Field Set For Friday's Kentucky Oaks

posted by Will Clark - 

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The field is set for Friday's Kentucky Oaks, the biggest race of the year for three year old fillies. 

The full field of 14 is led by 2-1 morning line favorite Monomoy Girl with Florent Geroux aboard. Monomoy Girl enters the Oaks with wins in the Ashland Stakes at Keeneland and the Rachel Alexandra at Fair Grounds.

On the inside of Monomoy Girl is the second choice of Midnight Bisou at 5-2 in the tenth gate and third choice Chocolate Martini in the fourth gate at 4-1 odds.

 Coach Rocks, trained by Louisville's Dale Romans and owned in part by Rick Pitino, will start in the second gate with morning line odds of 12-1.

Kentucky Oaks 144 goes to post 6:12 Friday night. The forecast is calling for isolated thunderstorms and a high near 80.

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