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Jockey Corey Lanerie provided a stellar performance during the September Meet to capture the Leading Jockey title. Lanerie totaled 19 wins in just 12 days of racing. Congratulations, Corey, on a noteworthy 2013 September Meet at Churchill Downs!
Dale Romans, second in the all-time trainer standings at Churchill Downs behind Hall of Famer Bill Mott, won 8 races at the 12-day September Meet and tied with Steve Asmussen for leading-trainer honors. Romans won the final race of the meet to secure a tie in the Leading Trainer standings.
Untapable, winner of the 2014 Longines Kentucky Oaks, won last September's Pocahontas (Reed Palmer, Churchill Downs)
September Meet Stakes Topped by Breeders' Cup "Win and You're In" Pocahontas, Iroquois; Homecoming Classic Returns for Older Stars
The second September Meet in the 140-year history of Churchill Downs Racetrack will offer a eight stakes races with total purses of $925,000 during a 12-day run topped by a pair of important stakes events for 2-year-olds who have their eyes on the Breeders’ Cup World Championships and racing’s spring classics, and the return of the $125,000-added Homecoming Classic, a race for 3-year-olds and up designed as a prep for the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (Grade I).
California Chrome won the 140th Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands under Victor Espinoza (Reed Palmer, Churchill Downs)
Churchill Downs Racetrack (“CDRT”)concluded its 140th Spring Meet on Sunday, June 29 after 38 days of racing highlighted by spectacular renewals of the $2 million guaranteed Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum!
With a commanding lead entering the final day of the 2014 Churchill Downs Spring Meet, jockey Corey Lanerie has clinched his fifth Churchill Downs riding title with 55 wins entering Sunday’s closing day card.
Favored Silver Max returned from nearly seven months on the sidelines with style as he led from the start to collect the 10th stakes triumph of his career in a 1 ½-length victory under jockey Robby Albarado in Saturday’s 25th running of the $224,800 Firecracker (GII) for 3-year-olds and up at one mile on the turf at Churchill Downs.
Bill and Corinne Heiligbrodt, ownrs of Bashford Manor winner Cinco Charlie (Reed Palmer, Churchill Downs)
Bill and Corinne Heiligbrodt’s Cinco Charlie set a pressured pace and shook off a challenge by Silverhill in deep stretch to edge clear for a 1 ¾-length victory in Saturday’s 113th running of the $108,100 Bashford Manor (Grade III) at Churchill Downs.
Steven Coburn and Perry Martin's favored California Chrome, ridden by Victor Espinoza, took command at the head of the stretch en route to a 1 3/4-length victory over Commanding Curve to win the 140th running of the $2,202,800 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum!