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How to bet the Correction Stakes

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March 11th, 2021

A total of seven fillies and mares will go postward in the competitive $100,000 Correction S. at Aqueduct on Saturday.

Correction Analysis

The early pace will be solid for the level, with #2 Sadie Lady and #6 Awesome Debate both being confirmed front runners who will lock horns from the break. Each comes off a lifetime-best performance, but I will look to the outside with #7 Prairie Fire, who figures to sit a perfect trip to the top of the stretch before going clear late.

Correction Contenders

#1 KANSAS KIS -- Top-three contender cuts back in distance after two tries going one-mile for Handal. Capable Constitution filly has never missed the board from eight local assignments to date, and some of her best outings have come at the six-furlong trip, as well. Dylan Davis has the call.

#2 SADIE LADY -- Freud mare aired in a local allowance test when registering a robust 103 Brisnet Speed figure. Atras trainee is not overly consistent, but she is four-for-seven on the course, and the five-year-old is also the inside speed of the field. Manny Franco will send the lass from the break.

#3 AMUSE -- California invader has faced some strong opposition in the Golden State and looms a winning chance in her first appearance at Aqueduct. Medaglia d’Oro six-year-old makes her third run off the shelf and wouldn’t be a surprise in a well-matched field. Kendrick Carmouche picks up the mount.

#4 CALL ON MISCHIEF -- Into Mischief four-year-old has not been in great form as of late and needs a big forward move to challenge for the win on Saturday. Breen pupil was a sharp second in an allowance tilt two back, and she will need something similar to make the frame in this spot.

#5 JUMP FOR JOY -- Jump Start eight-year-old has finished in the top-three in eight straight outings and comes in off of a nice tally over a muddy surface locally. Bay has arguably never been better, and she rates as an exotics contender despite the class hike.

#6 AWESOME DEBATE -- Fleet contender brings sharp current form to the race as an obvious contender for Baker. Gray five-year-old sports a nifty 5-3-1-1 local line, and she will be forcing the tempo from the opening bell in the Correction. Vargas will be in the stirrups atop the win threat.

#7 PRAIRIE FIRE -- Top pick comes in fresh on the cut back and should receive a fine trip from the outside post slot. The five-year-old daughter of Posse had been first or second in five straight prior to a fourth-place finish in the La Verdad S. last time out. Tactical mare shows three solid morning drills in the interim, and she will get the job done under Cancel. 

Correction Wagers

  • $20 win and place: #7 Prairie Fire ($40)
  • $1 trifecta: 7 with 3,6 with all ($10)
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