Las Virgenes (Grade I) winner Blind Luck, a heavy favorite to score the fourth Grade I victory of her career in Saturday’s Santa Anita Oaks, was the clear people’s choice on Friday’s opening day of betting in Churchill Downs’ 2010 Kentucky Oaks Future Wager (KOFW). Trainer and co-owner Jerry Hollendorfer’s star filly ended the day’s betting as a solid 4-1 favorite, and the daughter of Pollard’s Vision figures to become an even stronger bettor’s choice to give her trainer his second victory in the $500,000-added Kentucky Oaks (GI), America’s premier race for 3-year-old fillies, with a win on Saturday at Santa Anita. A win in the Santa Anita Oaks would be the filly’s third consecutive Grade I triumph and her fourth overall. Blind Luck was favored at the conclusion of Friday’s KOFW betting at the expense of the mutuel field, the betting interest that includes all 3-year-old fillies other than the 23 individual horses in the three-day pool. The “all others” wager closed at 7-1. Amen Hallelujah, a dominating winner of last week’s Davona Dale (GII) at Gulfstream Park, and Christine Daae, an impressive winner of a 1 1/8-mile allowance race last Sunday at the Florida track, were co-third choices in Friday’s wagering at 8-1. Reigning 2-year-old filly champion She Be Wild was next at 11-1. Opening day betting totaled $8,851 and wagering on the second of three days of the year’s only Kentucky Oaks Future Wager pool is scheduled to resume at noon (all times EST) on Saturday, March 6. .Betting on the KOFW will conclude Sunday, March 7 at 6:30 p.m., 30 minutes after the close of the companion Kentucky Derby Future Bet. Churchill Downs’ Kentucky Oaks Future Wager provides the only opportunity for racing fans to place an early pari-mutuel wager on contenders for the $500,000-added Kentucky Oaks (Grade I), America’s premier race for 3-year-old fillies. The 1 1/8-mile Kentucky Oaks will be run on Friday, April 30 – the eve of the $2 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (GI). The Kentucky Oaks Future bet is a $2 minimum “win” wager. There are no scratches and no refunds in the Oaks Future Bet. Information and real time odds on the are available at, the official Kentucky Oaks event Web Site