Éclair Blanc, French for white lightning, will try for her first career victory in four starts Tuesday at Parx Racing in the $75,000 Main Line, featuring a field of nine 3-year-old fillies set to compete over a mile-and-a-70-yards.

In three previous races against maiden special weight fillies at Parx, the Louis Linder Jr.-trained Florida-bred produced her best finish in her last race when third, just two lengths shy of winner Telephone Line going seven furlongs on Jan. 24.

She finished fourth, five-and-three-quarter lengths behind winner Ginuccha, in her five-and-a-furlong debut on Oct. 24 then fourth again, 18 lengths behind winner Pure Lure going seven furlongs on Dec. 26.

Éclair Blanc will race in the colors of owner Mark Conway’s Conway Racing LLC, Over The Moon Racing and Innovest BC LLC and has earnings of $11,500.

Drawing post nine, Éclair Blanc is 10-1 on the morning line and Anthony Nunez will be aboard.

Éclair Blanc is by Funtastic out of Sweet Sway, by Freud and was bred in Florida by Rubin M. Sanchez. Linder purchased her for $50,000 out of the Really and Truly Thoroughbreds consignment at the 2023 Ocala Breeders’ Sales June Sale.

Set to break from post eight is Experimental, the 5-2 morning line favorite for trainer Chad Brown and Klaravich Stables, who also bred the daughter of Practical Joke.

Experimental exits a length-and-three-quarters victory against maiden special weight fillies going a mile at Aqueduct on Jan. 19 in her second career start. She debuted with a sixth-place finish in a maiden special weight for fillies going six furlongs during the Belmont at Big A meet in October.

Experimental is has earned $45,350 in her two starts and Kendrick Carmouche will travel from his base in New York to ride.

Other fillies entered include Kiss for Luck, who will be ridden by Abner Adorno; Sweet Distraction will have Dexter Haddock in the saddle, Aoife’s Magic and jockey Wilfred Vasquez, Phabulous Phoebe with Frankie Pennington up, Molly Malone will carry Silvestre Gonzalez, Maria Says So has Ruben Silvera named to ride and Mychel Sanchez will guide Jeanne Marie.

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