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Eddie Mac at the Track: Jim Beam Stakes

Updated: March 28, 1997, 6:50 PM ET
By Ed McNamara | Special to ESPNET SportsZone

In its 15 previous runnings the Jim Beam Stakes has showcased many serious 3-year-olds who went on to success in the Triple Crown. Summer Squall, Hansel, Lil E. Tee and Prairie Bayou won it from 1990-93, and they totaled three Preaknesses, a Kentucky Derby and a Belmont among them.

This year's renewal, to be run Saturday at Turfway Park, may include some future standouts, too, but none has gotten much attention in the run-up to the May 3 Run for the Roses.

Concerto looks like a deserving ...

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