Victory Formation Heads New Year’s Weekend Stakes Action

A last out allowance winner at Churchill Downs, VICTORY FORMATION looks to take his record to 3-for-3 in Sunday’s Smarty Jones Stakes at Oaklawn Park for owners Frank Fletcher and Spendthrift Farm. He is the 6-5 morning line favorite in a field of 8.

2yo in training purchase MALIBU COAST, who has won 2 of his 3 lifetime starts for owners Michael Warnick and Joe Hinkhouse, looks for his first stakes win in today’s Eddie Logan at Santa Anita.

Three-time stakes winner BATTLE BLING, who took the Ladies Stakes last year, will look to repeat in the race on Sunday at Aqueduct for owners Michael Dubb and Gandharvi LLC, where she will be taking on Ten Strike Racing’s TONAL VISION.

Keeneland January Hip 289 ALLWORTHY will make her final start before the sale in tomorrow’s Rampart Stakes at Gulfstream Park for owners Slam Dunk Racing, Saffie Joseph, Daniel Damen, Dominique Damico, Bouchey, Parkinson, Goodrich, K-Mac and Martin.

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