Oceanport, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) - Betting and gaming company William Hill, the title sponsor of the Haskell Invitational, has set an early morning line for the Monmouth Park event.
Leading 3-year-old filly Untapable has been made the 9-5 favorite for the 1 1/8-mile stakes in which she will face males for the first time. Owned by Winchell Thoroughbreds and trained by Steve Asmussen, it was announced Monday that the filly will start in the 47th renewal of the Haskell on Sunday, July 27. Among her wins this year are the Kentucky Oaks and Mother Goose Stakes,
Woody Stephens Stakes winner Bayern, trained by Bob Baffert, is the 3-1 second choice. Baffert has won a record six Haskell Invitationals.
The co-third picks at 4-1 are Pegasus Stakes winner Albano and Fountain of Youth Stakes champ Wildcat Red. Listed at 5-1 by William Hill is Social Inclusion, third in the Wood Memorial, Preakness and Woody Stephens.
Medal Count, third in the Belmont Stakes, is 6-1 followed by Long Branch Stakes winner Irish You Well (15-1) and runner-up Just Call Kenny (20-1).