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Thank You Marylou heads to Kentucky Oaks

Thank You Marylou heads to Kentucky Oaks: Thank You Marylou is a three-year-old filly and contender in this year’s Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2014. Thank You Marylou is in the 12th place position on the Kentucky Oaks leader board with a total of 20 points. Exercise rider Joel Barrientos galloped Thank You Marylou on friday, April 25, 2014 and will return to the Churchill Downs track on Sunday according to trainer Mike Maker.

Thank You Marylou Kentucky Oaks 2014

Thank You Marylou, pictured above with Julien Leparoux, will compete in the Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs on Friday, May 2, 2014.
Photo: Lauren King, Coglianese

Thank You Marylou was foaled on January 26th, 2011 by sire Birdstone and Dam Menifeeque and bred by Mr. and Mrs. C.W. McNeely III. Thank You Marylou comes from a good pedigree as Birdstone won the 2004 Belmont Stakes. Thank You Marylou will team up with jockey Julien R. Leparoux for the 2014 Kentucky Oaks and the filly is trained by Michael J. Maker. Maker was an assistant for Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas and has trained award winning horses including Hansen, and Eclipse Award Winner and Derby Kitten and Stately Victor. Thank You Marylou is owned by Ramsey, Kenneth L. and Sara K. The Ramseys have owned multiple stakes winners including Kitten’s Joy, Roses in May, Precious Kitten, and Pleasant Prince.

Thank You Marylou has placed in multiple graded stakes and is a multiple stakes winner. This year, Thank You Marylou has had 2 starts including 1 first, 0 seconds, and 1 third. In 2014, Thank You Marylou has earned $95,000 with $47,500 per start. Overall in Thank You Marylou’s career there have been 4 starts, including, 2 firsts, 1 second, and 1 third with total career earnings of $178,200 and $44,500 earnings per start. Thank You Marylou is currently ranked #187 of 29,090 horses this year.

This year, Thank You Marylou competed in the Ashland Stakes (see replay) on April 5th at Keeneland. Thank You Marylou finished 3rd place behind dead heat winners Rosalind and Room Service in the grade 1 1/16 mile race.

Thank You Marylou will continue on in her racing career at the 2014 Kentucky Oaks.

The $1 million Longines Kentucky Oaks is the most lucrative race in the nation for three-year-old fillies and is the most anticipated race the day before the Kentucky Derby. Set at a distance of 1 1/16 miles, the Longines Kentucky Oaks hosts a field of fourteen esteemed competitors. The 140th running of the Longines Kentucky Oaks will be the 11th race of the day on Friday May 2, 2014 with a 5:51 PM EDT post time. Coverage of the 2014 Kentucky Oaks will begin at 4:00 PM EDT on NBC Sports Network. Stay tuned for other viewing options as they become available.

Kentucky Oaks 2014 Post Positions and Odds
1 Please Explain 50-1 Jose Lezcano
2 Ria Antonia 10-1 Mike Smith
3 Sugar Shock 12-1 Calvin Borel
4 Rosalind 8-1 Joel Rosario
5 Thank You Marylou 30-1 Julien Leparoux
6 Kiss Moon 30-1 Victor Espinoza
7 Fashion Plate 6-1 Gary Stevens
8 Aurelia’s Belle 50-1 Channing Hill
9 Unbridled Forever 12-1 Robby Albarado
10 Empress Of Midway 50-1 Corey Nakatani
11 My Miss Sophia 8-1 Javier Castellano
12 Got Lucky 20-1 John Velazquez
13 Untapable 4-5 Rosie Napravnik

Kentucky Derby 2014 Post Positions and Odds