A field of nine is set to go in the Allaire DuPont Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. III) Friday at Pimlico, led by trainer Todd Pletcher's Doubledogdare Stakes winner Pool Land and trainer Nick Zito's grade I winner In the Gold.
The 1 1/16-mile event is for fillies and mares. In the Gold, to be ridden by Javier Castellano, was assigned top weight of 124 pounds.
Pool Land, a 4-year-old daughter of Silver Deputy
, has won four of five career starts for owner Eugene Melnyk. In the Gold, a 4-year-old filly owned by Live Oak Plantation, won the Gazelle (gr. I) last year and was fifth in the Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I).$200,000 Allaire du Point Breeders' Cup Distaff Stakes (gr. III, Race 10, 4:40 p.m.), Fllies & Mares 3 & Up, 1 1/16 Miles
PP. Horse, Weight, Jockey
1. Friel's for Real (FL), 120, Stewart Elliott
2. Silmaril (MD), 120, Ryan Fogelsonger
3. In the Gold (KY), 124, Javier Castellano
4. Dance Fee (MD), 118, Jeremy Rose
5. Plata (MD), 118, Mario G. Pino
6. Princess Pelona (KY), 118, Jose C. Caraballo
7. Promenade Girl (MD), 118, Erick D. Rodriguez
8. Pool Land (KY), 120, Garrett K. Gomez
9. Josh's Madelyn (KY), 118, Ramon A. Dominguez