Stay Thirsty 5-2 Travers favorite (with video)

Bowman's Causeway listed at 12-1 for trainer Chad Brown at this morning's draw in the paddock.

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Jim Dandy winner Stay Thirsty was installed as the 5-2 morning-line favorite for the 142nd Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course on Saturday.

Mechanicville native Chad Brown will saddle his first-ever Travers starter, Bowman’s Causeway, who is 12-1.

Preakness winner Shackleford is 9-2 and will break from post No. 10 in the 10-horse field, and Belmont Stakes winner Ruler On Ice is 6-1.

Here’s the complete draw, in post-position order, with trainer and jockey in parentheses and odds:

1. Bowman’s Causeway (Chad Brown, Ramon Dominguez), 12-1

2. Rattlesnake Bridge (Kiaran McLaughlin, John Velazquez), 8-1

3. Moonshine Mullin (Reade Baker, Emma-Jayne Wilson), 20-1

4. Ruler On Ice (Kelly Breen, Jose Valdivia), 6-1

5. Malibu Glow (George Weaver, Rajiv Maragh), 20-1

6. Raison d’Etat (Bill Mott, Eddie Castro), 10-1

7. Coil (Bob Baffert, Martin Garcia), 3-1

8. J W Blue (Tony Dutrow, Cornelio Velasquez), 20-1

9. Stay Thirsty (Todd Pletcher, Javier Castellano), 5-2

10. Shackleford (Dale Romans, Jesus Castanon), 9-2

All will carry 126 pounds.

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