Kentucky Oaks: Paradise Woods the favorite in fillies race

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Paradise Woods is the filly to beat at the Kentucky Oaks.

She is the 5-2 favorite for Friday's race for 3-year-old fillies at Churchill Downs on the day before the Kentucky Derby.

She has had back-to-back runaway victories, including an 11-length romp in the Santa Anita Oaks. She was also second in her debut at the California track. Paradise Woods will start from the No. 4 post position.

The second choice at 9-2 is Miss Sky Warrior. She has won five of six starts, with four straight graded stakes triumphs. Farrell has five wins and a third and is the 5-1 choice along with Abel Tasman.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.