Eight Rings is set to begin his 3-year-old season in similar fashion to American Pharoah.
Maximum Security, with a new career top in the Cigar Mile, leads the list.
Azul Coast impressed on debut Sunday for McKinzie's connections at Los Al.
Belmont winner Sir Winston has a "logical" return spot on the Fair Grounds' lawn.
Get a look at prospective fields for Saturday's Pegasus preps at Gulfstream Park.