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Castaway Among Lexington Stakes Probables


Southwest Stakes (G3) winner Castaway is among a likely field of 12 expected to be entered Wednesday for Saturday’s $200,000 Coolmore Lexington Stakes (G3) at Keeneland.

According to Keeneland stakes coordinator Scott Jones, among the likely starters for the Coolmore Lexington in addition to Castaway, who is trained by Bob Baffert, are: Illinois Derby (G3) runner-up Morgan’s Guerrilla, Fountain of Youth Stakes (G2) runner-up News Pending ($80,000), and Tampa Bay Derby (G2) runner-up Golden Ticket ($70,000).

Others considered as probable for the 1 1/16-mile race on the main track are All Squared Away, Gold Megillah, Hammers Terror, Holiday Promise, Johannesbourbon and Summer Front. Also possible for the Coolmore Lexington are Arm Force and Macho Bull.

Keeneland Publicity contributed to this report.

Castaway/Coady photo