Dayoutoftheoffice will be at work headlining field of 11 in $300K Eight Belles

April 26, 2021

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Trainer Tim Hamm and Siena Farms’ Dayoutoftheoffice, runner-up in last fall’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (GI) at Keeneland, headlines a field of a dozen 3-year-old fillies for the 66th running of the $300,000 Eight Belles presented by Smithfield (GII) going seven furlongs on the main track.

The Eight Belles will go as the ninth race on the 13-race program with a 4:04 p.m. post time.

Dayoutoftheoffice won her first three starts that included scores in the Schuylerville (GIII) at Saratoga and the Frizette (GI) at Belmont Park prior to the Breeders’ Cup.

Gerardo Corrales has the mount Friday and will exit post 10.

The field for the Eight Belles, with riders and weights from the rail out, is: 

1. Make Mischief (Tyler Gaffalione, 118 pounds)

2. Cantata (Javier Castellano, 118)

3. SouperSensational (John Velazquez, 118)

3. Euphoric (James Graham, 118)

4. Windmill (Mike Smith, 118)

5. Slumber Party (Irad Ortiz Jr., 118)

6. Obligatory (Jose Ortiz, 118)

7. Kalypso (Joel Rosario, 120)

8. Li’l Tootsie (Flavien Prat, 118)

9. Dayoutoftheoffice (Corrales, 122)

10. Abrogate (Ricardo Santana Jr., 118)

11. Caramel Swirl (Luis Saez, 118)

Churchill Downs Press Release

Photo: Dayoutoftheoffice wins the 2020 Frizette at Belmont Park. (NYRA/Joe Labozzetta)

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