Roll (Kenneth McPeek) 4th in the Louisiana Derby and 14th in the Blue Grass Stakes; Happy Jack (Doug O'Neill) who finished XNUMXth in the first of the triple crown and Shake Em Loose (Rodolfo Sánchez-Salomón), winner of the Private Terms Stakes and third in the Federico Tesio Stakes.

The quota for this 2nd step of the triple crown is estimated at twelve applicants.

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