The Elkstone Group’s homebred Jester Calls Nojoy tops a field of 11 2-year-old fillies entered Sunday for Friday’s $150,000 Myrtlewood.
Scheduled to be run at 6 furlongs on the main track, the Myrtlewood will go as the eighth race on Friday afternoon’s 10-race program with a 4:44 p.m. ET post time. First post Friday is 1 p.m.
Trained by Todd Pletcher, Jester Calls Nojoy won her second start by 10 lengths at Saratoga and then finished sixth behind division leader Echo Zulu in the Frizette (G1) in her most recent start.
Joel Rosario will have the mount Friday and break from post position one.
Chief among her rivals is Randy Patterson’s Verylittlecents.
Winner as the favorite of the Ellis Park Debutante, Verylittlecents in trained by Randy Morse and will be ridden by Joe Talamo from post position six.
The field for the Myrtlewood, with riders and weights from the inside, is: Jester Calls Nojoy (Rosario, 118 pounds), Jumeirah (Francisco Arrieta, 118), She’s Pure Silver (Luan Machado, 118), Blazing Summer (Reylu Gutierrez, 118), Kant Believe It (Jose Ortiz, 118), Verylittlecents (Talamo, 120), Majestic d’Oro (Tyler Gaffalione, 118), You Look Cold (Paco Lopez, 120), Chi Town Lady (Florent Geroux, 120), Sweet Dani Girl (Martin Garcia, 118), Towser (James Graham, 118).