It's that lack of grass power that may play into the hands of trainer Mike Chambers's two entrants, Gleam of Hope, Grade 3-placed on turf last fall, and Saratoga Boot, winner of the Cotton Fitzsimmons here Jan. 14 at this same distance.
It's not as difficult to find the horse to beat in the $35,000 Queen of the Green, which is also slated for Saturday, as defending champ Rare Sunset returns to a course she
Trained now by Chambers
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pedigree says turf shouldn't be a problem.