August 26, 2015 Louisville, KY. (Analyzed Sports)
2015 Travers Stakes Post Positions & Past Performances
Starting post positions for the 146th Travers Stakes were drawn Tuesday evening, May 13, 2015 at the Durthers Brewing Company in Saratoga Springs, New York. Pimlico racing officials used a pill pull, which employs a small numbered ball in a blind draw, to decide post positions for the middle jewel of racing’s Triple Crown.
With a few days remaining until the 146th running of the Travers Stakes, American Pharoah remained the overwhelming morning line favorite at 1/5 in the ten horse field. Pharoah drew the second post position. Horse racing 12th triple crown winner, American Pharoah is looking to continue his win streak after the triple crown races to claim the Travers purse of 1.6 million this Saturday August 29th. Post time is scheduled for 5:46 PM EST on NBC.
RACE: 146TH TRAVERS STAKES (GRADE 1)
LOCATION: SARATOGA RACE COURSE- SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY
WHEN: SATURDAY, AUGUST 29, 2015
DISTANCE: 1 1/4 MILES
PURSE: $1.6 MILLION
POST TIME: 5:46 PM ET.
Below are the post positions and morning line odds for the 2015 146 Travers Stakes
|1||Upstart||Ortiz Jr||R. Violette||15-1|
|2||American Pharoah||V.Espinoza||Bob Baffert||1/5|
|3||Mid Ocean||Manny Franco||G. Weaver||50-1|
|4||Texas Red||K. Desormeaux||J. Keith Desormeaux||8-1|
|7||Keen Ice||J. Castellano||Dale L. Romans||12-1|
|8||Tale of Verve||Gary Stevens||Dallas Stewart||30-1|
|9||King of New York||J. Leparoux||K. McPeek||50-1|
|10||Smart Transition||J. Velazquez||John A. Shirreffs||20-1|