Woodside Datendiva, a preliminary winner last week, has been tagged as the early morning line favorite for the $20,000 final of the Jera Larkins Memorial Tuesday, June 24. The race is slated as the 13th on the 14-race card at Harrah’s Hoosier Park.
Woodside Datendiva starts from the outside post nine and will be driven by Trace Tetrick for the Erv Miller Stable. The Guccio three-year-old is the early morning line favorite at odds of 3-1.
The biggest upset of the season opener was a division of the Larkins Memorial when Phabaj and Jared Finn stunned the crowd with a win in 1:56.1. Trained by J.D. Finn, the Airzoom Lindy sophomore was a winner by nearly four lengths in the preliminary round at odds of 70-1. Phabaj starts from post five at odds of 5-1.
The full field, in order of post position with driver and odds, includes: J-S Miss Carly (Alex Udell, 12-1); Deswanslittlelorie (Michael Oosting, 7-2); Pretzel Party (John DeLong, 4-1); Miss Smead (Don Eash, 20-1); Phabaj (Jared Finn, 5-1); Celebrate Winning (Sam Widger, 8-1); La Nancio (Matt Krueger, 10-1); Moms Money Maker (Robert Taylor, 8-1); Woodside Datendiva (Trace Tetrick, 3-1); and Racing Cream Pie (Ricky Macomber Jr., 20-1).
The Jera Larkins Memorial will have an estimated post time of 10:06 p.m.