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Dance Away Capote, Aspen Tree out of Oaks

Updated: May 5, 2005, 3:05 PM ET
By Marty McGee | Daily Racing Form

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The field for the 131st Kentucky Oaks was reduced to seven when Dance Away Capote and Aspen Tree were scratched Thursday morning at Churchill Downs.

The scratch of Aspen Tree was not unexpected, considering she also was cross-entered as one of the favorites Thursday in the La Troienne Stakes. But the scratch of Dance Away Capote was surprising and disappointing to Graham Motion, who said the late-running filly was diagnosed with a 103-degree temperature soon after he came ...

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